THE RYADAI - Imperian Online Help
The ryadai race are gnome-like creatures that once dwelled within the Gongen mountains. They lived in a constant turmoil with the xiur, till one day their war spilled out of the mountain. It was said that the ryadai would assassinate the xiur, and steal their gold and treasures. Meanwhile, the ryadai claimed the xiur would slaughter them and steal their homes. They brought their war upon the civilized world in the year 448 AD, putting the mortal race in the middle of it. After slaughtering each other while attempting to find allies the xiur came out on top, while the ryadai race was nearly completely destroyed.