Timeline

-5935
The Sidhe battle for dominance in the Prime Material with the forces of Elder Elemental Evil. The war is won at great cost by the Sidhe and banishes the powers of Elemental Evil to the Void.
-4935
Fomorian mages discover dark, cthonic secrets. Necromantic and elemental experimentation result in breakthroughs in cross breeding and the construction of magical items of ever increasing power. The Fomorians develop a Black Lore which will corrupt mages and warlocks for millennia to come.
-4435
The Sidhe leave Treyine for good, passing west beyond Airlenn into the now mythical land of Tir-na-nog.
-3435
The golden age of the Fomorian Empire. The Black Lore provides Fomorian mages a decisive advantage against the fledgling races raised by the Sidhe and most importantly over the Thrassian Congress whose powers over the dragons has waned over the centuries.
-2835
A series of massive tectonic upheavals separate Treyine and Airlenn from the rest of Europ. The flooding and devastation left behind shake the foundations and societies of all races. The cataclysm leaves Treyine cut off from Europ, Airlenn cut off from Treyine and the islands along the western coasts are created.
-2335
The remnants of the Fomorian Empire, now constrained entirely on the isle of Airlenn fight a war with the Thrassian lizard people of the swamp lands. The Fomorians take advantage of the Black Lore to introduce degenerative magicks into the Thrassian bloodline, leaving almost all of them as bestial Lizardmen and Troglodytes within a few generations.
-1535
The Fomorian Empire collapses on itself as almost every mage and warlock declared himself as a god or an emperor. This resulted in a series of internecine civil wars , one following quickly after another. The degenerate practices of the Black Lore had corrupted the Fomorians and led directly to the collapse of their power.
-635
Goblin Wars
-178
First Tropiline emperor ascends the Bloodstone Throne
-35
Tropiline mages rediscover the secrets of Fomorian genetic science. At first only curious half beasts are created for gladiatorial combats but as the wizards become more capable they start a mass programme of beastman cross-breeding, the culmination of which is the creation of the hobgoblin legions (522)
0
Suriel of Thalech is born. In a short lifetime (d. 36) he preaches a philosophy of order and justice. He is condemned to death by a cabal of priests from a number of polytheistic heresies, known as the Conclave of Tainted Sorrow. Suriel was deprived basic justice and was not permitted to speak in his own defence. Sentenced to be hung, drawn and quartered, Suriel’s remains were sent to Tropilium, Damask, the Drum and Karna.
65
Tropilium Empire invades Treyine
87
A mix of bribery, diplomacy and warfare brings all the tribes of Treyine into the Empire. Only the Riatans and the mysterious mystics of Ynys Mon, the Shadowed Isle, remain outside the Empire.
143
Year of the Three Emperors
255
The Tropiline Empire is at its height, ruling all across Europ and into Asia Minor. This opens trade across all lands and ushers in nearly 200 years of prosperity.
305
Growth of the Cult of Law
375
Christeleo becomes the first Theocrat of the Church of Law. He is canonised in his own lifetime having spontaneously come back to life three times while questing to destroy the vampiric dragon Bhinabhemu
445
Emperor Arius is crowned by Theocrat Christeleo. He makes the Church of Law the official church of the Empire and over twenty years of military campaigning subdues barbarians and secures the borders of the Empire on all sides. His programmes of public works, education and codification of laws are as prodigious as his military exploits.
515
Cult of the Elder Elemental Eye takes root in Imperial circles. While never legitimately recognised, many noble families and important provincial rulers adopt the cult for its promises of wealth and power
575
Emperor Cretius adopts the Cult of the Elder Elemental Eye as the official Imperial religion. The Church of Law decrees the Emperor anathema and the Empire splits. The decline amongst the ruling classes is notable.
625
Ekran and Alten clans, fleeing incursions of Hykar nomads and then beastmen invasions, land all along the eastern coasts of Treyine. At first the native Treyine and the remaining Tropiline authorities resist the invasions but ultimately the fleeing clans are assimilated into Treyine society.
632
Withdrawal of the (human) legions from Treyine. Governor Julius Artorius Variana assumes title of Dux Imperatus and with the Treyine auxiliary legions and the hobgoblin legions governs Treyine, forestalling rebellions and holding back further clan invasions and the first Northman incursions. Treyine collapses into a patchwork of petty kingdoms on the death of Variana (646).
646
Death of Dux Variana. Treyine collapses into a patchwork of petty kingdoms.
675
Collapse of Tropiline Rule on mainland Europ. Client states, border states and loyal provinces alike rise up to throw off the yoke of degenerate and Chaotic Tropiline rule.
755
White Plume Mountain erupts. Effects felt across all Treyine. Rumour abounds that the mountain’s fires were awoken by a cthonic sorcerer (Keraptis)
820
Hobgoblin mercenary legions, driven from Ekra by the knights of Aigard the Good, cross the channel re-invading southern counties of Treyine. In some places local earls and warlords make pacts or hire the legions, in others open warfare breaks out.
825
Earl Aldfric unifies the southern counties into the Kingdom of Cambrensia and becomes its first king. He aids those fighting against hobgoblins and Northman barbarians and succeeds in forcing the hobgoblins into the Penwith peninsula and expelling the Northman entirely from Dumnonia.
826
Temple of Elemental Evil uncovered.
832
The assassination of King Cynefrid of Mertsia leads to the complete collapse of the Mertsian kingdom. A series of civil wars and rebellions result in a balkanised kingdom with no clear central authority
834
Northman incursions and rise of the Mertsian warlords in the power vacuum left by the assassination of Cynefrid
837
Mirholme War against the Northmen. King Aldfric of Cambrensia, the young Prince David, Primarch Merovech and the wizard Carwyn combine forces to drive back the forces of Hrodgeir Gunnlaugsson, Sverting Helgisson and Ragnhild Farthegndottir
841
The princes of the four Cantref’s of Aeron bicker amongst each other. The pre-eminence of Prince David is obvious and he is the chosen representative of Aeron amongst the other kings and earls.
845
Arsekaslyx, an ancient female red dragon imposes her depredations upon towns and villages all across northern Aeron. She is driven off by Sir Samuel Vanderzjil, Sir Terence Franks and a band of adventurers calling themselves the Talons of Justice and presumed dead.
846
Unification of Aeron
849
David crowned as King of al Aeron
850
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