The Second Epoch spans the period 1000 to 1499. One of the most significant events of this period was the
Year 1000 - War Troll
war troll is created by Rilthang and a convey of hags. The Moredhel War, the third in the series of wars making up the Domination Wars, begins.
Year 1001 - Thasmudyan Ascends
The darkest cycle of
Deaths Kindle's bathes Bal-Kriav in its baleful glow. This produces an event called the Zenith of Darkness. On the 13th day of Witchrite, the mortal Thasmudyan is Ascended by the The Balance.
Thrakopolis is founded by the Burterinii.
Year 1002 - Akann'ndâb In Ruins
Spies of the
Eldritch Conclave learn of an alliance between several priestly sects of the First Khazarkar Empire. The Church of Set and the Church of Kebechet are determined to embark on a religious crusade to overthrow the tyranny of the magocracy government, and replace it with a theocracy. To preempt this union, the Eldritch Conclave sends an army of golems and elementals into Akann'ndâb. They lay waste to Miruk-Nalbêth, and to make an example to any other rebellious factions in the empire, they slaughter all the inhabitants of the city and burn the land for twenty miles in every direction. Grave dirt golems are deployed in the ruins to deter anyone from coming back and inhabiting the place.
Salandirik is founded by Dromite pirates.
Year 1003 - Rib'git Capital
Har'kish establishes their capital at Rib'git.
Mezzorn is founded by the Borillisk Empire.
Year 1004 - Lúinwë
Lúinwë is founded by twelve exiled Angrod families.
Orthrump is founded by the cloud giants of Bullvar Ika.
Year 1005 - Rise of Tári Súrion
Aerie of Dragons, kriavian elves form the theocracy of Tári Súrion.
Toomrur horde pours out of the Ogre Steps laying seige to the Eastern Shar.
First Kizan War ends.
The quasi-government company
Mezzorn Shipwrights is formed at Mezzorn.
Year 1006 - Thasmudyan's First Sect
Black Cluster is founded by followers of Thasmudyan.
Moredhel War ends.
Year 1007 - Contract Fulfilled
Ermikel the Balance is retired by the Realm Stalkers.
Year 1008 - Sorfandien War
Sorfandien War begins.
Year 1009 - Yastorogg
Yastorogg is founded by Irdtrax.
Year 1015 - Vraga Moltus
Vraga Moltus is founded by refugees of the Niratar Theocracy.
The magical storms and chaos of the
Gulimbor Cataclysm drives the Melephaeusans from the Gulimbor Region.
Year 1016 - Rise of Kal-Oni
The last of Cal-Thaoun's people leave
Sourm-Gar for the long voyage to Hells Womb. On the shores of this region, they join the rest of Cal-Thaoun's refugees at Zayr. On 3 Bliss, this city becomes the capital of the Kal-Oni Empire.
Khazarkar navy suffers a crippling defeat at the Battle of Satheon. This brings ends the Sorfandien War, the last chapter of the Domination Wars (.
995 - 1016) Year 1017 - Rise of the Farinteen Empire
Refugees of the
First Khazarkar Empire began arriving on the eastern coasts of Cinazan. Their first settlement on Brucrumus is the coastal town Bandunazân.
Niratar Theocracy is voted out. In its place, the Farinteen Empire establishes a government with business friendly laws and religious equality beyond the triumpherate that had ruled over the people for the last five centuries.
Eldritch Civil War erupts in the First Khazarkar Empire between the magocracy government and the Khirrêth Pact.
Ivory Asylum captures
Salandirik and establishes their first outpost on Ma'Ohari.
Year 1018 - Dark Lore of Molakh-Búle
Caliguworm explores the Spire of Molakh-Búle.
The nineteen year militocracy of the
Burterinii ends. The Thraks are unseated and replaced by the Luru-Zir family.
Deep Bred is created by the Hydrocur.
Year 1019 - Burterinii Migration
Burterinii refugees from Gulimbor re-establish their nation along the northeastern shores of the Ma'Ohari.
Ghar-Lakh War begins between the Kal-Oni Empire and Ghar-Lakh's greenscales.
Mezzorn Shipwrights becomes a private company.
Caliguworm becomes a lich.
Year 1020 - Emerald Fire
A fiery green ball streaks across Hells Womb and lands in the highlands northeast of
Trudnar. Many years later, after the Orchish Empire was established, this green meteorite was found, and became known as the Ink Sphere.
Ivory Asylum establishes a colony on the western coats of the Ma'Ohari. A colonial administrative capital is established at Ivory Ward.
Yanizabâr family becomes part of the Minâth-Nôrî.
Year 1022 - Clouds of the Dead God
In the month of
Bliss, a colossal formation of rocks, appearing like a petrified god floated lazily over the landscape. People in the Lands of Purity and Hells Womb gaze in awe at this marvel called the Clouds of the Dead God.
Peace is forged between the Kal-Oneans and the greenscales of
Ghar-Lakh. The treaty was signed on a good omen - the passing of the Clouds of the Dead God.
Year 1023 - Horn Tusk Conflict
The Ba'lith Empire and Ivory Asylum go to war in the
Horn Tusk Conflict.
Year 1024 - Gudgrid
Tragarans exploring the interior of the Lands of Purity come upon stone giants adding the finishing touches to the gargantuan Gudgrid dam.
Nibar-Pharân is founded by the Khazarkar Empire.
Year 1025 - Troom
Troom is built by the Kal-Oni.
Year 1026 - Lab Journals of Neld-Rac
Explorers hired by
Bralda-Balc break into the labs of the Spire of Neld-Rac. They recover a vast trove of lab journals written by Neld-Rac. These books become known as the Lab Journals of Neld-Rac. Not long after, the preaching of Neld-Rac spreads into the outlying settlements of Kal-Oni.
Year 1027 - Rise of the Second Khazarkar Empire
Ediritch Civil War ends and the Second Khazarkar Empire is founded. A theocracy government called the Pharzîmrâth is formed. The empire moves their capital from Bandunazân to Nibar-Pharân. The first Setarch of this new theocracy is Bazar Abattâdas.
Year 1029 - Fall of Melephaeusa
Caliguworm completes his task of bringing down the Melephaeusan people.
The clandestine group of
Bralda-Balc splinters off and forms the assassin guild Shadow Sect.
Year 1030 - Baphomet Ascends
Baphomet becomes a Cult Power.
Year 1031 - Dragon Lord
Lenassu Dras'ee takes the title Dragon Lord of Zomaar Yelvaad.
Kamoni War, an orc army of Tarkrath sacks the Kal-Oni bastion Troom.
Year 1032 - Smoldering Anvil War
Zomaar Yelvaad invades Khamagurbun, starting the Smoldering Anvil War.
Year 1033 - Avalkhirân Discovery
Cloud giant explorers find the lost ruin
Half of the Anatomical Lads leave
Bralda-Balc, forming the Anatomical Academy.
Year 1035 - Orryn
Deep gnome colonists out of
Bolip-Stalacite establish the settlement Orryn.
Khazarkar Empire establishes a secret police force called the Akumîlû.
Year 1036 - Paradomea
The settlement Paradomea (c.f.
Paradomea City) is founded by the Kal-Oni.
Tarkarath is captured by a Kal-Oni army.
Year 1039 - The Cult of the Worms
Caliguworm establishes the undead worshiping Cult of Worms on Necrocrypt. Thasmudyan's faith creeps forth from this cult like a cancer.
Smoldering Anvil War end with the fall of the Khamagurbun Kingdom.
A tower, later known as
Nuciregmas, is built in Paradomea.
Year 1041 - The Arduous March
After ten years of
conflict between the Kal-Oneans and the Kamoni orcs, nearly 15,000 orcs begin a migration northward. This forced migration north into the interior of Brucrumus becomes known among orcs as the Arduous March. Along the way, they are joined by other orc tribes, destined to become the Orchish Empire.
Year 1043 - Two Relics
Blizzard & Firestorm are created by a covet of witches. Such great magic was used in their making that it tore a hole in the Web of Magic, creating the rift Caina Nexus.
Year 1044 - Rise of Rethmorg
The dwarven kingdom of
Rethmorg is established.
Holy knights and priests in the Lands of Purity establish the
Lances of Merioss.
Work begins on the
Basilica of Thasmudyan.
Year 1045 - Brain Inspectors
Tamlêrran establish a secret police force called the Brain Inspectors.
Year 1047 - Gúluzgash
Gúluzgash is founded by the orcs under Blac'drugulois.
Year 1048 - Angrod Separation
Angrods leave their brethren and migrate to Miradelgûn where they establish their own nomadic state called Falin-Tandra.
War of Nárfaltuin begins.
Uriall-Madiess is founded by Kal-Oni.
Orcs of the Grashakh Region, under
Blac'drugulois, re-engineered using Githyon's methods, become known as the Githirmil.
Year 1050 - Paradomea XI Exploration
The expedition financing company
Paradomea XI Exploration is established.
Year 1052 - Naggor's Rampage
Naggor Stormhand sacks the elven city of Celebriän. The area of his encampment becomes known as Naggor's Retreat.
Angrod colonists, the Falin-Tandra, settle in Miradelgûn.
Year 1055 - Spawn of the Hydrocur
Among the islands of the
Buccaneer Archipelago, seafarers begin making contact with a race of humanoids calling themselves the Deep Bred.
Year 1056 - Eastern Shar
Tragaran monks find the ancient
Eastern Shar monastery.
Year 1057 - Tîra-Phâth
The dragon sect of
Bralda-Balc breaks from the guild and move their operations to Scartaris. This group takes the name Tîra-Phâth.
Year 1060 - Fall of Lorthrindal
War of Nárfaltuin, the Lorthrindal city Elalmoth falls to the army of Blac'drugulois.
Pharzîmrâth reinstates the Khazarkar Purity Edict.
Year 1064 - Naggor Takes Iglutt
firbolg leader Naggor captures Iglutt and slays the red dragon Apocalypse. The Kingdom of Naggor is established.
Year 1065 - Athenas Daggers
Tîra-Phâth establishes its headquarters inside Athenas Daggers. From this place, storied in dragon lore, they began to exert their influence on the area around.
Year 1066 - Bazundabil
Umahanbad build the stronghold Bazundabil.
Year 1071 - Tas-Regmap
Tas-Regmap is founded by Burterinii.
Year 1072 - Rise of Ningizzida
To counter the growing might of the
Farinteen Empire, Sinarag's swamp dwellers form the Ningizzida Confederacy.
Year 1075 - Brucrumus Circumvented
The coastal landmass of
Brucrumus is mapped by Captain Riptide, famed elderaunt explorer and freebooter. His journal, the Riptide Expedition, becomes widely read and an important resource for sea captains.
Year 1078 - Tyk-Culten Reborn
Ten ships of a
Vorangrith merchant fleet, caught in a typhoon, are drawn into the Rings of Azrinn. Swallowed by Níngoth, a great whirlpool at the heart of these concentric islands, they were carried along the Sea Tunnel. Taken to a distant land, they take refuge in the ancient Mir'piamauza ruin Tyk-Culten.
Year 1080 - Breaching of the Earth Shrine
In the assault on the
Earth Shrine the kingdom of Phlehorn loses most of the troops of the Iron Digger Army. A blast of elemental matter from the Earth Shrine creates a vast rock-strewn area, thereafter called Gandal. The wounded army retreats from the Earth Shrine, carrying with them the beginnings of the Earth Skin Rot.
Year 1081 - Ardilthôr
Ardilthôr is founded by the Khazarkar Empire.
Harworb is military annexed by the Fargimdal kingdom.
Year 1084 - Sanagar-Umlâs
Sanagar-Umlâs is established.
Year 1087 - Phanax
Phanax is founded by the Farinteen Empire.
Lokestant, daughter to Tempestant and Phalgas, is born.
Year 1090 - The False Emperor
On 12 Temporal,
Caliguworm secretly murders Onkuri Kal-Oni. He takes his guise, grafting the flesh of the former Emperor to his body and masking his body, voice, and evil aura with dark magic. Caliguworm, now Emperor Onkuri Kal-Oni, takes his position as leader of the Kal-Oni Empire. Thereafter, his Cult of Worms begins its ascent to power, and with it the influence of his patron god Thasmudyan.
Year 1092 - Basilica of Thasmudyan
On 13 Temporal, the
Basilica of Thasmudyan is finished. Caliguworm becomes Thasmudyan's supreme religious authority on Bal-Kriav, adding Arch-Cabal to his growing list of titles.
Year 1095 - Othragmac
Othragmac is built by the army of Blac'drugulois.
Year 1096 - Rise of the Orchish Empire
Arduous March ends. Blac'Drugulois establishes the Orchish Empire.
Year 1099 - Alluvium Deep
The stronghold of
Alluvium Deep is completed by the Kal-Oni.
Year 1100 - Cult Menace
In the lands of
Hells Womb, instability and dark influences lead to a dramatic increase in the activities and membership in the Cult of Worms, Sanagar-Umlâs, Tîra-Phâth, Carnâtha, Shadow Sect, and the Anatomical Academy. What follows is a decline in morals, fear and distrust, numerous assassinations, insurrection, cult crusades, widespread banditry, and a proliferation of undead. The Kal-Oni empire begins to suffer from moral decay and lawlessness.
Bone Pounder becomes a Jara Khan.
Year 1101 - Birth of Torfillifus
Drog'paagol incubates and hatches one of Tiamats Clutch, the shadow dragon hatching is given the name Torfillifus.
Year 1102 - Exiled Twelve
Angrod families are exiled from for seditious activities. They are charged with interfering and trying to hamper the "natural" spread of Taurquion. These families migrate far east into the Tribe Steppes, settling at Lúinwë.
The yuan-ti empire
Mizhint is established.
Year 1105 - Imprisonment of Caliguworm
Caliguworm, head of the Cult of Worms, ruling in the name and guise of the former Emperor Onkuri Kal-Oni, is caught by the League of Magicks and imprisoned in the Vault of Timelessness.
Seeking to temper the spread of cult influence, the Kal-Oni High Church issues a bull forbidding all activities involving necromancy.
Year 1106 - Hareldocáno
Hareldocáno is founded by the Kingdom of Ithengee.
Year 1108 - XI Institute
XI Institute is built.
Year 1110 - Targind-Nal
Targind-Nal is completed by Iburakthal
Year 1111 - Rise of Naurghar
Storm giants of
Bastleid establish the Naurghar empire.
Year 1114 - Theft of Web Lore
A Khazarkar wizard named
Izrapthân steals lore on the Web of Magic and gives it to the XI Institute.
Huaglim is founded by the Ba'lith.
Year 1115 - Last Raid of the Bloodletters
Bone Pounder and his horde of Bloodletters, besiege the Khazarkar capital Nibar-Pharân. Bone Pounder is killed in the battle and the Bloodletters scatter into the countryside.
Aredhel and her druidic followers complete construction of Nelrenael.
Orchish Empire seizes territory in Morath starting the Morath War.
Bralda-Balc is disbanded when its remaining leaders, five master vampires, slaughter all their guild members at the Spire of Neld-Rac.
Year 1116 - Mazandabad
The Orchish Empire builds the
Year 1117 - Maenglórfan
Ithengee finishes the marvel Maenglórfan. On windy days, the sounds of these towers can be heard as far as the western shores of the Core Sea.
Gothmak is built by the Toomrur of Khatúlg.
Year 1118 - Four Orbs of Hunger
On 19 Lunar 1118, a rare event happened when all of
Bal-Kriav's moons were in full phase. Werewolves, powered by four full moons, overrun Umahanbad's remote outpost Bazundabil.
Year 1119 - Heresselin
Heresselin is founded by the Angrods.
Year 1120 - Kotharlarg
Kotharlarg is founded by the Orchish Empire as monument to their victory in the Morath War.
The giff establish the shipping company
Khazarkar Empire takes claim of Balmoloch and begins its rebuilding.
Year 1121 - First Gwaellurth War
First Gwaellurth War begins.
The demon lord
Graz'zt becomes a cult power.
Year 1123 - Lennassus Flight
Under the protection of
Vith Alok's dragon minions, Lenassu gives up her title Dragon Lord, fleeing the Terrible Raft in the dead of night.
Year 1124 - Dranfulmus
The storm titan
Dranfulmus begins organizing a Tungesti army in the valley of Iraktharbhun.
Year 1126 - Tungesti Capture Iglutt
Dranfulmus at the head of a Tungesti army storm the ancient triple walled city of Iglutt. They, along with a slave uprising, bring an end to the slave empire of Naggor Stormhand.
Hlothran, the premier school of gladiator combat, is established in Orra.
Using a process called abyssal infusion,
Yack-Leban creates the Mughorzan race.
Mezzorn Shipwrights moves the bulk of its operations to Zerot.
Year 1127 - Rise of Targad
Tungesti of Iglutt form the Targad confederacy.
The wizard Taranorn begins work on the
Pinnacle of Chaos.
Year 1128 - Rumaktharga Independence
The dwarves of
Rumaktharga peacefully break from Fargimdal.
Year 1130 - Birth of the Maleraunts
Looking for new lands, elderaunts of the
Irastâ tribe disappear in the ruin Thegildreon. Corrupted by abyssal energy they become a new race called the Maleraunts.
War of Nárfaltuin ends, bringing an end to the Lorthrindal.
Blight druids of the
Fograth began operations against the halflings of Hangath. This leads to large scale crop failures and a period of famine called the Dead Harvest.
Godhead Curse gives rise to the maiden voyage of the Armada of the Damned.
Year 1131 - Fall of Borillisk
Borillisk Empire, the past century centered on Sahuld Isle, is shaken by disease and pestilence. In their last year, attempts to succor the people or escape are thwarted by the Sahuld Blockade.
The needs of the many, outweighs the needs of the unfortunate.
- Emperor Pilius
Kal-Oni, "Old Wounds"
Drow city-states along the
Great Tradeway unite under the Chari'they Alliance. The Tradeway Wars begins.
Year 1133 - Death of the Twins of Opposition
The Twins of Opposition, two sisters, one a chaotic wizard, the other a lawful wizard, are killed in a vault containing the
Pinnacle of Chaos.
Emperor Pilius is killed by his sister
Lorkiee. People of the times called it murder, the history and the law were unknown to most. It hadn't happened in many centuries, it was a custom of the Tragrans back to when their homeland was Gulimbor. One law said siblings that are in position to take on high leadership, and both are of the same age, then any action is condoned between them. It is no surprise that this tradition began when their shamans seeking deeper magical mysteries, worked rather closely with psionic hags of Messu-Nora.
Empress Lorkiee becomes the leader of the Kal-Oni Empire.
Year 1135 - The Iron Pact
The Kal-Oni empire forges the
Iron Pact military alliance with Iburakthal.
Oakenbeard and Springflower pool their druidic power, bringing an end to the blight of the Dead Harvest.
Year 1140 - The Gradorian Sovereign
Kal-Oni Empire, Empress Lorkiee takes a more lenient approach to cult activities.
The drow of the Underdark city
Dhaunril'yraen ally with the Kal-Oni Empire, destroying the Eärendur city Yis-Lorill.
Blac'drugulois moves the capital of the Orchish Empire from Othragmac to Kotharlarg.
Year 1141 - Gharbúlúm
Blac'drugulois forms an elite personal guard called the Gharbúlúm.
Year 1143 - Rise of Garormuk
Broken Teeth Meet leads to the formation of the Garormuk Federation.
Year 1144 - Bâlê
Bâlê is founded by Ba'lith.
Year 1145 - Pact Sister
The drow city-state
Belephant-Elebros joins the Chari'they Alliance.
Year 1146 - Gháshulg
Gháshulg is founded by the Orchish Empire.
Year 1150 - Fall of Porminital
Celebriän army razes the Kal-Oni city Porminital.
Year 1151 - Undercity
Undercity, an extension of Paradomea City above it, becomes a self-governing city-state.
Year 1154 - Dy'tzor Goulmor
Toomrur mages establish the arcane school Dy'tzor Goulmor.
Year 1155 - Girderhead Insitute of War
Girderhead Insitute of War is established by the Girderheads.
Mirkathân is built by the Khazarkar Empire.
Year 1156 - Febirmane
Febirmane is founded by a band of Drenvun humanoids.
Year 1164 - The Forsaken Dwarves
Dwarves of Rethmorg and goblin tribes of Gelakgizal join forces to combat the
Ogre Union. This uneasy alliance becomes known as the Kurr-Firepeak Alliance. This alliance was the nail in the coffin for the Rethmorg and their worship of Naraz-Nâru. Shortly after this alliance, the Rethmorg were forsaken by Naraz-Nâru.
Year 1165 - Shiz-Abscis
Shiz-Abscis is founded by deep gnome colonizers out of Mulun-Dûna.
Year 1166 - Shattered Alliance
During a victory parade in
Ilbaragûn, the Rethmorg turn on their former allies. Many on both sides perish in the street fighting. The dwarves victorious, seize the remaining goblins and enslave them. Nearly 8,000 goblins are put in chains. The Kurr-Firepeak Alliance ends and goblin strength in the Gelakgizals is crushed for many decades to come.
Year 1170 - Fall of Belephant-Elebros
Victim of the Tradeway Wars,
Belephant-Elebros is sacked by the Orchish Empire.
Year 1171 - Gwatherfin
Aredhel established the druid guild Gwatherfin.
Year 1172 - Rage of Sebgult
The great red dragon
Sebgult emerges from his volcanic lair. The mighty wyrm flies across Morwuld Briin and turns the Shounejo city Utoto into a raging inferno. Winds kicked up by the dragon's magic turn the blaze into a devastating fire storm. Sebgult sated itself by devouring the cindered remains of the livestock and city dwellers. Sebgult, rumored to the most fearsome and oldest dragon of Bal-Kriav, returned to its volcanic lair, to sleep for another 350 years.
Year 1176 - Skyships
BSA flies the Giff League's first skyship.
Year 1177- Rise of Neeth-Theen
Neeth-Theen is formed by the goliath warlord Tharag-Turgûn.
Year 1188 - Orchish Empire New Capital
Orchish Empire moves their capital from Kotharlarg to Gháshulg.
Year 1190 - Theegan Migration
Theegans dwelling in the northern reaches of
Tadab-Hal are driven south and east by the Rampager Horde. The Theegans cross the Hound Wash, territory claimed by the Garormuk. Conflict erupts between the two groups, starting the Witch-Pack War.
Year 1192 - End of the Rampager Horde
Jara Khan Rampager is defeated in single combat by the Theegan witch commander
Zenarân. The Rampager Horde breaks up and returns north to the Tribe Steppes.
Year 1194 - Rise of Uzurundabud
The drow empire
Uzurundabud is established.
Year 1195 - The Risen King
Drugnod family comes back into power in the empire Garormuk. The leadership of King Drugnod the First greatly increases the morale of the gnolls and other humanoids battling the Theegans in the Witch-Pack War.
Year 1198 - Nemegral
Nemegral is founded by the Ugrol trolls.
Year 1199 - Siege of Vhurindrar
Vhurindrar is besieged by forces opposing the Chari'they Alliance.
Year 1200 - Hole in the Weave
A rift in the
Web of Magic erupts beneath the city Uriall-Madiess, home of the League of Magicks. Divine intervention by The Balance intercedes in mortal affairs and seals the rift. This cataclysmic event results in creation of Othrangad. The Ble-Aarakocra race is created from this magical disaster.
Year 1201 - Smickers Lot
Captain Smicker retires from pirating, becoming governor of his former pirate base, now the freehold
Vhurindrar is sacked by three disparate armies.
Mathongrarg is slain.
Year 1202 - Orondir Treaty
The Khazarkar Empire forges a treaty with
Sos Vrii creates the first Ved'ogiim.
Year 1203 - End of the Gulimbor Cataclysm
In the weave of Gulimbor,
weave spiders stabilize the Web of Magic, ending the Gulimbor Cataclysm.
Year 1205 - Elgatâz
The trapper camp of
Elgatâz becomes a permanent settlement.
Year 1206 - Sidari-Nyx
deep gnome explorers map a vast Underdark passage and name it Sidari-Nyx.
Year 1207 - New Chief
At a youthful age of 17,
Rônal Avalninâth becomes head of the Khazarkar Empire.
Year 1209 - Raci-Tuc
Raci-Tuc is founded by the pirate captain Raci-Tuc.
Year 1215 - Whitefang Joins Vith Alok
Whitefang becomes a Vith Alok cell.
Year 1219 - Lamprophyre
Lamprophyre is founded by Rilirthad.
Raxcvillibus Dumu-loc forges the blade Grarg.
Year 1221 - Zilkhûn
Zilkhûn is founded by the Khazarkar Empire.
Year 1222 - Battle of the Relics
Black Wood and the Arch-Mages of Merioss take down the wielders of Blizzard and Firestorm. The two artifacts are taken to the vaults of Viressur.
Year 1231 - Collapse of the Chari'they Alliance
Chari'they Alliance, an alliance of drow city-states, collapses after a century of guerrilla fighting against conquered peoples of the Underdark. The tactics learned against the drow, and the leaders created in the Tradeway Wars are what made the Sanguine Whispers so feared in later years.
Year 1234 - Sanguine Whispers
Heroes of the Tradeway Wars, and former resistance leaders against the Chari'they Alliance form the guild
Year 1238- Moralak
Ba'lith begin construction of a massive wall called Moralak. It is erected along their southern border as a defense against the Hive Swarms.
Grisagwer order of knights is founded.
Year 1239 - Assassination of King Drugnod
Agents of the
Sanguine Whispers assassinate King Drugnod (c.f. Witch-Pack War).
Goulnax Svocius, 33rd Azimuthal Potentate of Runax Chenkhar, is interred in the Tomb of Goulnax.
Grarg becomes sentient.
Year 1240 - Witch-Pack Peace
Garormuk and the Witch Horde sign the Witch-Pack Peace Agreement. This ends the Witch-Pack War.
Year 1241 - Runax Chenkhar
Shiz-Abscis establishes the Runax Chenkhar government.
Year 1242 - Rise of the Pirate Lords
Numerous bands of pirates of Ma'Ohari and the Buccaneer Archipelago, along with the pirate-run city of
Raci-Tuc, establish a loose confederacy called the Pirate Lords.
Adrimân is founded by the Khazarkar Empire.
Ghoul laborers under
Goulnax began constructing the settlement Izurâg.
Year 1244 - The Cult Purge
Undead armies of the
Cult of Worms ravage Hells Womb. Kal-Oni send assassins and crack adventurers to purge the cults of the necromancers and death priests. Kal-Oni bans the Church of Thasmudyan.
Giff League, hailing from the world Marragh, establishes interplanetary trade with Ivory Ayslum.
Lamp'ald cavern complex, Rilirthad opens the Gypsum Rift.
Year 1245 - Nature Protectorates
Aredhel establishes the Nature Protectorates. She makes Oakenbeard the Protectorate of the Lands of Purity, Springflower the Protectorate of Hells Womb, and Diedriss the one for the Aerie of Dragons.
The giff company
Ralda-Ran is set-up to handle trade between the Giff League and entities on Bal-Kriav.
Year 1248 - Alreirsoar
Alreirsoar is founded by the Agulbandal fire giants.
Year 1250 - Birungrith
Birungrith, a fortress nestled in Othrangad, is completed. On Brucrumus, this place is the first major bastion dedicated to the spread of Thasmudyan's influence.
Black Wood becomes a Nature Protectorate for western Cinazan and parts of the Tribe Steppes.
Year 1251 - High Wood Quake
High Wood Quake tears up parts of the High Wood Country.
Year 1252 - Rise of Iburakthal
The dwarven clans of northern Hells Womb unite under a confederation called
Year 1253 - Torazan Sanctum
Mad Wizard Flay builds Torazan Sanctum.
Year 1254 - Apex Maze
Work begins on the
Year 1255 - Pitch Bone Rampage
Pitch Bone Legion, more than a legion strong, breaks free from the controlling necromancy of the Cult of Worms and goes on a rampage, wrecking havoc in the Kal-Oni empire.
Orchish Empire invades the lands of the Isharg capturing Anarukthalan.
Sakullêth is founded by Mizhint.
Year 1256 - Deep Six Contact
Giff League makes contact with the Deep Six of Ilabizdum.
The pirates of northern Ma'Ohari found the settlement
The druidess Diedriss establishes the
Year 1260 - Gwaeldior Alliance
Gwaeldior Alliance is formed to put an end to the Pitch Bone Legion and remove the corrupt government of the Kal-Oni government. The Kal-Oni War begins.
Milithian is founded by the Targad.
Year 1261 - Corps of the Apocalypse
The knightly order
Corps of the Apocalypse is established.
Year 1266 - Fall of Kal-Oni
Kal-Oni War ends. Defeated by the Gwaeldior Alliance, the Kal-Oni Empire's 250 year reign comes to an end. Dying in the war's last great battle, Empress Lorkiee's body is entombed in the Hall of Hades. Kal-Oni's former holdings become free holds.
Alluvium Wardens is established at Alluvium Deep.
The ravages of the
Armada of the Damned are stopped by the archmage Razzir and his team of air elementals.
Year 1267 - Destruction of the Pitch Bone Legion
Battle of Mynzuth, the Lances of Merioss destroys the Pitch Bone Legion.
Drakhôr is founded by several knightly orders of the fallen empire Kal-Oni.
Year 1268 - The Merchant League
Nine powerful merchant lords of Hells Womb form the
Year 1270 - Braca-Hloth
giff mercenary company Braca-Hloth is established.
Year 1275 - The Sadar-Nizar
Centaurs, tainted by magical emanations from the
Cube of Arcane, are transformed into the Sadar-Nizar, or scorpionfolk.
Year 1278 - Aspungad
The fortress of
Aspungad is built by an order of knights called the Wardens of Aspungad.
Year 1279 - Orders of War
General Bile forges the Orders of War military alliance.
Year 1280 - Thryunkian's Abode
Thryunkian takes claim to the ruins of Urgalroth.
Year 1282 - Lower Hells Womb Territory Act
Council of Bile is founded.
Merchant League and the nobles of numerous fiefdoms anchored on Nadrunal, crafted the Lower Hells Womb Territory Act. This treaty establishes the territorial boundaries and spheres of control for the signers. As a result of the growing might to the west, the Council of Bile, the leaders of the Merchant League establish the Paradomea Empire empire.
Year 1284 - Pyramid of Nature Re-discovered
Angrod party Valandil Léralondë discover the Pyramid of Nature.
Council of Bile forms the Malreeth.
Orchish Empire captures Matak.
Year 1285 - High Down War
High Down War begins with the Angrods taking the offensive against the drow of Eldalweril.
Orchish Empire captures Haugald.
Sinews of Atlas is established in Vraga Moltus.
Year 1286 - Jofgror Rises
A year and a day after his dying defending his home,
Jofgror Odving is reborn a solar under Silvanus.
Year 1287 - The Cheldremn
Elves seeking to expand
Taurquion, establish the Cheldremn cult.
Year 1290 - The Great City of Paradomea
Paradomea City becomes a major trading center. The head merchants, or Syndics, of the nine most powerful merchant houses form the Council of Nine. Paradomea becomes a "melting pot"; housing bandits, pirates, exiled creatures from the Lands of Purity, and any other creature seeking intrigue, riches, and liberty to pursue whatever activity they deem fit.
The Council of Nine welcomes the first void faring race to their ports. The
Giff League, by way of Ralda-Ran establishes lucrative trade for themselves and Paradomea.
Year 1292 - Centrifuge Coliseum
Ivory Asylum completes the
Centrifuge Coliseum. The Champion of the Pits is the first game to be held in this marvel of engineering.
Har'kish Civil War begins.
Council of Nine establishes the Pardaomea Consortium.
Year 1293 - The Giff Treatise
BSA distributes copies of the Giff Treatise, effectively a buying guide, to their trade partners on the world Bal-Kriav; with the empires Ivory Asylum, Paradomea, and Grimmarsveinn.
The Alluvium Wardens re-take
Alluvium Deep from House Hannanâtha.
Year 1294 - Tearberon
Council of Nine establishes the clandestine agency Tearberon.
Year 1296 - Sink of Chaos
Sink of Chaos, a rift to Limbo, is opened by Entropy rift-makers in service to Neeth-Theen.
Year 1298 - Drog'paagol Moves to Phaze Keep
Drog'paagol takes claim of Phaze Keep.
Year 1300 - Glashynal
Rúmil completes the Glashynal sky fortress. The citadel becomes a forward bastion for elven border guards.
Second Kizan War begins between the empire Rúmil and the city-state Rumaktharga.
Year 1301 - Atturgad
Atturgad Fortress is built by the Farinteen Empire.
After slaying her boss,
Pivix Cari'lith becomes the new ruler of the Har'kiishin Empire.
Year 1302 - The Shadow Curse
Deaths Kindle's shadowy side, a Shade Farm, infects the people and creatures of Synnbarri with the Shadow Curse.
Seeking to stop the environmental destruction wrought be the
Cube's energy, the Voruth Anharr Project is initiated.
mongrelfolk are born from Griddrir's inter-breeding programs.
Year 1303 - Mieldroon
Maleraunts of central
Kilth finish constructing the bastion of Mieldroon.
Year 1304 - Fall of Eldalweril
High Down War ends with the destruction of the Eldalweril empire.
Year 1305 - Krak-Oth's Faith Spreads
Ningizzida priests spread the faith of Krak-Oth in the lands of Council of Bile.
Komatiite is founded by the Rilirthad.
On the moon
Leptyr, the void port Kreighton is built by the Giff League.
Year 1306 - Aggis
Aggis is founded by the Tragaran fishermen.
A group of dwarves working on the
Danzar-Khâl Monument establish the mercenary company Felindûl.
Year 1308 - Nir-Madyin
Nir-Madyin is built by Drog'paagol.
As part of the
Voruth Anharr Project, the Voruth tower is built.
Year 1309 - Barun-Mitân
Barun-Mitân is founded by the Khazarkar Empire.
The elven order of knights called
Inderion is established at Celebriän.
Year 1310 - Tintibulus Chute
The heads of nine merchant houses build a great palace called the
Palace of Nine. The wizards behind this work took it the extreme, using so much arcane magic in an area in such a short period of time that it tore a hole in the Web of Magic. This hole became a permanent maelstrom, at its heart yawned a rift to a distance world. Named after the world it links to, the rift is called the Tintibulus Chute.
Defilnus burns down Karouk-Tru.
Lokestant construct the watery bastion Anglor Hellion.
Year 1311 - Fort Hellstorm
The Orchish Empire completes construction of
Rilirthad builds the mobile fortress Skarn.
Holy Sanctum is built by the Farinteen Empire.
Voruth Anharr Project is finished.
Year 1312 - Har'kish Schism
Har'kish Civil War ends, resulting in a schism in Har'kish.
Council of Nine creates the Prism of Worlds.
Year 1314 - Suf Sungaar Captured
Ag Envok captures the city-state Suf Sungaar.
sahuagin of Limac-Nîr start a war with Paradomea.
The Peace of Guirfeint is signed, ending the
Second Kizan War.
Year 1316 - Athenas Lanterns
The holy order
Athenas Lanterns is established at Holy Sanctum.
Year 1317 - Poseidon's Revenge
Poseidon gets his revenge
Council of Nine harnesses the power of the Web of Magic and destroys the
sahuagin city of Limac-Nîr. The shock wave results in a massive tidal wave rebounding over part of Paradomea City, slaying over 150,000 creatures. The
Sea Devil War ends.
Nalbirag Gold War begins.
Shadow Curse ends.
Year 1318 - Ink-Shad
A conclave of shadow wizards establish the nation of
Ink-Shad. The Nînilzar becomes its ruling body.
In the second year of the
Nalbirag Gold War, Haag-Bre falls to the army of Râlê.
Year 1319 - Githlarâk
Former githyanki of
Har'kish, having sought refuge in Paradomea, prove their loyalty in a civil uprising in Paradomea City. The Council of Nine establishes an elite guard of githyanki called the Githlarâk.
Undercity becomes a major subterranean trading center for the Underdark races of Ufthag. Paradomea City benefits from the rich trade of Undercity, becoming the richest commercial city in the world.
Year 1320 - Neetch Institute
Neetch Institute is established at Barun-Mitân.
Tas'dvr Mout begins.
Year 1321 - Rise of Altocumuli
Cloud giants, led by
Yrsuthroa, establish the nation of Altocumuli.
Strange emanations are located in the deeper levels of
previously unknown ore causes mutations in the slaves mining the material. Thalbiruzdu begins resisting the territorial expansion of Undercity.
In the entropic lands of
Flux, the first Mamorian is born.
Year 1322 - Dragon Headmaster
Drog'paagol forcibly takes charge of the dragon cult Vith Alok.
Following a major battle in the
Nalbirag Gold War, the Ilad clan is forced from the upper mines of Nalbirag.
Gnolls of northern
Ânul build the keep of Okrungknot.
Year 1323 - Rerkvorg Claim
Council of Bile begins expanding their territorial bounds into Rerkvorg, in what becomes known as the Rerkvorg Pacification Campaign.
Year 1325 - Battle Arena of Bile
Council of Bile completes the Battle Arena of Bile. On opening day, the Knights Cross tournament is held at this colossal stadium.
Battle of Ninâth Înal, Corpse Tearer, probably the mightiest wyrm outside of the Aerie of Dragons, destroys a Tamlêrran army.
Year 1326 - Abyssal Fiend
Dvr'jiss Jagg is summoned to Bal-Kriav by a conclave of Theegan witches.
Year 1329 - Dvr'jiss Release
Athenas Lanterns, the witches of Ara'rya release Dvr'jiss Jagg.
Year 1330 - Llydaros Exile
Shounejo exiles the entire bloodline of Llydaros to Torvild where they build the settlement Screw.
Tîra-Phâth joins Vith Alok.
Year 1331 - Ma'skitt
A number of slave lords of
Paradomea City join together, forming the company Ma'skitt.
Year 1332 - Plague of Pipe Home
Nearly half of the population of
Pipe Home are killed in the Plague of 1332. For the next 80 years, the denizens of Pipe Home drive off or set fire to any ship entering the Coral Shield Reef.
Dvr'jiss survives the Balor Prince War.
Year 1333 - Formation of the Sanguine Whispers
A clandestine guild called
Sanguine Whispers is established at Orryn.
Raefknar War begins in the near lightless depths where Raefknar becomes part of Drarthiel.
Year 1334 - Outpost Prime
Sanguine Whispers occupy Umakh-Morz and rename the place Outpost Prime.
Year 1335 - Chime
Chime is founded by Llydaros colonists.
Many creatures of
Quendirion perish from a thick and sticky cloud of pollen. Emitting from the Tendrils. it is thought the Cheldremn used the Pyramid of Nature to briing doom upon their enemies.
The Balance ascends Lokestant, making her a Cult Power.
Year 1336 - Founding of Borurthane
The naga Gúlúrn establishes the cult
Year 1337 - Fall of Yastorogg
Yastorogg falls to the Army of Dvr'jiss Jagg.
Malshirk'iss agents begin inciting the firenewts of Caralda, starting what would become known as the Caralda Affair.
Year 1338 - Raefknar
Raefknar War ends.
Year 1340 - Danzar-Khâl Monument
After 250 years of manual labor, and no use of magic, the dwarves of the
Clans complete the Danzar-Khâl Monument.
Year 1341 - Korbortun
Korbortun is founded by the Gorkith hobgoblins.
Year 1344 - Tao-Nuyu
Tao-Nuyu is founded by Shounejo.
Year 1345 - Rediscoverd Magis Institute
Nevicanad discovers the Magis Institute. In the same year, spies of the Witch Horde, tracking the wizard's moves, decide to take the place for themselves. An army of three thousand marches on the ancient Covenant edifice. Locals of the area report awesome displays of magic and thunderous booms. In an area that becomes known as Golem Pass, the barbarian horde is annihilated.
Year 1346 - Midrurgrune
The Tongrar hobgoblins build fort
Year 1347 - Spatial Rift Theft
Eye of Gith casts a shadow over Drakhôr. During a routine supply mission, the Har'kish purchase water and other goods from the Council of Bile. The Creed of Tech hide several agents in these water barrels, whereby they infiltrate Tritium-Psyche, stealing spatial rift technologies.
Year 1348 - The Demon Tyrant
Dvr'jiss enslaves the deep gnomes of the captured subterranean city of Bolip-Stalacite.
They are sent to work in the deadly mines of Nagopt'nee.
Year 1351 - Artwerk
Artwerk is founded by the Llydaros.
Blac'drugulois and the elder beholder Modragh establish the Court of One Hundred Eyes.
Goth-Dyvermoir gives up control of Caralda, brining an end to the Caralda Affair.
Year 1352 - Khimilêth
Khimilêth is founded by Khazarkar separatists.
Year 1355 - Hulkurân
The Khazarkar Empire completes construction of
Farinteen Empire annexes the island of Gunalc and its town Aggis.
Year 1361 - Aettin Quake
A powerful earthquake rips across Aettin (c.f.
Flux) reducing Bor to ruins.
Year 1370 - Bone
Defilnus completes construction on a keep called Bone.
Year 1385 - Collossapolos
Collossapolos is founded by the Orchish Empire.
Year 1388 - Westerlies Agreement
Ivory Asylum and Paradomea sign the Westerlies Agreement.
Year 1390 - Fall of Arnogrygg
Khazarkar Empire captures Arnogrygg. The goblins and orcs of this place are driven into the highlands of Tanâs-Bânar.
A non-aggression treaty is signed between
Paradomea and Celebriän. As part of the treaty, the elves lift the Wolfin Spirits ward on Scartaris.
Year 1399 - Garaldrarg - Sapthiladân
The ancient hold
Garaldrarg is captured by the Khazarkar Empire. Follow Khazarkar cultural policies, the place is renamed Sapthiladân
Orchish Empire declares war on the hobgoblin city-state Korbortun. The war ends five months later after the Fograth fails to secure a safe landing area on the eastern banks of the Dargirth.
Abhômaipeth captures the frontier city Urandârik from the Tamlêrran.
Year 1402 - Rise of the Tormoran Federation
Hobgoblins tribes in the southeastern reaches of
Grashakh establish the Tormoran Federation.
Helmstar is founded by the Farinteen Empire.
Khazarkar Empire's western expansion meets the northward territorial grab of the Orchish Empire. This results in the Battle of the Footpaths. Ugradrath becoming the natural border between the two empires.
Year 1406- Lirgad
Corps of the Apocalypse builds the fortress Lirgad.
Year 1407 - Primordial Storm
Explorers from Magis Institute enter the
Primordial Storm and determine that it has unstable gateways to Chaos.
Year 1410 - Porphyry
Porphyry is founded by the Rilirthad.
Phâte Sûlê, a branch of the
Pharzîmrâth, began exploring the ruins of Maurkac.
Rerkvorg Pacification Campaign is declared over.
Year 1412 - Locust Encroachment
A swarm of insects, locust, auhjeen, and other semi-intelligent insects begin invading the lands of the
Ba'lith. This conflict becomes known as the Locust Encroachment.
Ahunil is finished by the Orchish Empire.
Year 1414 - Relics of Horgon
Explorers commissioned by the
Pulogmac find Durkoth rune tablets in the undersea ruin Inendeep.
The oceanic settlement
Fathom Two is founded by the Nordern.
Year 1415 - Digging for Gholompotl
Khazarkar archaeologists of Phâte Sûlê began digging for the lost city of
Year 1420 - The Yellow Pestilence
A deadly plague, quickly spreads from
Paradomea City to Bathor and Drakhôr. A travel quarantine is put in place in all these cities to contain the outbreak. More than 30,000 people perish and triple that suffer permanent skin damage from a disease called the Yellow Pestilence. By the end of the year, the Malreeth discover that the Sanagar-Umlâs were responsible for creating and aiding in the spread of the Yellow Pestilence. The Council of Bile and Paradomea slay all members of the disease spreading cult they find, and banish the cult from Hells Womb.
Khazarkar Empire begins territorial violations against Gilraen.
Year 1421 - Vassal Declaration
Khazarkar Empire tells the Gilraens that they must become a vassal state. The Gilraen-Khazarkar War starts a week later and ends a month after that with the Gilraens becoming a vassal state to the Khazarkar Empire. The annexation of Gilraen territory now has the Khazarkar Empire covering an area from the Cylone Ocean to the Core Sea (c.f. Cinazan).
Progeny of Baltalas comes through the Glothreth Rift. This fiery primordial monstrosity lays waste to part of Glothreth and then marches west into Igas.
Year 1422 - Rônal-Rôtîr
Rônal-Rôtîr is founded by the Khazarkar Empire.
Salbâth Insurgency begins.
Year 1425 - Rilirthad Warmongering
Expanding eastward, the
Rilirthad start warring with the clans of Gul. The expansion takes them to the borders of Ivory Asylum. This invasion starts the Ivory-Dao War.
Defilnus establishes the necromantic school called Úrwath.
Year 1426 - Gholompotl
Khazarkar archaeologists find the kuo-toan ruins of
Gholompotl. The Khazarkar Empire claims this ancient ruin as their first major holding of Faeglor.
On 12 Dreamer,
Sakazrân becomes the Nature Protectorate for Gulimbor.
Year 1427 - Skurnskalf
The cloud giants of
Altocumuli complete Skurnskalf. This richly decorated palace of Orthrump is so vast in size that dragons can fly about it.
Nirzanâth is founded by the Khazarkar Empire.
Skarn is captured by Ivory Asylum.
Year 1429 - Fall of Agibandal
Ivory Dao War, the Rilirthad captures Agibandal.
Year 1433 - Yanâth-Târuk
Eldritch Conclave completes construction of Yanâth-Târuk.
Portal Sentinels close the Gypsum Rift.
Year 1436 - Sands Pyramid of Power
Unable to relieve their besieged cities, and tiring of the protracted war with the Ivory Asylum, the Rilirthad sues for peace. The
Ivory Dao War ends.
Rebel factions of the Khazarkar Empire discover the
Sands Pyramid of Power.
Year 1438 - Ethâr Granted Statehood
The victors of the
Ivory Dao War petition Ivory Asylum for state status. In recognition of their valor and loyalty to the confederacy, Ethâr becomes a state of the confederation.
Year 1440 - Orophin Meneldur
Falin-Tandra create an elite group of commandos called the Orophin Meneldur.
Year 1441 - Lith-Crillion Slavers
Explorers out of
Khimilêth enter the Sand Pyramid of Power and find evidence that the Lith-Crillion used enslaved sand giants to build the Pyramids of Power.
Year 1442 - Fall of Eastern Shar
Githzerai assassins of
Thieleth capture Eastern Shar.
Year 1443 - Sceptre of Phenul-Tamrâk
Geb and the mortal Sakazrân destroy the Sceptre of Phenul-Tamrâk; and in the process create the Hand of Sakazrân.
Bolip-Stalacite is captured by Yastorogg.
Year 1445 - Shoglomph Expedition
The kuo-toan ruler of
Shoglomph hires the Marching Twenty to explore the lower reaches of his city.
Year 1448 - Kiihus Vaaril
Thashangriel attacks the Khazarkar Empire, starting the conflict Kiihus Vaaril.
T'kyr raiders sack the town of Smickers Lot (c.f. Smickers Lost)
Year 1450 - General to Gorthundor
Raxcvillibus is made a general under the Furrouth usurper Gorthunder.
Year 1453 - One Down, One Joins the Council of Nine
Internal conflict in the
Council of Nine results in the termination of the lich Lainómë. Lasestrov embraces lichdom and joins the Council of Nine as her replacement.
Year 1454 - Red and Blue Courtship
The blue dragon Staticikana and the red wyrm Rubicon begin a courtship. Their love, thirst for power and loot, lead to the establishment of the
Black Banner plunders the lower crypts of Alluvium Deep.
Year 1455 - Battle of Orrai
Surtur and his army of fiendish fire giants and dozens of red dragons, travel to the abyssal world ruled by Huhueteotl. In the ensuing battle, Huhueteotl is slain by Surtur. Thereafter, many followers of Huhueteotl turned to worshiping Surtur.
Seeking ways to mine toxic areas, the
Mutant Progress Bureau is established.
Year 1456 - Fall of Orias Vual
Gorthunder captures the Pyramid of Conflict.
An army led by the
Asvard Fjoll captures Orias Vual, ending Hellbleaker's reign over Goth-Dyvermoir. Minions of Surtur, led by Gorthunder, establish a new Goth-Dyvermoir government called the Vinjof Sillodis.
Cryanus, a newly made lich, joins the Council of Nine as its Syndic of Commerce and Treasury.
Year 1457 - The Crillion Comet
Marching Twenty, on an expedition for the Nil Koraaviik, explore the Crillion Comet. They suffer terrible losses combating highly advanced devices, strange monsters, and hazards never before recorded. After their return, within days, the remaining members of the group perish from an incurable degenerating disorder.
Black Banner returns from the world Tintibulus with a vessel better left forgotten, the death ship Godheads Revenge.
Year 1458 - Cyclops Harbor Cannon
The cyclops of
Jolmgar successfully test fire the first Cyclops Harbor Cannon.
Year 1460 - The Genie Pact
Kiihus Vaaril causes the Khazarkar Empire to forge a pact with the genies of Gludragh. The union of these two forces leads to the defeat of Thashangriel.
Aided by the notorious Black Banner,
Lasestrov, Paradomea's merchant lord for Undercity mining, crushes the army of Thalbiruzdu.
Giant Cannons is formed to handle the need for giant artillerist for Cyclops Harbor Cannon.
Year 1461 - The Orc Incursion
Orchish Empire invades Hells Womb, starting the First Sorrow Pass War. The Iburakthal hold the strategic bottleneck, Sorrow Pass, and thwart the attacks of the orc armies. The keeps and fortresses of the Council of Bile are besieged and some sacked. The bitter and protracted sieges take heavy tolls on all belligerents. The orcs vent their hatred on the tough defenders by slaying all their prisoners. The top general of the Orchish Empire, Rassald is lost inside Galstyxe.
An expedition by
Black Banner into Kazzatar discovers the Lost Cousins of the Elderaunts. These creatures are similar in stature to elderaunts. However the coal black skin, blood red eyes and discolored, misshapen tusks make them noticeably different. Ermikel the Balance records these creatures as a new race, naming them maleraunts. Late in the same year, Black Banner enters the Pyramid of Merioss.
Cormindar Mountains, the heroes of Black Banner began training the Kambar-Ghul Army.
Year 1462 - Grim Harvest Crusade
Black Banner goes to war with the
Dead Guard, starting the Grim Harvest Crusade.
Raxcvillibus is thrown into the fires of Malephar. Higher Powers decide that they have bigger plans for Raxcvillibus, raising him from his fiery death as a hell knight. Raxcvillibus begins the Retribution Campaign, taking the Pyramid of Conflict, then Orias Vual, and ending it with the slaying of Gorthunder, emperor of Goth-Dyvermoir.
Year 1463 - Voyage of The Weretopia
The Weretopia with its lycanthrope crew and passengers, set sail from Thithak. Leading the voyage was Lady Gass-du-lac, her goal, find a land for lycanthropes to live without persecution.
First Sorrow Pass War ends with the defeat of the Orchish Empire.
Year 1464 - Rise of the Black Tide
Grim Harvest Crusade ends with the fall of Gravestone Gates. The victors of this siege, Black Banner and their army of undead, goblins and mercenaries, are reformed as the Black Tide; the leaders of this nascent empire become its government, the Dead Council.
The Balance proclaim the Dead Lord Balance, whereby Thasmudyan and Hades become equal in Divine Power.
The Dead Lord Balance will be short-lived. I see no need for balance or status quos, the game will change to absolute domination and eternal sentience for those willing to embrace the Ultimate Gift. You will carry the
Black Banner against the foes in the west, that bulwark of good.
- avatar of
Thasmudyan, to Jairall from Jairall's Diaries - "Dead Lord Balance"
Free Tooth is founded by Gass-du-lac and her kindred lycanthropes.
Mutant Progress Bureau creates the first Mutant.
Year 1465 - The Black Tide War
Pyramid of Merioss is captured by the Black Tide.
Thasmudyan provides the rites of creating
Taln'nazân Monarchs to some of his highest priests. The first person to undergo this necromantic transformation is Jairall Bloodtusk.
Black Tide War begins with the Sacking of Ivory Ward. On the western coasts of Ma'Ohari, Jairall establishes the Kingdom of Bloodtusk. On Brucrumus, the Black Tide mobilizes for war.
Gass-du-lac and her lycanthrope passengers establish a colony south of Karnegmoth. This land bordering Mephigax becomes known as Weretopia.
Raxcvillibus establishes the order Lix Tetrax. A month after its creation, he adds its first member, his newly created death knight minion Kuralda.
Sanguine Whispers occupy Ebonstar.
Year 1466 - Fall of Bathor
The city of
Bathor falls to the Black Tide of Thasmudyan.
Gray Matrix is formed to avenge the Black Tide atrocities committed in the Siege of Gravestone Gates.
Westerlies Agreement is nullified. The Council of Nine signs a neutrality pact with the First Dead Council.
Year 1467 - Trunk Horn Truce
Ba'lith and Ivory Asylum end the
Horn Tusk Conflict.
An unusual number of undead dwarves and sightings of a skeletal blue dragon are witnessed around Sorrow Pass. Scouts from the
Council of Bile locate an ancient dwarven fortress in the mountains. Emblazoned on the front gates of the castle are dwarven runes reading Black Forge Keep.
Black Tide, its undead complement growing daily, captures the independent city-state Scartaris. Fifteen hundred miles south, on Ma'Ohari shores, Jairall captures the Ivory Asylum city Salandirik.
Rax joins the First Dead Council.
War of Gorahrigir begins.
Year 1469 - Tangled Weave
Sanguine Whispers establish Tangled Weave, a school for training Web Weavers.
Year 1470 - Capture of Avalkhirân
Monty's Marauders capture the flying fortress
Abhômaipeth begins eradicating the alien infestation of their moon Opulent Eye. This "alien infestation" are holdings of the Tamlêrran and the Giff League. This beholder threat moves the empires of
Deep Six, Giff League, and Tamlêrran to form the Void Alliance.
Valangrim is founded by the Orchish Empire.
Phanêthil Division joins the Black Tide's undead legions.
Year 1472 - Rise of Oathundor
War of Gorahrigir ends, giving rise to the giant empire of Oathundor.
Farinteen Alliance is established to protect the Lands of Purity from hostile empires.
Abhômaipeth defeats the Void Alliance at the Battle of 45:12:6. As a result of the victory, the beholders capture Aureoles.
Tharn-Mol under General Jagg attacks Guthnimor and is repelled.
The Black Tide establishes the secret police force
Year 1473 - Rise of the League of Gyalech
Four gangs of pirates, each run by a brother of the
Gyalech family, establish the League of Gyalech.
Kuzrûnn'n is founded by the Black Tide of Thasmudyan.
Year 1474 - Citho-Cûr
The void bastion of
Citho-Cûr is built by private companies serving the Giff League and Deep Six.
Year 1475 - Second Sorrow Pass War
Black Tide and the Orchish Empire forge the Eye-Skull Pact. These dark allies attack Iburakthal, starting what becomes known as the Second Sorrow Pass War.
In the jungles and swamps of Ma'Ohari, the
Serpent Reckoning war begins.
To counter Ba'lith aggression, Azrik's northern peoples form the
Year 1477 - Fall of Iburakthal
Defeated in the
Second Sorrow Pass War, the Iburakthal confederation collapses. Most of the dead rise to fight in the Black Tides growing legions of undead.
Year 1478 - Rise of Malshirk'iss
Ursorehor unites the scaly ones of Tha'lith under the Malshirk'iss Empire.
Malshirk'iss and the Kingdom of Bloodtusk sign the Ralban Treaty, ending the
Year 1479 - Ebonstar
The armies of the
Black Tide move through Sorrow Pass and into the Lands of Purity. Marshall-General Garn captures the ancient citadel called Ebonstar.
Year 1480 - Fall of Ren-Jorusk
King Bloodtusk captures the pirate haven Ren-Jorusk.
Pit Viper, Squad X7E of Sanguine Whispers slay Marshall-Genenral Garn. In the plunder of Ebonstar, Squad X7E finds incriminating documents that lead to the dissolution of the Eye-Skull Pact.
An elite unit, called the
Bakers Dozen, begins operations against the Black Tide of Thasmudyan.
Year 1481 - Battle of Breached Pass
The unholy armies of the Black Tide battle the
Farinteen Alliance at the Battle of Breached Pass.
Manduggiss, Squad X7E discovers a race of monkey-like minotaurs called the Sig-Lorm.
A group of
Githirmil, taking advantage of war prices, establish the iron ore company Ilaruk Gongril.
Mine Splash, Squad X7E destroys the Bloodbath Dam. This results in a major disruption in the manufacture of Elem-Guard for the forces of the Black Tide.
Dark Revolt, the isle of Torvild falls to the undead, ending the mortal existence of the Llydaros.
Year 1482 - The Gear Monument
An enormous device, one created by rogue modrons, is destroyed by
Primus. Part of this device is tossed into a rift, landing in the Great Expanse. Locals call this alien structure, the Gear Monument.
Ghul Armada under Admiral Bloodtusk captures Raci-Tuc.
Bakers Dozen and their many operatives form guild-like units collectively called Aldassinen.
Year 1483 - The Astral Assault
Under employ of the Black Tide of Thasmudyan, the
Eye of Gith rains death upon the cities of Vraga Moltus and Voruner. An attempt by a covert group of Sanguine Whispers to destroy this devastating weapon partially fails; with Squad X7E only cracking the barrel of the Hand of Gith.
Six months later, the Sanguine Whispers pay dearly for their failure;
Voices of Gith pound Outpost Prime repetitively. The seven-day assault destroys many of the outer structures and causes earthquakes within the twenty-seven levels of the secret fortress. A githyanki air and ground assault follows, aided by six ancient red dragons and the great wyrm called Slag. The secret fortress of the Sanguine Whispers is sacked and occupied by forces of the Har'kish.
Year 1484 - The Ashen Forest
Elgatâz falls to the Black Tide.
Katrana's army captures Elamir. Not long after, she activates the dragon orb Zuwuth Uv Enkii giving birth to the fiery peaks Armorn and Ireriel. South of these unnatural volcanoes, forest fires, lakes of magma, and frequent eruptions play havoc on Galadriël lands and people.
Sig-Lorm, once home to the Manduggiss Trench, reoccupy the ancient Covenant ruin Chariotearn.
On the northern coasts of Weretopia, lycanthropes construct the pirate base
Year 1485 - Siege of Holy Sanctum
Lances of Merioss and the Arch-Mages of Merioss are besieged at Holy Sanctum. In the Siege of Holy Sanctum, the Black Tide sends wave after wave of undead against the beleaguered garrison.
Mauhúrz-Dúrak, undead legions built from those defeated by the Black Tide, captures Voruner.
Gear Monument become active and begins producing constructs like clockworks, warforged, and maugs.
Raxcvillibus is slain by the solar Apoxlin and a vindicator named the Neutralizer. A divine curse is pronounced on him that becomes known as Apoxlin's Sentence.
Year 1486 - Splintering of the Order
Nearly forty thousand
jara of the Horde of Steel Monger sweep into the Khazarkar Empire. This Great Jara Horde lay waste to farmlands, villages, and fortresses on the Khazarkar western borders.
The oldest and largest knightly order, the
Lances of Merioss splinters into five factions.
Viressur is encased in a globe of ice, its occupants put in a timeless sleep.
Year 1487 - Fall of Holy Sanctum
Siege of Holy Sanctum ends with the capture of Holy Sanctum by the armies of the Black Tide.
Griddrir hires mercenaries to deal with Okrungknot.
Year 1489 - X7E Metals
X7E Metals company is formed.
The holy order
Divine Wreaths is established.
Year 1490 - Gimhak War
Gimhak War starts when the dwarves of Gimhak refuse to become a vassal state of the Orchish Empire.
Fell Post is constructed by the Mauhúrz-Dúrak
Year 1494 - Ghatúb
Ghatúb is founded by the Orchish Empire.
Soul Storage Depot opens for business.
Ryglaglanis joins the Lix Tetrax, giving up his life energy for negative energy, becoming one of Rax's death knight minions.
Year 1497 - Agent of Commerce
Cryanus leaves the Council of Nine on a special mission to rebuild western Ma'Ohari's holds that now fell under the yoke of the Kingdom of Bloodtusk.
Year 1498 - Queen Cryanus
Cryanus becomes Queen of the Kingdom of Bloodtusk.
Year 1499 - Sig-Lorm Chariot Race
Sig-Lorm Chariot Race is held at Chariotearn.
Katrana, a leader of the Black Tide, moves her army against the Maharâg.
The Third Epoch