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'''Elves''' are another race, formed when the game world's equivalent of Adam and Eve made love before committing the [[fall of man|original sin]].
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An '''elf''' (pl. ''elves'') is a sapient creature. This race was formed when the game world's equivalent of Adam and Eve made love before [[fall of man|committing the original sin]].
  
 
*Height: like [[human]]s.
 
*Height: like [[human]]s.
*Weight: lighter and thinner than humans.
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*Build: slight.
 
*Ears: pointy.
 
*Ears: pointy.
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*Skin: light. Unlike human skin, which adapts to by tanning, elven skin adapts by increasing reflectance.
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*Growth: much slower than humans.
 
*Aging: at least an order of magnitude slower than humans.
 
*Aging: at least an order of magnitude slower than humans.
*Growth: much slower than humans.
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*Metabolism: faster to support a more demanding immune system.
*Metabolism: faster in some ways.
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*Common cause of death: trauma or malnutrition, almost never aging.
 
*Movement: faster.
 
*Movement: faster.
 
*Magic vs. tech: Close alliance with nature. Perhaps compare real-world [[wikipedia:druid|druidry]] and [[wikipedia:Native Americans in the United States|American "Indian"]] practices.
 
*Magic vs. tech: Close alliance with nature. Perhaps compare real-world [[wikipedia:druid|druidry]] and [[wikipedia:Native Americans in the United States|American "Indian"]] practices.
 
*Superiority complex: they tend to think they're better than other races.
 
*Superiority complex: they tend to think they're better than other races.
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*Pranks: commonly pulled on other races, especially in retaliation for polluting the environment.
  
 
== Out-of-universe ==
 
== Out-of-universe ==

Revision as of 20:32, 8 September 2008

An elf (pl. elves) is a sapient creature. This race was formed when the game world's equivalent of Adam and Eve made love before committing the original sin.

  • Height: like humans.
  • Build: slight.
  • Ears: pointy.
  • Skin: light. Unlike human skin, which adapts to by tanning, elven skin adapts by increasing reflectance.
  • Growth: much slower than humans.
  • Aging: at least an order of magnitude slower than humans.
  • Metabolism: faster to support a more demanding immune system.
  • Common cause of death: trauma or malnutrition, almost never aging.
  • Movement: faster.
  • Magic vs. tech: Close alliance with nature. Perhaps compare real-world druidry and American "Indian" practices.
  • Superiority complex: they tend to think they're better than other races.
  • Pranks: commonly pulled on other races, especially in retaliation for polluting the environment.

Out-of-universe