Many, many tens of thousands of years ago, there was only one intelligent species living on the surface of Aardsham.  Called now the Ur-People, they ruled over the whole of known lands, and had advanced control over both magic and technology, even going so far as to be able to create sub-races for specialized tasks, many of who live in the present day as one of the many myriad of demihumans and humanoids. 124 more words