The swing of the hammer. The bristly beard, the body like a barrel of rope, the voice of thunderous majesty. The man in the mountain and the mountain in the man.
Hammer Tipsmash is a half-dwarf, a protector, a worker, a wild ball of fury and lust, full of needs he could never acknowledge... or deny.
Dewey Plumpbutter is a tailor, a lilting, flighty human with a shop of his own and an eye for the dwarven refugee who staggers into his village one sunny day. He never thought that fateful encounter would lead to the feelings that bubbled forth within him -- but does Hammer feel the same way? Is his dwarven half even capable of opening his soul to the love that could melt his steel heart?
Their lives will never be the same!
Hacklaus ad Ällai...
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