The winds of Uminora
They disdain the warlike nature of the other races, but only take it upon themselves to intervene when they feel threatened by events in some way. They see war as a fundamental part of human nature, the younger race fighting over toys as children would. This isn’t to say that all elves dislike humans. Some are quite personable, but as a rule they group most humans into a violent and crude stereotype.
Elven culture is very graceful, efficient, and beautiful. They enjoy the higher pursuits, and their ruling class is generally composed of scholars and wizards, with few military members. They maintain their own defense forces against the wild and their evil cousins. Individual elves have their own motivations, which are as varied as humans.