The Breath

Note: this article refers to the people of the Sun’s counterpart to Shadow’s BreathThe Shadow's Breath are among the People of the Darkness, an..., simply called The Breath.

These guys are mirror counterparts to the Shadow’s Breath, though if you told either species that, they’d probably kill you.

MythosThe Mythos refers to six of the Seven Peoples of the Earth, ... genealogists generally believe that one of these two came first, and the other resulted from a failed breeding experiment (then just refused to accept that they were Kin). Regardless, they share quite a few similarities with their Shadow counterparts.

  1. Like most of the People of the SunThe Sun include any magical beings with a primary drive and ..., they live an average of three to four thousand years.
  2. Also like most of their fellows, they can’t reproduce among themselves. Just like the DarknessThe Darkness include any magical beings with a primary drive..., they need a completely different species in order to procreate successfully.
    • One is not considered a member of the Sun unless one shows no heritage from the “other” parent. In this case, that would mean being able to withstand fire, as the Darkness has a lot of trouble with anything burning.
    • There are lots and lots of Kin with the Sun in their blood running around, which is why fire magic is so prevalent.
  3. They control heat, light, and healing – that last is key.
  4. To deal with them, one must restrict their air. If they cannot breath, they cannot fight.
  5. ZenithThe world of the People of the Sun. Incredibly bright and ho... is their home, of course. They are fairly amicable, and extremely public: they tend to be involved in social and magical politics.
  6. The current “leader” of The Sun by election is Xu KaiXu Kai is the current leader of The Sun by election, and by ..., a Green dragon.

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Indie author Ruthanne Reid writes about elves, aliens, vampires, and space-travel with equal abandon. She is the author of the series Among the Mythos, and believes good stories should be shared.

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