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  • Humans

    Humans are a relatively recent arrival on the world stage, only starting to expand outward from their homeland in the last few thousand years. However, they possess exceptional drive and a great capacity to endure and expand, and as such are currently …

  • Elves

    bq. See also [[Sea Elves]] and [[Drow | Drow Elves]] The long-lived elves are children of the natural world, similar in many superficial ways to fey creatures, yet different as well. Elves value their privacy and traditions, and while they are often …

  • Satyrs

    |^. Satyrs, known in some regions as fauns or nymphs depending on their gender, are debauched and hedonistic creatures. They adore wine, music, and carnal delights, and are renowned as rakes and smooth-talkers, wooing unwary maidens and shepherd boys and …

  • Sea Elves

    bq. See also [[Elves]] and [[Drow | Drow Elves]] Many thousands of years ago, when the Elves were yet a young race, before the first cataclysm, before the Drow and the Civil War, before the development of open-sea navigation, a group of Elven Scholars …

  • Gnomes

    Gnomes trace their lineage back to the mysterious realm of the fey, a place where colors are brighter, the wildlands wilder, and emotions more primal. Unknown forces drove the ancient gnomes from that realm long ago, forcing them to seek refuge in this …

  • Halflings

    Optimistic and cheerful by nature and blessed with uncanny luck, halflings make up for their short stature with an abundance of bravado and curiosity. At once excitable and easy-going, halflings like to keep an even temper and a steady eye on opportunity, …

  • Dwarves

    Dwarves are a stoic but stern race, ensconced in cities carved from the hearts of mountains and fiercely determined to repel the depredations of savage races like orcs and goblins. More than any other race, the dwarves have acquired a reputation as dour …

  • Half-Elves

    Elves have long drawn the covetous gazes of other races. Their generous life spans, magical affinity, and inherent grace each contribute to the admiration or bitter envy of their neighbors. Of all their traits, however, none so entrance their human …

  • Half-Orcs

    _See also [[Orcs]]_ Half-Orcs are monstrosities, their tragic births the result of perversion and violence -- or at least, that's how other races see them. It's true that half-orcs are rarely the result of loving unions, and as such are usually forced …

  • Orcs

    *Physical Description:* Orcs vary drastically in physical appearance, even within family lines, but a few traits are common enough to make them recognizable. Orcs generally stand between 6 and 7 feet in height, with powerful builds. Females tend to be …

  • Centaurs

    *Physical Description:* Centaurs have the upper body of a human attached to the body of a horse. They generally have dark hair and eyes, broad features, and deeply tanned skin from constant exposure to the heat and sun of the far North. Their horse …

  • Ogres

    *Physical Description:* Standing twice as tall as a man and three times the girth, Ogres are massive, ugly brutes. Their appearance varies from tribe to tribe, but generally they have pink-grey skin; dark, greasy hair; sharp, yellow teeth filling wide, …

  • Goblins

    *Physical Description:* This creature stands barely three feet tall, its scrawny, humanoid body dwarfed by its wide, ungainly head. *Society:* Goblins prefer to dwell in caves, amid large and dense thickets of thistles and brambles, or in structures …

  • Minotaurs

    *Physical Description:* Males Minotaurs have the heads of bulls on towering humanoid bodies of rippling muscles. They stand well over nine feet tall and upwards of three-hundred pounds, with broad shoulders and massive powerful frames. Their heads are …

  • Drow

    No one living remembers the great Elven Civil War. The last entities that remembered were the Elven Gods, and they all perished in the last Great Cataclysm, along with the loss of almost all written histories. On the Elven Isles, the only remnants …

  • Merfolk

    *Physical Description:* Merfolk have the upper torsos of well-built and attractive humans and lower halves consisting of the tail and fins of a great fish. Their hair and scales span a wide range of hues, with merfolk in a given region closely resembling …

  • Nagaji

    _Work in progress_ The nagaji are a race of ophidian humanoids with scaled skin that mimics the dramatic appearance of true nagas. Like serpents, they have forked tongues and lidless eyes, giving them an unblinking gaze that most other races find …

  • Grippli

    *Physical Description:* Grippli are small humanoid frogs. They have shiny skin mottled in patterns of bright colors. They have long tongues, and sticky pads on their long fingers and toes. Grippli hatchlings develop into adults in less than a year. …

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