The five Elemenes (Air, Earth, Fire, Water and Spirit) formed the substance of the universe; they were the building blocks of all within the Girdle. Only Spirit ever took human form. She wore a woman’s body when Finbardin wooed her way back in the Age of Beginnings. From her union with the King of Heaven came Numra and Annumbra, prototypes for the Vanara who would come much later. .