History

World History
Year Event(s)
0 The world was created. Cities, towns, people, animals, monsters all promptly came into existence.
400-450 Era of the great heroes. Many stories of these great and diverse heroes. Some ascended to gods, others became great rulers, and others disappeared
505 Beginning of the wars with Truplir, the northern kingdom
546 The siege of Hershelt. Hershelt is nearly surrounded and supply cut off. Richenshire becomes the capital and raises an army.
553 The Rescue of Hershelt. The armies of Richenshire break through the Truplir armies and brings relief to Hershelt. The armies are turned over to the king and he pushes the armies of Truplir back.
602 The sinking of Truplir. After laying siege to the town of Truplir the Hershelt armies backed off and with great magic they sunk the land around Truplir, flooding the capital city.
613 The Retaliation of Truplir. Establishing a new city on top of a mesa near the newly formed Truplir Lake, the kingdom of Truplir raised a massive army and began constant attacks depleting the army and resources of Hershelt.
659 The Mountains of Justice. After many failed treatises the high cleric, Tesphratiu went to the middle of battle amid the great central plains. With wild magic he pushed the forces back from each army and they retreated. Then he folded the earth on top of itself and died creating the Mountains of Justice.
661 A treaty with the Northern kingdom is finally reached. Trade begins in earnest. The cities Phrill and Stalete are established to encourage trade.
978 Richenshire is nearly devastated when an army of Orcs invade without warning.
~1000 Wars begin in the Plains of Plenty against the sub-species of Orcs, goblins, kobolds, bugbears, ettins, ogres and trolls. This begins the era of the Great Plains wars.
1235 Thousands of displaced elves, dwarves and gnomes establish communities near Richenshire when their capital cities are destroyed.
1441 The king declares the end of the Great Plains wars.
1536 Dylar is born in Paradis Acht.
1550 Dylar and Sallea (his girlfriend) cross the Sutre Desert and the Playan Mountains. This is known as the Journey of Dylar
1551 Dylar and Sallea come to the city of Hershelt. They perform great magic and are esteemed greatly by all. Dylar befriends the Child King Charles
1552 Charles asks Dylar to help his kingdom become strong and sends Dylar to assist in the rebuilding of towns, the establishment of fortifications for the major cities and puts Dylar in charge of his main battalion of his army
1552-1557 Dylar travels the kingdom.
1557 Dylar returns to Hershelt and begins the construction of the great gates
1558 Dylar marries Sallea
1560 Dylar finishes the great gates and sends one to Truplir in good faith. The gates open to a strange land and trade begins with this other world
1561 Sallea gives birth to dectuplets
1563 Dylar finishes construction of a floating island to move his battalion around. Also Dylar rejects the churches in Hershelt as all heretical in nature. While out testing his floating island, the dectuplets are murdered. Dylar returns, brings the bodies of his children to the city center and without divine magic raises the children from the dead. Dylar leaves The kingdom with his family and goes to the island continent. The floating island is also never seen again.
1564 King Charles decrees that all writings and creations of Dylar are to be destroyed across the kingdom save the gate.
1564 The great dwarven city of Lai Hoa is suddenly lost in the Giver Mountains.
1575 The cities of Paradis Acht and Oheta are united with the Hershelt kingdom. The major city/states are Hershelt, Richenshire, Phrill, Della, Oheta and Paradis Acht.
1781 Giants from the Playan mountains invade communities on the shore of the Lauret Sea. The Giant wars begin
1792 The Giant wars end.
1831 A band of Red dragons begins laying siege on Hershelt and Truplir. The cities combine forces to fight the dragons who took up residence in the Mountains of Justice
1831-1852 The red dragons enlist forces from other dragons to try and subjugate the humanoids. This begins the Dragon Wars. The land is decimated all around the Mountains of Justice.
1853 Dragons are banned from the continent. Chromatic dragons are also affected and are tasked with making sure that the decree is adhered to by all dragons.
1910 Eruption near Della kills tens of thousands of people. Della is nearly wiped out.
2042 Paradis Acht is invaded by formians. The king dispatches troops which seem to entirely destroy the formian armies and cities.
2241 A devil, Hbizzt Extxr, forms a massive army of orcs in the Plains of Plenty and prepares to attack Richenshire. Spies discover the army and prevent the attack. The orcs are utterly destroyed and Hbizzt is banished.
2466-2469 A necromancer raises an undead army to attack Hershelt. The war lasts for 3 years, massive casualties.
2496 Hershelt and subsequently Richenshire are flooded. The floods last 2 years. The king moves his throne to Della temporarily
2542-2568 Hershelt and Truplir war again over trade disputes. This is known as the Suiess War because of the large trading company Suiess from Truplir started the conflict.
2751 A politician/paladin writes the End of Towns decree. It states that if the king does not use is considerable armies to protect the kingdom, instead of focusing on just the capital cities that towns will become extinct and that prices of goods from these outlying areas will skyrocket as they become scarce.
2751-2777 The Defense of the Kingdom campaigns.
2951 The Plague of Plagues ravages the land, killing 1/2 of the population.
2959- 3041 Civil unrest around the kingdom taxes the armies and the resources of the king. This era is known as the Great Complaint.
3115-3152 King Hatrose decides to build up his treasure troves and starts to invest heavily in silver, gold and platinum mines around the kingdom. Taxes are increased and the populace suffers greatly
3188 Barbarian tribes in the plains of plenty begin to war against each other over nomadic land disputes. Tribes allied with Richenshire receive help and defeat barbarians from the South.
3240-3291 King Allister I begins to divest the wealth of the kings and travels the entire kingdom. Is named the King of the Roads and eventually converts to Fharlanghn. At the end of his reign he hides most of his treasure before turning over the throne to his son.

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