A race of Humans, blessed with natural beauty and an abundance of water. Alphalians are friendly to everyone they come into contact with, and it takes a great deal to anger one enough to do harm to anyone.
Of course, this assumes one can stand their more irritating traits. Those who cannot feel as if every move they make is a gigantic hammer, pounding away at their skull.
The reason people get away with repeating the old adage, "Striking an Alphalian isn't a crime, it's a natural reaction" is that the Alphalians have such an unusually contentious conversational style, coupled with a narcissistic need to be the center of attention.