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Potimas, the elf patriarch

Filimos, a young teenage elf.

An elf (plural: elves) is a type of humanoid being from the other world. They are generally characterised by their blond hair, fair skin and long pointy ears. Not much is known about the elves, except that they are secluded in the Elf Village, which is located in the Great Garam Forest. They are seen by other races as nature-loving, who strive for world peace and lend their strength to charitable efforts.

They play a neutral role in the war between humans and Demon, advocating for peace. They have sympathizers among both humans and Demon, such as Leston and Agner, respectively.

General Information

Elves age live longer and age slower than humans: Filimøs' grandparent is the eldest in the village at 500 years old.[1] Due to their slow rate of aging, elven children look younger than they are.[2] Elves are also very proficient in magic.[3]

The elves have been collecting reincarnations, protecting eleven of them in the village.[4] According to Oka, this is to both keep them safe, and to make it so they don't have to accumulate levels in order to act against the administrators.[5]

Culture

One of reason elves are seen as a pacifist and peaceful race, because their beliefs that the adminstrators of the world forces demons and humans against each to fight in order to gain more power.

Elves are seen as nationalistic and prideful, they have a warped outlook of the world, they see other races as vulgar and inferior, this is due to their indoctrinated starting from a young age. Because of this, they have shown violence and prejudice against half-elves and contempt against other races.

In reality, all of the elves are basically slaves to the patriarch Potimas, who sees them as mere tools.

As stated by Oka, the Elves believe that the Administrators who govern and oversee the System of the World as malignant God like beings that siphon energy from the World's populace for their own selfish, malignant goals. Given Potimas's direct hand and being ultimately the one responsible for causing the collapse of the world, its likely that this mentality was created by him in order to insure the Elves antagonism towards his enemies due to Güliedistodiez, Sariel, Ariel and later Shiraori's personal hatred and contempt for him and them seeing him their enemy and have the elves help him fend off their numerous attempts to finally kill him.

This mentality and ingrained antagonism towards the Administrators was shown to be deeply ingrained into the minds of all the Elves and acts as one of their motivations to helping Potimas.

As stated by Ariel after centuries of conflict with the elves, the elves can be generally divided into two categories; The elves who work closely or directly under Potimas and as such are fully aware that the end of goal of the elves is not to save the world and bring about world peace as they have preach but actually to fulfill Potimas's ambitions and wishes, or the Elves who are not not high up within the heirarchy of Potimas's leadership and are thus largely unaware of Potimas's true goals and as such actually believe that the true goal of the elves is to bring world peace to the world and races and ignorantly follow his orders without thought.


Notable Elves

Creation

The elves themselves were originally humans that were genetically altered and engineered by Potimas into elves in order to create a race of servants to assist him in his plans and as a stepping stone to accomplish his goal of immortality hundreds of years prior to the creation of the System.

Thousands of years later in order to keep genetic diversity among elf populace due to their generations of prolonged isolation in their Village, Potimas took advantage of his newborn daughters desire to locate and protect the other Reincarnations reborn across the world by having his elves establish a global human/child trafficking organization. While the elves used the organization to abduct and collect the reincarnates, the elves also successfully collected numerous children to re-engineer into new elves, bringing in fresh blood to their race. This mass scale abduction and disappearance also acted as a cover to throw off the kingdoms of the world from the true culprits behind the orginization.

References

  1. Volume 4-S8: The reincarnations in the elf village
  2. Volume 2-S1: Academy
  3. Volume 4-S7: Reincarnations
  4. Volume 4-S7: Reincarnations
  5. Volume 4-S6: The dark secrets of the other world.
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