Talk:Bird

From MTG Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Types of aven[edit source]

The article says that there are three types of aven and that only one is represented by cards, but it doesn't say anything about the other two types. Can anyone fill in any extra information there? I'm a little curious what these other types are.--Filby 23:16, 10 August 2007 (UTC)

Yep, I can. It is in Odyssey ;-) Here you are, guys (I hope that it is not forbidden to post an excerpt from a book ;)
... Centuries before, a race of three peoples had fled from other planes to Dominaria. All were descended from ancestors who could fly, though most had lost their wings.The furthest from their winged forebears were the elen.These giant humanoids stood nine to ten feet tall with massive legs of near solid bone. Slow and ponderous, they provided the muscle for the society, though in war they served only as massed troops with little status. The raypen lay at the other end of the size spectrum. Dwarf-sized creatures with withered legs ending in prehensile feet,they could still fly with their innate magic. Magical feathers covered their long distorted arms giving them, for short periods of time, the freedom their ancestors had known. Kirtar's milky skin and massive hands identified him as aven. The warrior caste of a militant people, they had joined the Northern Order en masse. Though not prolific, they rose to many positions of power in the north and many a party riding into the western mountains was led by bird warriors....
Hope that helps.Caranthir 19:57, 11 August 2007 (UTC)
It helps considerably, thank you. :)--Filby 21:28, 11 August 2007 (UTC)