While humans value versatility, the Aereni prefer to hone a single skill to absolute perfection. From childhood you have studied one particular path, and these decades of devotion result in remarkable skill.
Your family has studied wizardry for thousands of years. You spent your childhood in arcane libraries, and this early education gives you a great breadth of knowledge.
You were raised in Shae Mordai to serve as a squire to the Undying Court. Though your service has ended, you carry with you an intimate familiarity with the positive energy that suffuses the City of the Dead.
Capital: Shae Cairdal
Population: 2,650,000 (77% elves, 19% undying, 3% half-elves, 1% other)
Exports: Crafts, bronzewood, densewood, livewood
Languages: Elven, Common
Aerenal is best known for its mystical lumber. Due to the magical resonance of the land, densewood, livewood, soarwood, and bronzewood trees only grow on the island-continent; darkwood also flourishes in the jungles, though these trees can be found in
Aerenal is an ancient nation. It watched the goblin empires of Khorvaire rise and fall, saw the arrival of humans and the common races, and observed the formation of the Kingdom of Galifar. The elves respect their elders and are devoted to their
Two forces govern Aerenal. The Sibling Kings hold all temporal power. By ancient tradition, the nation must be ruled by a bonded brother and sister. When either sibling dies, the Undying Court selects a new pair to rule. The Sibling Kings are seen as
The dragonmarked houses have been allowed to operate only in the port city of Pylas Talaear. Since the destruction of the line of Vol and the more recent Shadow
The Aereni tradition of ancestor worship has evolved considerably since the birth of the Undying Court. Instead of revering those ancestors long dead, the Aereni
Most of the inhabitants of the jungle live in communities dedicated to a single family line. They are called estates, but are in fact self-sufficient towns of up to three thousand elves
As an elf of Aerenal, you consider baboons sacred animals and they serve you obediently.
Prerequisites: Elf, ability to acquire new animal companion, region of