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Hey, I was exploring Carlin when I came into contact with Queen Eloise. I noticed she was rather rude and seems negative towards males in game. Here is some of her dialogue response:

Lands: Queen Eloise: Soon the whole land will be ruled by women at last!

Women: We women try to bring justice and wisdom to all, even to males.

If you walk away without saying goodbye: 00:18 Queen Eloise: Typical behaviour for males!

You will also notice that the guards are also only women.

I was wondering what the reason for this strange way of life found in Carlin. Perhaps there is a reason written into tibia history?

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The behaviour of Carlin residents is due to events from the past. The first idea of Carlin was to be a "luxury colony of Thais". This however has changed into "Place of Exile" for people who disagreed with King Xenom. Due to bad governing and men being withdrawn from the City, women were left on their own. Thanks to help from Druids, who migrated to Carlin along with "exiled" population, women has learn many useful skills and self-sustaining. This consequently led to women becoming liberated and independent from the men. 

One of the exiled by King Xenom was his sister- Elorana. After several orc's attacks, where King's Xenom army shrank, he ordered them to retreat to Thais and Elorana took her opportunity to become a ruler of Carlin. Eloise become queen after her mothers death.

"Elorana was the first ever queen of Carlin  and also the first ever in Tibia. She is a direct descendant of Banor, the first human. When the project of her brother Xenom, the king of the Thaian Kingdom, of constructing a model city ended in disaster, she was one of the Thaians forced to live there. After undermining her brother's authority and the retreat of the Red Legion that had been deployed there to keep the exiles in check, however, Carlin's independence could be secured. Elorana was crowned queen and made sure females would rule the city forever.

When Elorana died, she was succeeded by her daughter Eloise." Tibia Fandom

Kindly find the history of Carlin below: 

"History

Originally, Carlin was planned to be a colony of Thais. The former king, named Xenom, wanted the city to become an example of Thaian greatness, a new distinguished place for noble families and the centre of the colonisation of the North. However, his plans did not work out quite well. Settling in this area was way more difficult than it had been expected because of the prevalent orc attacks. Nobody felt safe moving there to help the city prosper.
Since the royal family of Thais was not willing to accept a failure, Carlin then became an exile for people the king did not want to have around in Thais, for example, free thinkers and noble families that disagreed with the ruling of the king at those times. These new citizens of Carlin were joined voluntarily by druids who looked suspiciously at the power and the influence of the Thaian sorcerers and their closeness to the royal family. To keep Carlin's inhabitants in check, a governor was stationed in Carlin as well as the Red Legion, the most powerful military tool of the Thaian royals.

Due to real bad governing and senseless decisions, which included pulling all workers out of town to build a huge castle, for example, men were not able to support their families with the necessities of life anymore. It was upon the druids to supply the town with food then due to their inimitable ways of being able to survive in nature alone. This way they established their powerful influence on Carlin and its inhabitants. They shared some of their knowledge with the women of Carlin who learned quite many helpful skills from those masters of nature. The dependence on women to run everyday life in the city grew immensely.
The close bond between druids and the other inhabitants of Carlin had positive side-effects for both sides. Through the needs and demands the city had in order to prosper, druidic research was pushed significantly. So not only the city, but also the druidic art began to flourish.

The exiled sister of the Thaian King was among the early female inhabitants of the city as well. She soon started to undermine the governmental institutions of her brother to weaken his influence on Carlin. When the Red Legion had to suffer heavy losses in a last huge battle with the orcs, the king decided to order the rest of his army back to ensure the safety of the capital and other holdings instead of this far away colony.
So with time, Carlin gained its freedom and independence from Thais and a female reign was established with the crowning of the first queen of Carlin, Queen Elorana. Up to today, Thais has not completely overcome the loss of its former colony emotionally, though the times of open hostilities are part of the past.

Once the Thaian army had retreated from Carlin, the remaining citizens, now mainly women and druids, immediately began with the construction of fortifications. With the assistance of druids and helpful elves from Ab'Dendriel, some of the women were trained as scouts who roamed the surrounding woods to warn the city in case of an advancing army, or a new orcish attack. From these scouts, a radical splinter organisation arose that was not in accordance with the more liberal ruling of the queen. The remains of this splinter organisation are well-known nowadays as amazons. The name derives from their former leader Amaza."

Carlin Today

imageToday, the early druidic influence on Carlin can still be noticed by an attentive visitor. The development of Carlin was dominated by the harmonic and environmental ways druids are well-known for. On a stroll through the city, you can notice roof-top gardens, for example, recreational areas in the town centre as well as a freshwater lake.
Female dominance is still obvious in Carlin today, too, and not only through the current Queen Eloise, who resides in the castle. The city guards are all female as are pretty much all royal employees. If you get a chance to talk to the women there, you might get an idea of their view on men in general. Also, Carlin's secret service is called the C.G.B., the Carlin's Girls Brigade. To our knowledge, there are no public reports about their efficiency, however, they see themselves as the first and the last line of defence of Carlin and clearly favour female agents.

Underneath the city, in the sewers, you cannot only find bugs, and slimes, but also the hideout of the male resistance. It is said that they meet in a secret bar there, planning a rebellion against the female dominance. However, rumour has it that they are masters in organising booze smuggling instead, and forget about their resistance as soon as they have checked out their smuggled goods. Alcohol in general is scarce in Carlin since the female rulers oppose drinking. They run a zero tolerance policy.

All in all, you can say that the women of Carlin reign with a firm hand, and men do not have much to laugh about. Not many of the women in higher positions really regard them as equals. However, you do not have to be afraid to visit Carlin. Even as a man, if you are girl enough, you can apply for a job at the C.G.B. If you are not interested in making a career in Carlin though and do not regard surviving as one of your main goals, you might dare to use a swear word on one of the town guards. They will then quickly demonstrate to you how much they appreciate this kind of behaviour. If you do not cling to your life, you could even try swearing in front of the queen.

If you have time, talk to some of the inhabitants of Carlin yourself. They are very open to sharing information about their beloved hometown if asked the right questions and maybe you will even be allowed to see the queen herself."  Tibia.com - Tibia City Guide

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Sorry for my delay in response, I had to take a break from tibia for rl reasons.

Thank you for the time you spent in drafting this, I decided to upvote and select it as the best answer because it provides a lot of historical context when answering the question.
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Well, to understand that we must learn more about Eloise's mother, The Queen Elorana:

Elorana was the first ever queen of Carlin and also the first ever in Tibia. She is a direct descendant of Banor, the first human. When the project of her brother Xenom, the king of the Thaian Kingdom, of constructing a model city ended in disaster, she was one of the Thaians forced to live there. After undermining her brother's authority and the retreat of the Red Legion that had been deployed there to keep the exiles in check, however, Carlin's independence could be secured. Elorana was crowned queen and made sure females would rule the city forever.

SOURCE: Tibia.Fandom

Apparently, before being crowned queen, Elorana suffered a lot at the hands of her brother and developed anger against males. Queen Eloise probably inherit this feeling from her mother.

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Ahh I see, thank you for this insight!
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