Timeline

  • 1575 First appearance of gorgas from the seven arches in the Wilewood.
  • 2014 Taldor’s Fifth Army of Exploration explores and maps the area that will later become Tymon. The Black Prince of the shadow fey leads his people into The Old Margreve and begin their rule of the ancient forest.
  • 2021 The River Kingdom of Tymon is oficially established when Taldan gladiator Maldar Tymon is granted deed to the land.
  • 2057 Valknar Gladiatorial College is founded in Tymon.
  • 2690 Elves attempt to return to Sevenarches, but are rebutted from the territory by the treant precursors of the Oakstewards.
  • 2692 Founding of the Oakstewards and the kingdom of Sevenarches.
  • 2802 Kyonin elves establish Hymbria as a base to launch a secret and ultimately unsuccessful bid to reclaim Sevenarches.
  • 3756 Theodric, priest of Aroden, founds trading post of Heibarr.
  • 3811 The fey of the Wilewood announce their first “wilding.” Fey of all sizes stream out of the forest and inhabit civilized Sevenarches for 2 weeks. The Oakstewards punish and repel all fey that cause too much harm. The Wilewood fey repeat this every 100 years.
  • 4109 The Great Bridge of Heibarr is completed.
  • 4247 Warring sahuagin and merfolk put aside their differences and found the aquatic settlement of Outsea.
  • 4256 The Intilporium, a minor but powerful Taldan noble family of wizards, makes a surprise push to take Sevenarches from the Oakstewards. Arcane mercenaries take and hold Sevenarches for 9 weeks before the Oakstewards reassert control. This is the only break in Oaksteward power in 2 millennia.
  • 4312 The Silver Fox first visits the small, sleepy hamlet known as Pitax. Within 20 years, the hamlet grows into a grand town, and becomes the capital of the River Kingdom of Pitax.
  • 4316 The inhabitants of Mivon die or flee, claiming that the trees and brambles came alive to threaten them, the dead of the river rose and walked again, or magicians called down the moon from the sky. Mivon lies empty for 20 years.
  • 4355 Cullerton family founds the city-state of Maashinelle at the confluence of the Sellen and Tolemaida rivers, in what later becomes Lambreth.
  • 4394 Angelidis family demolishes the shantytowns of Troxell to found the citystate of Lockridge.
  • 4402 His Supreme Highness Afanasy Athanasius of Yenchabur founds Daggermark on the site of the hamlet of Rivermark.
  • 4411 The Daggermark Assassins’ Guild is founded.
  • 4424 Vizcarra family establishes the city-state of Sezgin.
  • 4434 Mayor Aindon builds the River Gate beneath the Great Bridge in Heibarr. The Black Sisters of Gyronna arrive in Heibarr.
  • 4435 Heibarr’s River Gate is destroyed; Heibarr is abandoned. Sheinhar is founded.
  • 4500 Several Aldori families, fleeing Choral the Conqueror’s invasion of Rostland, occupy Mivon. House Stross, a powerfulTaldan family of wizards found Zobeck, City of Clockworks on the southern edge of the Old Margreve and enter into an alliance with the Black Prince of the shadow fey.
  • 4502 Maashinelle, Lockridge, and Sezgin unite under the Triunes of Lambreth.
  • 4534 The Aldori consolidate their control of Mivon and nearly succeed in conquering Pitax, opening a long period of hostility between the two River Kingdoms. A Pitaxian sellsword named Pietr Liacenza leads the armies of Mivon into a trap at Wolf’s Ravine, slaughtering Mivon’s forces and marking the Liacenza family’s rise to power in Pitax.
  • 4602 Pitax attacks Mivon with hired mercenaries. Upon discovering that the mercenary captains intend to take Mivon for themselves, Pitax betrays its own forces, allowing them to be destroyed by Mivon’s soldiers.
  • 4604 Cerona, priestess of Aroden, attempts to resettle Heibarr; she and her warriors are slain and become undead spirits haunting the city.
  • 4607 Galtan silk merchants found town of Nystra.
  • 4612 The first civil war between the Cattanei and Liacenza families breaks out in Pitax, splitting it into the rival kingdoms of Corvenn and Pitax.
  • 4619 Chelish Count Ambras Imre founds the Daggermark Poisoners’ Guild; the last king of Daggermark dies mysteriously. Anarchy reigns.4620 The Outlaw Council is established in Daggermark through the combined will of the assassins’ and poisoners’ guilds.
  • 4633 The Great Revolt in Zobeck sees the death of House Stross as it becomes a free city, dissolving the alliance with the shadow fey.
  • 4636 Dwarves found the outpost of Rookwarden in the Rookwarden Fells in the northern River Kingdoms.
  • 4637 The infamous Ulfen skald, Birji Uringen, founds the town of Uringen.
  • 4638 Using stolen notes, Birji Uringen and his wizard companion Rhona Ambros begin construction of Uringen’s clock tower.
  • 4642 The town of Uringen first disappears in a massive bank of fog on an unseasonably cool and humid summer night.
  • 4645 Uringen reappears; the settlement continues to vanish and return at seemingly random intervals, each disappearance lasting several days.
  • 4647 The Embeth Travelers abandon Uringen and begin patrolling the Embeth Forest.
  • 4657 Naerel Twice-Born, the River Preacher, builds a shrine to Hanspur and establishes the town of Riverton on the shores of Kallas Lake.
  • 4661 Sebilla Cattanei and Raimon Liacenza wed, reuniting Pitax and Corvenn.
  • 4663 Tharl Grimull’s family are burned to death a!er his eldest daughter refuses the advances of one of Nystra’s merchant-lords.
  • 4664 Merrow overrun the town of Mosswater, slaying almost all the inhabitants. Tharl Grimull’s violet musk creeper blooms in Nystra, and the free silkgoyles slaughter the town’s residents.
  • 4668 Dwarves abandon Rookwarden; bugbears, goblins, and worgs under the banner of the Worg Queen overrun the Rookwarden Fells.
  • 4672 Lord Drellis Artume flees Andoran and founds the kingdom of Artume.
  • 4673 Exiled Galtan banker Obidas Nauzil founds Little Galt.
  • 4675 Exiled Andoren knight Kamdyn Arnefax defeats Razmiri armies menacing Lambreth in the so-called “Moonlight Massacre”; Arnefax disbands the Triunes and installs himself as Lord of Lambreth.
  • 4677 Little Galt’s advisory council appoints Hannan Gralt as governor. Little Galt is renamed Gralton. Clan Graygore moves into Castle Shadowcrag in The Old Margreve, former home of House Stross. Rumors persist of weapons of pure shadow and dark power being made in its halls by the mysterious and secretive dwarf clan.
  • 4684 Razmiran attacks Tymon and drives her forces back to the Sellen River; Razmiran claims and occupies the Exalted Wood as part of its territory.
  • 4687 Brigands raid Gralton. Hannan Gralt dies in the attack, and the advisory council appoints Lord Marnius Cherlorne as governor of Gralton. Hostilities between Mivon and Pitax flare anew, and Mivoni swordlord Rastone Selline makes his name putting down the raiders and forging a peace with Pitax.
  • 4688 Razmiran attempts to claim the abandoned town of Mosswater. Its forces leave in defeat 6 days later with over 50% casualties.
  • 4689 Revolutionary Achille Parsal, the “Young Knight,” founds Liberthane.
  • 4690 King Drellis of Artume is poisoned by Daggermark assassins; Queen Sovella appoints Sir Bransen Waike as regent.
  • 4693 Taldan prospector Loric leads an expedition into the Rookwarden Fells. Ullorth Ungin becomes the latest Champion of Tymon.
  • 4696 Uringen vanishes the night before a raid from Pitax, leaving the residents of the static portion of town to defend at half strength.
  • 4699 General Cabol Voran stages a coup and establishes a military dictatorship in Touvette, repelling foreign invaders and expelling all churches from the kingdom.
  • 4700 The Outlaw Council recognizes Loric’s rule over the Rookwarden Fells, now called Loric Fells; river trolls under a covey of green hags depose the Worg Queen and oust her from Rookwarden. Chelish corsair prince Morgan the White, thereafter called the White Marquis, founds the Pirate Pact and the Protectorate of the White Marquis.
  • 4701 Lord Loric and his mercenary army are ambushed and slain by scrags, opening Loric Fells to the speculations of would-be bandit-kings.
  • 4702 Castruccio Irovetti takes control of Pitax from the Liacenza family. The White Marquis of the Pirate Pact is assassinated, and the Crimson Marquis, a Vudran maharaja buccaneer, takes power in the Protectorate.
  • 4703 Half-orc rapscallion Ultrar Duneshifter, later styled the Rogue Marquis, jails the Crimson Marquis. The city of Sheinhar appears upon the banks of the intersection of the Goldenrun, Sellen and Yhalt rivers in a flash of brilliant light at the stroke of midnight of the Spring Equinox.
  • 4706 Foreign mercenaries take over the village of Bacul Gruii in Cordelon and enslave its residents. The town of Scrawny Crossing is abandoned under mysterious circumstances after a fierce rainstorm.
  • 4707 Urdul Bazzak, the Black Marquis, seizes power in the Protectorate. Uringen begins to vanish and reappear with increased frequency.
  • 4708 Lord Martro Livondar takes power in Daggermark, promising an era of reconstruction and glory, and survives three assassination attempts in his first week. The first mentions of a the criminal haven called Craven are whispered throughout the River Kingdoms. The Swordlords of Restov charter four adventuring groups to explore and settle the Stolen Lands as colonies of Rostland, without the Brevish crown’s knowledge. King Hargulka establishes the monster kingdom of Hargul.
  • 4709 Maegar Varn, a low ranking swordlord and Brevish noble, founds the town of Varnhold in the Tors of Levenies section of the Stolen Lands. Ser Warner Lionheart founds the town of Galanor at the foot of the Branthland Mountains in the Stolen Lands. Crusaders of Sarenrae from Garund found the Lambent Theocracy in the Hooktongue Slough section of the Stolen Lands. The adventuring group sent into the Nalmarches section of the Stolen Lands are slain by the bandit known as the Stag Lord.
  • 4710 Pitax destroys Galanor. The crusaders of the Lambent Theocracy are wiped out when hordes of undead pour out of the ruins they founded their town upon. The Stag Lord unites the bandits of the Narlmarches and Kamelands, founding the town of Stagholme and creates an uneasy alliance with Varnhold. Restov cuts ties with Varnhold as relations with the Brevish crown deteriorate.
  • 4711 The Elven keep of Dawnshade is reclaimed by Prince Ilyathilos of Kyonin in the Nalmarches. The citizens of Varnhold vanish without a trace. Civil war erupts in Brevoy and the country splits into its former kingdoms of Rostland and Issia as a series of bloody battles hurls the entire region into chaos.
  • 4712 The Cyclopean Lich Vordakai, now at full strength since his awakening a year before, uses the souls of the vanished citizens of Varnhold as the catalyst for the rebirth of the Cyclops empire of Koloran, awkakening thousands of undead Cyclopes in modern day Iobaria. Maegar Varn, now a Mohrg, reclaims Varnold as a thrall of Vordakai and garrisons the town with the lich’s army of soulless undead, formerly the citizens of Varnhold.
  • 4713 A horde of red dragons carrying the last member of House Rogarvia descends upon Rostland and Issia from the Icerime Peaks, burning both armies to ash and lays waste to any further opposition. Queen Felice Rogarvia takes her place upon the Dragonscale Throne as ruler of a reunified Brevoy.
  • 4714 Settlers from Numeria, sponsored by the Technic League, found the town of Midian at the end of the Red Reed River. Pitax immediately declares Midian under its protection and forms an alliance. Full-fledged alliance is declared between Numeria and Pitax. War erupts between Mivon and Pitax.
  • 4715 Revolution rises up in Galt, and topples the current regime. Citizen Koran Goss flees into the River Kingdoms. The Manticore Initiative takes over, and begins shadowy projects rumored to use magic and alchemy to enhance soldiers. Current Year.


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