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The Aziza is a creature with origins in African mythology, legend and folklore. In particular, accounts of its existence first arise within the mythology, legend and folklore of West Africa's Dahomey tribes. Though, it should be known, the exact nature of the Aziza is a subject of debate, even into the present day.
In most cases, the Aziza are described as benevolent African nature spirits
An Aziza, for all intents and purposes, looks to be the African version of the fay that are well known throughout Europe. They are diminutive humanoids, with wings like insects, and possessed of remarkable beauty, often glowing with magical light.
Their style of dress, in addition, is likened to that of African tribes, rather than the peoples of Europe (or even those seen within the Otherworld, from which the fairy races hail).
Where European Fairies are often known to be chaotic and mischievous at best, spiteful and vindictive at worst, the Aziza are seen as predominantly benevolent beings. They live in places such as anthills (like their cousins the Abatwa) and silk cotton trees.