The filí regards its self as combining in its person the functions of philosopher and poet. The tradition allows for improvisation, personal expression, creative hyperbole and clever kenning. However, the filí's ability to deliver stories and information while maintaining elements that are considered factual is of great importance. The filí's message may be expressed through song, dance or a multitude of other artistic forms and can range from exuberant to subdued. Their services are often acquired to honor a tribal warrior's deeds of bravery, a respected noble, or a fallen comrade.
Stormvind first appeared in the tribes of Tordenvær found in mountains of Glesmyr; they are noted for their wild or ecstatic fighting style. Their only possession is a pair of old beaten or even broken swords which are very often their only worldly possession. Lacking the wealth of many others in the tribes a Stormvind is often found in the company of other swords for hire. The moniker of Bondæ has been added to members of their cast by other groups, primarily because they appear to be of the peasant class.
Deep in the Starreach mountains of Sirison dwells the few kitsune with the power to see, hear, and bend spirits. Kitsune of the Soulforge constantly hear the whispers of the spirit world around them and often ally with them. They can also bind a wild spirit to a task such as a curse called a bane or to a weapon or shield to a kitsune from harm called a sigil. When stirred to wrath, the kitsune can wield both spirits and weapons as one, deflecting magic, restoring life energy, or cursing their adversary all with the help of nearby spirit allies, banes, and spirit bound sigils.
A protector of envoys and persons of interest, with a fighting style consisting of keeping offenders at bay, using hafted weapons for defense, and paying back those who are stupid enough to try and attack. Their martial prowess has a sort of kindness to it, making their loyalty to their allies clear as day. Whether it is bound by contract or by trust, a pike guardian spear, glaive, lance, or halberd will never fail to protect it's dependent.