Fortune: An Open Range Campaign
Half-orcs are a rather new race, as their orcish ancestors just encountered humans when they arrived on the continent. Orcs primarily inhabit islands that surround Sil’ela, and are thought by many to be blood thirsty monsters prone to raiding coastal cities. The first half-orcs were born in orcish settlements from human slaves. Half-orcs born in orc society are beaten half to death to prove their worth. Those that survive admirably are admitted as members. Those that survive but aren’t to the orcs liking are kicked out or slaughtered. Over the last half-century, missionary work has led to contact with some of the less warlike orcish clans, which has also led to half-orcs. The majority of half-orcs in the world today, however, are the products of two other half-orcs over the past generation. Needless to say, half-orcs in Sil’ela aren’t welcome many places, especially coastal settlements that have dealt with orc invaders since their arrival.