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More than one reincarnation now, @Phoebus - newbies can freely reincarnate as much as they like while a newbie. So it makes even LESS sense to not let them choose race.
It's almost like we want them to stick around.
I miss the older intro where the fate guides helped us 'remember' about ourselves, we learned about walking, looking, probing, packs (and flame sigils!), map and hunting and healing via the shadow, as well as more about the lore of Lusternia and actually entering the portal. It covered basics, AND we could speedup or end journey. A slight tweaking was probably all it ever needed.
I'm totally shipping @Eliron and @Everiine now.
You gotta risk it for the biscuit.