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Re: Non-stereotypical elves was Re: Quick Intro

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Friday, February 21, 2003, 9:07
Danny Wier wrote:
>What the "Elves" want to do to humans, the humans already did to the savage >yet >strangely innocent Trolls (formerly Orcs, another Tolkienian convenience >term), >which are Neanderthal clones. Or some type of primitive human with great >strength and weak mind.
You might want to check out the Paranthropus genus of hominids, also known as robust australopithecines (and sometimes considered part of the Australopithecus genus). Heavily built and little brains. Quite a bit farther removed from Homo sapiens than are Neanderthals To continue the elvesy ramblings, the coniverse to which my Yargish orcs belong is supposed to include elves (the world is, among other things, characterized by non-capitalized race-names!). I've not, as yet, done any real work on them, but the setting features no good or evil races, so there going to be both noble, heroic elves, and drug-dependent misfit elves. Biologically, they're going to be pretty standard; tall thin humanoids with pointy ears and longer life-span than humans. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Tired of spam? Get advanced junk mail protection with MSN 8.