|Auri creation myth tells of a Dawn Father and a Dusk Mother from whom all Au Ra are descended. The Raen once believed their veins to run thick with the blood of the former—their brilliant white scales and iron wills serving as proof of this divine lineage.
The forebears of the Raen left behind their homeland to settle across Othard. They were received with hatred and hostility by other races in the early years until a prominent warlord of Yanxia, impressed with their valor, forged an alliance with the strange race and took them on as retainers. Before long, the Raen had assumed a prominent role as warriors in service of countless great warlords. Some ventured across the sea to Hingashi, where they earned a reputation as legendary swordmasters. 
Unlike their sister clan, the Xaela, who bloody the land with their endless tribal conflict, many Raen have embraced a life of tranquility and solitude, long abandoning the nomadic lifestyle of their ancestors to settle the deep valleys of Othard's mountainous eastern reaches and the depths of the Ruby Sea. Only on rare occasions will one emerge from the valley mists and ocean depths to seek adventure in realms afar.
- FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward
- Encyclopaedia Eorzea pg. 091