Eureka!

Suddenly, inspirations! Inspirations everywhere!

spongebob_imaginationI think I found the perfect core concept for my new iteration of the Ancient Lands setting. And if you know me just a bit, it will be no surprise to you: “Star Wars as a Bronze Age Sword and Sorcery setting.” Specifically the two Knights of the Old Republic comic series.

And now I also know what to do with the naga in the setting that isn’t simply making them Yuan-ti. These guys:

Sadow_vs_KresshI am not going to copy the whole Sith War storyline, but I think the old Sith are a perfect inspiration for the overall mindset and culture of the naga.

I’ve already been planning to do a group like the Mandalorians and the Qunari from Dragon Age for a long time. And two of the races are directly inspired by Jarael and Sylvar.

Air Genasi
Air Genasi
Kaas
Kaas

The Dathomir Nightsisters also have many great pictures I can use.

Kaska Witch
Kaska Witch

Of course, I am also taking liberally from Mass Effect (the second best thing after Star Wars), and the naga get a race of obedient servants inspired by the Geth.

Serpentmen
Serpentmen

And there will be both wood elves and dark elves as well.

Falden
Falden
Yagashi

This is coming along pretty nicely so far.

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