Imagine if your world right now was suddenly transformed. Awakening, you look out of your office window you are surprised to find the sun is no longer blocked by the shadow of the neighboring building. It is no longer there! You look to the street below. There is no rubble, nor is the street there! Where there was once smooth black asphalt is now a cobble stone road. It looks like garden path from your sixteenth floor office. It leads to a small castle, sitting majestically upon a picturesque hill where the commercial skyscraper once stood. People have changed. You have changed! All around, the modern architecture of the twenty first century has been amalgamated with an enchanted medieval realm.
This is what happened on a calm evening of the 16th day in March in the year 2013. South America, like the rest of the world, was still recovering from the Resonance Event. All were just becoming resigned to the fact that the Nevus was never going to leave the night sky, a permanent reminder of the vicious rebirth of their world. Then the black scar changed. The vibrant violet and purple hues all at once turned green, flaring like northern lights across the sky.
All became silent. Nothing stirred.
For over twenty four hours the entire populace of South America, every living thing was rendered unconscious, as if placed in stasis. When they awoke, the continent had been changed. Parts of the landscape had been transformed. Nearly two thirds of the population was gone! Taken or rather transferred to another realm by the Resonance. What has left behind were mainly Elves and Faerie. Part of an Elfin and Fae worlds had been impressed on South America.
RIO DE JANEIRO
This city has become the major hub of South America. It has been completely melded with a capital city from the Elfin world. Four years have past, and in that time, the few citizens of Rio and the dominant presence of the Elves are still learning to make the best of their situation.
Not every city in South America is so dominated by outworlders but they definitely are the greater population in the southern hemisphere. Magic abounds. Not just the magic of the people, it is in everything around them, permeating the foliage, the water, the stone. Human technology and magic combat one another daily in this setting. Where the realms of the Elves and Fae encroach upon the Human world, electronic devices go awry and by contrast, magic is weakened by Human-kind’s tech. Just a small part of South America’s unique circle of life.
Fanya Niasa is the predominant faction in South America.
LIFE IN SOUTH AMERICA
The majority of Elves in South America are the 'Southern Elves' as listed in the Elf Race Article. Fae in their many shapes and forms exist here as well as other places in the world along with other varieties of Elves. We don't want to give the impression that ALL Elves are stuck in South America. The largest population of Elves on Earth are the Southern Elves and a part of their world has been imprinted upon South America.
We also do not want to paint the picture that ALL of South America had been altered. In some places features of the land have been replaced, in others we see fragments of another world's architecture.