An Aegeon Odyssey
Unknown – -1 Antediluvian
-The World is Created. The Gods exist. Life inhabits the world.
-The Great Beast Awakens
-The Great Beast swallows Adonai, the first deicide.
-The Førstmortën begins. Gods choose to fight the beast, join it, or protect the mortals.
-The Great Beast is killed. It sets the world ablaze.
-Aegea sacrifices herself. Cries great tears that flood the world and douse the flames. The world is in shambles as a great Godstorm rages across the world.
The Godstorm Era
The Beginning of a New Age
- 0 Postdiluvian (PD) – circa 50 PD
— the mortals remain in their sanctuaries while the Godstorm quells.
- Circa 50 PD – Circa 175 PD
— small excursions from the sanctuaries occur. Guided by the sun and moon the wayfarers and pathfinders return with knowledge of the outside.
— Gyges is born. Qui’Mararu is born.
-Circa 176 PD – Circa 200 PD
— Gyges sets sail with a ship made from the bark of the last Heligan Baum. He calls it: the Ark.
— The light is stolen from the Sanctuaries, and everyone flees for their lives.
— People set sail to explore Aegeon. They use the stars plotted by Gyges and his crew to find their way.
Atlantis, the first empire.
-Circa 300 PD – 523 PD, Eclipse Month, 23rd day.
— Gyges had two children: Timaeus and Criteus.
— Timaeus took to conquering and uniting the scattered people of the world. Criteus took to knowledge and building a strong nation.
— The two ruled for years. They created an Empire that spanned the globe. They recreated magic and invoked the powers of the gods. They commanded great and amazing powers. The founded the floating island of Mu, atop the Atlantian, as the seat of their power.
— One day the Mu fell, as the light of Atlantis died in the world. The wonderous machines and magic that powered the world died.
- 523 PD, Eclipse Month, Day 23: The world falls into chaos as the established order crumbles.
The Dark Ages
- 526 PD – 723 PD
— No recorded history. Considered a history of barbarism as many records were lost in the destruction of the world The language that once united the world is also gone.
The New Kingdoms
-723 PD – 966 PD
— 723 PD The First Folio: a series of recipes and musings, are written and dated in present day Zarellia.
— 750 PD Theocracy of Epä is formed on a western island.
—790 PD Kingdom of Novandis established north of the Cardinals. Queen Neoma I is established.
-797 PD founding of the city Coronus by followers of the Sun God Epä. Father Canaxus as the heads of the Reformed Church of Epä. Theocracy of Abraxus officially founded and taken root.
—835 PD Disputes between heirs causes Novandis to split. The eastern Half of the kingdom is split into many different countries.
—852 PD Followers of the Church of Umí come from beyond the Fog. Help restablish order and hope between the splintered islands.
—861 PD City of Sele’Phona is established as the holy city of Umì and the new seat of the Zarellian Aristocracy is established with Sultan Suleimon Zarella as the head.
— 959 PD After the assassination of Radiance Feodor Raynard’s son, Daylen, tensions rise between Abraxus and Novandis, the suspected culprits.
—964 PD Abraxus ships besiege and destroy the city of Freeport. Luminance Lucianus IX declares a crusade against the Kingdom of Novandis. The War of First Light begins.
The Holy Wars
-966 PD – 1024 PD
—966 PD King Novandis II and his son are betrayed by General Judecca and slain. General Judecca claims control over Novandis in the name of Abraxus.
—970 PD Zarellia further expands and unifies under Empress Celena Zarella II. Declares war on the rest of Novandis.
—975 PD Iron Citadel is founded. Only devout followers of Epä are allowed access.
—978 PD Tensions arise when Abraxian controlled Myr and Koeca is attacked by brigands paid in Zarish coin.
—982 PD Zarellia and Abraxus declare war. The Holy War begins.
—992 PD The Sundering Veil sets fire to the Stone Capitol in Casperon, Novandis. They declare themselves a force against the Abraxus empire.
—999 PD Avinder, bearer of the mark of the Novandis bloodline, is born.
—1016 PD Avinder and the Sundering Veil depose General Judecca and win back control over the island. Avinder takes his position as the rightful King, but redubs the nation Novare.
—1017 PD spurred by Novare’s victory, various islands rebel against the Zarellian Empire and the Abraxus Theocracy.
— 1023 PD Various islands win back their independence as Abraxus and Zarellia begin to suffer economically.
—1024 PD Radiance Lucianus XII declares the crusade over. Empress Celena III declares the war to have ended.
The New Commonwealth
-1025 PD – 1055 PD
—1025 PD Within the Eye of the World, the 20 nations gathered to agree upon a new society that would work to rebuild one another. 20 nations, represented by their monarchs, and witnessed by 20 of their trusted confidants, created the Treaty of Commons.
—1030 PD the Commonwealth is born, consisting of 20 nations, all of which agree to trade, commerce, and united goals.
-1050 PD Oro Jackson is born
—1055 Coronado, Doromago, Black Spire, Sapphire, and Heirloom Trading Compnies create the “Merchant Guild Coalition.”
The Common Era
-1055 PD – Present Day
-1080 Gunpowder is discovered by a follower of Yonaleyla.
-1081 PD the famed Brigand Captain Oro Jackson returns from afar. Spreads wonderful tales of lands beyond the Commonwealth. Inspired by his stories people of various walks of life take to the seas in hopes of discovering these treasures.
-1090 PD Rudolf Ron Rosetta is born
-1091 PD Candori Ron Dolforé is born
-1093 PD Cathelen Ron Dolforé is born
-1095 PD Caleb Ron Dolforé is born
-1096 PD Mariana Elacosa is Born
-1100 PD the Enlightenment Movement begins.
-1101 PD Clem is Born.
-1105 Oberon is Born.
-1130 Captain Rudolf Ron Rosetta puts out a notice for a job.