The Zenithal Epoch
Elves are the dominant race in the eastern continent of Lyshian and arguably the most numerous intelligent species on the planet (discounting, of course, binary slime molds), primarily being inhabitants of the Empire of Wujiang and the High Elven Corporations with smaller populations in Kyron, Thalaxia and the Urug Hetmanate.
The Elves were one of the first civilizations to emerge, with an unbroken history dating back over a millennium. The earliest elves were contemporaries with the dwarves, forming great empires at opposite ends of the planet, and they were soon joined by the Hobgoblins between them. Traditionally, the elves of Wujiang were great arcanists, scholars and monks due to the importance their culture placed on education and self perfection. Early on in elven history, the tradition of handing out noble titles and government positions based on performance in standardized tests was started, fostering a reputation for