Showing posts from November, 2015

Hall of Harsh Reflections part 1

Moved to my new blog here .

Elves are Immortal

On Eska, the gray elves created the hobgoblins and the wood elves created the huan'apan (dog men), to fight in the Kinslayer Wars against the dark elves.  In my lore, I've written that they did this to preserve elven life, since their numbers were so low to begin with.  Also, before the schism, the dark elves were traditionally the warrior class. Recently this has been gnawing at the back of my mind.  Were the dark elves so much more numerous to begin with?  I didn't have them creating a new race to fight for them, so what's the deal there? Then, Jens D. over at the Disoriented Ranger gave me the answer I needed (buried in an old post).   Elves are immortal ! All elves are immortal.  "Ethereal and immortal beings with only one foot in reality", the other in the Feywild.  They don't get sick, age, or die. On the other hand, they don't reproduce or advance in level, either.  To do these things, they must give up their immortality. Most gra