History/Creation: There are stories about the Kobolds that the Drow down below created centuries ago. Several magic-users had become bored one day and a bet was made regarding the ability to create a race that would serve as both target practice and a kind of pet for the little ones. Several attempts were made to do this but they had all ended up becoming a small disaster.
One magic-user over several months however managed to succeed in their attempt. They used the runts of her riding lizard's clutch of eggs and transmuted them with a few Dwarves that had been taken during a recent raid. The first few results were bloody failures, piles of flesh and bone that sizzled and popped ominously. These were thrown down a gorge while no one was looking and the experiments continued with more zeal.
In the end she did manage to create a brand new race with the last Dwarf at her disposal and the Kobolds were born. They were reptilian in appearance, the size of an adult Dwarf thanks to their mixtur