With the myriad of character options available, considering which race to build from can be a daunting task. This guide will help provide you with a basic overview of each playable race, along with some inspiring ideas for background-building and optimization.
Lore of the cosmologies of Dungeons and Dragons
From the description of the cosmos, it may sound like the planar structure is relatively set in stone in 5th edition. However, looking at previous editions, I would say this conception would be a mistake. The order and structure of the planes can be fluid and evolving, and high level characters can absolutely have an effect on it.