Mahn-Tor is located high in the mountains. The center of the village is a large, and well fortified, keep. Strong and noble minotaurs live there, practicing their skills of fighting, healing and sorceries. No stranger is admitted to their inner sanctum, as strangers are not welcome in general.
The way to their villages leads from the Dwarven Forest over a large loch. The passage is dangerous and many an adventurer died long before he reached their village.
In the winter of the twelfth solar an exhausted scout arrived at Juargan, telling of a village behind the mist. Large and evil creatures should live there, and these are obviously no minotaurs, because they lack the horns on their heads. No more information could be obtained, as the scout fainted and died…