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- n. Plural form of kerl.
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They rode mutant two-legged beasts called kerls, created by Volrath as cavalry mounts.
After the next pair of kerls clopped by, he sprinted for the tents.
Cardamel knew he couldn't outrun the tireless kerls, so after topping a slight rise, he whirled and drew the short spear off his back.
In the eerie half-darkness, the Rathi cavalry was circling small groups of Vec warriors, who popped up now and then to throw hatchets or stone-tipped spears at the kerls and riders.
The plain around the burned Rathi camp had been trampled flat by men, elves, moggs, and kerls, but no other evidence of Eladamri's force remained.
Some cavalry were caught in the beam, and the kerls pranced nervously when the light hit their weak eyes.
The cavalry kerls were dumb beasts, bred for endurance and passivity, but they would not stand in the way of fire.