Refugees from a foreign world The Draenei’s were able to make contact with human mages in 0 CY due to the temporal boundaries between worlds being weakened by the opening of the dark portal. Offering to ally themselves with Humanity in exchange for asylum The Draenei became an integral part in the resistance against the demonic hordes during The Invasion. After which humanity upheld their end of the bargain and allowed them an enclave on the Mythril Penicula.