Usually referred to as the ‘Filthy SubHumans’ by the other Guilds, this Guild is unique in that its numbers are not only dominated by Nonhumans, but it is also run primarily by them. Also unlike most other Guilds, its power base is not located exclusively in urban areas. Although it has a large representation in most cities, they get their product and their livelihood from the outlands. The Riverwalkers control lumber collection, production, and distribution, as well as almost all internal water trade within Korpesh. The Guild takes its name from the most visible of its members, the Rakasta that shepherd the cut timber from the Handou Forest in the Duchy of Westerlyn down the streams and rivers of Korpesh to more centrally located processing mills, mostly in the Duchy of Zeitgast.
They are frequently the subject of much racism and harsh rumors, the most popular of which state that they are everything from spies for subhuman enemies of the state, have ties to The Thieves Guild, run a human kidnapping and baby-snatching ring, an work directly for and with the Wizards. Despite this, no one can deny their power, importance, or regular position as a Council-elect.
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