Strange not-quite-people from an improbable underground not-culture. These appeared during the 1970s in the Luc Orient Franco-Belgian adventure comics. Now with much better illustrations and upgraded texts and DC Adventures game stats.
The XCom Project in 2012 video games XCom: Enemy Unknown and XCom: Enemy Within has essentially no background. So here is a complete, and completely made-up, one with a full history and explanations about how stuff works and why.
From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest, pinoy division. Diwata is a benign (more or less) little nature goddess in the Philippines, born from the fires of Mount Pinatubo to protect poor people.
From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest. Part man, part-dream spirit, the Keeper roams the Middle East to compensate for the after-effects of the departure of Grand Arabia to the Sandman's Dreaming.