The Southerners are one of the human races of Palatinus, a tribe that inhabits the border regions near Xytegenia. They are known for having a strong communal spirit, and a sense of unity in emergencies.
Originally they had a lifestyle of hunting and gathering, but living in an area unsuitable to agriculture stunted their cultural development. As time went by, communication and trade opened new opportunities, and they were able to thrive as part of the Kingdom of Palatinus.
When Palatinus fell under the rule of Lodis, they were deemed lower class, and many of them were forced into hard labor. After the Palatinean Revolution, it can be presumed they were able to regain much of their earlier freedom and prosperity.