- Dolal is the younger brother of Whurin Tortek.
- Him and Whurin have had a longtime rivalry that that is quite serious but has thus far been friendly.
- Whurin was chosen by the government to lead one of many expeditions. Dolal did not receive such a commission.
- Dolal left to expand influence of keep/family and safeguard new settlement near immense mithril resources
- Returned with only a handful of soldiers after a routing by goblins.
- Seriously wounded in battle, the Dwarf who mended his bones died shortly after from the exertion
- Wound never fully healed leaving preventing him from even sparring effectively (extremely weak to strikes in the front of the chest)