Talk:Dark Elves

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We already have a Drow page. Does this one really need to exist?

For Dark Elves WHFB.
But most of the features described are features of Drow. I'm no exert on WHFB, but I know that there are a fair few differences there.

What an odd co-incidence...

The DE (non-drow) Concept[edit]

WFB is in part inspired by the Elric of Melniboné universe by Michael Moorcock, the evil, pallid elf concept and the eight winds of Chaos were adopted from there. Elric (or Malus Darkblade as we know him) is the last of the Melnibonéans (Druchii).

Centuries before Elric's birth, Melniboné ruled its world through sorcerous might and sheer power. However, by the time of Elric's birth, it has slipped from its preeminent place, being one of many nations. Its people, the Melnibonéans, are not wholly human, resembling instead the elves of legend — skilled with magic and beautiful, though psychologically similar to cats, with a callous nature. They are bound by many ancient customs.

Darkblade, or the Warpsword of Khaine, is Stormbringer. The Daemon ('Tz'arkan') is actually in the sword in the original tale. Michael Moorcock's intention was the turn the idea of the traditional high fantasy elf on its head. GW ran with the idea. -- Yu-gi-oh ! (talk) 04:07, 4 February 2015 (UTC)