And so, in response, the Darkness merged with the earth to make the races of orcs, goblins and giant-kind.
From the Book of Creation
Mount Macarack Library
The Kingdom of Albion
Orcs are creatures of Darkness and evil. Created in the dawn of time as a counter point to the Fey
these creatures are light-fearing and daylight hating. They typically live in deep holes in the dark places of the world. They inhabit mountain ranges and sometimes deep swamps and dark forests.
They are connected to the earth and share a deep bond with it, such that they have a preference to live underground. They often compete and war against the sturdy Dwarf
kin that they share underground territory with.