HISTORY

Here is listed the large events that are relevant to the six main cultures on this website, as well as LARPS that have taken place in the timeline. Click on the items to show more information.


Year 50 b.R. - Arrival of the roundears in Ambra
The Ordori (who would become the Rakkhari), the Norni and the people of the plains arrive on the western shores, after fleeing a great disaster on the other side of the oceans. Old conflicts quickly give rise to tensions, and they establish the foundations of the nations Norn and Orthora, while the people of the plains wander eastwards.

Year 0 - The Lenorian rebellion against Norn
The duchy of Lenori, a part of the nation Norn, rebels and forms its own nation. They are supported by beings who claim to be gods, who move both mountains and seas to cut off the southern part of the continent, isolating Lenori beyond a mountain range.

Year 0 - Rakkath Godslayer begins his hunt
The Godslayer Rakkath kills the godhead, and starts his hunt for the gods, passing over into the gods' own realm. The Orthora nation becomes the Rakkhari nation and begins its own crusade against the gods and their followers.

Year 1 a.R. - The goddess of Navaria and the gods in Lenori disappear
In the northern nation Navaria, society is dealt a crippling blow when their queen goddess disappears without a trace. The gods in Lenori leave their people as well, commanding the people to follow their teachings in their absence.

Year 1 a.R. - Founding of Javenna
Following the disappearance of their queen godess, a large group of Navarians leave their homes and travel into the east. Here they come upon a strange being, which grants them power beyond their dreams. They take on the name Javenians, and found their own nation, swearing allegiance to a new pantheon of gods. A delegation is sent back to Navaria, to convince as many as possible to join the Navarians in a brighter future, but this delegation is met with disdain and suspicion.

Year 1 a.R. - Founding of Serdanos
Following the arrival of the Javenian delegation in Navaria another large group of navarians, consisting mostly of politicians, scientists and other members of high society decide to depart with their families from the crumbling Navaria and journey to the west. Here they settle and found the nation Serdanos.

Year 46 a.R. - Javenna grows
The Javenians encounter a hitherto unknown people who migrate across the northern ices. This people, the Selamandeshi, soon join the Javenian nation, and are given the same powers.

Year 113 a.R. - Javenna grows
The Javenians encounted a group from the people of the plains who have traveled far from their home lands. These are soon enthralled by the mystical gifts that the Javenians display, and are converted into the Javenian faith, becoming part of the nation.

Year 148 a.R. - The first Javenian war. Extinction of the Thundra goliaths
The Javenian nation enters its first war, clashing with the goliaths of the northern thundras. These goliaths are considered a threat to the Javenian nation, and are completely wiped out.

Year 263 a.R. - Second Javenian war. Extinction of the nomad tribes of the thunderplains
The Javenian nation grows, and yet more succumb to their wrath, as the nomad tribes of the thunderplains refuse to join the Javenian faith. They are quickly wiped out.

Year 288 a.R. - Javenna grows, Yadesh
The Yadeshi swampfolk join the Javenian nation, abandoning their old ways in favor of the new faith.

Year 332 a.R. - Där inga stjärnor glimrar (LARP)
The LARP Där inga stjärnor glimrar (Where no stars glimmer) takes place.

Year 359 a.R. - Javenna makes contact with the west
After having mostly kept their borders closed and their affairs secret, Javenians finally venture into their western neighbor Lenori, seeking to open diplomatic contact as well as trading routes.Though Seran diplomats advise against it, Lenori welcomes the javenians.

Year 374 a.R. - Rakkhari-Norni war starts
A long hostility finally leads to outright war, when the Rakkhari crusade clashes with the nation Norn. The war is bloody and bitter. By now, the Rakkhari commonwealth has grown immensley, as the Rakkhari are supported by the Dalari, The Gabbardani, The Fal narni, The Hineans and The Ulavi. But Norn has been prepared to defend itself for generations and is more than up to the fight.

Year 379 a.R. - Rakkhari-Norni war ends
Norn finally succumbs, when a few higher-ranking families betray the crown in exchange for status. This gives the Rakkhari enough of an advantage to finally break their old enemy.

Year 379 a.R. - Ochri Drömsångare (LARP)
The LARP Ochri Drömsångare (Ochri Dreamsinger) takes place.

Year 381 a.R. - Rakkhari-lenorian war begins
During the aftermath of the war with the Norni the Rakkhari discover information about the lost duchy Lenori in the north, beyond the mountains. They begin the work of pushing through the mountains by using Gabbardani force sorcerers, and once they break through, the invasion of Lenori commences.

Year 381 a.R. - Serdanos enters the Rakkhari-Lenorian war.
Soon after the Rakkhari crusade invades Lenori, forces from the Seran silver army come to the lenorians' aid. Together they push back the invasion through the moutain range again, and venture into Norn.

Year 384 a.R. - Second invasion
After outmanouvering the Lenorian-Seran forces, the Rakkhari crusade enters Lenori once more, this time advancing deep into the country.

Year 384 a.R. - Skymningstimmen (LARP)
The LARP Skymningstimmen (Twilight hour) takes place.

Year 386 month 6 a.R. - The red plague is set loose.
In an effort to advance their stagnating invasion, the Rakkhari unleashes the red plague in Lenori.

Year 386 month 9 day 16 a.R. - Innan natten faller (LARP)
The LARP Innan natten faller (Before nightfall) takes place.

Year 386 month 9 day 17 a.R. - Bland hökar, dundror och bjurgar (LARP)
The LARP Bland hökar, dundror och bjurgar (Among hawks, dundras and bjurgs) takes place. During this game, a gathering of Lenorian revolutionary groups decide to accept an offering of support from Javenian visitors. In doing so, they cause the Javenians to enter the war, for better or worse.

Year 386 month 9 day 20 a.R. - Känslobesvärjaren är far till alla barnen (LARP)
The LARP Känslobesvärjaren är far till alla barnen (The emotion sorcerer is the father of all the children) takes place. During this game, crucial decisions about the Javenian involvment in the Rakkhari-Lenorian war are made.

Year 386 month 9 day 20 a.R. - Javenna enters the Rakkhari-Lenorian war.
The Javenian havoc battalion enter Lenori from the east, quickly pushing back the Rakkhari forces. They liberate one of the largest cities in eastern lenori, and use that as a foothold. This marks a turning point in the war, as the Rakkhari crusade soon find themselves stretched too thin.

year 386 month 9 day 30 a.R. - A secret Seran expedition into Navaria is launched.
After seeing the new enemy in the south, a Seran family funds a secret expedition to investigate whether Serdanos could annex part of Navaria to protect itself. So when the Javenians enter the Rakkhari-Lenorian war, this plan is rushed forward. Navaria has been forbidden territory ever since the old days of the plague, and assumed partially or fully lost. So this illegal expedition will be the first known journey deep into Navaria.

Year 386 month 10 day 4 a.R. - The day of burning skies
Catastrophe strikes as the very skies tremble and flash. During a few minutes it seems as if the world is ending, but when everything finally calms down again, two massive structures fill the skies. Gigantic arcs rotate with the sun, with strange lights pulsating and flickering far above. Read an eyewitness account in the library

Year 386 month 11 day 15 a.R. - A Navarian delegation approaches the Seran senate
As a result of the illegal Seran expedition into Navaria, a delegation of monks venture to the Seran senate. In front of a stunned audience, they tell their story. Navaria has understood that they will not be immune to the events in the world outside and therefore choose to approach Serdanos. By having their monks venture out into the world, they hope to keep the memory of their Goddess alive. The five Seran individuals that took part in the expedition never return to Serdanos, one having chosen to stay in Navaria, two others having chosen exile and the other two being lost.

Year 386 month 12 day 5 a.R. - The Rakkhari Arch Commander dies
Things come to a head as the Rakkhari Arch Commander dies in his sleep at old age. Soon after, the man who has led the Rakkhari war effort in Lenori takes his place.

Year 386 month 13 day 28 a.R. - The Rakkhari-Lenorian war ends
Peace is settled between the Rakkhari realm and the northern coalition of Lenori, Serdanos and Javenna. Norn is still occupied by Rakkhari forces to support the new rulers.

Year 388 month 5 day 9 a.R. - Javenna eradicates the Rakkhari capital, launching a new war
In a single moment, a soldier from the Javenesian oblivion battalion turns the Rakkhari capital into a smoking piece of rubble, thus declaring war on the Rakkhari Commonwealth. In doing this they thought they could break the spirit of the Rakkhari – but instead, the event galvanizes the Rakkhari and their allies against a common, monstrous enemy. Soon after, the Rakkhari occupation in Norn crumbles and retreats, as Norn descends into chaos when the powerful families turn against each other.