Compiling the recent history of Felarya is a huge task, and large portions of it remain in the dark. The ancient past is all but impossible to assess, the truth being buried under the weight of time and countless legends. After decades of patient work and research, a group of mages managed to establish a basic timeline of events (oddly enough, they were helped by some fairy scholars in what remains a most unusual and rare cultural collaboration between the two races). The help of the Majuraselves was also invaluable in that regard. Without their steady recording of the events of the past, the Felaryan history would be as consistent as mist. The time on this continent of Felarya is calculated based on the fall of Ur-Sagol, believed to have taken place some 2068 years ago.
Under construction - Order of event NOT definitive at this point.
Pre-Sagolian times (B.U.)
Very little is known about this Era and any attempt at putting dates on it seems pointless. Events listed there are deeply uncertain and didn't happened necessarily in that order. To this day, the creation of Felarya itself remains a complete mystery for historians.
? B.U. - The Palace at Mount Vylkren is sculpted for the first Lava King. Other elemental palaces are suspected to have been built around this time but are so far undiscovered, or were later destroyed.
In that age, Felarya became the focus of attention of powerful and mysterious entities calling themselves the Correctors. The exact reason of their hostility remains obscure but they were hell bent on the total destruction of Felarya
12 000 B.U. - The Correctors first appear on Felarya and begin their attack.
11 900 B.U. - The Correctors deploy powerful weapons such as their dreaded Obliterators and unleash a rain of destruction on Felarya.
11 600 B.U. - Guardians suffer casualties with several of them being either killed or turned into "greys", becoming obedient and mindless slaves of the enemy.
11 480 B.U. - The TitanAlcazath is created by the Guardians. This loyal soldier is unaffected by the mind-altering powers of the Correctors. Alcazath start creating an army of Titans, shaping them with the Derjakanör, the great Hammer of Creation.
11 100 B.U. - A particularly violent assault from the Correctors ravages a part of Tolmeshal forest which will become known as the Miragia forest, a zone famous for its instability even up to this day.
10 960 B.U. - The Titans inflict a severe defeat on Correctors during the "Grey Dawn battle".
10 950 B.U. - Alcazath starts acting erratically, to the worry of his allies, the Elemental Kings.
10 900 B.U. - The new Titans shaped by Alcazath are becoming more and more monstrous in appearance. Tensions are quickly rising with Elementals, with Alcazath finally turning on them.
10 860 B.U. - The Guardians intervene and order Alcazath to give back his Hammer as a sign of submission to their authority. Alcazath refuses and order his forces to prepare for war agaisnt their former masters.
10 720 B.U. - The Correctors seize the opportunity of that infighting to intensify their attacks. Many believe they were in league with the Titans at this point.
10 680 B.U. - The Battle of the Blind King occurs. It is said to have lasted for a single day of extreme violence, with every camp throwing all they had into the fight. It ended with a decisive victory of Felarya over the Correctors. Alcazath dies during the intense fighting, struck down by Demedrios - a famous centaur warrior of the times. The Correctors leave Felarya, never to come back again.
10 672 B.U. - Alcazath is sealed away in a tomb underneath the Jadong temple. Some believe Derjakanör has been sealed with him, others claim it was destroyed afterwards. This marks the end of the War with Correctors. |}
What was called the The Era of Mirages is a long period after the war with the correctors where Felarya slowly recovered from the enormous damage it received. It was a time of great uncertainty with countless anomalies, vanishing lands, flickering landscapes and dimensional storms that occurred all over the land because of how unstable it had become.
10 670 B.U. - The Era of Mirages starts after the end of the War, and will last for 3000 years.
10 410 B.U. - The zone now known as the Akaptor desert is covered by a gigantic and shimmering dome of chaotic and wild energies, constantly shifting and twisting. Anyone trying to enter disappears forever.
10 370 B.U. - The Great rocky fields becomes a very dangerous zone, ravaged by a strange phenomenon called "waves of anti-reality" or dimensional tide. Walking there when they occur is very unhealthy and would lead to often deadly but interesting effects, like having parts of your body transformed into something, losing your shadow or becoming perfectly flat. Fairies become very concerned by the impact of that phenomenon to their land.
10 110 B.U. - The sky of the Sunfall thicket becomes separated from the rest of Felarya, apparently forever stuck into another dimension.
9 810 B.U. - The dimensional tide increases considerably, leading to an exodus of creatures to the east. The fairy kingdom itself is threatened.
9 780 B.U. - With the help of the Earth Elemental Queen Thanjayuur, the guardianNemyra creates the bottomless chasm around the Fairy kingdom, in order to stop the effect of the dimensional tide, thus isolating the Kingdom from the rest of Felarya.
8 880 B.U. - The GuardianNotys enters a trance of Rejuvenation. It will lasts five centuries during which the rampant instability of Felarya is progressively healed. For some reason, it coincides with a time of intense predation all over Felarya, leading to a period called the "Insatiable hunger". All over Felarya, creatures become ravenous, countless are eaten, many settlements wiped out, and small species hide in fear - when they are not gorging on smaller species themselves.
8 360 B.U. - End of Notys' trance and of the time of the insatiable hunger.
8 250 B.U. - Anomalies seem to be generally receding all over Felarya. The dimensional tide of the Great rocky fields is diminishing to tolerable levels.
7400 B.U. - End of the Era of Mirages. The instabilities are fading and the dimensional tide ebbs away. Sentient species that survived this, and the "insatiable hunger", slowly start to recover, in many cases restarting from scratch. Elves in particular seem to have withstood the hardship pretty well. |}
This period refers to the time from the end of the Era of Mirages, to the emergence of the Elven Empire. During this time, various species slowly begin to spread themselves throughout the world again. The world is, however, during this time mostly wilderness. Humans, Elves, Nekos and Dridders build small settlements in the savage wild. Historians trace the oldest (surviving) examples of Dridder and Elvish writing to this time. Since the instability has stopped, more stable portals to Felarya are possible and more visiting species arrive.
During this age, small, hidden Elven communities begin to interact and communicate with each other, sharing cultures and knowledge. Soon the Elven Empire emerges, setting up small bastions of safety in the dangerous jungle. The Empire interacts with and influences various other species. The age of Elves starts with the reign of Empress Eteni. It's a long era of prosperity and power for Felaryan Elves, followed by a slow decline and a brutal end. Records of this time are much more precise, thanks to the steady work of Majuras elves.
5695 B.U. – KadynElvenEmpress Eteni comes to power. Under her enlightened rule, the disparate groups and tribes of elves come together and start to thrive. Up to this day, her great charisma and profound wisdom is legendary among her kin.
5534 B.U. – The prosperous Elven city of Restalen is raided by a group of giant Dridders. The city is partially destroyed and many from the Elven nobility are eaten. Empress Eteni herself is swallowed by a dridder named Modanthe. Eteni is rescued by her guards before being digested. Still alive, Modanthe is captured and taken away.
5533 B.U. – After the mourning, calls for vengeance are rising and many elves want to raze Dridders settlements in retaliation and to execute Modanthe. Empress Eteni resists them however and make a long and impassioned speech that remain famous to this day, calling for the necessity for elves to understand others races and interact with them instead of simply ignoring them like they usually do, which can only lead to tragedy. while well received by the majority, this speech angers the more traditionalist elements of the population who start to question Eteni's authority.
5530 B.U. – Tensions are rising. Mytalon, an army general, challenges publicly Eteni's authority. As often among elves in such cases, a bow contest is organized. Many believe Mytalon is more interested in taking revenge for a previous contest he lost to Eteni than attacking her progressive stance. However, Eteni, with her legendary skills, easily wins the contest. Some elves sees in her the reincarnation of the goddess Temolian, and few will question her rule from now on.
5527 B.U. – Empress Eteni starts to meet with the captive dridderModanthe. They have long private discussions and an unusual friendship takes hold between the two.
5524 B.U. – To the dismay of many among elves, Empress Eteni finally frees Modanthe and make her her personal bodyguard. Modanthe swears eternal loyalty to her and to defend her with her life.
5478 B.U. – After years of patient work, elven “Tree Shapers” rebuild Restalen which become the capital of the Elven Empire. it is situated in what will become known as Deeper Felarya. The empire appears more flourishing than ever. This is the start of the Elven Golden age. Many of the most remarkable pieces of the elven culture are produced during those years.
5461 B.U. – Elves organize their army, using the natural variety of their race to create special groups, in order to make the Empire as a whole more prepared for different threats. The regular troops are mostly composed of giant elves.
5456 B.U. – Empress Eteni signs the “Secret Treaty” with the Fairy kingdom. The exact details are unknown, but the Elven Empire does not expand into fairylands and fairies do not hunt in elven lands.
5242 B.U. – The elven Empire peacefully adds the Minkas, a small tribe of humans and their settlement Minkala as a province of their Empire, in a place that will then later become known as Ur-Sagol. It's a peaceful period of affluence and prosperity called "Tenamaskim": the "Elven peace".
4898 B.U. – The elven Empire encounters a small Dridder Kingdom ruling over a part of what is now known as the Dridder forest. It's Modanthe's birth place and she is very concerned at what it has become. She is sent here and manages to convince many dridders to join the empire and to revolt against the despotic and ruthless rule of the Dridder Queen Taxshillia. A Civil war breaks out among dridders.
4854 B.U. – Modanthe defeats Queen Taxshillia in duel and the Queen's forces are crushed by both the dridder rebels and the elven army. The royal family is sent into exile and the famous piece " The saga of Modanthe the brave" is created in Restalen. Modanthe refuses to become the new Dridder Queen though, in order to remain at the service of her friend and master Eteni. She instead settles as an ambassador.
4786 B.U. – The Tenamaskim is followed by the "Keradormyn" The “Years of Terror” – Dridders loyal to the fallen Queen make an attempt to put Taxshillia's grandchild onto the throne. Elvish settlements in and near the Dridder forest are attacked and many elves are devoured.
4749 B.U. – Modanthe is killed in battle. Empress Eteni mourns the loss of her dear friend. She appears greatly affected, rarely showing herself in public afterwards.
4671 B.U. – Elven forces finally defeat the “New Queen” and her dridder army in battle.
4533 B.U. – During a cruise on the Jadong lake, Empress Eteni is eaten by a mermaid. The long sticky tongue takes the guards by surprise and snatch the unfortunate elf. In a few seconds, centuries of rule come to a sudden end. Eteni will widely be considered as the greatest elven ruler. Her son, Tibon takes the throne.
4532 B.U. – Coronation of Emperor Tibon. He swears to follow the steps of his mother, which will actually lead to the empire becoming more assertive and expansionist.
4203 B.U – The Elven Empire defeats a confederation of neko tribes living near the Motamo river, subsuming them into the Empire.
4143 B.U. – Nagas tribes united by Chief Ran begin flowing into the central jungles and eat Nekos and humans in large numbers. The Elves go to war against the nagas, on the request of the neko and human provinces under attack.
4098 B.U. – Elves defeat the Naga tribes near the Giant tree. The remaining nagas are made part of the Empire, though they remain in the wilder places between Provincial centers. Elves suffered many casualties in the confrontation, and many at home grow unhappy, thinking that elves have lost their way and should keep among themselves, and simply use their army to protect elves, rather than intervene in the affairs of others races.
3981 B.U. – Milkadis Temple is constructed, one of a few examples of elven stonework to survive to this day.
3835 B.U. – Emperor Tibon is eaten by a harpy during a hunt. His death leads to a power struggle between several houses. Lot of bow contests take place and several "unfortunate accidents" befall on various aspirant to the throne. From this point, elven rulers follow each others in rather short succession. Historians agree to say Tibon's death marks the beginning of the Elven Empire's slow decline.
3491 B.U. - An elven expedition exploring the north west coast encounters the Jotuns. Attempts are made to conquer them, but their fierce resistance and the harsh climate lead Elven Empress Melda to deems them “unable to attain the civilization the other races enjoy.” Elven settlements and outposts are, however, made in the north – these will clash with the Jotun constantly.
3305 B.U. – Tensions grow between the elven tribes in Oloonde lakeland, and the central power of the empire. The Oloonde elves claim to be the true holder of the elvish way, keeping in perfect harmony with nature and minding their own business, while the Empire is becoming a parody of it. A few of them try to make secession but are quickly reconquered.
3097 B.U. – Alek Akaptor, a human mage, enters the desert that will eventually bear his name because the barrier stopped shortly after.
2792 B.U. – Elven Emperor “Falian the Mad” attempts to conquer the Fairy kingdom. The elven army he sends is mostly eaten. Falian later suffers from a mysterious ailment and dies, being replaced by his cousin, “Falian the Sane”. After this, the “Second Secret Treaty” is signed with the Fairy Kingdom.
2662 B.U. – Nagas tribes unite and start to attack human settlements, eating their inhabitants. Humans ask the Empire to intervene, but the elves are busy with their own internal disputes in Oloonde lakeland, and the calls for help fall on deaf ears. Many human settlements are wiped out. The elves finally intervene but only when some of their kind start to be eaten as well. This will lead to a lot of bitterness from humans who feel they have been let down.
2621 B.U. – Human provinces quietly start to reinforce themselves, building strong defenses and developing their garrisons.
2498 B.U. – The Insecurity grows. Dridders become more and more restless and some humans clash with Nekos near the Motamo river. Feeling in danger, many elves flee their settlements across Tolmeshal forest to join the security of the north. Elven forces finally intervene to try and re-establish order. The Elven Empress Megedyl makes a decree forbidding “Provincial Armies” and order them to disband. This order is largely ignored, making Megedyl furious.
2458 B.U. – Megedyl decides to make an example and send an ultimatum to the human village of Zenkuch for the inhabitants to disarm. When they refuse, a group of Scarlet elves is sent with the order of destroying the garrison and to gorge themselves on the villagers. Soon every inhabitant finds themselves digesting within bloated bellies. This act provokes horror among humans and quickly lead them to proclaim themselves independents and to prepare for war.
2450 B.U. – The Dridder royalty returns to the Dridder forest. Queen Charssadha effortlessly overthrows the Empire's representative. The foundations of Supprozad are laid down and the city begins to grow rapidly.
2322 B.U. – The Elven Empire suffers a series of devastating defeats by dridders in the south, humans in the west and nagas and jotuns in the north. It withdraws from those territories permanently and looses contact with its Oloonde lakeland province.
2312 B.U. – In a desperate move, Empress Megedyl tries to get the help of fairies and journies to the Fairy kingdom in order to forge an alliance. She will never make it. Her convoy is attacked by a large group of nagas and Megedyl is eaten. Demoralized, many elves chose to flee back to the north. The Empire is quickly disintegrating into oblivion.
2291 B.U. – Severely weakened and besieged , Restalen is just a shadow of the glory it once was. It finally falls to a combination of nagas, dridders and Jotuns assaults. Remaining strongholds are quickly defeated and predators feast. The elven population in Felarya is hit severely, with the exception of their distant Oloonde province, which is spared much of the chaos. The elves that do remain have in many cases evolved into highly different groups - after the Empire they split apart, forming different tribes. This marks the end of the Age of Elves. |}
During this period, the twin Empires of the Dridders and the Sagolians dominate Central Felarya. In many ways, the two Empires are the only thing keeping each other in check.
2290 B.U. - Chaos and confusion reign in central Felarya and predation is rampant.
2274 B.U. - The fairies claim that, since the elven Empire is no longer in existence, the “Secret Treaty” is now void – fairies begin to migrate east in greater numbers, reaching the Lake of illusions and what will become the Fairy Pond.
2272 B.U. - Almikar Potentis is celebrated as a hero for humans. He is declared ruler of Minkala and his first move is to rename the city "Ur-Sagol" ,meaning the New Sagol, in honor to his birthplace in a far away world. He is, in effect, the founder of Ur-Sagol and father of the Sagolians in Felarya.
2017 B.U. - Ur-Sagol is prospering, partly helped by the presence of the Great dimensional gate next to it, which favor greatly trade. With its strong defenses, the city is quickly becoming a haven for humans. Almikar Potentis is widely regarded as a solid and wise, if stern, ruler.
2005 B.U. – After a whole year of preparation, Almikar Potentis and several other mages cast an extremely powerful and self-sustaining translation spell over the continent, allowing sentient beings to perfectly understand each others' languages. It lasts to this day and show no sign of fading.
1998 B.U. – Neko settlers build a small trading community near where the city of Negav will eventually arise. They rely on the dridders for protection and pay tribute to them.
1967 B.U. – Under the enlightened rule of Queen Charssadha, the Dridder Kingdom thrives and expands to encompass almost all of what is today the Dridder forest. It also holds the neko tribes near and across the Motamo river as vassals, defending them from other predators.
1874 B.U. – Ur-Sagol finishes several gigantic construction projects, among them its “Lightning Wall” defense system, using orbs similar to the one defending the Great dimensional gate.
1870 B.U. – Queen Charssadha is assassinated in her sleep. Her daughter Sheeana takes the throne.
1856 B.U. – Almikar Potentis makes a long speech to his fellow citizen on the necessity for humans in Felarya to know magic in order to prosper and defeat nature's numerous challenges. The teaching of magic becomes mandatory at school in Ur-Sagol.
1832 B.U. – The Sagolians create a rapidly expanding network of small orb towers and fortified citadels around their city, in order to keep predators at bay.
1724 B.U. – Ur-Sagol attempts to sway some of the neko tribes south of it to trade with them over the dridders, accepting those on the North side of the Motamo river as vassals.
1695 B.U. – The “Motamo War” breaks out between Sagolians and the Dridder Kingdom, over control of the territory between their respective capitals.
1688 B.U. – The war makes little progress. Despite their giant size, dridders find any advance in Sagolian territory surprisingly difficult, and every Sagolian soldier seems adept at magic, allowing them to launch a fierce barrage of spells at their foes.
1664 B.U. – Sagolians and the Dridder Kingdom sign a peace treaty. The area where Negav is today becomes a neutral trading area.
1657 B.U. – Antiniko Serrakmos proclaims himself emperor of all humans in Felarya.
1654 B.U. - Tensions grow between dridders and nagas as the Dridder Kingdom expands and try to subdue nagas tribes into submission.
1554 B.U. – Nagas become united under Shuaskalan, a gigantic Pit naga, and their resistance to dridders grow fierce. Clashes become more violent and the nekos under dridder protection are eaten in large numbers.
1545 B.U. - Ur-Sagol sustains itself mostly from off-world trading. Under the rule of Emperor Serrakmos, the city becomes largely insular and disconnects itself from Felaryan matters as its wealth and magical knowledge grows.
1523 B.U. – The dridders declare war on nagas, marking the beginning of a long and bloody conflict. The war will continue intermittently for as long as the Dridder Kingdom lasts, with periods of peace interspersed with periods of intense violence.
1491 B.U. – The Nagas ambush the Dridders at the “Battle of the Giant tree”. Mothya, the Daughter of Queen Sheeana is killed in the battle. Queen Sheeana swears revenge on the nagas and makes the entire Royal Family swear an Eternal Blood Oath with her.
1456 B.U. - A group of fairy mediators try unsuccessfully to stop the fighting between nagas and dridders. They decide to never take a side in the conflict as long as it lasts.
1301 B.U. – Led by Shuaskalan herself, the naga tribes make a daring raid on the dridder capital Supprozad. They are eventually repelled, but not before critically wounding Queen Sheeana. Dridders are deeply shaken that their enemies could slip past their outer defenses and strike at their core.
1299 B.U. – Queen Sheeana dies poisoned. A serious crisis of succession ensues among dridders nobles. From now on and during several centuries, dridder queens don't live very long, their reign ending abruptly in various "unfortunate accidents". This leads to bitter infighting and a general weakening of the Kingdom's influence.
1298 B.U. – A new family takes the dridder throne. The young but ambitious Apholybane becomes the new Queen. She declares she will continue the fight with nagas to the end.
1290 B.U. – As Supprozad expands, construction begins on a “secret” city located underneath it, to house the Royalty. This is designed to keep them safe in the even of another naga raid like the one of eleven years ago.
1234 B.U. – The Dridder Kingdom discovers a technique for making gunpowder from local plants.
1229 B.U. – Queen Apholybane is assassinated. She effectively becomes the first dridder ruler to die from gunshot.
1183 B.U. – Shuaskalan is killed in battle, during a raid on a Sagolian outpost. Emperor Serrarkmos II orders lavish celebrations for the death of this fierce enemy. This lead to a warming of relations with the Dridder Kingdom.
952 B.U. – The “Second Motamo War” ends with a peace treaty dividing control of the ascarlin deposits.
550 B.U. – The “Sagolian Encyclopedia of Magic” is first published. Still today, it remains one of the most complete treatises on the training of mages.
422 B.U. – The “Sagolian territory expands and pharaonic construction work take place to increase the size of the city. The territory is littered by orb towers and other defense systems. Some can even be seen a few miles away from the Giant tree.
392 B.U. - The dridder scientist Zansel develops the first non-magic powered flying machine in Felarya - a rudimentary hot air balloon. The test flight is a success, though Zansel never comes back down. Centuries later, rumours float in of a "flying spider-man" who landed west of Lamina and taught the people there his scientific secrets.
335 B.U. – Dridders pursue fleeing naga tribes into the Grove of carnivorous plants. The bloody “Battle of the Crimson Leaves” produces important casualties on both sides, many caused simply by the flora and fauna of the area.
281 B.U. – The Sagolians win a decisive battle against a tribe of Scarlet elves near Bulvon wood. Emperor Serrakmos III declares that “In the future, Felarya shall no longer be a land of predators and those that would eat man shall be driven from its surface.” This draw an official protest from the Dridder Kingdom.
*121 B.U. – Young Emperor Serrakmos IV takes the throne of Ur-Sagol. His coronation celebration is said to be one of the most ostentatious and indulgent in history, and is seen as tasteless and decadent by many.
66 B.U. – The dridder Queen Amyssandre, grandmother of future Queen Sineria, is killed in a battle with nagas. Her daughter Chamyra takes the throne and begins to attempts to negotiate a durable peace between the two species, to the great distaste of many among the dridder nobility.
21 B.U. – Emperor Serrakmos IV holds the 100th Anniversary of his Coronation. A massive statue of him is raised on the shores of the Jadong lake. He promises his subjects that soon the threat of predators will be a thing of the past.
14 B.U. – In two separate incidents, two of Emperor Serrakmos IV’s sons are killed by tonorions while hunting. Later this year, many of his favourite wives are eaten by a fairy. The Emperor retreats to his Citadel and is not seen in public for several years. His close relatives say he is working on some personal projects in order to clear his mind. Esentially leaderless, the powerful Sagolian empire seems unsure of the path to follow.
3 B.U. – Emperor Serrakmos IV finally appears again but he looks changed. Far from looking afflicted, the man have an air of calm assurance and determination. The same year, he orders the deployment of more troops to the southern frontier of the Empire and to build orb towers in central Felarya. Those measures are seen as deeply provocative and lead to a quick increase of tensions with dridders, but the Emperor simply ignores protestations from his advisors.
0 B.U. – The Fall of Ur-Sagol. The city is destroyed in a single night. Accounts of what happened exactly vary widely. Some speak of a shimmering dome covering the city, others of an inhuman scream killing every of those hearing it, others of a guardian flying over the city it, or five of them. Either way, the morning after, the city is no more. All that is left are crumbling ruins and most of its inhabitants seem to have simply vanished. The rare survivors are too shocked to even speak and leave in mass the world through the Great dimensional gate. This marks the brutal end of the Sagolian empire. |}
Post-Sagolian times (A.U.)
The term "Post-Sagolian" refers to the time from the destruction of Ur-Sagol, to the present day. Until 145 A.U. the Dridders have unprecedented dominion over Central Felarya. this is the "Late Dridder Kingdom" or the "Sinerian Era". A century and a half is a small period considering the long history of Felarya, but the ruthless reign of the inflexible dridder Queen will nonetheless leave a deep, bloody scar in it.
22 A.U. - Queen Sineria's rule is challenged. The fact her mother Chamyra attempted to make peace with nagas is used against her, in order to depict her family as weak-willed.
38 A.U. - Queen Sineria crushes a rebellion led by a rival and defeat her in a duel to prove her superiority. With a mix of seduction, brutality, and remarkable tactical sense, she manages to build a strong support to her rule.
41 A.U. - Queen Sineria organizes a purge of records and information concerning her mother and her mother's reign as Dridder Queen. A good deal of the heraldic "Keepers of Blood" organization opposes this and are summarily exiled from Supprozad.
55 A.U. - The Dridder Kingdom wins a series of crushing victories against nagas. Queen Sineria takes part personally in each battle and her strong charisma and martial prowess motivate her troops. She displays a frightening cruelty and merciless determination on the battlefield.
58 A.U. - Nekos grow nervous over the unchecked power of Sineria. Moreover she don't seems very keen on protecting them anymore and appear to believe more in their role as food rather than vassals.
93 A.U. - Queen Sineria's rule grows more ruthless. She organizes a purge of her government and nobles, executing in drove those she suspected were plotting against her, being convinced there was an assassination attempt in the works. Many dridder noble families flee the massacre, leaving Supprozad, and moving south to take refuge in the Web Fells.
99 A.U. - Nekos and Humans form an alliance and fortify the neko settlement that will later be known as Negav. Fortunately for them, the battle between Dridders and nagas rages, keeping Sineria's attention busy. However, facing the more advanced technology of Sineria's troops, the nagas looks increasingly desperate.
119 A.U. – The great Treachery. Queen Sineria declares she wishes to make peace with the Naga Tribes at least, having pushed them far enough. She organizes a large meeting near the Giant tree with naga tribe leaders, in order to discuss the outline of new territories. In the midst of it, however, her Royal Guards murder them. The ambush is perfectly planned and very few nagas escape alive. Sineria declares that, from now on, any naga claiming to belong to a tribe shall be executed, and any claiming to lead a tribe shall be horribly tortured, then executed. After this point, the naga tribes virtually cease to exist, nagas regressing to mainly solitary lifestyles – this does not stop Sineria’s relentless hunting of them.
132 A.U. - The rebellion is crushed with unparalleled levels of brutality and every leaders are horribly tortured. Even some of the closest aides to Queen Sineria become nervous over her cruelty, and the fact that many of the executed dridders were from ancient and respected noble families. Those senseless massacres can only lead to more opposition. Despite that, a large majority of dridders stay loyal to Sineria and her very strong charisma.
143 A.U. - Queen Sineria's attention focus on nekos and humans gathered in their fortified settlements. She seems to see their stand as a challenge to Dridder dominance. She declares it as Dridder territory and express her wish to go and take a nap and a snack in the city. Should somebody oppose her, it would mean war. To her delight, she is obviously denied access and come back to Supprozad to make preparations for a full scale assault.
145 A.U. – The Fall of the Dridders. Quaz and another Guardian attack Supprozad. It is said legions of insects of every sizes descended on the city , blanketing the ground and covering the sun, laying utter devastation in their wake. Queen Sineria is killed, her Kingdom destroyed. The Dridder dominance effectively ends here, many dridder regressing to tribal society or solitary living. Only a small minority living near the Ruins of Supprozad, and a few groups in the Web Fells, try to keep their traditions alive. Interestingly enough, Sineria's body is nowhere to be found, and some persistent rumors say it was taken away and buried in a tomb whose location is unknown. |}
After the fall of Sineria, various minor powers emerge, but not to the extent of the Sagolian empire or the dridder Kingdom. The most recent is the city state of Negav, which emerged from a small neko town near the Motamo River
150 A.U. – Many giant nagas take the opportunity of the demise of their enemies to move and hunt in central Felarya. The insects that devastated Supprozad vanish for the most part, but not all of them. They colonize part of the Dridder forest and Tolmeshal forest, clashing repeatedly with fairies.
305 A.U. – Many fairies are driven away by the insects and come back in large number to the fairy kingdom.
737 A.U. – Manox Kerume, The first official Neko king crown himself and rules over a confederation of tribes near the Motamo river. A cunning and brilliant individual, he is nonetheless contested among some nekos, for not being a Felaryan trueborn, and being rather freshly arrived in the world.
746 A.U. – King Kerume orders a complex network of underground tunnels to be dug under where Negav will be built, as a hiding spot and defense against predator attacks. The threat from nagas especially is becoming critical.
769 A.U. – In an extraordinarily courageous and bold move, King Kerume meet with Chani, the leader of a neighboring giant naga tribe. The meeting is private and what happened exactly is unknown, but it is said Chani was impressed and charmed by Kerume's wit and sheer courage and took a liking to him. Afterwards, predation from nagas diminishes considerably and King Kerume is seen as a hero by many. Some nekos resent him for making deal with the enemy though.
1261 A.U. – Darkness elementals swarm out of the Evernight forest, starting the “One Hundred Years of Nightmares” in Central Felarya. It's a period of intense fear, where people vanish for simply walking in the dark, and homes are kept well lit, from fear of wandering nightmares appearing. Déméchrelle herself is seen wandering in the north, sowing devastation, and feasting on every creatures: animals, elves, humans, even giant nagas!
1333 A.U. – The darkness expands and engulf whole regions of Felarya. Fairies flee the Forest of whispers and watch worriedly as a dark tide flows, seemingly endlessly, down the chasm surrounding the Fairy kingdom.
1341 A.U. - King Kerume and Chani mount a joint effort with the best nekos and nagas shamans in order to stop the darkness from advancing in their region. It's a success but it makes some nekos resent even more Kerume, who seem to go along very well with Chani. Bawdy songs are sung in some taverns involving the two.
1427 A.U. – Tensions increase among nekos and King Kerume is assassinated in a coup. The rebel leader, Gewaz Tatal proclaims himself the new king. Furious, Chani swear to capture and eat Tatal herself.
1451 A.U. – Tensions don't show any sign of abating. Many nekos deeply resent Tatal for assassinating Kerume and putting an end to a period of relative quiet and prosperity. Chani goes on frequent rampages and earns nicknames like " the devourer" or " Slithering death" and is used as a bogeyman to scare young nekos. Humans living alongside with nekos also grow uneasy with the new King, Many of his policies seeming to target them.
1465 A.U. – Tatal is deposed in a coup. He manages to escape though, and disappear. There is various theories on what happened but none could be verified. Some say he left Felarya, some say he was handed on a plate to Chani. Chani herself simply vanishes shortly after and is never seen again. Mazdam Tonho becomes the new king.
1736 A.U. – Official founding of Negav. The settlement has been there for centuries, but it's the first time the name Negav appear, and king Tonho orders heavy protective walls to be constructed around the city.
1757 A.U. – A large group of centaurs attack Negav. The city put up a fierce resistance though and, despite many guards being eaten, repel the raiders. Smaller races across Felarya start to look at Negav as a safe haven, and many join the city to live there.
1779 A.U. - Tensions rise between humans and nekos. Humans are rioting in Negav, asking for more rights and more representation in how the city is ruled. Makem, the son of King Tonho is critically wounded by a human archer. Furious, the king order a severe crack down on the protesters.
1784 A.U. - Clashes intensifies and threaten to descend into civil war. Some of King Tonho's advisors recommend a compromise, because this infighting is dangerously weakening the city. The King reluctantly agrees but tensions remain high, with sporadic skirmishes occurring.
1798 A.U. - A group of powerful mages calling themselves the Ps'isols take discreetly their quarters in Negav and open a small school of magic . They are headed by Fergo Thelandros
1836 A.U. - Human riots erupt again in Negav. The two sides appear even more polarized and the confrontation is violent. This time, King Tonho doesn't listen to his advisors, and even arrests some of them for treason.
1837 A.U. – The “Great Destruction” occurs. On this ill-fated day, a group of giant nagas approached Negav and were surprised to see no guards on the massive defensive walls, busy as they were fighting inside. The nagas quickly took the opportunity to attack, entering the city and eating the terrified inhabitants. Soon, the news spread among local predators who flocked in numbers to take part in the feast. The city's defenses were totally disorganized and the guards, left with no orders, were eaten, almost to the last. The only saving grace for Negavians was the large tunnel network under the city, and the capacity limit of the stuffed predators' stomaches. King Tonho himself was eaten, reportedly in his own palace.
1840 A.U. – The Ps'isols mages take matter in hand. They gather survivors and re-organize Negav's defense and reconstruction. The inhabitants are too much in shock to question their leadership.
1851 A.U. – A race of advanced humans called the Vishmitals arrive for the first time in Felarya. They offer their service to defend Negav and help rebuild it.
1860 A.U. – The reconstruction is well underway. There is many scenes of friendship between nekos and humans as they rebuild their city together. The Ps'isols mages assume their roles as rulers. Their very powerful magic earn them respect among Negavians.
1893 A.U. – The Ps'isols mages unveil their latest creation : the Isolon Eye. It's a marvel of magic that keep predators at bay and offer a total protection to the city. At first incredulous, Negavians quickly realize this is true and the Ps'isol mages are regarded as heros.
1895 A.U. – The Ps'isols mages proclaim themselves Magiocrats and rulers of Negav, which nobody questions. They are largely in charge already anyway.
1947 A.U. - Some tensions arise between humans and nekos over the changing demographics of the city and their rights. Nekos complaint they are being treated as second class citizens. and that some of the new laws are targeting them.
1953 A.U. – Nekomura is founded and nekos encouraged to move there. Under the Mancala accord, The Magiocrats provide nekos with a smaller version of the the Isolon Eye that, the neko soon realize, must be periodically recharged... for a fee. This felony is the cause of a long resentment of nekos toward Negav.
1977 A.U. - Increase of tensions between Ps'isol Magiocrats and Vishmitals over who control the military of the city. The two respective force don't engage directly, but frequent sneak attacks are delivered via secret services.
1988 A.U. – Open skirmishes take place between the Isolon Fist and Vishmitals soldiers. Tensions escalate rapidly to an all time high, despite efforts by some on both camps to cool things down. They eventually succeed but the distrust remains huge between the two factions.
1990 A.U. – A Vishmital commander is eaten by a nemesis, presumably hired by some among the Isolon Fist. This sparks a new round of violence and the cold war between the two factions threatens to become hot.