Humans Species in Taeva | World Anvil
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Despite being the youngest race, the humans are one of the most widespread races of Taeva. While they can be found throughout the continent of Imera, as well as some of eastern Aetelan, the nation of Myrell in Western/Central Imera is considered the homeland of the humans. Though they may lack the strengths and unique abilities of the other races, their high adaptability, ingenuity, and eagerness to improve diplomatic relations with other races have allowed the humans to become one of the most influential races in Taeva.

Basic Information


Normal humanoid build, two arms and legs, hand with four fingers and a thumb on each hand, foot with five toes on each leg.

Genetics and Reproduction

Human babies take on average 9 months to fully gestate.

Growth Rate & Stages

Infancy: 0-3
Child: 4-12
Adolescent: 13-17
Young adult: 18-23
Adulthood: 24-59
Elder: 60+

Ecology and Habitats

The human land of Meryll, and the human settlements of old, are located in plains, with a temperate climate.

Dietary Needs and Habits

Humans are omnivorous, and store their food in granaries and storerooms.

Additional Information

Facial characteristics

Females tend to have softer facial features than males, males are capable of growing facial hair.

Geographic Origin and Distribution

Mostly concentrated in the nation of Myrell and the surrounding area, as well as a few other areas of the world.

Average Intelligence


Perception and Sensory Capabilities

Humans have an average chance of being born with the ability to use magic, and can learn magic at an average speed.

Civilization and Culture

Naming Traditions

Common first names: Connor, Albert, Heather, Daniella
Last names are often derived from ancestry (Anderson, son of Ander), family occupation (Smith), location (Amberfield), or some combination thereof, varying largely between families and sub-cultures.

Beauty Ideals

Varies somewhat between the kingdoms, though there are some common ideals shared among them: muscular/slender, clear complexion, slightly taller than average.

Gender Ideals

Males are expected to be strong, while females are often expected to be gentle and nurturing.

Courtship Ideals

It's commonly expected that the male in the relationship is the one who makes the proposal.

Relationship Ideals

While the responsibilities of being in a relationship have shifted to involve both participants equally, it's still mostly the male who's responsible for providing for the family, while the female is expected to care for the home and children. Humans are also largely monogamous.

Average Technological Level

Widely makes use of various forms of Magitech, and largely contributes to its development and advancement.

Major Language Groups and Dialects


Common Etiquette Rules

Offering aid to those in need of it, addressing those of higher standing than you by their title

Common Dress Code

While there is some variance in the particular outfits between the human kingdoms, there are some common elements: common folk have simple clothes, while those of higher standing have more ornate clothes.

Culture and Cultural Heritage

Being slightly weaker than most of the other races of Taeva, and lacking many of their more unique talents, humans learned to cooperate with one another, ensuring their survival by making up for each others shortcomings through collaboration. This has inspired a culture that focuses on community and cooperation that can be found through all of the human kingdoms, and is reflected in their eagerness to improve relations with other nations/races, particularly those whom they already consider allies.

Interspecies Relations and Assumptions

Humans are always eager to improve relations with the other races of Taeva, firmly believing that the various people of Taeva are stronger together. They are far from naive, however, and are aware that some people aren't as open to cooperation, and know to approach such people with caution.
80-90 years
Average Height
Male: 5'9" Female: 5'4"
Average Weight
Male: 73kg Female: 65kg
Average Physique
Somewhat lean with a bit of muscle
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
Body coloration largely dependant on environment (darker skin in warm climates, lighter skin in cold climates).
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