Silent People

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Silent People
Environments Mountains

The Silent People are a mysterious, migratory race who have formed symbiotic relationships with the Beastgrave, a living mountain of the Realm of Ghur. During each hibernation period of the Realm of Ghur these beings gather up their greatest treasures and retreat to cells hidden deep within these mountains.[1a]

Overview

The Silent People are a race of migratory, insectoid people who have formed a strange symbiosis with the Beastgrave. During the hibernation periods that the Realm of Ghur goes through they gather up their most prized possessions and retreat to cells hidden deep beneath the earth, where they can safely pupate and restore their forms.[1a] The Silent People have been in a hibernation since at least the coming of Sigmar to the realm.[2a]

Those that chose to hibernate within the safety of the amber deep within the Direchasm of the Beastgrave have been awoken prematurely, along with the mountain. The premature awakening has left them in a half-formed, larval stage and they must hide even as those that have invaded the Beastgrave steal their treasures.[1a]

History

Age of Myth

When the civilizations of Humans, Duardin, and Aelfs first truly begin to spread across the Realm of Ghur, the insectoid Silent People have already begun their long hibernation within the Beastgrave.[2a]

Culture

The cave paintings and statuary found throughout the Beastgrave is attributed to these strange people. Those that hibernate within the Direchasm choose to store their belongings within small, tomb-like caverns that are adjoined to the larger passages of the Direchasm.[1a]

Sources

Sapient Races of the Mortal Realms
Mortals Humanoids CreeperFimirFomoroidGrazHalfling (Rockwrist) • HumanMerkavethOgor (Rock OgorYhetee) • OgroidSkaven (Rat Ogor) • SankritSloggothTelantr
Aelf Aelf of the HollowsCity AelfGrey AelfIdoneth (CythaiNamarti) • KurnothiLuminethScáthborn
Duardin FyreslayerRoot-KingShadow DuardinValay
Gargantkind Dust-GargantGhurish GargantMason-GargantMega-GargantMere-GargantMoss GargantSky-TitanStorm GargantUlguan Gargant
Gor-kin Bullgor (CygorGhorgon) • CentigorGor (PestigorSlaangorTzaangor) • Ungor
Greenskins Grot (Bog-GrotCrabspiderGnoblarScuttling) • HobgrotOrruk (Black OrrukGorrukJunkarMorrukSavage Orruk) • Snotling
Seraphon Chameleon SkinkKroxigorSaurusSkinkSlann
Troggoth BileDankholdFellwaterMirebruteRockgutSourbreathSulphurbreath
Beasts AetarCatMagmadrothOchtarSphiranxPhoenixStar-EagleVulcanaurWarhawk
Dragonkind DraconithDracothFire-WyrmStardrakeStar-Wyrm
Centauroids Ba'halDragon Ogor (Shaggoth) • DrogrukhZoat
Spirits Eidolon
Elemental Aelementor (Cloud-SpiritSpirit of the MountainSpirit of the Wind) • FlamegheistLiving LandShadow DaemonSpite
Sylvaneth BranchlingForest FolkNaereidNoble SpiritsFree SpiritsOutcasts
Undead LicheMalignantMordantReanimant (Morghast) • WightVampireZombie
Daemons Daemon PrinceFamiliarFuryKhornate (BloodletterBloodthirster) • Nurglite (Great Unclean OneNurglingPlaguebearer) • Slaaneshi (DaemonetteKeeper of Secrets) • Soul GrinderTzeentchian (Gaunt SummonerHorror of TzeentchLord of Change) • Verminlord
Automata Cog-People of Odsin
Other AbholonGholemkindHomonculusJotunbergKelpdarMerwynnNaiadSilent PeopleVolc-giantWandering Mountains