Fauns are likeable and charismatic, they are the glue that will hold a group together in even the most stressful and tense times. They will lift the lowest of spirits with their strange, almost magical musical talents. Combined with their mischievous nature they are fun and very compatible companions. Friendly by nature, they are quick to strike up friendships and tight bonds with peoples of many backgrounds, races, and creeds.
Light hearted and easy going, they share many similarites with half-lings in regards to personality and relations with other races. Though friendly, they are not fools. Every new experience creates a sense of wonder, and enables an ensatible appitite for seeking the next big thing they can help cause mischivef. They have a surpising quick wit and enjoy practical jokes. Fauns reach adulthood around the age of 20 years old and can live up to 300 years old.
Standing around 4 feet, give or take a few inches, females of the species stand slightly shorter than the males. They sport goat like horns that pretude above the brow bone. From the waist down, Fauns are covered in a mange of course goat like hair that range in tones of browns, greys, blacks, and sometimes whites. Their legs mirror that of a goat, inluding having a set of hooves instead of feet.
Once dwelt in the Brynwood in the Vast. Fauns and Satyrs have been seen amoungst the Eastern Isle of Gildorym. Most notably occupying Mystral before the towns rebirth, they assisted in the war on Shadow within its early years, taking part on the seige on Astrium. Having fullfilled their duty, they retreated within the wood of the Southern Isles, for its islands have been untouched for many years.
Silvannus and Mielikki are the spiritual focus’ of the Faun race. Fauns will strive, even risk their lives to protect their beloved homeland of the forests which are watched over by both the god of nature and the goddess of the forests. The forest and its contents are treated as gifts, those who rape the land for profit and personal gain should not dare to cross a Faun.
The different types of fauns include only Satyrs.
Satyrs – Satyrs are similar to Fauns, often times confused with them. However there are some subtle variations between the two. The most noticable difference being their horns. unlike the goat horns of Fauns. Satyrs sport a coiled beefy set of ram horns. They are also taller then their Faun cousins, ranging between heights of 5 feet to 5'9 feet, the femals still standing slightly shorter than the males. Another difference between the two are their personalites. Unlike the fun, cheery, welcoming nature of Fauns. Satyrs are a bit more jaded. Coming off as stand offish, reserved, judgemental and a tad more agressive in nature. It would not be wise to cross a Satyr.
Fauns enjoy the company of any race they mingle with. They serve as the light hearted friend who is loyal, witty and musically talanted. You may see them within in taverns performing or within local theaters performing.
Fauns are playful and free they normally lean towards the Chaotic Neutral alignment.
Fauns tend to take only a first name and usually never a last name and find titles enjoyable. Fauns tend to have names related to an object like a musical instrument.
Having a sense of adventure, a Faun enjoys traveling solo or within groups. They take comfort in protecting their party members, helping to boost moral and the fighting spirit.