The Second Clan War was nearly a one year war fought between the multiple Phaizarn houses. Far bloodier and destructive than the first, the war began due to rising tensions between House Chunae and House Dragon as well as House Great Stag and House Basilisk.
Rising tempers between the growing House Chunae and the constant House Dragon was happening in one place while the never extinguished hatred between House Great Stag and House Basilisk was in another. It is not known if Basilisk and Chunae had discussed going to war beforehand as many claim they weren't allies, but the coincidence of both Houses striking near the same time is too much to overlook. For some historians, they divide the two clan wars up by referring to the Chunae and Dragon conflict as the Northern War and the Stag and Basilisk as the Central. In 67 Divide The Chunae had petitioned for more land which would take land from the Dragons and though they were given permission, House Dragon refused to budge. Minor clashes took place but nothing serious until 69 Smoten when Chunae forces moved upon an unaware House Dragon. Blindsided by the attack, the royal family was killed and only one son was able to make it out. The Dragons had lost their ancestral land. The Chunae were not alone in the assault, having allies among the Griffins and a few minor houses in the area. As for the Southern Clan War, the tensions between Stag and Basilisk had never wavered since the War of the Six Houses. Being in close proximity to each other also didn't do well. No one is quite sure what caused House Basilisk to finally strike but they did so mercilessly with minor houses backing them. Stag's only allies being House Pegasus, were destroyed. The entire royal branching line was executed and those who survived sought refuge in Pegasus territory, a House who would be negatively effected by the influx. Most of the Royal Houses had been greatly weakened, House Stag was officially wiped out and House Dragon and House Pegasus was nearing its end. House Phoenix, was economically strong and due to staying out of the conflict, declared themselves neutral and would reap the benefits in the future. The only royal houses who had come out of the war stronger were Basilisk and Griffin.