Sten was originally intended to have horns like the rest of his qunari race, but due to graphic restrictions of the time they were removed. This is later explained away as an anomaly within the race, making Sten appear more intimidating to his qunari counterparts. See more
Before us stands the might of the darkspawn horde. Gaze upon them now, but fear them not! This man beside me is a native of Ferelden, risen to the ranks of the Grey Wardens. He is proof that glory is within reach of us all. He has survived, despite the odds. And without him, none of us would be here. Today we save Denerim. Today we avenge the death of my brother, King Cailan! But most of all, today we show the Grey Wardens that we remember and honor their sacrifice! For Ferelden! FOR THE GREY ...