Nobody expects Forge Fathers to be fast, and it’s true that even Gorim is unlikely to break any records again the Veer-myn.
But among his kin he shows a real turn of speed. Whilst you might be
forgiven for expecting an old warrior to take up the game as a Guard,
Gorim now avoids combat entirely, preferring instead to pay as little
attention to the opposition as possible as he goes about his scoring.
This entails absorbing quite a lot of punishment, which he soaks up
without complaint. As his fans in the crowd roar, “He can take it!”