More work for Lords of the Forest.
The player starts off in this area. They get an introduction to the world and decide the abilities and appearance of their avatar.
The idea is that the different elements relate to a different quality that could be said to define a strong person or role model. The element you choose will give you a starting boost in stats for abilities that will embody these qualities. Similar to how in other MMOs you can choose what qualities you think will make a good warrior; stealth, defense, speed..
Air; creativity, freedom, ingenuity.
Fire; drive, desire, force.
Water; compassion, generosity, love
Earth; beauty, poise, intellect.