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Record of Imperial History

Current Year: 121 VE

The Valerian Era

  • 121 VE: Emperor Valerian V is fatally wounded in the battle to reclaim Ellos. He lies on his deathbed, and there is no heir to the throne
  • 118 VE: The Empire creates the Arkengarde as part of the Guild Confederacy
  • 117 VE: Alard Valerian is crowned Emperor Valerian V
  • 108 VE: The Empire reconquers Orost
  • 107 VE: The Dwarves fall to the assaults on their stongholds, and their mass exodus South begins
  • 105 VE: The Dwarven halls of Arkinfell come under attack by beasts from the depths
  • 103 VE: Ellos, Orost, and Sirisea break away from the Empire and create the Eastsea Pact
  • 79 VE: Gileon Valerian is crowned Emperor Valerian IV
  • 53 VE: Cyris Valerian is crowned Emperor Valerian III
  • 27 VE: Reder Valerian is crowned Emperor Valerian II
  • 7 VE: The civil war fractures Cadun. The Northeast belongs to the Valerian family, while the Southeast belongs to the Indsor family
  • 1 VE: The Valerian family claims the empty throne, crowning Tidus Valerian as the new Emperor

The Dohlyn Era

  • 223 DE: Emperor Dohlyn VIII is killed and the Dohlyn line ends
  • 220 DE: Ignis Caius Dohlyn is crowned Emperor Dohlyn VIII
  • 204 DE: Civil unrest among the nobles over the crowning of Emperor Dohlyn VII erupts into civil war
  • 201 DE: Alten Caius Dohlyn, the son of Gelt Caius and Lisanne Dohlyn, is crowned Emperor Dohlyn VII
  • 199 DE: Emperor Dohlyn VI’s son, Lucius, is captured by brigands and killed, leaving the Emperor without an heir
  • 178 DE: Jamas Dohlyn is crowned Emperor Dohlyn VI
  • 156 DE: Joane Dohlyn is crowned Empress Dohlyn II
  • 122 DE: Ceol Dohlyn is crowned Emperor Dohlyn V
  • 121 DE: 100 years of peace is celebrated throughout the Empire
  • 106 DE: Robert Dohlyn is crowned Emperor Dohlyn IV
  • 87 DE: The Imperial Throne is moved from Novia to Gildero, a large city along the Northeast border of Cadun
  • 80 DE: Balgus Dohlyn is crowned Emperor Dohlyn III
  • 58 DE: Several of the provinces undergo governmental changes to match the new Council of Lords
  • 55 DE: The Empire creates the Council of Lords
  • 53 DE: Serenity Dohlyn is crowned Empress Dohlyn I
  • 21 DE: Thofare crumbles from the war. The Empire claims the islands, naming them as the Province of Sirisea
  • 20 DE: Lucio Dohlyn is crowned Emperor Dohlyn II
  • 17 DE: War erupts between the island nation of Thofare and the Empire
  • 13 DE: The Empire discovers islands off the coast of Orost
  • 12 DE: The Empire begins sending vessels into the unknown waters surrounding Alrond
  • 4 DE: Emperor Dohlyn completes his tour of the Empire, having met with the leaders of each province and finalizing the intranational borders

The Severus Era

  • 202 SE: Emperor Severus VIII steps down from power to act as adviser for Silus Dohlyn, the new Emperor
  • 201 SE: Emperor Severus VIII’s armies conquer the last stretch of land on the East edge of Arlond, claiming it from the Heralds and solidifying power through the continent. This dry, sandy section of the continent was made into the final province of the Empire, the Province of Ellos
  • 199 SE: The Red Heralds strike out again and try to claim Orost, breaking the armistice
  • 174 SE: Richard Severus is crowned Emperor Severus VIII
  • 139 SE: Edgar Severus is crowned Emperor Severus VII
  • 109 SE: The final armies are pulled out of conflict and Empire is now complete, being comprised of five provinces spanning the majority of Arlond
  • 107 SE: The Empire and the Red Heralds sign an armistice to put an end to the bloody war
  • 92 SE: Vince Severus is crowned Emperor Severus VI
  • 86 SE: The Empire reclaims Vaellin
  • 83 SE: The Empire’s forces from Arkinfell break through the Heralds’ line and reclaim Silver Rock, reuniting the two parts of the Empire
  • 81 SE: Micheal Severus is crowned Emperor Severus V
  • 79 SE: The war between the Empire and the Heralds continues. The Heralds push the Empire back into Cadun and conquer Silver Rock
  • 76 SE: The Empire engages with the Heralds’ advance into Cadun and Silver Rock
  • 74 SE: The Red Herald forces conquer Vaellin
  • 73 SE: Terrick Severus is crowned Emperor Severus IV
  • 71 SE: The clans from the East unite under the banner of the Red Herald and begin sweeping West
  • 61 SE: Continuing North, the Empire claims the mountainous region at the very tip of Arlond, naming it as the Province of Arkinfell
  • 54 SE: James Severus is crowned Emperor Severus III
  • 31 SE: The Empire moves East from Silver Rock and conquers the marshy lands along the open sea, naming it as the Province of Orost
  • 28 SE: Langen Severus is crowned Emperor Severus II
  • 23 SE: The Empire claims the heavily forested land to the East, naming it as the Province of Vaellin
  • 9 SE: The Empire claims the rocky land to the North, naming it as the Province of Silver Rock
  • 1 SE: Martin Severus unites the old factions scattered throughout Cadun and creates the Severus Empire in the remnants of Novia

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Reclaiming the North Zerand