The History of the Sylvan Elves
New Lands (Approximately ca. -15,180 to -3,000)
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Once again, the sylvans dismantled a beloved city and prepared
to journey into unknown danger in hopes of finding a new home. They
left a stone monument where the city's gate had been, to mark the
passing of their hero Oriahn. And mourning him, as well as all those
who had bravely fought Despana's aggression, they set out following
a southern direction that would lead them around the tip of the
great mountains and eventually to the western side of the continent.
They prayed that no other elves would be found there, to wage wars
or lure away the sylvan youth or interfere with the sylvan way of
They finally veered from south to west, and the road was ever long.
They quickly resumed their old ways of traveling, moving during
the summers, then making semi-permanent camps to wait out the cold
of winter. During the cold winter months, they told stories and
birthed babies. As they found new regions, they made studies of
new creatures, plants and trees they encountered on the way. Eventually,
the sylvans encountered an arid country, where the hills were covered
in scrub bushes and small, contorted trees. However, when a small
band of elves were spotted in the far distance, they quickly pushed
through this land, moving steadily to the west.