Timeline

The First Century P.C. (Post Cracking)
Year Event
1 The sky itself is torn asunder as The Cosmic Egg “hatches.” Lands stretching far beyond the edge of the universe beg to be explored by the mortal races.
3 Four major tribes of the mortal races begin solidifying around common linguistic and faith-based practices; the Sinindic Tribe (composed of Asian languages who worshiped the Divine Spirits of Heaven) who traveled East, the Neogyptian Tribe (composed of middle-eastern languages who worshiped the Irywat) who traveled North, the Slavenic Tribe composed of devout worshipers of the Nyrvordr who traveled South, and the Germanic tribe (composed of European-language speakers) who remained in the cradle of civilization acting as traders between the other three tribes.
4 The Order of The Old Ways is established as an organization dedicated to collecting and preserving artifacts and knowledge of the Old World. Its founders are regarded as the fore-fathers of the Ka’Quanian Empire.
8 The first recorded mass pilgrimage to Varðmaðr Vaka occurs in hopes to curry favor from The Varðmaðr.
17 Glass lenses are first recreated in the North.
20 The first edition of The Pure Body is written by an anonymous author. It is a book detailing medical information and anatomical records of the three major mortal races still referenced to this day.
21 The head of the Neogyptian tribe, Thal-jor Hazai, is assassinated. A schism occurs in the North over mandated faith-based practices.
30 A band of demigods belonging to the Nyrvordr and Nuadh Tuath are discovered manipulating politics within Slavenic villages to prevent anti-faith activists from rising to power. They ostracized and labeled pariahs.
33 Druids of the Sinindic tribe break away to found the Old World Confederacy dedicated to the preservation of religion and nature.
35 A civil conflict occurs throughout Slavenic settlements over faith-based practices.
36 Some gods begin rescinding divine gifts to the mortal world leading to drought and famine.
40 Denel Klark, becomes champion of the slavenic tribes. He exiles anti-faith aggressors to the East.
42 The founding of the city of Ob.
47 Moveable type is recreated in the North.
49 The goddess Latona is born under the mortal name Latona Ann-Marie Esparza.
52 The village of Illikur is founded.
54 The Ka’Quanian Empire is founded with the crowning of Emperor Jazim I.
55 The goddess Mona evolves into a titan, cementing the predictable path of the moon.
56 The founding of the city of El Helai.
66 The founding of the city of Gangaria.
76 The titan Ptah founds The Workshop.
84 The library of Ob is founded.
86 Denel Klark, ascends to become The Morrigan of Honorable Combat. The Day of Combat becomes the first Slavenic holiday.
87 The founding of the city of Brin Gui.
88 The first deep-sea fishers report unpopulated islands to the North of “the known world.”
94 Temple of the Gods is built in El Helai
95 The founding of the ancient city of Sha.
97 The founding of of the ancient city of Atigis.
99 The founding of Blu Dui.
The Second Century P.C. (Post Cracking)
Year Event
100 The first pilgrimage to Gangaria occurs to celebrate the centennial of the world. Many gods visit the mortal plane for the first time in over 60 years.
The Old Litornan Kingdom is founded with the crowning of King Picou.
101 King Picou marries Máire O’Shea uniting two royal families into a single house.
104 The ship yards of Brin Gui begin creating the world’s first navy.
109 A brief conflict rises between the city of Sha and the Old World Confederacy over land rights. Armies of the Old World Confederacy triumph and push back Sha’s expansion northward.
111 King Picou dies in a tragic riding accident. Queen Máire takes the throne.
115 Bandits from the north sack the city of El Helai.
119 The An Garda are established by Fear de Leabhair to protect the country sides from increasing bandit attacks.
122 The first known typhonic creature of the world (a 120 ft. earthworm) escapes The Workshop and destroys much of the city of Gangaria before being subdued by scions.
124 The An Garda are adopted as constabulary in many of the large cities.
127 Queen Máire abdicates the throne leaving her son King Picou II to rule.
130 The Blight begins as an infestation of Chaos near the cradle of civilization. Over the next 50 years a wasteland is produced stretching far to the south.
136 The Seed of Tholos, the Tree of Promise is planted by Mei Lei.
137 The Old World Confederacy suffers an internal power struggle between Far Runners and Shadow Stalkers because of racial issues.
144 Sinindic tribes begin disappearing in Ka’Quanian lands. This is later discovered to be the work of a dark scion of Kalachakra named Farud Shar, spreading disease across the countryside.
145 Leader Artok, a giant-blooded black-wolf Shadow Stalker, assumes power within the Old World Confederacy. Begins mandating offerings from local villages in tribute.
147 Leader Artok unsuccessfully sieges Ob for seven months.
152 King Picou II dies, leaving the Old Litornan Kingdom in chaos with no heir.
153 Queen Ariana assumes decisive control of the Old Litornan Kingdom after a public plea for calm.
154 Thel Ravid, a sailor from Illikur, publishes the first crude maps of the known landmass by circumnavigating the continent.
157 The founding of Imblum.
159 A squadron of Brin Gui naval vessels sets out to explore new landmasses to the north. Two ships return with survivors claiming wild stories of bizarre beasts.
162 Latona secretly rediscovers the chemical formula for black powder. After discussion with many gods she decides to keep the discovery quiet for nearly 300 years.
164 The god Dominus is born under the mortal name David Samuel Esparza.
170 The first recorded instance of a breach between Twilight and the mortal plane is recorded in the city of Ob. The event is referred to as “The Folding.”
171 Farud Shar, now a full demigod, is captured and publicly executed in the city of Gangaria by a band of scions. Several gods preside over the event to insure justice and safety for the public.
178 First recorded contact with the Mer.
180 Leader Artok dies unceremoniously at the age of 46. Many scholars assert that Artok was a scion due to his incredible longevity.
184 Queen Ariana dies and leaves the throne to her son King Mathawwa.
185 The city of Imblum first harnesses geothermal energy.
189 The line of Jazim comes to an end when Emperor Jazim IX dies of old age. Empress Vaelor ascends.
191 A charasmatic ram Far Runner named Ysa Gam is elected Leader of the Old World Confederacy.
192 Ysa Gam signs a non-aggression pact with Empress Vaelor and King Mathawwa.
193 The Gangarian Free Trade Commission is established as the first merchant’s guild.
196 The Ka’Quanian Empire discovers slavenic spies attempting to steal from the national treasury. Open aggression begin between Ob and Sha begin.
198 The titan Chronus, in a poorly received motion, unleashes an autonomus army of solar-powered creatures he calls Knights Historic into the world to “preserve what the mortal races can not.”
The Third Century P.C. (Post Cracking)
Year Event
200 The second pilgrimage to Gangaria occurs to celebrate the bicentennial of the world. Festivities are held to celebrate the many cultures of the world.
203 King Mathwwa begins issuing strange edicts that begin the Old Litornan Kingdom’s fall.
204 Ysa Gam passes, leaving power to son Canton Gam.
205 King Mathwwa dies in his sleep from mysterious circumstances. The Litornan Kingdom collapses into anarchy.
206 David Esparza, scion of Stjarna takes the reigns of the dissolving Litornan Kingdom and rescues it from total annialation. For his efforts his crowned King of the New Litornan Kingdom.
210 The first tales of Nitocris begin.
212 King David approves of plan by the combined clergy to introduce all-faith churches throughout the Litornan Kingdom.
213 Open conflicts begin between the Knights Historic and The Order of The Old Ways.
215 Worship of the Sledopyty spreads via trade caravans.
216 King David agrees to consign limits to his term as King given his possible longevity as a scion. A parliament of elected officials takes power over judicial politics within the kingdom.
219 Leader Canton Gam is ousted from power by a young crocadillian Shadow Stalker named Sotar Pashtok.
221 The Gangarian Free Trade Commission extends to every major city on the continent.
223 King David’s rule creates questions in the divine community over the power of influence a pantheon may hold over mortals through the use of mortal law and how it effects the worship of the masses. A stalemate occurs between the Nyrvordr and the Sledopyty that prevents souls from being judged correctly.
224 A backup in Twilight traffic leads to a Second Folding, this time centered in Gangaria. To help ease divine tensions the parliament of Litorna requests that King David abdicate the throne. He does so.
King Eriesto is elected the New Litornan King by parliament.
228 Leader Sotar Pashtok dies. With no new leader the Confederacy begins to dissolve.
229 A council of worried Beastfolk agree to share power over smaller states within the Confederacy due to dissident feelings among the populace. The old World Confederacy becomes the Protaran States.
230 Empress Vaelor dies. Emperor Solthim takes the throne.
231 Emperor Solthim and King Eriesto begin political arguments that lead to long last tensions between Ka’Quania and Litorna.
240 King Eriesto outlaws worship of the Sledopyty after many long years of poor relations.
241 King Eriesto begins encroaching on Protaran lands to extend the Litornan rule.
242 The Order of The Old Ways goes into hiding fearing their eradication by the Knights Historic.
254 The Protaran States retake land “annexed” by the Litornan Kingdom.
258 The Litornan Kingdom declares war on the Protaran States.
259 King Eriesto suffers a heart attack and dies passing power to his son Eriesto II. King Eriesto II, with advice from ex-King David, signs a peace treaty with the Protaran States having never been a fan of his father’s land grabs.
260 David Esparza ascends to become Dominus, God of Kings.
262 The minor slavenic tribes come together under Zagath I, crowning him emperor.
271 The Protaran States elect their first President. A Far Runner mare name Kavina Nar. The Protaran diplomatic system is adopted, led by two-year term presidents.
292 Open diplomacy begins between the Protaran States and the Undine Alliance.
293 Litornan cities are attacked by malevolent spirits from the Spirit World. Scions are brought in to discover the purpose and soothe the spirits.
The Fourth Century P.C. (Post Cracking)
Year Event
300 Founding of the city of Kad.
The third pilgrimage to Gangaria occurs to celebrate the tricentennial of the world.
301 Emperor Solthim dies. His son Emperor Solthim II takes the throne.
304 The Workshop begins the long prepared task of planetary expansion. The planet cools significantly.
307 Zagath the First dies. Zagath II takes the throne.
316 The Big Snap sometimes referred to as The Ol’ Snap occurs. An unregulated release of polar energy from the Workshop causes a two month blizzard to cover the planet. Thousands die as a result.
c. 317 A number of undocumented changes occur in far-ocean outlets from The Workshop. Ptah admits ignorance of the possible outcome.
323 Divine summit held in the city of El Helai to discuss ramifications of The Workshop’s failure.
335 First year the Sledopyty are documented on the mortal plane for the majority of the year.
347 The Spirit Assault begins. Residual leaks from Chaos are discovered poisoning the Spirit World causing spirits to act erratically and enter the Mortal Plane. Scions are brought in to end the event.
351 King Eriesto VI dies, King Kythar takes the throne.
363 Naval conflicts begin between the Protaran States and the Ka’Quanian Empire because of disputes over shipping lane ownership.
370 Sharae Tol is elected president of the Protaran States. She begins urging beastfolk into anti-human and anti-fae actions.
373 The First War begins when a peace conference in Sha is attacked by Protaran terrorists.
376 The goddess Ankhreshet Aloweh is born as a mortal.
381 Ka-Quania closes its borders
391 The city of Sha falls to the Protaran army and razed. It’s legacy is memorialized with the renaming of Atigis and Tholos into Sha’Atigis and Sha’Tholos.
The Fifth Century P.C. (Post Cracking)
Year Event
403 The line of Zagath comes to an end after Zagath VIII dies. Empress Orella takes the throne
407 Islands far to the West are are discovered populated with legendary animals and plants.
409 First contact with the Qua is made.
c. 410 The Knights Historic are believed to have eliminated the last of The Order of the Old Ways.
413 The College at Blu Dui is founded.
415 The Battle of Long Dusk Hills is fought between the Protaran States and the Zagathurian Empire. 8,000 are presumed dead.
420 The Brass Army is constructed in Ob.
429 Shaya Kor defeats the armies of the Protaran States at the Battle of the Bloody Meadow in a crushing defeat.
431 Shaya Kor ascends to become a god.
432 King Kythar dies. King Kythar II takes the throne.
440 The Ka’Quanian Empire officially joins The First War after Ob is attacked.
441 Undine mercenaries are first seen attacking merchant vessels in the north.
450 Mount Bloom erupts for the first and only time. Several hundred die from the initial blast but the Gods prevent the worst case scenarios from occurring.
451 The goddess Latona gifts black-powder technology to the Zagathurian Empire.
452 Protaran spies steal the formula for black-powder.
453 The Battle of El Helai takes place. The Protaran States succeed in capturing and occupying the city.
Sharae ascends to godhood.
454 King Kythar II is assassinated. The Litornan Council briefly holds control of the nation.
455 Ankhreshet Aloweh calls for peace and negotiates a cease fire between all four nations. She soon after ascends to godhood.
461 The council of Litorna asks Dominus, god of Kings to assist in the reconstruction of the empire. Dominus takes the throne as the first God King of the mortal plane.
462 The first stories of Tenebris begin.
467 Soltim XI dies leaving no heirs. A civil war is fought between the royal houses of Ka’Quania for the throne.
469 Empress Ferel of House Talomin takes the throne.
488 The first maps of the islands of the West and the islands of the North are charted.
492 Worship of Sharae is outlawed in the Zagathurian Empire.
494 The first scion led expdition of the islands of the North set sail.
499 Plans for the five-hundred year anniversary of the world are begun. As a neutral city El Helai is tapped to hold the festivities.

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