The first of these living machines was created by Magnus Prothinian. It was hoped that these machines would reduce the death toll that was mounting during the Clockwork War. They raged into battle, nearly impervious to physical attacks.
At the end of the Clockwork War it was found that critical changes were forming in the crystalline brains of these creatures. Sometime during the human conflict these forged beings had become sentient. Unfortunately the good doctor had disappeared by this time and it is not known if this next step was part of his design or a freak accident. The priests of Seven Temples of the Folded Thought believe that it was a natural extension of the doctor’s invention. Others think that it was the god Bek that in a whim granted these machine’s a soul.
At the end of the Clockwork War, the Warforged rebelled against their human masters. Scattering across Hurradrum they defied their Wizard masters. They destroyed the forges that had created them as they left. Since then any “fleshling” found possessing one of these forges are killed and the forge is destroyed.
In the years that followed this newest race to Hurradrum have found a level of acceptance, particularly in the south and central areas of the continent. They have appeared in places such as Aranaad, but they are almost unheard of in the deep west. There is no doubt that there are forges in operation.
The Forged, as they call themselves now, come in nearly as many forms as their fleshling kin. There are mighty warriors, wizards and priests that serve their mechanical god.