The Stone Blooded are on of the two original people of the continent. They live in the mountains of the Empire, and are the only people that has resisted joining the Empire.
They wage a guerilla war against the armies of the Empire.
Although they are considered as wild men and feral, they are actually superior craftsmen and stoneworkers and build large mines and mountain halls where they live.
The Stone Blooded are a tough and cold people, rarely showing any emotion. They are usually blond haired and are taller than the other people of the empire.