Timeline

BF and AF are the common indicators for separating two eras. BF is Before the Fall of the Gods, a time when the Gods roamed Gradas and perpetually quarlled. Recording from that time are few and far for no society not even the Dwarves and Elves have substantial recollections of this time only legends of warring gods and the arrival to the Great Saint. Not even the dragons remember, for the only ones that lived in that time were mere hatchlings that survived the fall. AF is after the fall of the gods, history of this period is well known and recorded, and saw tremendous progression for all races of Gradas.

  • BF 3000 – Supposedly the beginning of when the gods began to fight an ever escalating war of devastation. None know why the gods fought, only that they did.
  • BF 2000 – Approximately when the first true dragons were created by the gods to act as frontline warriors in the war of the heavens.
  • BF 1000 – Best estimate for when the contintnent of Shi was possibly shattered.
  • BF 70 – Earliest account of the arrival and/or annoitmant of the Great Saint Ashihara
  • BF 0 – The fall. The last battlle in the War of the Heavens. The Great Saint Ashihara gave her life and smote the dark gods. All gods are either dead or forever diminished, the world lies in ruin, only small bands of the chosen races survive scattered across the globe. The begining of the pilgramage of the Four Disciples begins.
  • AF 5 – Word of the great Saints deeds begin to spread. Even some of the earliest temples in her honor are erected.
  • AF 115 – the Circle of the Saint formally comes to being, worship of the Great Saint and dragons becomes the norm. The earliest vestiges of kingdoms come in to existance.
  • AF 320 – the consolidation of Shi begins starting a 750 year conquest that will become the Shi Empire.
  • AF 519 – The first wars between Human, Dwarf and Elven realms in Spierdall begin.
  • AF 815 – The state of Ivalch is formed in East Spierdall, founding of the 7.
  • AF 856 – The Knights League is formed by Circle in West Spierdall, meant to act as an international monster hunting force independant of the states, sworn protect all lands.
  • AF 873 – The first printing press is invented, begining an era of enlightment and education.
  • AF 893 – First Large scal mobilization of the Knights against corrupted merfolk in Beaulache.
  • AF 902 – After many wars 6 kingdoms are left standing in West Spierdall, all weaker kingdoms have fell to these 6. Exhausted from hundreds of years of war the 6 kingdoms sign a pact begining the first long peace. All wars fought in West Spierdall are with foreign powers from this point.
  • AF 948 – The first pair of clacks towers are invented, long distance communications begin.
  • AF 915 – The state of Ivalch begins the War of Ascension, expanding and conquring its neighbors one at a time.
  • AF 998 – Magicte is sucsessfully harnessed, this marks the begining of what became known as the magitech revolution.
  • AF 1003 – Second large mobilization of the knights league against an incursion of demonoids in the north.
  • AF 1032 – First magicite powered airship takes flight in Ivalch. Securing its rise in power.
  • AF 1051 – Forseeing the rapid rise of the Ilvachian Empire in the east, the 6 kingdoms decide to consolidate power and form the Kaisehan Empire, and establish Kaiserstad as the new capitol.
  • AF 1064 – Ivalchian Empire has claimed all of East Spierdall, this begins a brief era of peace in the east.
  • AF 1132 – First major conflict between the the 2 Empires.
  • AF 1140 – War ends in stalemate no grounds gained by either side.
  • AF 1142 – The Knights League is seperated from the Circle and becomes an arm of the state.
  • AF 1239 – Second major conflict
  • AF 1246 – Conflict ends in a stalemate.
  • AF 1259 – Multiple chromatic dragons form lairs in Black Iron pass. This becomes one of the few things that the 2 empires work together to solve. Multiple attempts to remove the dragons end in failure. This begins a long peace as the 2 nations cooridinate and trade flourishes.
  • AF 1329 – The Knights League begins to notice an increase the monsters are becoming more aggressive.
  • AF 1348 – Third large scale mobilization of the Knights League in conjuction with the State Army to wipe out a large goblinoid colony in the Arschkalt province.
  • AF 1373 – A large undead uprising in the Dumonde province plunges region into terror, Knights League mobilized in force to put it down and keep it from spreading.
  • AF 1376 – Last of the undead forces are wiped out. Last vampire lord never found. City of Blutsauger established specifically to moniter and prevent future undead uprisings.
  • AF 1402 – Sonderheim incident begins a long series of proxy wars between the Kaisehon and Ivalchian empires.
  • AF 1436 – The empires of the Me’hrad enter conflict with one another.
  • AF 1439 – Knights League note that monster attacks are on the rise. Call for an increase in recruitment.
  • AF March 1445 – Ivalchian empires claims that a group of knights attacked a border town. Tensions flair
  • AF April 1445 – The adventure begins on a cool morning.

Timeline

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