A strange planet, forged out of nine floating shard worlds 7926 years ago by a powerful magus known only as the Faceless Worldshaper now travels calmly around the sun, tick tock. Once, he united the men of Midgard and Swartalbaheim against the Albenmannen, Jötunmen, and the Old Gods, beating them into submission and remaking their realms into this world.


They call it Aqualon; such has been its name, no matter how many times the Great Clockwork that runs behind all things has destroyed and then cast it into new and strange forms.


Today, seventeen centuries since the Great War of the Age of Heroes, when the Old Gods rose up once more in vain, the world has become prosperous: powerful magocracies in the Middle Lands are going through a magical industrial revolution and rich tapestries of cultures flourish in the Yamato Mountain Range and the Seventeen Yonder Islands. These lie in the Corsic Ocean of the Ocean Belt beyond the 150 kilometer band of iron, the Iron Belt, that rings the planet around its equator.


And isolated from the rest: two technocracies so far beyond them that they could be thought to live in a world of their own. These are divided by their opposing views on integrating magic and technology, yet united in their quest for knowledge.


But who would have thought that none of these would start the next great war?







Aqualon is the world featured in the novel "Aqualon, Rise of the Broken", written by me, Koray Birenheide.

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Aqualon, Rise of the Broken

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| May 10, 2018


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In a world of strange design, a cold, brittle peace keeps the three great powers of old away from each other's throat. They are the great mages of the Middle Lands, the Old Gods, and the twin cities of the High Technocrats, and every one of them believes themselves to be the dominant force of the world.


Created and destroyed in an endless cycle of rebirth, Aqualon is a world made by a great clockwork that exists beyond the fabric of reality - and due to a force opposed to that clockwork corrupting the hearts of men, this iteration of the planet stands on the verge of collapse.


The old divide between the three great powers, a relic of the wars of ages past, may yet lead to the downfall of the human race and perhaps even the destruction of the great clockwork itself.


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Aqualon Fact of the Day #96 (9th of May 2018)


After the Declaration of Existential Independence between 22 and 25 GE, during which Borealis prepared to and then jumped away to the South Pole to forever isolate itself from the world and become a technocratic mega-utopia, the Corsic Ocean was left with a power vacuum that threatened to collapse it. The main actors taking charge across the Seventeen Yonder Islands were the Church of Pure Souls, the reemerging Great Pirate Houses, the cursed land Jamphel Yeshe, and a little bit later the newly formed Hank & Jordan & Tenzer Corporation, which expanded the weakened Hank & Jordan's Cooper and Shipwright Guild into a booming business of mages for hire, which would escort trade ships and liners through the Corsic Ocean, which was now pirate-infested. These mages are still operating today as HJT has grown to a powerful entity within the Seventeen Yonder Islands, and they are generally referred to as "Ferries" due to their occupation of ferrying people safely across the ocean.


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Aqualon Timeline

The First Age

... 5000 ARe

The First Age begins with the Reshaping of the World out of the Nine Realms. Shielded by the faceless World Shaper, the Men of Midgard and the Swarten found themselves on the grassy plains of the Middle Lands, which they began to settle during this age. The Albenmannen and their cousins made their way down from Asgard, where the Old Gods had protected them from the Reshaping of the World. In time they became the Angel Saxons and their cousins became the tribes of the North, sometimes called the Nordmen. Much settling was done during this age, and the first cities began to form on the face of Aqualon. The Iron Belt was a sheer impenetrable divide that was incapable of supporting agriculture or life stock, so no settlements were erected there, and no ships could be brought to the far side of the Rusty Shore, meaning the islands of the Ocean Belt remained uninhabited and unexplored for most parts of this age.

  • 0 FA


    The Reshaping of the World
    Geological / environmental event

    The Reshaping of the world was brought upon the Nine Realms after the Ragnarok Wars and turned the shard world of Aqualon into a planet.

Age of the Iron Divide

5000 ARe 5700 ARe

At the end of the First Age, the Seventeen Yonder Islands had been settled and the Iron Belt put a firm geographical divide between them and the Great Land. The pursuers of magic and science were still on good terms, both referring to themselves and each other as scholars, and the Manifesto of Technocracy had not been written yet. The Men of Midgard had settled what would become the Middle Lands, the Saltplains, and the Yamato Kingdom, and some of them set out to settle the Wilderplains, founding the city of Estwerde. The Nordmen were regularly rallied by the Old Gods to raid the Great Land. It was towards the end of this age and the beginning of the next that the mages began to accrue considerable power, leading to ever greater wars, further instigated by the Old Gods that were always hungry for conflict.

  • 143 AID


    The Yamato Surveys: Jamphel Yeshe
    Discovery, Exploration

    Yamato folk first survey Jamphel Yeshe, calling it "Kujira-tô" or Whale Island, owing to its shape that resembles a whale's head.

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  • 189 AID


    The Founding of Jamphel Yeshe
    Founding

    The Five Sages cross the Iron Belt and the Corsic Ocean on foot to arrive at Whale Island, and they name it Jamphel Yeshe.

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  • 203 AID


    The Monastery of the Grand Sages is Built on Jamphel Yeshe
    Construction beginning/end

    Construction on the Monastery of the Grand Sages is completed. During their lifetime, the Sages and their acolytes refer to it simply as "home".

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  • 4th century AID

    Trade for Magics
    Metaphysical / Paranormal event

    Though the Middlanders are regularily harrassed by the tribes of the North, the tribes around Mount Toke and Mount Tarkaal manage to entice druids of the Kaltani and Angel Saxons with precious gems and promises of erecting new Angel Stones, gaining from them some of the secrets of magic, which spread throughout the Middle Lands during the 54th century ARe (around 300 to 400 AID).

  • 320 AID


    The Eternal Flame of Lumina Aka is Lit
    Religious event

    In their dealings with the men of Mount Tarkaal, next to what would later become the Charwoods, the Angel Saxons produced a great flame and taught the Tarkaal Men to control it. Since that day they have kept it alive, naming it the Eternal Flame of Lumina Aka.

  • 350 AID


    The Maritime Stratocracy of Guantil-ya is Founded
    Founding

    A total of five of the Seventeen Yonder Islands with strong naval traditions and fleets form a united government, lead by the powerful admiralcy of Guantil-ya. The unification is a reaction to ever more rampant piracy around the Ocean Belt, and a bloody war against the pirate houses of the Corsic Ocean ensue.

  • 432 AID

    2
    Wexling
    446 AID

    15
    Auri


    The first University
    Construction beginning/end

    The Van Maxwell School of Logic and Sciences gained renown among the Seventeen Yonder Islands and purchased a number of additional buildings to use as housing, lecture halls, and a library.

  • 510 AID

    519 AID



    Doubts about the Great Clockwork arise in Jamphel Yeshe

    Influences of Yamato philosophers like Aoyama Gintoshi spark new waves in the beliefs and studies of enlightenment the Sages and their acolytes conduct, and they begin to take a dark turn, beginning to doubt the Great Clockwork. As their belief that the Great Clockwork is in fact holding mankind back begins to grow, they employ great magics to cut the island of Jamphel Yeshe off and turn it into a Clockwork exclusion zone. The immortal Sages turn to stone at the shores of the island, immutable, forever frozen in place.

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  • 541 AID


    The Sect of the Grand Sages Ends

    The last living acolyte of the Five Sages takes his life, plunging to his death at the cliffs to the west of the island. As the Clockwork had left their lives, a strange melancholy had infected them, bringing with it a sense of missing purpose, as if the universe was endless and free of meaning to them. Unable to unite this new reality, they found themselves trapped with the teachings they had aspired to; they killed themselves one by one, until finally none were left.

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  • 567 AID


    The Original Baba Yagas
    Life, Career

    One of the three sisters that together became the first Baba Yaga of all pirates, Mastreyja the Sea Witch, is chased by the Keeper of Water Rubina Dunhaine to the shores of Jamphel Yeshe. To the surprise of both, not only the magic of Mastreyja fails her but all water also ceases to heed Rubina's command. Dumbstruck, Rubina freezes, not comprehending the situation, but Mastreyja, a ruthless master of pirates and lowlifes, seizes the opportunity to stab Rubina, killing the Keeper of Water. It is said, though only Mastreyja's account speaks of this, that in that moment the sky tore open and great gears and revolving pillars revealed themselves to the witch, and the great hand of the Clockwork itself reached out to Jamphel Yeshe to drag the soul of Rubina back into the light, for none could be reborn that died on Jamphel Yeshe, but the cycle of Keepers must never be broken.

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  • 581 AID


    The Baba Yagas are on the Rise
    Political event

    Mastreyja has decided that no place in the world could be safer for her than Jamphel Yeshe, for even the Clockwork never interfered here save for that one grand spectacle she had supposedly witnessed. Using the resources of her sisters Vanahel and Ludravia as well as her extensive contacts and skills in alchemy and herb lore, she built from scratch a mighty drug empire, planting vast fields of poppy and coca, bringing an era of wealth to the great pirate houses of the Corsic Ocean that made it possible to, at least for a time, withstand the growing military pressure of the islands that banded together to form the Maritime Stratocracy of Guantil Ya.

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Age of Awakening

5700 ARe 5900 ARe

During this age, the mages began to realize the scope of their power, and they helped the populus of the Middle Lands to construct fortified positions that would slowly grow into the five cities of Aquaris, Lumina Aka, Fulgrath, Arda, and Aerialis. They did so to resist the regular raids of the Nordmen and to create a bulwark between the North and the Saltplains, which had always been extremely fertile and were largely responsible for the wealth in the center of the Great Land. The Yamato Kingdom also attempted to create a more militarized force of mages, even though their location atop the Yamato Mountain Range was significantly safer from the Nordmen than the Middle Lands; still, they feared the rising power of the Middle Lands as well. During these attempts they employed the mad magus Hestia (at the time still a respected master of fire magic) to train and lead their forces. She held this position until the anexxing of Estverde, which was planned by the Yamato Kingdom but went horribly wrong, and the lands of Aqualon held their breath in terror for a year or two after the city had gone up in flames. In that time, the technocrats arrived from the Seventeen Yonder Islands, having completed their manifesto, trying to spread the benefits of science, and having scholars in positions of power rather than nobles or city councils. They found a land still in shock and turned to accuse the mages of reckless abuse of power, and for a time, political power shifted away from the mages of the Middle Lands and towards the technocrats, who founded the great city of Altonar in the west. While the people of the Great Land had believed that the Nordmen had stayed off their relentless raids for the same reason the mages had stopped hostilities, this proved to be wrong, for the Old Gods had made plans to take over the Great Land, arming the Nordmen with powerful magic weapons, forged by their most beloved servants, the Angel Saxons. This invasion, accompanied by the rise of the Brotherhood of the Null, which had quietly arrisen out of the figurative ashes of Estverde, ultimately lead to what is now called the Age of Heroes.

  • 2nd century AA

    The Great Pirate Houses have Faded, but the Depravity of Jamphel Yeshe Continues
    Political event

    The Baba Yagas have long perished and their title has become one that is passed along every two years to the winner of the biennial great pirate race of the Corsic Ocean. But the pirate houses are scattered and weakened due to the ruthless campaigns of the Maritime Stratocracy of Guantil-ya, and the title means little at this time. Still, the drug trade flourishes and new drug lords have arisen on Jamphel Yeshe, the island growing ever more prosperous, though the wealth remains in few, precious hands while most of the people living there are addict scum and drug-slaves. This continues undisturbed for many, many centuries, and even occasional attacks by powerful sovereign nations fail as the island has been heavily fortified and is completely immune to magic.

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  • 21 AA


    Hestia Bygate is Born
    Life, Birth

    Though her birth is uneventful, high expectations are already placed on Hestia when she comes into the world since her parents are both high-ranking members of the Mages of the Bonfire Shrine.

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  • 31 AA


    Hestia Joins the Mages of the Bonfire Shrine
    Life, Education

    At the age of 10, Hestia Bygate is anointed a shrine maiden of the Bonfire Shrine, expected to follow in the footsteps of her parents. This marks the beginning of her magic education.

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  • 36 AA


    Hestia Becomes the Youngest Member of the Fire Watchers
    Life, Career

    At the age of 15, Hestia Bygate is the youngest person to ever be titled a Magus of the Fire Watchers, a sub-order of the Mages of the Bonfire Shrine. As such, she begins to travel the Middle Lands, working to handle fires before they can cause serious damage.

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  • 52 AA

    56 AA



    Hestia Becomes a Tutor to the Hildebrandt Household
    Life, Organisation Association

    Traveling to Lake Rahn following her banishment, Hestia joins the household of Lord Hildebrandt, master of the Lake Rahn domain. Here she spends most of her time tutoring the children of the household, sometimes counseling the Lord on decisions.

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  • 52 AA

    Manwhe

    Expedition to Mt. Tarkaal
    Expedition

    Together with Frederick Byren, two surveyors, and a historian, Hestia mounts an expedition to climb Mount Tarkaal and survey the Middle Lands in order to create the most accurate map of the land of that time.

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  • 52 AA

    Blugree

    Hestia is Banished from the Bonfire Shrine
    Life, Failure / Mishap

    After causing a major fire in the Charwoods that gets out of control, the elders of the Mages of the Bonfire Shrine can no longer ignore her destructive tendencies that go against doctrine. She has her title revoked and is forbidden from ever coming near the Bonfire Shrine again.

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    Hestia person Timeline
  • 58 AA


    Hestia Joins the Yamato Court
    Life, Organisation Association

    After delivering her famous map of the Middle Lands to the Emperor of the Yamato Kingdom, Hestia is afforded citizenship in the Yamato Kingdom and appointed Consultant of the Imperial Cartographer. Later that year she also receives the newly created title Special Advisor on the Art of Magic and begins teaching the fire magic she has learned at the Bonfire Shrine to Yamato mages.

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    Hestia person Timeline
  • 63 AA


    The Ryûga Order is Founded
    Founding

    In the Yamato Kingdom, the art of war magic is being perfected largely thanks to Hestia Bygate, who has been employed by the Emperor as a special advisor for military magical education. On her behest a special platoon of mage warriors is founded by imperial decree, and she is declared general of this new force trained by her.

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  • 65 AA


    Hestia's Influence Grows
    Life, Milestone

    Though already a special general, Hestia was initially still kept out of war councils. After several successful campaigns with her new Ryûga Order, the Emperor grants her the new title Special Advisor to the Imperial Military Council, allowing her to join all military council meetings and participate as a full member.

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  • 72 AA


    Hestia is Appointed Daikan of the Easternmost Provinces of the Yamato Kingdom
    Life, Career

    In recognition of her years of service and contributions to the state, Hestia Bygate is appointed Daikan (governor) of the Easternmost Provinces of the Yamato Kingdom. These border on the lands of Estverde.

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  • 98 AA


    The Monastery of the Five Paths is Founded
    Founding

    The Monastery of Five Paths if founded in the halls of the former temple of Yilik in an attempt to spread wisdom and enlightenment through magic. As the mages of the Middle Lands are still disorganized at this point in time, this quickly establishes the Monastery as the old center of the magical new world, the magical old word of course being centered around the Angel Saxons.

  • 100 AA

    107 AA



    Tensions Between the Yamato Kingdom and Estverde Rise
    Political event

    Estverde is growing uncomfortable with Yamamoto expansion policies and tries to fortify its borders, claiming that the Yamato Kingdom is encroaching on their territory. The negotiations and threats are met especially harshly by Hestia Bygate, Daikan of the Easternmost Provinces.

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  • 108 AA

    2
    Yanos
    108 AA

    4
    Yanos


    Estverde is Burned to Ashes
    Disaster / Destruction

    On the second day of the six month 108 AA, Hestia Bygate, the Ryûga Order, and several army divisions of the Yamato Kingdom arrive at the walls of Estverde, trying to annex the great city. The first and second infantry divisions are mowed down by archers and tar pits dug around the city. After the siege has been set up on the third day of the six month, a representative of the city arrives in the encampment to find out the terms of the Yamato Kindom on the fourth day of the six month. He mocks Hestia to the peril of his people, and the general, still shaken by the loss of two divisions and enraged by the representatives, uses all the magical power she can bring to bear to engulf the city in a great pillar of flame, carbonizing every man, woman, child, stick, and stone. This day will forever change the world's stance on war magic and may have, ironically, prevented the end of civilization during the Age of Heroes.

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  • 108 AA

    12
    Inari

    Hestia Escapes
    Life, Crime

    After her Spellblight-stricken body is carried back to the Yamato Kingdom, Hestia Bygate is accused of defying imperial orders by destroying Estverde instead of annexing it, and in light of the massive loss of life, she is sentenced to death despite her extensive contributions to the kingdom. However, when she is supposed to be carried back to Estverde to be executed there, she burns the tower she has been imprisoned in down and flees.

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  • 109 AA


    The Death of the Mad Magus Hestia
    Life, Death

    Hestia Bygate is executed by the Lord of Fire Horvath Innsrai in the ruins of Estverde, but the aftermath of her most infamous deed will have consequences reaching far beyond her death.

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  • 146 AA

    20
    Auri

    17:00

    The Darmstadt Processor MK1 is Constructed
    Scientific achievement

    In this historic year, Prof. Dr. Inv. Mark Darmstadt builds his very first Darmstadt Processor; the first complex computation machine, which uses biological components to function. With the advent of the first computer, the development of the technocrats seems to leave the curve behind them permanently.

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  • 155 AA

    2
    Yanwhe
    156 AA

    24
    Manwhe


    The Null Concord
    Political event

    Near the end of the Age of Awakening, just after announcing themselves to the world, the Brotherhood of the Null forced the nations of the Great Land to the negotiation table, hammering out that any wars involving large scale magic must be waged on the Untamed Meadows on the ruins of Estverde, creating a 'balance of repercussions' that woud force all other signing nations to act immediately against offenders who broke the concord. The Null Concord additionally severely limits or forbids the development and deployment of high tier desctructive magic and technologocal weapons of mass destruction, counteracting a potential arms race between mages and technocrats to break out and a second Estverde to occur.

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  • 173 AA

    2
    Yanwhe
    189 AA

    21
    Wexling


    Research Expedition to Jamphel Yeshe
    Expedition

    The assistent researcher Kanna Amakagawa goes on a funded research expedition to the dangerous island of Jamphel Yeshe, which is a known clockwork exclusion zone to research that very phenomenon in hope of writing her dissertation about the subject.

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  • 200 AA


    The first Invasion
    Era beginning/end

    When the hordes of the Nordmen, the Angel Saxons, and the Old Gods marched into the Middle Lands, the Great War began and with it what would later be called the Age of Heroes.

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Age of Heroes

5900 ARe 6220 ARe

The Age of Heroes was the most turbulent age since the First Age as the five great factions, the Mages, Old Gods, Technocrats, the Brotherhood of the Null, and people of the lands were at war with each other, leading the world from one bloody and destructive battle to another.

Because the great factions of the world were waging war against each other indiscriminately due to the Old Gods' refusal to recognize the mages and technocrats (and others) as their autonomous equals, this age brought about quite a few changes in Aqualon's geopolitical power structures and even its geography, as many battles involved extreme use of elemental magic, ancient weapons, and new devastating technologies.

While it can be said that ultimately a compromise was reached, historians generally agree that the age ended with the surrender of the Old Gods, withdrawing to their homeland of Asgard.

Because many people were born into the Age of Heroes and quite a few died before its end, while almost none lived entirely through its over 300 year long span, many took up calling the time the "Endless War", or the "Great War". No contemporaries are known that ever called it the Age of Heroes.

  • 0 AH


    The first Invasion
    Era beginning/end

    When the hordes of the Nordmen, the Angel Saxons, and the Old Gods marched into the Middle Lands, the Great War began and with it what would later be called the Age of Heroes.

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  • 95 AH

    12
    Petal

    Prof. Dr. Tyra Lore Publishes an Influential Paper
    Scientific achievement

    in 95 AH, Prof. Dr. Lore publishes her paper "The Grand Ether and Magic Unification Hypothesis", which first brings to light the idea that the heretofore hypothesized ether might infact be a by-product of the Great Clockwork, paving the way for De Vries Cluster Field Theory.

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  • 114 AH


    Grand Druid Brynwain Creates a Terrible Disease
    Plague / Epidemic

    Using dangerous animancy, the magic that deals with manipulating and twisting souls directly, sometimes called "necromancy", Brynwain, grand druid of the Kaltani, develops a potent plant disease called Brynwain Fever. She has to use a special ritual to spread it and uses this to decimate enemy crops, damaging the food supplies of the.

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  • 120 AH

    12
    Fernsty

    The De Vries Cluster Field Theory is first Published
    Scientific achievement

    Dr. Helen De Vries publishes her famous paper "The Defining Quality of Life", starting an age of DVF research when science finally triumphs over magic.

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  • 178 AH


    Grand Druid Brynwain Dies
    Life, Death

    Brynwain Jarlsdytr is killed during the Odenwald Battle fighting against the Keeper of Earth Delfina Akçay. With food supplies in the Great Land stabilizing due to the end of Brynwain Fever, the Great War turns once more in favor of the Allied Forces.

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  • 192 AH


    The Death of Adelbert Trast
    Life, Death

    The Lord of Wind Adelbert Trast is slain in battle by a Valkyrie of Freyja, but his Guardians survive and find shelter with the Margrave of the East.

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  • 198 AH


    Rise of the White Lancers
    Life, Organisation Association

    The former Guardians of Adelbert Trast, Clarie Vinstek and Karl Trast, and their retinue achieve a significant victory over an Angel Saxon force, and the margrave of the east rewards them with titles and lands, making them his bannerman. Their symbol becomes the three winds, lain on a cloak of white, surrounded by wings.

    The White Lancers of Aerialis cover

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  • 234 AH

    12
    Inari
    235 AH

    7
    Fernsty


    The Hall of Lake Rahn
    Construction beginning/end

    The water mages erected a fortified hall in the middle of Lake Rahn.

  • 270 AH


    Jump Drive project completed, Borealis moves to the South Pole
    Population Migration / Travel

    After two centuries of technamagic research, the high technocrats of Borealis, the northernmost city of their faction, completes its research into large-scale clockwork travel. A jump drive is installed in the city's heart, and Borealis moves to the South Pole, where it absorbs the small outpost Australis.

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  • 318 AH

    14
    Inari

    The first DVF Suppressor
    Discovery, Scientific

    Dr. Inv. Vincent Kunibert Greenhorn constructs the first DVF Suppressor prototype in his laboritory.

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Age of Gears and Elements

6220 ARe and beyond

After the Age of Heroes the factions began to drift apart. The mages strengthened their position in the Middle Lands, more and more confident that none could stand against the five great Mage Academies and the Tower of Five, while the Old Gods retreated to their home Asgard, leaving the Nordmen to themselves. They did however send out their representatives, the Valkyries, chosen Angel Saxons implanted with Fragments of Wyrd, in order to seek out the next great war so that the Old Gods may join it in force. The Brotherhood of the Null would retreat to their sanctums at the Eastern Walls of Weltenend and the Western Walls of Weltenend, and would not leave those sacred places for over seventeen centuries, never having felt that the Null Concordant was violated to an extent that required their intervention. The technocrats had retreated to the southernmost tip of the world beyond the Spiral Sea, founding the great university city of Borealis. The moving city, Miyako Fluxum split off from Borealis when the final decision was made by the Council of Faculties that Technamagix be forever outlawed as a research subject. No great war ever seemed more than the thinnest of lines on the horizon since the world was, for the most part, big enough to house the great forces within it. This of course changed with the appearance of the Yellow Glimmer, which would eventually lead to this age's end.

  • 5 GE

    2
    Auri

    Leap in DVF Suppression Technology
    Scientific achievement

    After completing his prototype, Dr. Inv. Vincent Kunibert Greenhorn tried to make his invention battle ready in vain, and in the end missed the end of the war by 5 years. However, with the creation of his Mark 1 DVF Suppressor, he set the technocrats of Borealis on their path to autonomy from the Great Clockwork.

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  • 22 GE

    11
    Petal
    25 GE

    23
    Manwhe


    The Declaration of Existential Independence
    Revolution

    On this historic day, the Council of Faculties of Borealis, decided to use the newly available DVF Suppression technology to permanently turn the city into a clockwork exclusion zone.

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  • 41 GE

    Yanos

    Rickard Leeuw Publishes the Codex Riccardium
    Scientific achievement

    The Codex Riccardium: Magna Magia, a renowned work on the history of magic, its uses, and its inner workings was published in Aerialis and quickly spread throught the Middle Lands and beyond.

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  • 125 GE


    Miyako Fluxum declares independence from Borealis
    Population Migration / Travel

    After over 100 years of intense lobbying, during which the former technamagix faculty could not successfully negotiate for the lifting of the technamagix research ban, the DVF suppressors of Borealis are sabotaged, and the old Jump Drive at its heart booted up. With the historic 'flip of a switch', the central area of the great city is torn away and rematerializes far away in the north.

  • 251 GE

    312 GE



    The Founding of the Five Cities
    Founding

    The five Keepers declared the founding of the five cities.

  • 1620 GE


    The Birth of Balsibart
    Extinction

    The event known as "The Birth of Balsibart" occurs, and every living person on Jamphel Yeshe vanishes from the face of Aqualon forever; no one knows where. Because of the appearance of Balsibart the Bard soon thereafter, it is believed that he made his first move on Jamphel Yeshe, then going on to absorb other nations in whatever still unexplained manner he did that.

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  • 1676 GE


    Jamphel Yeshe's Depravity Survives its own Extinction
    Population Migration / Travel

    In less than six decades, the island of Jamphel Yeshe is back to its usual in-human business. The wealth and drug farms lying around for the taking led to a bloody race and war to lay claim on the fallow bounty. In 1456 GE, the population has roughly reached its pre-Balsibart density with lowlifes flowing in or being sold or tossed at Jamphel Yeshe's shores constantly.

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  • 1706 GE

    12
    Blugree

    The Null return
    Expedition

    Brothers of the Null leave the Black Sanctum for the first time in seventeen hundred years on official business. Venturing to the Middle Lands, they seek to investigate and destroy the phenomenon that will be referred to as the Yellow Glimmer.