Each Tribe takes an animal as their emblem: [link]
The Lion – renowned for their valor and wisdom. They rule with an even hand.
The Elephant – the second in the hierarchy. Known for being industrial and progressive.
The Leopard – Conservative and independent, yet completely loyal to the Lions
The Buffalo – Known for their skill in various trades. The craftsmen. The people are simple but strong.
The Rhino – Arcane and rustic. Their proficiency in ancient medicines and magic arts are unmatched.
In the Era of Chaos the five nations battled each other, but they were brought to order by the Spirit of the Spider and have since increased in wealth and splendor.
Five Nations connected by the Spirit of the Spider. It is customary that the head of the Alliance be blessed by the Spider Spirit and capable of wielding its awesome power. However Zahara was attacked before her ascension rites were complete, and Gamba has proved incapable of the task. The status of the Spirit remains in limbo.