Prince Ralis was never as good of a ruler as his mother was. When Lake Hylia was dammed and eventually dried up, the blame amongst his people ultimately rested on him until his exile a couple years later. The Zora's new leader since has been a mystery to outsiders, but attacks on the remaining Hyrulean settlements north of the castle have increased since Ralis's ousting.
The Goron Elders were old and dying, and Darbus battled the sickness that followed him after his encounter with a fused shadow until his death not long after. The Patriarch was then taken over by Gor Liggs II, puppet elders were installed and the mine shut down. As an outspoken proponent of the old regime, Dangoro was exiled to remove all competition of the council.
The Bulbin's purpose were shattered when Ganondorf was defeated. Without a powerful leader to turn to, the tribe fragmented and fell apart over the years. Those still loyal to Lord Bullbo remained in the desert, and quickly conscripted themselves to fight amongst the newcoming Garudos who were driven from their westerly homes due to famine and war. The Garudo presence in Hyrule was not tolerated, and they have been fighting since their arrival.
Gorons: A race of large rock people. There are no females in this race, as they are born from Rocks.
Zoras: A race of humanoid fish people. Most warriors are women.
Garudo: A race of predominantly female warriors. They are of the same species as Hyruleans, but their dark skin and long noses differentiate the two peoples.
Bulbin: A loose term for a collection of Orc and goblin races. Very little of them speak Hyrulean.
Name: Ruto Fyrus
Appearance: Tall, dark brown skin and yellow eyes. Unlike most other Garudo, she is often caught wearing sheik clothing, a punishable offense due to the traitorous affiliation with the royal family.
Personality: Cold and judging. She is very racist and often believes many of the stereotypes propagated amongst her clan. She is very compulsive about remembering information, often carrying a notebook.
Possessions: A large knife, handbombs, and a hookshot to get around the desert. She carries a pen and notebook.
Background: After her clan's move into Hyrule, she has faced many hardships that come with living in the desert and the constant wars that have been fought. Before entering the warrior age, both her parents passed away in some of the most brutal fights between the two sides that she had ever seen. She befriended a Bulbin archer by the name of Screeva, and the two had been inseparable up until Screeva's much expected death a year after her twentieth birthday.