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The Beginning

-35,000SG to -30,000SG

-30,000SG to -24,000SG

-24,000SG to -12,000SG

-12,000SG to -9,000SG

-9,000SG to -3,000SG

Rise of Civilization

-3,000SG to present

The Age of Humanity

-X SG

0 SG

The Rending: The ShadowGate is closed. The old deities are subsequently trapped in the Gods Plains. The imprisonment tears the continent of Laerad from the mainland and creates the desert east of Shadow.

11 Renewal, 525 SG

Shadow's Independence from the Tsarven Empire, still recognized despite future occupations.

640 - 649 SG

Tsarven reoccupation by Price Caenil

23 Winterstime, 649 SG

End of second occupation and the dawning of the Magistrates in Shadow

23 Growingdays, 657SG

End of the Shadow-Tonovi siege upon Torm city.

23 Harvesttime, 662SG

The merging of Eldath into Istishia to the singular form of Istishia; departure of Silvanus from the realms.

19 Growingdays, 678SG

Destruction of Daggerdale at the hands of a drow invasion and a faction of the Torm army, led by the Talossian Kiervalan.

20 Growingdays, 681SG

Death of Goddess of Pain and the resulting ascension of the mortal Durias to demi-godhood.

3 Colddays, 682SG

Coup of Tonovi, assumption of power by Lusell de'Clerque. Loss of control of the main trade route through the Dagger region to Torm, circa this time. Tonovi loses control of the main trade-route through the Dagger region to Torm.

20 Winterstime, 685SG Rebirth of Warhawk

Rebirth of Anhur by the Theotokos.

8 Win 686 SG: Birthed the Storm of Ages

The Talosians summoned a storm elemental to Tharis, drowning half of the city and destroying large swaths of the city.

12 Autumnstime, 690 SG

The crash of an early-model Spelljammer disrupts the Weave and reality, resulting in various magical and psychological alterations.

711 SG: The Coming of the Tarrasque

In 711 SG, disaster befell the communities on the Island of Laerad. A gargantuan creature of legendary powers, known as a “tarrasque” awoke from slumber to wreck havoc upon the nearby lands. The city of Asgard took heavy damage. The tribe of green elves hidden deep within Parnelli had their dwelling destroyed in the incident, and found temporary refuge with the elves of Synoria.

712 SG

Ashra'Rathai opened their gates to the elves of the realm.

20 Springstime, 716 SG:

The second descent; all redeemed drow, and the sylvans known or believed to be associated with the drow in tharis, were all returned into actual drow. A small number of far-away sylvans might have escaped the net. The ritual was far more conservative than the original descent, and mainly centred upon Tharis.

18 Gro 714 SG

The drow House of Rilynath arose to power, and took over power in Tharis.

17 Pla 724 SG

Torm was freed from the tyranny of Vizier Uzazmazil.

22 Autumnstime 726 SG

Return of the Shadovar to the realm.

737 SG

Kismet breaks free of her imprisonment and throws the current Pantheon from their divine realms, commencing what will come to be known as The Silence. Kismet reclaims her portfolio as Goddess of Knowledge and as the old deities either die or retreat from the realm, several new deities rise up to take their mantle.

741 SG

The elements were in disarray, winter lasted forever, creatures of other elements attempted to invade the material plane. Eventually ended in a grand battle in Torm, when Ryorik ceased power of the elements and forced them in under his domain.

745 SG

Darkness falls upon the city of shadow as vampires and the intelligent undead begin to walk the streets openly, feeding and causing hushed terror amongst the citizens. An Aasimar cleric named Selucia, and a Sun Elf Paladin named Larenthanil decide to take action against a vampire named Julien. They ambush him in the Tonerra Monastery where a battle ensues. Selucia accidentally kills Larenthanil with a maelstrom of fire as she attempts to burn the vampire in a fit of rage. She escapes the vampire and falls into broken despair.

746 SG

The Aasimar known as Selucia reveals herself to be a priest of a new god named Ashra, the mother of monsters. She is reported attacking the city of Tonovi multiple times and becomes an enemy of the state.

747 SG

Commotion and hostilities commence in several cities across the realm. After several months of unrest, Commander Durant seizes control of The City of Shadow and bans all elves, fey and similar races for a short time.

The cleric of Ashra, Selucia, begins causing terror in the city of Shadow. She demands the head of Commander Durant, and each day the city doesn't deliver, she will kill more of its citizens. In the end, she is killed by the Shadovar named Gaius, who personally delivers her head.

The city of Antioch comes under attack by a being named Myra Nightcaller. In one night, six separate people die in their homes, seemingly from sheer terror.

Selucia reappears and is imprisoned in Antioch. She later escapes and is killed by the Deva known as Mal'Kor.

748 SG

The Oracle known as Nezha begins walking the world, warning of an impending disaster and a changing of the gods.

Springstime, 750 SG

Ryorik withdraws from his position as God of the Elements and his absence throws the world into a new elemental storm, the likes of which has never been seen before.

Springstime, 751 SG

A hole of pure darkness opens up outside the gates of Antioch and destroys most of the city, as Ashra, The Primordial Evil is awakened. The world is cast into eternal darkness and despair.

Autumnstime, 751 SG

Four artifacts known as The Elemental Hearts are united at the base of the World Tree and their combined power tames the elemental storm. A bolt of lightning strikes the World Tree and awakens Edea, Celestial Light, who rises to battle her dark Sister Ashra. The deities known as Seija and Khyron are born.

Simultaneously, in the Necropolis of Nurval, a group of intelligent undead and their allies use the distraction of the ritual to perform a ritual of their own. They sacrifice a group of priests of Lysara and open a portal to the Shadow Plane, drawing forth a Nightwalker, which immediately begins raising the dead of the region from the grave, forming an enormous horde.

752 SG

The slaves of Tonovi revolt, led by a charismatic drow named Minionel. They immediately gain control of the area immediately outside of the city and lay siege.

The Nightwalker and its horde of undead burst forth from the city of Nurval, expanding through the Dagger region. They first move on the city of Torm, but are stopped by a group of heroes. The undead turn and attack Tonovi, and the mass of slaves besieging the city.

The undead fall upon the city, and the slaves are soon caught between the undead and the city walls. Almost all of the slaves, mostly elves, are killed and turned into undead themselves. At the last moment, when all of the slaves are dead, the gates of the city mysteriously open, allowing the dead inside. The Nightwalker and its horde cause great suffering and chaos, but is eventually stopped by a group of heroes who kill. Minionel absorbs the essence of the Nightwalker. The shapeshifter Zakisi takes its head and flies off.

timeline_of_events.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/23 13:57 by tlaloc