Kin, for the most part, refers to human wizards – that is, humans with something else in them allowing them to do magic. However, the Kin are really any magical beings with mixed blood. This can be human and Seelie fey, Shadow’s Breath and Bird-like beings who reproduce from the ashes of their parents. They have the ability to heal when they sing, and are deeply secretive. They have a gift for languages, but... More, Shape-shifting members of the Guardians, these peaceful creatures originated in the British Isles, and transform from wolf to man, and spend most of their time fishing and hunting game to... More and Water nymphs who feed on negative emotions. Some people think of them as Mermaids. They look a little more like the Creature from the Black Lagoon, but who are we... More – absolutely anything. Beings fall into this category if they do not clearly favor one parentage.
The human Kin are dominated by nine powerful families. The Lin Family is the oldest and most powerful.
Kin specialize in use of iron in their magic, as well as potions and chemistry. Their own power tends to be diffuse and hard to focus without an aid.