An Etheriginae is one of the universal words for "leader" in the Aeternalae's shared vocabulary. The Etheriginae is the Aeternal that begins the Influence's spread on a world, and is responsible for leading the hearts and minds of the Athernals under them. In the First Realm, an Etheriginae has more power from Influence than any other Aeternal and is not easy to defeat. The Etheriginae recieves an "allowance" of energy from the Third Realm that feeds through the Second Realm that allows them to summon reinforcements in limited numbers, depending on the size and quality of their Influence. Typical reinforcements are mercenaries from Military Guilds, members of their own faction waiting in the wings, or even the dreaded Ovalisks.