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Rend Blackhand (male orc): Rend and his twin brother, Maim, were sons of Blackhand the Destroyer, chieftain of the Blackrock clan and former warchief. Orgrim Doomhammer slew Blackhand after uncovering his allegiance to the Shadow Council; The Black Tooth Grin clan splintered off from the Blackrock clan before the Horde came to Azeroth. They were one of Warchief Blackhand's biggest supporters. After Blackhand's death, Rend and Maim Blackhand decided to gain control over their own faction within the Horde without directly opposing Doomhammer's ascension to power. Thus, they left the Blackrock clan and took over the Black Tooth Grin clan. After the Second War, Rend and Maim set up a base in Blackrock Spire, serving as dual chieftains over the Black Tooth Grin clan and the weakened Blackrock clan.

Eventually, Dark Iron dwarves from Blackrock Depths (that's the part underneath Blackrock Mountain; the Spire is above ground) swarmed up and tried to destroy the Dark Horde. The Dark Horde fought back, and Maim was killed in savage battle. His sacrifice, plus Rend's alliance with the black dragonflight, allowed them to drive back the Dark Irons and maintain their hold on Blackrock Spire.

I haven't seen him myself, but I hear that Rend is bigger than your average orc. Eight feet tall if he's an inch, Rend looks even bigger thanks to his overlarge, blood-red suit of armor studded with spikes as long as my hand. Though feral by nature, Rend has learned caution and tactics over the years, maybe thanks to his association with the black dragonflight. He fights fiercely but carefully, like a cornered tiger.

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