The Realm of Joroin
Half-orcs favor their orc linage in appearance, but are distinguished by skin that tends to various shades of gray, broad jaws, and prominent lower canine teeth—though thar are still a far cry from the jutting tusks of orcs. On average, they are taller and much more muscled than humans as well. Their hair is usually black, though it grays quickly with age. Most half-orcs who live among humans favor human styles of clothing and hairstyle, but a few adopt orc traditions, tying small bones or beads into long braids or bunches of hair.Half-orcs don’t live quite as long as humans do. They mature quickly, reaching adulthood at about sixteen years, and rarely live past the age of sixty.
Most Half-orcs today are three or more generations removed from being the unwanted bastard off spring of thousands of rape victims that the orc armies left behind on their way through the realms. Most civilized races have grown to accept them as just one more group that was screwed over when Simon took control.
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