Caspyr, commonly known as Moonlifted, are a humanoid species of unknown origin, said to have been created by the , in her image, in times older than history. They have radiant cool-white skin and matching hair, and extremely vibrant eye colors such as lime green, violet, crimson, yellow, and more, with the most common being cyan. Caspyr appear rather delicate; they are sized like humans, though females are slightly taller.
Tranquil and cunning, Moonlifted are known for their odd, asocial, coy, and scholarly tendencies. They are a species of high intellect, with superior cognitive capabilities and unmatched memory, and a natural affinity for psychic magics. Caspyr also live twice as long as humans, showing little signs of age past young adulthood. Reproduction between moonlifted and humans is possible, though unlikely, as the species itself has low birth rates.
Although their intelligence outshines most races, their physical capabilities are somewhat limited in comparison. They are strangely soft and squishy, are less prone to developing muscle mass, and have weaker bones and ligaments, but superior eyesight and more capable taste buds. Caspyr have a higher body temperature than humans, making them warm to the touch. In addition, they have weaker immune systems and get sick more easily, likely explaining their less social, shut-in nature. Moonlifted individuals are also more prone to develop a rare condition called '' The cause of it has not been deciphered, but their affinity for psychic arcana is a likely suspect.
Many caspyr possess slightly diminished empathetic capabilities, resulting in a higher tendency for antisocial traits when compared to the other species. Despite this, they are widely accepted in society, and are often associated with divinity. Some say that spotting one in public is a sign of good luck, as they are somewhat rare outside of Jade City. Barring the aforementioned common traits, moonlifted culture does not differ much from the rest of humanity. They, too, worship the and follow the known rituals, and hold the same cultural beliefs as everyone else.
Due to their ability to perceive wider tastes, moonlifted cuisine is internationally infamous. Dishes belonging to their culture and history are undeniably disgusting to every human and that has ever dared to try them. There is a popular old saying that goes, 'more hated than a moonlifted restaurant.'
In the end, caspyr are a generally strange people, and somewhat difficult to socialize with, but their intelligence and potential for science and arcana still surpasses that of every other living being in the Realm of Solace.