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There are a number of non-human races in the world of my series, Trolls, Wendigos, Nymphs, and Huldrefolk to name a few. For the urban fantasy fans that are sick of vampires, angels, werewolves, fae, fairies, parasitic aliens, evil unicorns and mutants, well, get over it. All of those are in this series. JUST KIDDING! … More Primordial Realms Series: Caste System