The Vek are a primitive species of near-Humans that lived on the planet of Talesia. The Vek are one of the planet's native intelligent life. They were a muscular and well-built people who lived a simple, nomadic life, wandering about Latharras' coastline in tribes. The Vek have an extensive knowledge of the medicinal properties of the local flora and fauna. They treasure the root of the Vincha plant for its incredible anesthetic powers. Several Vek tribes are known, including the Janta, Kunga and Mokk.
The Vek also participated in an elaborate form of gift exchange as a way of establishing ties between individuals and tribes. Any object could be exchanged, including magic stones, weapons, wooden statues, and even the treasured Vincha plant.