Time Line

Date

Event

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The Green Faith comes to the Circle of Hierophants.

–1600

The Kellids, with the aid of druids of the Green Faith, defeat the frost giants of the Northmounds at the site that would soon become home to the Threshold, and eventually be the site at which the Worldwound opens.

3672

The rise of Sarkoris; Iz is founded on the site of ancient frost giant ruins.

3844

Storasta is founded.

4012

Undarin is founded.

4172

Domora Hume summons Dyzad from the depths of Hume’s Pool, becoming the first god caller.

4217

The daemon Ommors arrives in Delvegate.

4256

Dyinglight is founded.

4406

The cult of Deskari first rises in Northmounds.

4416

The Balemoon Clan defeats the cult of Ommors.

4433

Aroden defeats Deskari’s avatar, driving the demon’s cult into the Lake of Mists and Veils, making the Northmounds safe.

4598

Areelu Vorlesh is captured and imprisoned in the Threshold.

4600

Areelu Vorlesh leads a rebellion in Threshold after she contacts Deskari. Countless portals open in Threshold.

4601

Queen Galfrey takes the crown in Mendev.

4602

Areelu seizes full control of Threshold.

4605

Areelu’s influence spreads through the high cairns surrounding Threshold.

4606

Areelu and Deskari, working from both sides of reality, open the Worldwound. Aroden dies. Iz is destroyed. Demons spread into the Northmounds.

4607

The siege of Pulura’s Fall begins; Dyinglight evacuates.

4608

Demons begin attacking Mendev and lowland Sarkoris.

4609

The House of Reflections sinks into the depths of the First Rains.

4610

Areelu Vorlesh invades Widowknife Clanhold and discovers the final steps of a ritual to transform herself into a half-succubus.

4615

Fiendish marsh giants claim Dyinglight.

4617

Deskari unleashes Shaorhaz upon the Forest of Stones.

4618

The Church of Iomedae begins to rally the First Crusade.

4619

Demonic necromancers raise the dead of the lake below Pulura’s Fall; the dead turn on the necromancers.

4620

The Preservers of Notions petrify the Living Library to protect its secrets from Shaorhaz’s armies.

4621

The druids of the Forest of Stones petrify the remaining trees and become undead siabraes rather than allowing their secrets to fall into Shaorhaz’s clutches.

4622

The faltering Church of Aroden launches the First Mendevian Crusade.

4625

Shaorhaz constructs Greengrave Keep from druidic megaliths.

4628

Drezen is founded.

4630

The First Crusade ends; the crusaders drive the demons from Mendev and lowland Sarkoris back to the Wounded Lands.

4634

Fiendish werewolves capture the village of Moonglade.

4636

A second wave of demons emerges from the Worldwound.

4638

Drezen falls to the marilith Aponavicius, triggering the start of the Second Crusade.

4639

Crusaders abandon Storasta to the demons and erect wardstones in a desperate attempt to contain the fiends.

4644

The last remnant of Sarkoris, the city of Storasta, falls—its defeat is immortalized in “The Song of Sarkoris”; refugees fleeing from Storasta nearly overwhelm Gundrun, and then flood the Ustalavic border, sparking the Demonskin War (also called the Bloodwater Betrayals).

4645

The Second Crusade ends with the loss of Sarkoris, but is successful in halting the demon army’s advance.

4646

The last rebels abandon Gundrun; it becomes a ghost town.

4650

Deskari recruits Baphomet to aid in subverting crusaders.

4665

The Third Crusade begins with a violent “witch burning” in Kenabres that taints public perception of the Church of Iomedae.

4668

The Third Crusade ends in shame with very little effect on the demons.

4684

Corksberg Keep is selected as a defensive location for the Demonscope—a dangerous relic recovered by the paladin Clydwell; when Clydwell sacrifices himself to keep the balor Goriath imprisoned within the artifact, the Church of Iomedae elevates Clydwell to sainthood, renames the keep in his honor, and founds the Order of the Holy Sentinels to guard the dangerous artifact.

4689

Yealek-Vor discovers the lost sky citadel of Jormurdun.

4691

Minagho takes control of Raliscrad.

4692

Khorramzadeh the Storm King attacks Kenabres and cracks the wardstone there, but is forced to abandon the attack after the silver dragon Terendelev nearly kills him; the Fourth Crusade begins as a result of the near-disaster.

4698

The Hanging Tower appears in the northwestern Wounded Lands.

4702

The Brotherhood of Tala is founded in Mendev.

4704

The seraptis Jaalika invades and seizes control of the Blackearth Cairn.

4707

The Fourth Crusade ends as resources grow scarce and the will to continue the hopeless-looking war dwindles; the Brotherhood of Tala crafts the Orb of Tala.

4708

A paladin of the Order of the Holy Sentinels named Holton Albright is deceived by a demon disguised as an angel into believing that Saint Clydwell’s spirit is trapped in the Demonscope and that Holton should release it. A band of adventurers manages to prevent the fallen paladin’s actions from releasing the balor Goriath; in the battle, Goriath is banished from the Demonscope back to the Abyss, rendering the artifact inert.

4709

Aucinda Fermender becomes trapped in the Hanging Tower; Isilda betrays the Brotherhood of Tala.

4710

The shadow demon Alulasavi and her followers capture Sabertooth Vale; Yath rises from the Abyss; the frequency of demon attacks along the Mendevian border increases significantly.

4711

The Tower of Yath is destroyed before it can release a new army of demons from the Abyss into the Worldwound; the Silver Crusade establishes itself in Nerosyan and swiftly gains fame for its actions against the Worldwound.

4712

The decorated paladin Staunton Vhane of Kenabres is revealed to be an agent of the cult of Baphomet by a woman named Irabeth; Vhane flees Kenabres before he can be captured and is now believed to be serving Aponavicius in Drezen.

4713

The current year.

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