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Qaywas: eyecolor varies by location/ethnicity

Merwasi - smaller outer islands
Colors include light brown up through golden yellow

Arawasi - rivers and lakes of the middle islands
Colors include silvery-grey through bright light blue

Surwasi - swamps of the largest, innermost islands
Colors include deep brown through yellow-green

Ratteguhn: eyecolor varies by location within their region’s biomes
(ex: northern taiga, eastern subtropical desert, etc)

North: yellow-green through bright green

East: deep brown through amber brown

South: deep golden yellow through bright yellow

West: ocean blue to light sky blue

Ramiotran: eyecolor varies by location/ethnicity

Northern (desert): deep emerald green through harlequin green

Tropical (tropics, mid-latitudes): deep through light steel blue

Southern (equatorial rainforests): deep chocolate brown through toffee brown

Cyavian: eyecolor varies by sex and genetics (family group)

Males (n): either light steel blue, light yellow, or (rarely) light purple

Females (2n): either light steel blue, light yellow, mint green*, or (rarely) light purple

*due to the overlap of yellow and blue, one from each parent

Faraden: eye color varies by ethnicity or ethnic background

Dilute - orders of Carnivora and Tubulidentata
Colors include: shades of brown (deep chocolate through bright yellow), green (olive drab through dark sea green), and shades of blue (steel and bright blues)

Pure - orders of Lagomorpha, Rodentia, Eulipotyphla, Pholidota, Macroscelidea, Pilosa, Hyracoidea, Primates, Chiroptera, infraclass Marsupialia
Colors include: bright safety orange

First-gen dilute: heterochromatic gradient between safety orange and a dilute color (browns, greens, blues)

Psycrhen: eye color depends on location/ethnicity

Lowland - rocky foothills and mountain bases/valleys
Colors include: copper brown through golden yellow

Highland - up and on/around the mountain range itself
Colors include: light steel blue through light cyan

Onene: eye color depends on location/family group as well as age

The Iris Walls - The “main street” sanctum, where most of the houses are, named for the color the stone appears with the glowing flora
Colors include: start from light purple and deepen to medium purple with a lighter ring around the iris with age

The Wisteria Gardens - the network closes to the surface save, named for the mass-cultivated glowing flora here
Colors include: start from light pink and deepen to a pinkish-purple with a lighter ring around the iris with age

The Sanctum of Azurite - ledges that also serve as housing in a large cave with walls full of the blue stone
Colors include: start from ocean blue and deepen to sapphire blue with a lighter ring around the iris with age

The Turquoise Serpent - the river of Nimbus, named for its turquoise coloration from copper deposits
Colors include: start from bright cyan and deepen to a dark mint green with a lighter ring around the iris with age

Corruption: eyes change according to behavior/type

Aggressive - Anger and about half of Fear corruptions, narrow iris surrounding a dilated pupil
Coloration: bright red iris and pupil fading to darker red as it loses energy, “sclera” shows true color at low energy

Non-Aggressive - half of Fear along with Guilt, Sadness, and Loneliness; narrow pupil surrounded by a large iris
Coloration: same color and scheme as Aggressive

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