Category: Siathi

Anatomy

The siathi have wings. An average wing span for a full adult is approximately twelve feet. The main problem with their anatomy is that their bones have more in common with a human’s skeleton rather than a bird’s. While they are still significantly lighter than a human of the same size, their bones are still……


Food

Meals are a communal affair. Everyone in the household eats together. Household tables are usually round to avoid the appearance of favouritism.

A person must be introduced by the host to the others present before they may speak. Tables at these events are longer and sometimes oval shaped, but can be rectangular as well as a……


Weapons

Most siathi who live in Salcreria don’t carry weapons or have any in their homes. This is largely due to the cost of importing metal from outside but also partially due to the fact that it simply isn’t necessary. The soldiers are all armed in case something should happen and Salcreria is isolated from the……


Funerary Rites

Their tradition dictates that the dead are to be cremated. Pyres are made from brick and fueled with oil and some of the long grass that makes up the valley. Their wing feathers are highly flammable as well. Family members often keep a feather from their loved one’s wing as a remembrance. Ashes from the……


Populations

Population

They live almost entirely in rural communities. There’s only one major city.
While most siathi prefer to stay in the region they were born, some feel compelled to leave Salcreria altogether. When they do, it’s often to go to one of the Dragonlord Provinces. In extreme cases they’ll go as far north as the Nomad……