History of the Centerlands of Creacia

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    Dawning
    Era beginning/end

    The beginning of the Dominion of the Elves and many of the known Gods, followed by the Dwarves and Dragons, the Fey and Monsters, Beastien and Humans

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    Sundering of the Dwarves (Gatharum Arenundum)
    Disbandment

    The Dwarves split into three families after a dispute between three brothers to control the Soulvein-infused Eye of Torag

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    Fireshard Impact
    Disaster / Destruction

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    12 AFR



    First Ruination
    Era beginning/end

    The creation of the Orc Hordes by Lamashtu and the ensuing war which engulfed all of the Centerlands during the Great Darkening and ended the Dominion of the Elves

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    1949 AFR



    Founding of the Kingdom of Eoland
    Founding

    King Vyncic Eol conquered and combined the scattered barbarian tribes to form the first official Human kingdom until its conquest by the Urdan armies and eventual incorporation into the Voran Empire

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    1568 AFR



    Founding of the Kingdom of Voranor
    Founding

    King Voric the Great combines the tribes and settlements from the Godshields to the Singing Coast

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    1950 AFR



    Founding of Arathis
    Founding

    The seafaring Taurens of the Sea of Shards, recovering after the Fireshard destroyed the entire region, establish diplomatic ties between Ker Khalat, Ker Movost, and Ker Narlkest (now the Hettite fortress Uakar) forming the First Kingdom of Arathis

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    983 AFR



    Founding of Akad
    Founding

    Ashamus the Golden conquers Jeznehar, Atana, Bizaraz and all the nomads of the Shanadan Sands, making Taris the capital and eventually capturing Zaddinar and much of Zur

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    Burning of Hycis
    Disaster / Destruction

    The Erudites of Hycis accidentally destroy their own city in a failed attempt to magically rid the land of all Soulvein-infused trees, burning the entire countryside and leaving few survivors

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    Destruction of Taris and the Creation of the Shatterlands
    Disaster / Destruction

    The Godking of Taris, one of the greatest sorcerers ever to live, challenges Azmodeus for the soul of Akad, the ensuing battle utterly destroying Taris while shattering the lands to the north up to the Brumador Hills of Feldorn

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    Founding of the Acadeum
    Founding

    The Erudites of Hycis establish the highly secretive Acadeum in the desolate and isolated mountains of Galdeum, which eventually becomes the foremost learning center in the world

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    Jeznehar unites Akad as an Azmodean Federation of Slaver Cities
    Diplomatic action

    The Jezareza use diplomacy and the lure of their massive wealth to convince the metropolises of the Azmodean Sea to join in a Federation where trade and slavery are prized above all else

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    Spellscourge and the Desecration of Ephesus
    Disaster / Destruction

    The Keltans of Ephesus, driven mad by the nearby Spellspire Fel, unleash the Spellscourge, a mysterious perversion of divine and arcane magic, destroying the city and laying waste to the surrounding area

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    Kingdom of Voranor becomes the Voran Empire
    Military action

    Baenric the Bold expands his lands to include Koth, Braeus and Ufria to the east and all of Eshia from the Feywood to Eoland in the west and south

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    Founding of the Voran Church
    Religious event

    Lioric the Pious, son of Baenric the Bold, converts to the Cult of the One God and makes it into the official state religion of the Voran Empire, creating the Septarchs and brutally enforcing its practice

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    Caleaden Crusades and the First Annexation of Calead
    Military action

    The Voran Empire, now dominating the entire North of the Centerlands, creates outposts in the Stonelands and Urda and annexes the Three Cities of Calead after a brutal holy war waged from Urda

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    Destruction of Cir
    Military action

    Priestking Kairic the Cruel of the Voran Church deems Cir, the City of Temples in Calead, to be the Capital of Heretics and lays siege to the peaceful city until all the temples are destroyed and every worshiper either killed or enslaved

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    Schism of the Voran Church and the Founding of Calead
    Founding

    The Magewives of the Knights of Nethereth declare the Church evil, revealing that the One God is in fact Azmodeus, and leave with all dissenters to found the magical, matriarchal Republic of Calead

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    Second Ruination
    Disaster / Destruction

    The eruption of the Four Fiends, causing the Great Shadowing, and the conquest of the Centerlands by the armies of Urda until their defeat by the Alliance in the fall of 1952

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    End of the Eolian Line
    Disbandment

    The fall of the Kingdom of Eoland towards the end of the Second Ruination when King Eallard III was seduced by an Urdan Tiefling Enchantress, betrayed his country by surrendering, and was consequently executed by his own people

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    Incorporation of Eoland, the Vales, and Calead into the Voran Empire
    Military action

    The Voran Empire expands again in the aftermath of the Second Ruination, occupying the lands left mostly destroyed by the Urdan armies

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    Turning of Koth
    Plague / Epidemic

    Koth comes under the rule of the Vampire Lord Vakenral, a Voran Septarch turned by the undead goddess Urgathoa, and is abandoned by the Voran Empire, leaving Braeus and Ufria to the Vampires

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    Revolt of Calead
    Revolution

    Calead was the first land to rise in rebellion against the Voran Empire, defeating the Knights of Nethereth at the Rift in 2165 and inspiring the Great Rebellion of 2165-2175

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    Revolt of the Vales
    Revolution

    The Vales claim independence from the Voran Empire in 2166 after aiding Calead and followed by their own two year rebellion, creating a loose coalition of city-states and regional governments

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    Eolian Rebellion
    Revolution

    The Eolians revolted against the Voran Empire, taking Fallsmere and Eoling in 2166 then finally defeating the Knights of Nethereth at Battle of Neminster Bridge in the spring of 2167 AFR

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    2175 AFR



    Eshian Rebellion
    Revolution

    The metropolises of the Singing Coast, gaining in power and inspired by the Revolt of Calead and Eoland, begin the Eshian Rebellion which lasts six years, ending at the Battle of Eshing in 2175

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    Founding of the Barony of Eoland
    Founding

    The end of a period of warring families and the creation of the Barony of Eoland by Havlar Brazenhorn, establishing the Brazenhorn line

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    2230 AFR



    Iomadae's War
    Military action

    The Free Armies of Eshia, supported by Eoland and Calead, fight to destroy the Voran Church but fall short after a 15 year campaign culminating in the Accord of Solace, which ends the Voran Empire and slavery but not the Church

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    Accord of Solace Ends the Voran Empire
    Disbandment

    Iomadae's War ends with the abdication of Priestking Kairic III and his successor Lioric IV returning Voranor to its original territory as a pre-imperial kingdom, abolishing slavery, and agreeing to fund the resettlement of two million former slaves

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    2257 AFR



    War of the Vales
    Military action

    Five year war between the factions of Deepvale and Trastrim, ending in Altrivden's Armistice and an uneasy peace

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