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 Post subject: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Realm
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 4:05 am 
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These are the races found in my Quicksilver novel.

Humans

Pretty self-explanatory.

Elementians

Trolls
Goblins
Wood Elves
Water Elves

Each of these races is human derived. The nymphs of the elements are tangible enough that they can mix with humans---though they are still creatures that are too vague to qualify as races---and have created these new sorts of humans. Water elves come from naiads, wood elves from dryads, goblins from earth gnomes, and trolls from stone golems. Each race has its own traits, but is still part of the human race, no matter how strangely diverse they are.

Therians

Therians are also humans. Each individual can shift into one of various animal forms.

Snake
Wolf
Otter
Toad
Fish
Moth
Raven

At present, I do not know their origins. They can mix with humans and elementians, but will only have one animal form each individual can assume. They are fewer than other races who avoid them due to their reputation of being the servants and comrades of vampires.

Vampires

Vampires can be any of the humanoid races, but lose their specific shifting or elemental skills when they gain those of the vampire. Vampires come to be when they are killed by the bite of another vampire, or when they study magic to the extent that they must cross the vampiric threshold in order to gain more power. This process still involves dying. When gathered in great numbers, the mystifying influence they have multiplies and greatly increases their sphere of diabolical influence.

Dragons and Gryphons

I have had the most trouble with these. I'm not certain if their origin is human or animal, and as such, I'm not sure if they should have elemental races themselves. Both are sentient and very intelligent races, equal in social standing to the others, though much more accepted than the Therians. The gryphons vary from the size of human to the size of a lion, while dragons have been found to be even larger, though seldom exceeding the size of a draft horse.

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Heritage: First chapter drafted.
Legacy: Character and plot development stage.
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Other novels on the brain:
Quicksilver
Shen'oh Story
Crusoe's Star
War Blazer
Seven Arts Story
The Queen's Knave
Polarians
Exile Realms
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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:37 am 
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Do people do dragon/gryphon riding?

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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:50 am 
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Only as often as people in this world have piggyback rides on strangers. :D

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All resemblance to persons, people, friends, relatives, quotes, cultures, artificial intelligences, inside jokes, pets, unclaimed personalities, sentient objects, extra-terrestrials, inter-terrestrials, and draperies living, dead, undead, or comatose in any of my work are purely coincidental, incidental, circumstantial, inadvertent, unplanned, unforeseen, and unintentional. There's seriously no way I was referring to you. Honest.

The story so far:
Birthright: Eleventh chapter pending. 28280 words.
Heritage: First chapter drafted.
Legacy: Character and plot development stage.
Get a feel for the land. Visit Lor-Amar today!

Other novels on the brain:
Quicksilver
Shen'oh Story
Crusoe's Star
War Blazer
Seven Arts Story
The Queen's Knave
Polarians
Exile Realms
All Librarians Are Secret Agents


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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
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Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
Only as often as people in this world have piggyback rides on strangers. :D

You phrase this as if it occurs more often than I'd think. :rofl:

Are there any scandalous mixings of nymphs and other creatures?

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Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
Hitler and flamingos will always remind me of Abi.
Kya Lightwing wrote:
I think "IDK ask Gael she'd know" is the story of everyone's life... :D
The Dark Golden Dreamer wrote:
You kill people, Gael. D: How can I not die over that?
Sometimes I wonder about the reputation I have here....:rofl:


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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2015 9:27 pm 
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I'm just trying to put it in perspective. :D

Well, the nymphs are elemental beings that lack a full consciousness and a rather vague physical presence, so it certainly isn't the same as a relation with humans. Yes, the races born of elementals and humans are not born honorably. The elementians that further pursue elementals cause genetic problems for their offspring. People that are more than half elemental develop serious mental disorders, self-destruction, and insanity. The higher the percentage of elemental, the more likely the individual is to have physical deformities in relation to the traits of their elemental parentage.

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All resemblance to persons, people, friends, relatives, quotes, cultures, artificial intelligences, inside jokes, pets, unclaimed personalities, sentient objects, extra-terrestrials, inter-terrestrials, and draperies living, dead, undead, or comatose in any of my work are purely coincidental, incidental, circumstantial, inadvertent, unplanned, unforeseen, and unintentional. There's seriously no way I was referring to you. Honest.

The story so far:
Birthright: Eleventh chapter pending. 28280 words.
Heritage: First chapter drafted.
Legacy: Character and plot development stage.
Get a feel for the land. Visit Lor-Amar today!

Other novels on the brain:
Quicksilver
Shen'oh Story
Crusoe's Star
War Blazer
Seven Arts Story
The Queen's Knave
Polarians
Exile Realms
All Librarians Are Secret Agents


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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:26 am 
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Snazzy. :cool:

Do elementals need to eat?

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Whatever. CARPE NOCTEM!

GUYS IMMA PUBLISHED AUTHOR *CLICK ME*
Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
Hitler and flamingos will always remind me of Abi.
Kya Lightwing wrote:
I think "IDK ask Gael she'd know" is the story of everyone's life... :D
The Dark Golden Dreamer wrote:
You kill people, Gael. D: How can I not die over that?
Sometimes I wonder about the reputation I have here....:rofl:


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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
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The dryads eat through their trees, the others do not need food. They are, for lack of better term, the "spirits" of the elements.

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Words are my ̶bread and ̶butter.
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http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kitra-skene

Haud Retene Haud Reverte

All resemblance to persons, people, friends, relatives, quotes, cultures, artificial intelligences, inside jokes, pets, unclaimed personalities, sentient objects, extra-terrestrials, inter-terrestrials, and draperies living, dead, undead, or comatose in any of my work are purely coincidental, incidental, circumstantial, inadvertent, unplanned, unforeseen, and unintentional. There's seriously no way I was referring to you. Honest.

The story so far:
Birthright: Eleventh chapter pending. 28280 words.
Heritage: First chapter drafted.
Legacy: Character and plot development stage.
Get a feel for the land. Visit Lor-Amar today!

Other novels on the brain:
Quicksilver
Shen'oh Story
Crusoe's Star
War Blazer
Seven Arts Story
The Queen's Knave
Polarians
Exile Realms
All Librarians Are Secret Agents


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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
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What happens if a water source is polluted? A tree has copper nails driven into it? Someone puts out a fire?

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GUYS IMMA PUBLISHED AUTHOR *CLICK ME*
Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
Hitler and flamingos will always remind me of Abi.
Kya Lightwing wrote:
I think "IDK ask Gael she'd know" is the story of everyone's life... :D
The Dark Golden Dreamer wrote:
You kill people, Gael. D: How can I not die over that?
Sometimes I wonder about the reputation I have here....:rofl:


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 Post subject: Re: Humanoids, Shifters, and Animaloids of Quicksilver's Rea
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Elementals can become grubby if they are dirty or polluted, but if a river dries up or a fire goes out, the elementals often seem to wink out of existence. They return when their life source is replenished, but most do not really die in the ordinary sense.

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Words are my ̶bread and ̶butter.
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http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kitra-skene

Haud Retene Haud Reverte

All resemblance to persons, people, friends, relatives, quotes, cultures, artificial intelligences, inside jokes, pets, unclaimed personalities, sentient objects, extra-terrestrials, inter-terrestrials, and draperies living, dead, undead, or comatose in any of my work are purely coincidental, incidental, circumstantial, inadvertent, unplanned, unforeseen, and unintentional. There's seriously no way I was referring to you. Honest.

The story so far:
Birthright: Eleventh chapter pending. 28280 words.
Heritage: First chapter drafted.
Legacy: Character and plot development stage.
Get a feel for the land. Visit Lor-Amar today!

Other novels on the brain:
Quicksilver
Shen'oh Story
Crusoe's Star
War Blazer
Seven Arts Story
The Queen's Knave
Polarians
Exile Realms
All Librarians Are Secret Agents


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