Born from a mix of an aether spark and one of five elements (wind, water, fire, earth and, in rare cases, aether), the aethera are a species that resembles all living creatures. The aethelith, in particular, are the ones that imitate humans. They have a slightly longer life-span than humans, and characteristic traits that mark them as non-human, which always include non-round ears, and they can also sometimes have:
-Rare hair and/or eyes color.
-Unusual skin tones (that don't vary much from normal human skin tones, except for pure aethelith- see below).
These people also show a magical talent that seems to be in direct relation to their exotic looks: the stronger their abilities, the more rare traits they have.
Aethelith are born with the appearance of a five-year-old human child, and will remain in this state until they are found by a human, as they need to be in contact with human emotions in order to mature. These emotions will help them grow physically, emotionall