These mighty creatures are in the nightmares of the gods. They’ve slain many of these theological beings during an ancient war. Although they lost the races they seeded the world with, they haven’t been defeated. The known world ends at their border with a giant magical barriere.
This ‘wall’ has been erected by the gods themselves.
These creatures used to be the ‘intelligent’ work horses of the Orinas society. Since their masters have been defeated their culture has become that of travelers. They’re confined to a vast desert which forces them to move around a lot. Some cities, remnants of the olden days, still remain and ‘flourish’ as trade hubs.
Their culture forces them to prove their combat abilities, preferably on species other than their own…