The Swallowed Sun
Keflavik was a small fishing village on the northeastern coast. It was home to a dozen or so families, all of whom eked out a subsistence living from the sea and simple farming (mostly root vegetables and a few hearty grains). The town was “ruled” by a small group of elders that conferred when disputes required resolution.
The residents of Keflavik prided themselves on their self-sufficiency, and in general, all the residents’ needs were handled through community sharing and barter amongst residents. For metal goods, the village traded foodstuffs to the dwarves of the nearby mountains once or twice a year when the dwarves come into town.
After the past harsh winter, the village of Keflavik was abandoned, and the residents moved south to Findon, which became the site of a new settlement, dubbed Mindvikorjorn (“the place of joining together”) by the combined population of the three northern villages.