Dirge for Ammad
Founded fifty years ago by a family of half-orcs, the House Her’keliim is known not only for trade, but also for philanthropy. It holds a large stake in the Lotus Trading Company, which is where most funds come from. There are several other small side-businesses that are run by minor members of the family, but these are far less profitable. Their support of Tuxxel’n University is widely known, for the founders of Her’keliim believe highly in education. The children of the Brick Ward not fortunate enough to have parents more often than not find a home in the large orphanage that House Her’keliim runs. Some have ideas that the orphanage is a source of labor, and that the donations given to the university are bribes for first chance at technology developed by scholars there, but these accusations are vehemently denied by House Her’keliim.