Annax – A Forest Race. They live inside the forests in cities they call marahs, i.e.: Viddion Marah.
Gift: movement. Echo: jakkars. Fallen: tionnax.
Annuans – A Forest Race. Annuans live in underwater cities, i.e.: Ebbernubi.
Gift: adaptability (change colour, breathe underwater). Echo: dolphin. Fallen: caries.
Aurans – A Forest Race. They live inside the forests in either the city Libellula or in groups outside the city.
Gift: birth, healing. Echo: hummingbird. Fallen: nesia
Bellan – Eriads who have lost their connection. Usually, the loss is accompanied by a mental illness. They can still communicate without talking but can’t enter a Key and don’t have their echo.
Caries – Annuans who have lost their connection. They can still change colour and breathe underwater but can’t enter a Key and don’t have their echo.
Demons – Norns who have lost their connection. They can still kill people but don’t have their echo and can’t enter a Key.
Echo – A visual representation of the connection between a member of the Forest Races and the forest. It takes the shape of an animal and differs for each Race.
Eriads – A Forest Race. Eriads live in caves underground i.e.: Mierra
Gift: communication (they can do so without using their mouths). Echo: butterfly. Fallen: bellan.
Fallen – Term for someone from the Forest Races who lost their connection and therefore their echoes.
Forest Races – Five races gifted by the trees in the hope that they will help maintain the Earth healthy. Each race has a connection with the forest that needs to be maintained or can be lost.
Jakkar – The echo of the annax. It looks like a very big cat, dark grey in colour.
Key – An area protected by the forest for the Five Races. Only one of the Forest Races or a human accompanied by them can enter. Fallen cannot enter a Key.
Marah – The annax version of a city.
Nesia – Aurans who have lost their connection. They can still heal but can’t enter a Key and don’t have their echo.
Norns – A Forest Race. They live inside fortified cities made of stone, i.e.: Zearlach.
Gift: death. Echo: dragon. Fallen: demons.
Tionnax – Annax who have lost their connection. They can still move through the forest but can’t enter a Key and don’t have a jakkar.