In the beginning
In the beginning the primordials made the world. The Old ones arrived from the astral sea and were pleased with the primordials works and so added their own creations to the world: the earth born, and the eldir. The creations of the old ones were complex and interesting creatures who over time claimed the lands of the world for themselves.
The eldir took to the skies and built great cities on the masses of land that floated above the world where they spent their days solving the mysteries of the arcane energies that flowed through the world. The earthborn were more interested in achieving mastery over the world itself and dug deep into the world’s soil where they constructed kingdoms and became master architects and inventors.
The old ones used their power to give permanence to the eldir and earthborn lands by shielding them from the chaotic atmosphere of the primordials constant creation and destruction of the world. The dominions of the old ones grew as their creations did and the primordials permitted this out of curiousity…