Aspect 4: Obine

Aspect 4: Obine (Elemental)

Characteristics:

  • Hair – black, blond, brown, red
  • Eyes – blue, brown, gold, gray, green, hazel, purple
  • Skin – light tan to dark brown
  • Affinity – elemental magic; can communicate with and control elemental creatures; golem creation
  • Alternate Forms – can take on the form of their particular element: air, earth, fire, or water
  • Fenir – unknown

Obinena were the fourth aspect created by God. They have a slightly higher balance of light than dark. They are attuned to one particular element, and can’t use the other three.

  • Nalu (Air)
  • Parut (Earth)
  • Univ (Water)
  • Viteri (Fire)

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Cities and Other Places

Hello all!

Here’s a list of different places in Ejoma. As with several of the other posts, more details will be added as more books are released. For now, this is current up to the beginning of Beyond the Gate, the first story in Tales of Ejoma, and lists the places shown on the map in the book.

Until next time, Take Care and Happy Writing! 😀

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Aspect 3: Yalir

Aspect 3: Yalir (Elf)

Characteristics:

  • Hair – black, blond, brown, red
  • Eyes – blue, brown, gold, gray, green, hazel, purple
  • Skin – pale to dark brown
  • Affinity – nature magic; can commune with nature and control it; can communicate with insects and control them
  • Alternate Forms – dryad/nymph: they have a shima-like shape and face, with green skin covered in vines and leaves.
  • Fenir – unknown

Yalirna were the third aspect created by God. Their balance of energy is more towards the light than the dark, and darker magic can sicken them in high concentrations.

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Shima History

Hello all, and welcome to my shima history! As with the glossary, the present day tensions section of this post will be updated as I go along in the series.

For now, this is current up to the beginning of Beyond the Gate, the first story in Tales of Ejoma.

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~ Excerpts from shima historical tomes ~

In The Beginning –

God stood at the center of creation after completing His masterpieces, men and women in His image. Seeing that there was both light and dark in them and knowing the pain in store for them, He separated His beloved creations. These children, each an aspect of God, were scattered. Divided into two realms, human and shima were separated by a wall of energy that became known as the arute.

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Aspect 2: Tifire

Aspect 2: Tifire (Faerie)

Characteristics:

  • Hair – black, blond, brown, red
  • Eyes – blue, brown, gold, gray, green, hazel, purple
  • Skin – pale to dark brown
  • Affinity – light magic; healing; ability to see energy patterns around others
  • Alternate forms –
  1. Tiny tifire form: only a few inches tall, has wings, and natural glow around them that can turn into a blinding light. Female wings are usually more insect-like – translucent with shimmery patterns, or similar to a butterfly with more vibrant colors. Male wings are usually more jahuni-like – leathery, darker colors, sometimes with darker patterns.
  2. Shima-size tifire form: has wings and natural glow that doesn’t turn blinding. Female and male wings are the same as the tiny tifire form.
  • Fenir – unknown

Tifirena were the second aspect created by God. Their balance of energy is more light than dark, and darker magic can sicken them in high concentrations.

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Glossary – Shimaka

Hello all, and welcome to my shimaka glossary! 😀 Here you will find the complete shima language. Over time it will keep growing – I’ll be adding words as needed.

Lol, I am no linguist, but I had a lot of fun creating this language. There are probably flaws I’ll try and tweak as I go too, especially since this is the first language I’ve created. 🙂 I read The Language Construction Kit by Mark Rosenfelder to try and figure out how to put it all together. Check it out if you want to create your own fantasy language! 😀

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