Soram was a pragmatic and bullheaded individual, seeing everywhere insults against him. Despite Soram also was in search of the glory he believed no-realistic resurrect the Shanatar's kingdom. Soram had no trust in their mission but wanted protect Bapar.
On the night of Uktar 10 they entered the tavern seeking the Sondarr Scepter and interrupting the ballad that a bard was singing for the lost companions of the Shields of the Highland adventuring company. He accused some of the patrons to had thieved from the dwarves and asked to turn over to him the thieves and the stolen good.
Bramas Thorntree then accused some of the other patrons of the steal the scepter but meantime Timor, Karr, and Vajal of the Shields of the Highland got up from their chairs and began throwing their beer mugs and swinging their chairs. Bapar was hit by Timor's mug and a tavern brawl was started when Soram stepped up to defend his prince. The true thieves, the Company of the Anvil tried to use this as an opportunity for Bramas to escape with the scepter, but the dwarves eventually caught up with him and recovered it.
Soram was the best friend of Bapar.