The Firestarters are troll like spirits who do not have a flesh form but rather are made entirely of flame. They live deep within the Dark Valley which lies in the eastern section of the Canyon Region.
They have never been seen in the light before, it is believed that the light hurts them in some manner. Because of this, though they are dangerous to anyone who enters the Dark Valley, they are simply left to themselves.
MS&L encounter them and find out first hand why they are so dangerous!
It is generally considered that they are neither on the side of good not evil, though some do have there doubts. MS&L do find out the truth however!
For the most part, the dangerous Firestarters continue mining through the Dark Valley for ore that will sustain their long existance.