The Chillwind Plateau and surrounding regions including the isle of Wiseshire off the northern coast of the subcontinent have been the source of conflict for the Da'nai and several other races ever since the Second Age. The mysterious Yuki-Onna and their Yeti guardians were displaced fairly early on, but due to staying on the Plateau's outer wastes and their relatively peaceful natures have remained largely unaffected by the Da'nai's meddling. The more violent Trolls were seen as a chronic problem and were aggressively persecuted and slaughtered for Ages until they too were pushed deep into the frozen wilderness.
However, it was the tribes of Shan-do "White-furs" who had occupied the Chillwind for generations that faced the worst discrimination and marginalization at the hands of their Spiritia "betters." Having an unusually strong magical affinity and connection to the land, they fiercely resi