>>I'll give you 3 reasons why that is true:
>>1) Truce w/ humans.
>>2) Truce w/ humans.
>>3) Truce w/ humans.
>WHAT TRUCE? There is one elven realm with semi-open borders and peaceful
>contact with the humans, Tuarhievel. Even there, the Gheallie Sidhe still
>roams. Every other nation kills nearly every human to get near their
>borders. Not to mention that the same Gheallie Sidhe fanatics continue to
>launch raids across borders.

I just wanted to point out that there are elven nations with very good human relations. Take a look at Rhuannach in Cities of the Sun and then there is the realm of Cwmb Bheinn that actively seeks alliances with human realms.