Gnomes are the shortest of all races, coming in at an average of 4 feet. They have roughly human proportions, but they tend to have rounder faces and bigger eyes (for their size). Due to their universal love of good food and drink, most gnomes are on the chubby side as well. Despite their generous eating habits, gnomish life expectancy is roughly 50% longer than the average human. Culturally, gnomes are among the most agreeable of all races. Gnomes possess a cheerfulness and simplicity that is reminiscent of children. That said, gnomes are by no means stupid or naïve. On the contrary, many gnomes possess uncanny wit and cleverness.
Gnomes are separated into two different ethnic groups: