The fierce Dragonkins were created thousands of years ago by the true dragons, to serve as slaves and foot soldiers. Carrying the blood of dragons and other humanoid species of Arkelon, the Dragonkins were incredibly resilient, and their ability to change shapes made them a force to be reckoned with. Under the dragons’ control, most types of dragonkin were expected to serve their Empire according to their strengths, no matter their gender or personal interests. Along with the Humans and Jaanvaris, very few others can be known as so diverse; culturally and physically.
Freed from the yoke of the true dragons following the Age of Fire’s end, the Dragonkins built their own society and, although they were free to do as they please, continued the traditions of a heavily militarized civilization. Cultivating their knowledge of war, weaponry and strategy, the Dragonkins are among the most respected races on Arkelon. Although their involvement in the Great Dragon War and the oppression caused by them during the Age of Fire created its share of conflicts with other sentient races, the Dragonkins have decided to amend for their past crimes by making peaceful interactions with others their priority.
The Prairie Dragonkins have a dislike for anything related to violence and war, a trait that makes them at odds with a lot of their relatives, like the Magma, Mountains or Desert Dragonkins, whom form most of their armies.
They make use of the technology surrounding them to enhance their knowledge in plants and in beasts, in order to help both humanoid and animals. They also are very advanced in medical technology, while prioritizing natural ways to heal people and beasts. They usually have a calm temperament.
The powerful Mountain Dragonkins are the descendants of the mighty mountain dragons, and are as such typically bulky, large and strong members of their kin. Most of them tend to reside in either the capital or large cities of their kind, and far less of them tend to escape the society of the Dragonkins, usually perfectly content with the way things are in the capital and other cities.
Extremely disciplined, even more so than their fellowmen, they are renowned for their impressive focus, especially in times of war and when discussing strategies. For the Mountain Dragonkins, both men and women
are expected to serve in one of the armies around their cities, or at least contribute by doing physical work.