When Gardain was still a young child his father sent him to train and fight with the Darksmasher mercenaries.
The Darksmashers were ironwrought dwarves, trained in the elemental powers to help push back Goblins wherever they caused problems for dwarves …
Al grew up high up in the mountains near the border of the frostfell. Subsequently the enemies he's fought all his life have also generally been some what adapted to the cold. Thats why it seemed strange to most of the tribe why he was to trained to use …