Know Your Lore: Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem


The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You’re playing the game, you’re fighting the bosses, you know the how — but do you know the why? Each week, [hide]Matthew Rossi [/hide]and [hide]Anne Stickney[/hide] make sure you [hide]Know Your Lore[/hide] by covering the history of the story behind World of Warcraft.

He befriends those who might be his enemies, yet he is unafraid to strike down those who harm his people, his students, even his allies. Elderly, he has but recently become a druid; his meteoric rise to the rank of Archdruid is a testament to his strength of character and his sincere desire to achieve balance in all things. A childhood friend of Cairne Bloodhoof, in that worthy’s death, he has become the Old Bull of his people, even as Cairne’s son Baine has taken the role of leader.

Today, while Baine rules, it is Hamuul Runetotem who is the heart of the shu’halo, the tauren people. And he does not like what he is seeing.

Stevie Nix — Baine Bloodhoof: As Our Fathers Before Us

Hamuul shook his head as if to clear it. «We existed in a time before the coming of the orcs, if you’ll remember. Your father may have owed a debt to Thrall for all he did for our people, but this is a new Horde. I have heard whispers of other tauren. Some are wondering if this Horde is really something we should be a part of anymore.» He snorted. «The Horde has done much and we owe much to it, but you must admit that their sentiments are not completely without merit.»

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Hammul does not pretend to perfection, and while he is wise, he admits to all the shocks that flesh is heir to and all the emotion a [hide]shu’halo[/hide] can face dealing with the chaos of the world while attempting to honor the Earthmother.[hide]Continue reading Know Your Lore: Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem[/hide]Filed under: [hide]Analysis / Opinion[/hide], [hide]Lore[/hide], [hide]Know your Lore[/hide], [hide]Cataclysm[/hide][hide]Know Your Lore: Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem[/hide] originally appeared on [hide]WoW Insider[/hide] on Wed, 13 Jul 2011 14:00:00 EST. Please see our [hide]terms for use of feeds[/hide].[hide]Permalink[/hide] | [hide]Email this[/hide] | [hide]Comments[/hide]
The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You’re playing the game, you’re fighting the bosses, you know the how — but do you know the why? Each week, [hide]Matthew Rossi [/hide]and [hide]Anne Stickney[/hide] make sure you [hide]Know Your Lore[/hide] by covering the history of the story behind World of Warcraft.

He befriends those who might be his enemies, yet he is unafraid to strike down those who harm his people, his students, even his allies. Elderly, he has but recently become a druid; his meteoric rise to the rank of Archdruid is a testament to his strength of character and his sincere desire to achieve balance in all things. A childhood friend of Cairne Bloodhoof, in that worthy’s death, he has become the Old Bull of his people, even as Cairne’s son Baine has taken the role of leader.

Today, while Baine rules, it is Hamuul Runetotem who is the heart of the shu’halo, the tauren people. And he does not like what he is seeing.

Stevie Nix — Baine Bloodhoof: As Our Fathers Before Us

Hamuul shook his head as if to clear it. «We existed in a time before the coming of the orcs, if you’ll remember. Your father may have owed a debt to Thrall for all he did for our people, but this is a new Horde. I have heard whispers of other tauren. Some are wondering if this Horde is really something we should be a part of anymore.» He snorted. «The Horde has done much and we owe much to it, but you must admit that their sentiments are not completely without merit.»

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Hammul does not pretend to perfection, and while he is wise, he admits to all the shocks that flesh is heir to and all the emotion a [hide]shu’halo[/hide] can face dealing with the chaos of the world while attempting to honor the Earthmother.[hide]Continue reading Know Your Lore: Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem[/hide]Filed under: [hide]Analysis / Opinion[/hide], [hide]Lore[/hide], [hide]Know your Lore[/hide], [hide]Cataclysm[/hide][hide]Know Your Lore: Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem[/hide] originally appeared on [hide]WoW Insider[/hide] on Wed, 13 Jul 2011 14:00:00 EST. Please see our [hide]terms for use of feeds[/hide].[hide]Permalink[/hide] | [hide]Email this[/hide] | [hide]Comments[/hide]

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