At first glance halflings appear as miniature humans. They average three and a quarter feet in height their weight can varry widely dependant on their lifestyle. Halflings are of bronzed complexion and brown hair is common. Males don't grow beards. Halflings trace their ancestry to Dallaros where Rosmertha created the first of their kind. Since that time they have migrated to Meridian and Athalin.
After the War of Ludimar in MR 82?? halflings of Lerentia who were displaced in the fighting often opted not to return to serfdom and took up a nomadic lifestyle instead. These wanderers are viewed with great suspicion throughout Karalon and Echer where they are most often found traveling in caravans of pony drawn wagons and carts. These halflings adopt garish
In Dallaros Halflings make up the majority of the population and ussually hold the majority of seats on the council of seven.
Racialy Favored Class. If a halfling choses bard or rogue as a favored class they recieve both +1 skill point and +1 hit point (rather than one or the other) any time they take a level in that class. This choice must be made at 1st level and cannot be changed.
Alternate Rules Advanced Player's Guide
Swift as Shadows: Half lings possess incredible stealth even while moving through obstructed areas. Halflings with this racial trait reduce the penalty for using Stealth while moving by 5, and reduce the Stealth check penalty for sniping by 10. This racial trait replaces the surefooted racial trait.