The Red Hand of Doom
The Elsir Consortium
The Consortium is the largest merchant group operating in the vale. It is led by a council residing in Overlook. Currently Bram Ironfell, head of the dwarf Clan Ironfell, sits as council Chairman.
The Consortium has also created the Ponies; a network of messengers (Ponies) and deliverymen (Waynesmen) that runs throughout the Vale.