Siege of Castle Krantz

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Siege of Castle Krantz
Date 2305 IC
Location Castle Krantz
Outcome Victory for The Empire
Combatants
Orcs & Goblins The Empire
Commanders
Gustav Krantz
Strength
Losses/Survivors


History

Castle Krantz was built at a ford to protect merchants travelling to Averheim. [1]

An orc horde emerged from the Black Mountains in 2305 IC, laying waste to small settlements before they sought a crossing point to march on Averheim. The initial attacks on the castle were thrown back with heavy losses and it was then that the Night Goblin Big Boss Slitkog came up with the plan burrow beneath the gatehouse as the rest of the horde prevented any messengers reaching the rest of the Empire. [1]

However although the tunnel was swiftly created, they did not hid their spoil and this was spotted and its presence reported to the castle commander, Gustav Krantz. He ordered counter mining to begin and after several days, the two forces met - the Goblins were suddenly set upon by Swordsmen and Halberdiers, slaughtered them and killing Slitkog as he tried to flee. [1]

The remaining Greenskins gave up on the siege and retreated back to the Mountains. [1]

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