The Savage Frontier
Deepking Horgar Steelshadow V
Deepking of Gracklstugh
Deepking Horgar Steelshadow V is a ruthless and canny ruler. His style is to have secret meetings with all the city’s councils and clans in order to keep their members guessing what he is up to, and he hands out favors out of the blue. He lets it be known that he would use any trick to maintain his grip on power. Horgar is known to employ assassins like the Empty-Scabbard Killers through third parties to take care of potential troublemakers. Thanks to this strategy, he focuses all the factions on war with others and keeps them unable to damage his rulership.
There is a duergar stoneguard walking around Gracklstugh impersonating the Deepking.
The party gained audience with him when they had furthered Graz’zt’s goal of eliminating Demogorgon’s key followers in Gracklstugh. They revealed that Shal was a fiend, and they imprisoned her. This gained them much favor, and in return, Horgar made them into honorary lairds of Clan Steelshadow, without any political power, but in possession of the Halls of Sacred Scrolls. He likewise gave Wolfe a suit of dwarven armor for being the one to imprison his tormentor.