Pavok was found in the northern part of Galt by a Edmund Kor'tell a paladin of Torag. Edmund thought that Pavok's clan left him because of his smaller size. The Kor'tell's raised Pavok as his own son. Through the years Pavok took a shine to the teachings of Torag and learned the family business of metal working. Many of the citizen's Idme didn't care for a savage kellid trying to be one of them. Cause the general dislike of Pavok, his father told him not fight anybody and never accept a challenge unless it is a just reason.
One day while he was in the market, suddenly Pavok heard a young women scream and charged to the noise. He came across a young man forcing himself on a girl. Pavok shoved the arrogant boy which resulted in the two crossing blades. Pavok won the match and severely injured the young man. The paladin made sure the young man was stabilized and took him to the local temple. After he walked the girl home, he went back to his family shop and began his work.
Pavok was interrupted by a group of guards busting in and taking him down. The strapped manacles on him, and arrested him for assaulted the eldest son of one of the Chairman's of Galt.(letting you choose oh great dm) The trial was a hoax, Pavok was angered cause all he saw from the judge was a bit of evil within him. The chairman arrange for the kellid to be sentenced to death. So they branded him with the mark of death on his lower neck. The night before Pavok was suppose to hit the guillotine, he couldn't sleep he kept hearing the banging of in anvil being hit. As Pavok looked out the window he could see sparks out in the distance towards the southeast. Pavok was conflicted he thought his god was telling him to runaway but a court had sentenced him to death. The pondered this so long when he came to an answer the morning sun was beginning to show. The guard that usually gave him his food was late, another figure appeared in his place cloaked in a dark blue robe. The figure opened the door and threw a heavy bag to him. Inside a variety of supplies and a lot of gold. The figure was his father and he couldn't allow his son to die, plus he believed Torag had other plans for him.
As Pavok was being smuggled out of the city his father told him to go to a caravan and take it south east away from the city of Idme. As he traveled, bounty hunters kept finding him. His life was to focused on keeping away from these hunters, he needed to find a way to lose the chairmen's pursuers. He then heard of a caravan going to a rumored land called Aridia...