1052 - The Year in Review
As the final page of TK 1051 is turned to reveal the end of its story, there is a hope that the dream of what TK 1052 offers to the peoples of Alquennas is bright. That the Flags of peace fly in harmony. Thus the first page of TK 1052 is turned. The writing is vivid.
1st day of the year
The first day of the year is Mid Winter's Day in the northern hemisphere. There are reports of several winter storms that have covered entire countries and seas.
The winter festival at the Keep of Tor in the country of Azin continues with the traditions of the New Years Honors
Rory Tully is named a Hero of Azin for his defense of the Keep of Tor.
Sir James and Sir Adam ath Kallon are presented with the Queen's Medal of Valor for their service to Azin in TK 1051.
Dame Janet Rippen is awarded the Queen's Healer's medal. She is promoted to the rank of Baroness under the Duchess of Kent.
Martha Reed of Kallon is awarded Healer of Azin for her work with Red Fever.
2nd day of the year
The Alquennas Trade Association announced that they have added four additional signal flags to the international flag gallery.
These flags are:
Red Fever Warning Crimson Fever Warning
Fire Tornado Warning Reaper Warning
5th day of the year
Robin Thatcher has announced that he will be sending a Troop to tour the Horde Union. This merry band of thespians will perform several of Robin's plays and comedies. The tour will begin on the 75th day of the year. It is also rumored that the Horde Union has approached Robin Thatcher to write some historical plays concerning several Horde Union leaders and important historical figures.
8th day of the year
The country of Azatar announced that five Reapers were discovered in the heart of Azatar's farmlands. They appeared to be searching for something. The Azatarian military did not allow the Reapers to continue their search. The Azatarian forces chased the Reapers into the Ariddia. It has been reported 250 Azatarian soldiers lost their lives while driving off the Reapers.
The High King of Azin, Rene' Nari' sent a message to the Grand Sultan of Azatar. The message offers assistance from Azin for dealing with the Reapers.
10th day of the year
The Grand Sultan of Azatar replies to the High King of Azin's offer. The reply is as follows:
I understand that you offer of assistance for dealing with the Reapers is genuine and sincere. My people and I thank you for that. At this time, however, I cannot accept your gracious offer. It is my desire that when your culture becomes more evolved we can revisit your offer.
Grand Sultan of Azatar and Caliph of the Azatar Faith
11th day of the year
The Haeflin City-State of Kreeden on the continent of Bryagel reports that their harbor facilities are being upgraded. They will be the first Haeflin city-state with a harbor that is converted to being fully sheltered and will contain two dry docks and a grey dock.
The Field Cross-Teams from Gemsten and the Field Cross Team from Frenton, both from the continent of Fyngel, held their yearly grudge match today. The Frenton won by a score of one to zero in a regulation game.
15th day of the year
The City-State of Dawn awoke to another explosion. This time the explosion was centered south of the city. There are no reports of injuries and the investigation is ongoing.
In the Ariddia, Terralen forces observed five Reapers that were being toyed with by a 150 foot Sand Worm. After 25 minutes, the worm grew bored with the Reapers and destroyed the Reapers by crushing them. It then left presumably seeking tastier prey. The forces from Terralen removed what was left of the Reapers. The remains are being sent to the Duchess of Kent.
18th day of the year
The Goblin Globe Crusher Field Cross Team held a demonstration of the game in the City of Two Worlds. The Horde Royal Guard comprised of Great Orcs volunteered to play against the goblins of the Globe Crushers. The Globe Crushers beat the Royal Guard 11 to zero in the game. In addition, 45% of the Royal Guard members that played needed medical assistance after encountering the Globe Crushers.
19th day of the year
The Port of Silk reports that the Haeflin Engineer Puggles Dillweed has completed a machine he calls a dragline dredger to remove silt from the bottom of harbors, bays, etc. Either a team of horses or a team of oxen can be used to power the device. It will save weeks on cleaning up the bottom of harbors, bays, etc.
20th day of the year
The Mages Games open in Gregoria. The Mages Games have over 1,000 contestants this year from all 12 continents.
At the Oasis of Timlend (safety) in the region of Darnlan (storms) on the Horde Union continent of Cimmeran, what is being called the greatest storm in living history is reported to be traveling across the region. The winds of the storm are over 180 mph. The rain has been falling at over 2 inches and hour with hail as large as a grapefruit.
22nd day of the year
Greater Fyngel reports that a fire swept through their southern ship fields destroying over 8,000 acres of forest and 25 ships that were under construction. Due to the valiant efforts of 30 of the workers, 11 vessels that were almost completed were towed into the sheltered harbor of the ship field and saved from destruction.
24th day of the year
The Village of Quenn in the province of Azin in the country of Azin reports that a sinkhole appeared at the beginning of their road into the village. They found limestone caverns in the sinkhole. The area is currently being investigated.
27th day of the year
The Konung of the White Mountains presented the High King of Azin Rene' Nari' with their latest great works. Underneath the White Mountains, they have created a topographical map of the entire nation of Azin. The Konung explained that this project started over 80 years ago. They are continuing to update the map and to expand it to include the settlements of Azin. This amazing Sand Box Map is over four miles by two miles in length.
28th day of the year
The Winners of the Mages Games are announced. Some memorable events happened.
Vigo ath Trista, a power Word Mage who presented the judges and the officials of the Mages Games a writ from his government allowing him to participate in these games, took on Malute the Ogre from the Northern Shield.
Malute began by casting Troll method magicks, of mist bound with fear. Vigo, using command magick on himself, was able to defeat the fear of the mist.
Malute began to compliment Vigo, when Vigo began to laugh. Bewildered, Malute began to ask why Vigo was laughing.
Vigo commented, "When a Power Word Mage begins to laugh, it is already too late." Malute then found himself, tangled in a web of an arcane monster and unable to continue the battle.
It should be noted that Vigo then competed against Tal-Rok of the Horde Union. Vigo began his last battle by insulting the Great Orc on his lack of language skills.
Tal-Rok commented mildly in both ancient Kingdom and ancient Pacfin, "I do not think it is I who needs a lesson on language? Please check your hands."
Vigo was bound from foot to head in arcane binds of the Arcane Spider. Like Malute, Vigo was unable to continue. After the duel, Malute was seen congratulating Tal-Rok.
Karatta ath Kenda, a Weather Witch competed against Klaus ath Verdar. At the beginning of her Duel, she set her caldron on her stand and was unable to get a fire started. Klaus, a power word mage, graciously offered to assist. She readily accepted his help. He then created a fire magically on her woodpile.
Moments later, he asked. "Are you ready to begin?" Her reply puzzled him "Good sir, I have already started." Klaus began to target his spells when he realized he could no longer move or concentrate. The Weather Witch smiled and Klaus conceded the battle.
Last year's winner in the Mage's Duel, Steven Man of the Realm of the Azul-Valley, was defeated in the Mage's Duel by Rygel ath Azin.
David Pike of Kenda beat Cassandra Devrow of Terla in the Magical Weaving Category. Last year they had tied after a 20-hour battle. This year, the battle took three days. Pike won by three points.
The final battle in the Mage's Duel is between Rygel Ath Azin and Ellime' Ath Silver Oak. When the two faced off, Rygel surrendered. He stated, "My friend, even in this friendly competition, I cannot draw my wand against you. Therefore, I surrender to you, my better.
Ellime' replied. "I will not draw my focus against you either, my friend. I also surrender." The Mage's Duel is declared a tie between Rygel ath Azin and Ellime' ath Silver Oak.
Mikhaila Isis Isabel Katrina Nari' won the Spell Combination Category for the second year in a row.
Trevor ath Katonnan won the Magical Speed Competition.
Puggles Dillweed ties with Devon Dayton ath Unadrian for the Magical Construction Category.
Robert Devine ath Talis won the Warding Category.
Ashlyn ath Kent won the Defensive Arts Category.
Alic Toumade won the mystical hypothesis category, also known as the origins of Magick for the second year in a row.
Lance Strong of Trista tied in the Spell Research Category. He tied with Ysa ath Alquennas. This is the second time these two have tied.
Rebecca Stone ath Kent won the Materials Enchantment category.
Tal-Rok of the Horde Union won the Magical Theory Debate category.
Rygel ath Azin won the Methods Theory category.
Tarren ath Xendana won the Earth Magick Category
Elra ath Golden Oak won the Plant Magick Category
Rygel ath Azin won the Troll Magick Category
Byron the Saurian Ath Draconic Splendor won the Fire Magick Category
Rever ath the Region of the Ne'Tal won the Command Magick Category
Nadia ath Terla won the Water Magick Category
Jonathan ath Sharinnon won the Air Magick Category
Ariana Li' ath Kavendar won the Arcane Magick Category
Beth ath Lesser Bryagel won the Bow Magick Category
Miranda "Rene'" ath Harborview won the Divination Magick Category
Kampestein ath the Forked Mountains won the Forge Magick Category
Mya ath Terralen won the Summoning Magick Category
Alyssa Downing ath Lords won the Warding Magick Category
Hubert ath Gregoria won the Transmutation Magick Category
Ashlyn ath Kent won the Transcendental Magick Category
Rygel ath Azin won the Illusion Magick Category
Rygel Ath Azin won the Magical Energy category.
Ashlyn ath Kent and her fiery companion, a Phoenix, dominate the Magical Beast category.
The Grand Master of Magick for TK 1051 is Rygel ath Azin for the third year in a row.
It is announced that Rygel ath Azin and Ellime' Ath Silver Oak are retiring from competition. They will be judging next year's Mages Games.
The Blue Horn Inn hosted the Draconic Splendor hospitality suite that was organized by Dr. Pratt and the Lady of Draconic Splendor. The Dragon Wine, Dragon Ale, and other fine spirits they brought to vend were a major success with everyone.
It should be noted that Aum-Rok Larana Ath Horde the daughter of the High Chieftain of the Horde Union attended the Mages Games but did not compete. Several members of the Horde Union did compete with honor and did well.
29th day of the year
The Alchemist and Artificer of the city of Kallon, Artimus Goddard Davis, announces his new invention. It is a device that will propel a person into the air safely and return him or safely to the ground. The only thing the device requires is hot air. This is accomplished by placing the device over a fire. His balloon as he calls it can take a person up several hundred feet and then gently brings that person down to the ground as the air cools inside the balloon. Davis believes that this device can assist the military and defense forces by allowing spotters the advantage4 of height without having to build tall towers. He will be demonstrating his invention in a few days.
30th day of the year
The Merchant Guilds of Azin have begun drafting and negotiating the TK 1052 contracts for labor, goods, and services. This is the beginning of tax collecting time in the country of Azin and her settlements.
34th day of the year
The city of Kallon reports that Artimus Goddard Davis has tested his new invention, what Artimus Goddard Davis calls a balloon. When the Duke arrived, he noticed that that device was painted a bright non-imperial yellow. He asked Sir James and Sir Adam about the color. They commented that "For the test flight, we suggested painting it a bright brilliant color in order to track the balloon and to ensure that people saw it for miles and miles." When the Duke asked about the black painted circles, lines and half circle painted on each side, the only thing that Sir James and Sir Adam could say was "Sire, we are going to confession right after the demonstration." The Duke just laughed and laughed.
36th day of the year
A report from the Tanir valley in Kenda states that a disabled Reaper was discovered in the center of a flock of sheep. The Sheppard notice the Reaper at dawn. She did not notice the Reaper the night before when the heard settled down for the night. The Reaper is being transported to the Duchess of Kent for studying.
Reports have come in from hundreds of miles around the city of Kallon. People have stated they have seen a sign of good fortune from the heavens. As one farmer stated, he looked up around an hour after noon and saw the face with a smile upon it. He then knew all was fine with the world.
38th day of the year
The City of Kallon in Azin reports that the Artificer of Kallon has demonstrated a new device to move cargo and travelers over land. His design is based off an ancient toy from Talis. It uses steam to move a wagon. To save on cost and time, the Artificer is using a scaled model of the device. The model measures three feet long by 1½ feet wide and 1 foot high. The model failed and steam erupted from the top of the model. The Artificer stated that he knows the problem; however, this failure has given him an idea. His assistants seemed both intrigued and worried over this pronouncement.
The Horde River Ship Rag-una-AhVa (Defender of the Valley) which was given to Azin by the Horde went on sea trials. The human crew had two Horde advisers who stated that this ship was designed for river (brown water) operations and not for ocean (Blue water). The design was still tested on the open water of the ocean. The ship limped back into port after two days. The wheel drive worked beyond expectation; however, the physical design of the craft was confirmed to be extremely unsuitable for the ocean. Reports figure that the crew should be done pumping water out of the Rag-Una-AhVa within several days.
42nd day of the year
Weather reports from many locations in northern hemisphere state that conditions have been ideal for the first plantings of grain crops this year.
Reports from Philip Darcy, the Minister of Roads and Waterways in Azin, state that the Grand Canal project is ahead of schedule by six months. The project is also on budget. The project is slated to be completed in TK 1060.
44th day of the year
Kenda reports that their White Dragon Division encountered a score of Reapers while on patrol of the coast. The Reapers were walking out of the surf when the White Dragons encountered them. The Reapers began to attack immediately. The White Dragon Division repelled the Reapers. All of the Reapers except for one were destroyed. The remaining Reaper headed back into the surf and disappeared.
The Island of Mists reports that three giant sea turtles came ashore early this morning. After spending a few hours in a local sugar cane field, they returned to the beach where they are preparing to lay their eggs. Soldiers of the Island defense force are guarding the turtles so they are not interfered with. Especially by the farmer whose cane field they dined in.
47th day of the year
The City of Dawn reports another explosion woke up the population of Dawn this morning. The explosion was centered two miles south of the City of Dawn. The Engineer Puggles Dillweed is investigating these explosions.
53rd day of the year
The country of Talis reports that their great ocean wall to the north is proving to be an economic windfall. As a result of the harvested amount from Aquaculture of both plant and animal products, Talis will be able to export almost 50% of their grain crops and still maintain their country's health and welfare.
55th day of the year
Dame Rose the healer is converting two Mammoth Class ships into floating healing sanctuaries. One, the Nexus, is being re-fitted in the Port of Silk in Moshven and the other, the Reprieve, is being re-fitted in the Port of Nari' on the Island of Three Sisters.
58th day of the year
A report from Duke William Aday from Patronna report that the forces of the dark have been pushed out of the entire Azin settlement. Additionally, the Giants are currently securing their area after the detonation of the Gate Portal. A curious result of the Gate Portal detonation has been sighted. Over 200 structures have been discovered in that area. These structures were identified as Giant Tombs and look like a giant Tilosian letter Pi. The structures can stand over 40 feet high. Archivists in the city-state of Koalh have checked various histories and found instances of these tombs on almost every continent of Alquennas. As a result, they are recommending the reevaluation of several sets of local histories and legends. One of the archivists was heard to sigh as he picked up his quill to begin renumbering and reorganizing a collection of stories regarding a "Giant's Causeway" on the Emerald Isle. "Well, this is the way of our world. Knowledge does not stay lost for long."
The City State of Kreeden reports that their main harbor is once again filled with Sea Cows. The herd numbers over 1,900. The Haeflin government of Kreeden continues to tag and keep track of these sea mammals. The three harbors under Kreeden's control counted and tagged over 5,000 Sea Cows last year, with 1,400 from their main harbor.
61st day of the year
The Royal Crown of Azin announces the treaty of Freehold. The City of Freehold has ratified and signed an agreement that formally placed the city under the Rule of Azin. The formerly Independent City of Freehold is located in the province of the Wasteland and is now subject to all laws and taxes of Azin. This formal treaty recognizes and solidifies Azin's claims on the City. An Azinian noble had governed the city of Freehold for over 20 years. With the signing of this treaty, he has been confirmed as the proper and hereditary leader of the city.
The Horde Union reports that there has been an attack of Reapers on the city of Kar-Ra in the province of Battle on the Horde continent of Cimmeran. There were multiple types of Reapers numbering over 50 score. It seemed that the Reapers were looking for something. The city guard of Kar-Ra defeated the Reapers at a cost of 11,500 Great Orc soldiers of the Order of Battle.
64th day of the year
The country of Fyngel reports that their has been a robbery in their southern ship fields of Talight reports that six modified Elven sloops just completed were stolen from their births. The ships were completed yesterday. The ships are quick and can carry over 800 tons of cargo. They were the first ships of a new class of Elven Long sloops. These ships are designed for fast cargo and fast messenger ships. There are no clues who is behind this crime.
The Port of silk the capital of the country of Moshven reports that with the return of spring the public works programs continue. The upgrading of three more harbors in Moshven have begun. Additionally the Moshven Road project has started. The Moshven Road will connect 11 cities of Moshven and will then travel north to the city of Freehold.
Gorven Karden the King of the country of Verdar on the continent of Kenda announces that his eldest son Adolphus is to marry on mid autumn's day of TK 1052. He is to marry the daughter of the Azin Noble of the Adler family. Mariska Adler is the eldest daughter of Richard and Shayla Adler. She is a scholar by training and is a squire-at-arms.
69th day of the year
The government of Traden on the continent of Mednadda reports they have caught thieves attempting to break into the royal archives of their Merchant Prince. This is the fourth attempt in three years.
William Aday sent a report to the High King of Azin stating that a great creature of darkness has been discovered in Sheknowa, which is one of the two great lakes of Patronna. William Aday is requesting guidance for dealing with this tentacle creature of darkness. It measures over 60 feet in length.
72nd day of the year
The government of Alima on the continent of the Southern Shield reports that four young adult (600-800 years old) Sea Drakes came ashore this morning to enjoy the last of the snowflake lettuce and the last of the Sea Drake Chard of the season. They sunned themselves in the waning autumn light of the southern hemisphere and then went back into the ocean.
The Independent States of Kallor on the continent of Terla have unanimously voted to allow the farmers of the country to begin using several different types of technology that can be imported from several nations including Azin, Terralen, etc. Among these technologies are:
The Seed Drill The Scythe
74th day of the year
The government of Trista reports that a Haeflin ship captain has been arrested for smuggling. The ship captain is accused of smuggling three adolescent Ariddia Worms into the country of Trista. The 20-foot worms were discovered as they broke out of their containment and headed towards the open plains of Trista. Several governments of the continent of Terla have requested that after the accused ship captain has completed his sentence that he is sent back to Terla for trial. The government of Trista agreed to this. The ship captain pled guilty and began his 5-year sentence at hard labor. The Trista government is still looking for the buyer of the smuggled cargo.
The Dwarven Mining Guild of Tel' Narra on the continent of Vitainnia report they have discovered a rich vein of green snowflake obsidian in the Range of Thunder mountain range. The mining guild has already made available for trade 11 tons of green snowflake obsidian.
76th day of the year
The town of Freeport in the country of Carwin on the continent of Xendarna reports that their population has now grown past seven million inhabitants of the city and surrounding area. The population is supported directly or indirectly by the research being done at the Temple of the Blood King. Earlier this morning another chamber was discovered in the Temple. This new chamber is being called a burial chamber as it houses several Terracotta Sarcophagi. The scholars at the site have sent word to several governments in Terla for assistance with the Terracotta Sarcophagi.
The country of Greater Bryagel reports that the have agreed to begin building additional ship fields with the assistance of Lesser Bryagel. They plan to double the number of ship fields on the continent.
The city of Freehold in the province of the Wasteland in the country of Azin reports that a Reaper attempted to gain access to the city. The city guard reported "Rocks Fall Reaper Died" the encounter did not cause any harm to the city of Freehold or any of its citizens or visitors.
77th day of the year
The city Ran-Torgan (City of Faith or city of Beauty) in the region of Gods in the Province of Temples of the Horde Union on the continent of Cimmeran reports that several Wind Tempests (tornados) have appeared outside the city over the past two days. Upon further investigation, these storms have not been natural.
The Island of sail one of the islands in the Island Chain of Three Sisters controlled by Azin reports that a pod of great whales have entered the main harbor of the Island of Sail. Hours after this act a great storm past south of the island. After the storm past, the pod of great whales left the sheltered harbor of the Island of Sail.
The government of Katonnan on the continent of Mednadda announces that they are going to be hosting a national and international trade fair on Mid Summer's day in the northern hemisphere.
80th day of the year
The island chain of Austinnar located on the equator reports that a large number of Rogue Class ships have passed their island chain heading north.
The country of Creal on the continent of Kenda reports that they have discovered a nest of Trolls. The nest contained two females and 11 adolescent males. The nest was dealt with. What is unusual was the number and genders of the Trolls.
The Haeflin government of the Turtle Island Chain in the southern hemisphere announced that the annual counting of the Turtles has begun. This counting can last days.
The country of Kavendar on the continent of Terla announces that they have begun farming fresh water Prawn inland from the sea.
82nd day of the year
During a tour of the City of Light, Ashlyn ath Kent begins having a waking dream. Her future mother-in-law wrote down the words of her waking dream:
Cries of the Mothers
Chains of Iron
Chains of Fire
Chains of Hate
Chains of Fear
Unified in Despair
Cries of the Mothers
Cries of the Father
The Merchants of Skin
Gold for Souls
Cries of the Mothers
Amber of Light
Amber of Dark
Cries of the Mothers
Tempest of souls
Cries of the Mother
Ashlyn recovered from the waking dream. She reviewed the transcription and added a line to what her future mother-in-law had written. The line she added:
They are coming
83rd day of the year
The island government of Bendi in the southern hemisphere reports that several pirates ships have attempted to land troops on their island. Duke Robin Tan, the leader of Bendi, led his troops in defense of the Island. Hours after the attack began; the Azin 3rd Fleet arrived and assisted in the defense of the Island. It has been reported that 40 Pirate ships were destroyed or captured. The captured ships, once refitted, will be added to the Island of Bendi's defense force. The Duke of Bendi sent a letter to the High King of Azin thanking him for upholding the Alliance of Nation's charter.
84th day of the year
The Haeflin government of the Turtle Island Chain in the southern hemisphere announced that the annual counting of the turtles is completed. The population of the turtles is up. They counted 1.6 million turtles on all of the islands in the chain. The Turtles are an important part of the economic, cultural, and political landscape in the Turtle Island Chain. It should also be noted that the beginning of the annual shark harvest begins at the end of the counting of the turtles.
In the Kenda Sea, the Azin Western Fleet and the Kenda Fleet engaged a fleet of 25 Pirate ships. The pirates ships were all captured. Kenda and Azin are splitting the prize ships.
85th day of the year
The government of Kisda on the continent of the Northern Shield reports they have discovered diamonds 30 miles from their capital on the Kisda Plateau. The Ogres of Kisda will be harvesting the diamonds.
The government of Aphane on the continent of Vitainnia announces that Southern River Sharks have been discovered to be remaining in great numbers in the major rivers of the country. To date, the number of sharks that have been encountered is over 60. Usually by this time of year there are only a handful still sighted in the country. The government of Aphane is investigating.
86th day of the year
The A.T.A. has announced that it is building a Guild House of merchants in the city of Freeport in the country of Carwin. This action is to assist the government of Carwin with the exploding population of the city of Freeport and the surrounding area. The A.T.A. will be providing economical and social support for the inhabitants of Freeport.
Sea Elves of Bryagel report sighting a Great White Whale south of the continent of Fyngel. This is the second sighting of a Great White Whale in three years in this area.
87th day of the year
The government of Stone's Rising on the continent of Mednadda reports that three Dragon Eggs have hatched. The Types of Dragons are:
All three of the Drakes are female.
88th day of the year
The Atmos Shipping Company, based in the country of Currerria on the continent of Vitainnia, has placed an order with the Moshven shipyards for 25 Mammoth Class and 10 Merchantmen Class ships. The ships have already been paid for in full.
90th day of the year
The government of Stone's Rising announces the names of the three newest Dragons. They are:
The annual Field Cross Game between the city of Dresden and the city of Coventry, both in the country of Valinnia on the continent of Mednadda, was held this day. The game was scoreless until the last three minutes of play. The game ended in a one to one tie. The Dukes of each city have decided to hold a tiebreaker game later this year. Both teams played well. It should be noted that both teams are comprised of the elite military units of each city. They fought side by side in the Fourth War with the Horde.
Sir William Aday reports from Patronna that the Azin-Horde Union forces have taken another sanctuary of a necromancer. Azin mounted and Horde Shock Troops enveloped the five story stone building this morning. The necromancer has been captured and is being questioned.
92nd day of the year
Trista reports that an unknown force has taken their settlement in the Tilos Island group. The inhabitants of their trading post settlement were sent to Greater Fyngel, which is currently a Neutral country.
Kenda reports that a caravan heading towards Draconic Splendor has been attacked. None of the people in the caravan were hurt. They were found tied together on the road to Draconic Splendor. The Caravan was carrying a great number of items. There were 250 wagons in the caravan.
97th day of the year
The government of Stone's Rising that a single Dragon egg hatched this day. The infant dragon is a Water Drake. This female dragon has been named Is which is Dwarven for Ice.
Heralds from the Tilos islands state that King Victor Polemos has united all of the tribes of the 19 main and Centaury Island groups that form the Tilos Island group. All foreign settlements have been taken. The inhabitants have been sent via Gate Portal to the neutral country of Greater Fyngel. King Polemos will be accepting envoys, heralds, and diplomats to visit the Palace of Tilos starting in 30 days. The message stated that any military actions taken against the people of Tilos would be met with all the fury of the gods.
104th day of the year
Terralen reports that a caravan from the city of Luxor heading towards the city of Thabes was attacked. No one was hurt in the caravan. They were found tied up in pavilion tents (to protect them from the elements). The caravan had 500 wagons in it. The caravan was carrying a variety of cargo.
Dwarven Krigen-Leder (War Leader) Streke Stein reported from Patronna that an incursion of dark forces gained a foothold in the Giant-controlled lands this day. His Kamp Kraft (Battle Force) of 4,500 Dwarves managed to hit the dark force in their right flank stopping their advance.
The country of the Realm of Long Wood on the continent of Kenda reports that several bandit companies have attempted to use their country as a gathering place. The defense force of the country of Realm of Long Wood has captured 400 bandits. These bandits will be placed on trial.
107th day of the year
The Horde Union announced that they have made an armor break through with what they are calling their Zhijia or Tangyizong armor that protects as well as most heavy armors.
The Oracle of Terla, while walking her gardens, encountered a visitor in her private pleasure garden. She described the visitor as a Shade, a shadow that once walked Alquennas.
111th day of the year
The ATA is outraged at the government of Kavendar on the continent of Terla. The Duchess of Kavendar, Dorrana Canvars, has announced that there will be a new tax on businesses and guilds starting this year of TK 1052. The Duchess stated that these taxes are in addition to normal tariffs and Gate Portal taxes and that they will be based off the businesses' profits and yearly income. Additionally, the Duchess is outlawing the guilds from raising their fees and dues without her direct and explicit permission.
The Oracle of Terla travels to the province of Kent in the country of Azin to have an audience with her friend, the Duchess of Kent.
Sterling City in the province of Kent in the country of Azin happily reports that the bells for the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Penitent have been cast, released, and tested. The bishop of Sterling, Miles Ath Erin, stated their sound is heavenly. The bells will be installed in their tower later this month. The Cathedral of Saint Mary the Penitent has taken two years of building to get the bell tower finished. It is estimated that it will take another ten years to finish the rest of the building. This does not include the decorations that will adorn the structure.
114th day of the year
The Realm of Sea Fair announces that they have visitors in the Harbor of Cascade. A pair of giant squids has taken up residence in and near a shipwreck. The female measures a little over 60 feet and the male measures just over 50 feet in length. The naturalism scholars of the Realm of Sea Fair are studying these great creatures. The Lord Mayor of Cascade has issued orders to have fish supplied to the area for the squids to eat. This is an opportunity to understand one of the creatures that still can and does cause problems in the sea-lanes the Lord Mayor justified his reasons for feeding the squids. The harbor of Cascade reaches a depth of 20 fathoms.
The Dukes of Kenda announce to their country and the world that they know and understand a good idea when they see or hear it. As of TK 1052, the government of Kenda also will tax businesses and the guilds. The ATA is not pleased with this decision.
The Duchess of Kent travels to an audience with the Arch Cardinal of Azin. The audience lasts but 30 minutes. The Arch Cardinal of Azin began to pen a letter after the meeting with the Duchess of Kent, and then he thought better of it. He burned the letter and decided to travel to the Holy City himself.
118th day of the year
The Independent States of Kallor follows the examples of Kavendar and Kenda by passing Kallor Resolution 1,674 that states that taxes of a 10% rate of gross income for businesses and the Guilds will be enforced retroactively starting on the first day of TK 1052. The resolution was written, entered into discussion in both houses, and passed in a single day.
The military governess of Moshven announced that her fishing fleet has begun an aquaculture project. The project, being called the Sea Farm, will create a nursery for blue fin tuna by creating a net that will act as a fence penning the tuna in. The fish will be fed and their waste will be harvested for fertilizer for crops on the land. The idea for this came from the oyster farmers that have had great success in the last three years just outside the Port of Silk.
120th day of the year
An attempt on the life of Duchess Dorrana Canvars, the Duchess of Kavendar, was made this day. Her personal guard stopped the assailants' attempt to inject her with poison fired from a blowpipe also known as a blowgun. The two-man team was hired assassins from the Open City of Terla.
The Northern Pack a military fleet from the clan of the Obsidian Hand of the Horde Union reports that they made contact with a Rogue Class fleet on their way to being supplies to Patronna. After a seven-hour battle, the Rogue Class ships left the field and fled.
The island nation of Elba reports that three Reapers walked out of the water on their northern shore. They spent 15 minutes digging a hole on the beach, retrieved something from the hole and left. They went back into the sea.
121st day of the year
The island of Three Sisters report that the next three Skip Jack Frigates are finished and are ready to join the Azinian Northern Fleet.
The Island of Mists report that another group of four giant sea turtles has come ashore. They dug their nests, and deposited their eggs before returning to the sea. Fortunately this time, no sugar cane or other crops were damaged or feasted on
A Field Cross game between the city of Trackan (Horde Union) Horde City Bashers and the city of Aggen (Moshven) Lynx was held. The game ended in a 3 to 2 win for the Horde City Bashers. The game was well played with no penalties committed by either team. After the game, the host city (Trackan) threw a celebration of both teams.
123rd day of the year
The country of Unadrian on the continent of Mednadda reports that two convoys heading towards their capital city of Loth were attacked. There were no injuries reported in either attack. In both instances the people working the caravans were found tied up and the wagons missing. In total, 400 wagons, their teams of horses, and their cargo were taken. There are no signs on what directions they were taken.
The country of Bryagel reports that their ship fields are about to launch 14 ships for five different customers, including Azin, The Horde Union, and the 12 Score Island chain. All of the ships, except for two, are merchantmen ships. The other two are modified Elven Fast Sloops.
The country of Frenton reports that the Shire of Winds has begun replacing all of the wooden buildings within the city with stone buildings. The fire in TK 1049 in the city is the catalyst for this change.
124th day of the year
The country of Katonnan on the Mednadda continent reports that their southern border patrols have seen groups of Reapers crossing in and out of their country from Valinnia. Katonnan is working with the government of Valinnia on this issue with the reapers.
The country of Verdar on the continent of Kenda announces that the low King of Verdar will be signing into law new taxes on businesses and all of the guilds.
The country of Kisda on the continent of the Northern Shield reports that a family of sea lions has taken up residents along the southern shore of the country.
125th day of the year
The country of Azatar reports that there is a change in rulers in the port city of Hiffa. The former lord died in his sleep without an heir. The grand Sultan of Azatar has installed his nephew Haidar Corborel as regent of the Hiffa area.
Duke William Aday reports from Patronna that large forces of over 40,000 in number of the dark forces are marching towards the former Azin now Human settlement. Duke William is not sure if they can hold the entire perimeter of the Human settlement. He believes they have three days until the settlement defenses are truly tested.
High King Rene' Nari' of Azin has ordered the 1st and 2nd Azin light foot and the 15th Siege Breakers to assist Duke William Aday in Patronna.
The government of Talis is responding to Duke William Aday's request for help. They are sending General Fabius Maximus Rullianus (Rullas to his friends) and 15,000 of the Talis Home Guard. They have begun to Gate Portal to the Ships off the coast of Patronna. This is the first external military intervention the government of Talis has performed since the Crisis of Talis.
The Dukes of Kenda are committing two of their Dragon Divisions to Patronna. They have begun to assemble and are using the Gate Portals to Gate directly into the Human settlement of Patronna.
The government of Kisda is responding to the call for help from Duke William Aday in Patronna. The government of Kisda is sending their Guard of Aerre.
126th day of the year
A report from the government of Xendana state that a landslide into the river Elman has unearthed an ancient structure. The material from the landslide has already been moved down river by the river itself. The Elman River is over one mile at its narrowest with a 7 knot current. The structure is of unknown design. It does not look in any way a kin to the Temple of the Blood King. Dwarven Scholars are investigating the structure.
The country of Creal reports that the cousin of King Ayden ath Creal, Kyree ath Creal, is now engaged to be bonded to the 4th cousin of the royal family of Fyngel. The bonding will take place on the first day of TK 1053.
127th day of the year
Baron Nigel Dannum Carlson, advisor to the High King of Azin, issues an arrest warrant for Lord Heinrich Ath Azin, Duke of Dresden. The complaint is an unprovoked assault upon a nobleman. If convicted, Lord Heinrich stands to lose his titles and lands.
The Dwarven government of Gemsten reports they are building five improved dry docks in their southern port of Seil (sail). The construction should be finished by the end of TK 1052.
129th day of the year
A report from the province of Aurora in the country of Azin states that just outside the limits of the town of Irnar a Reaper attempted to terrify and stampede a herd of cattle. The Reaper approached one of the cows and began its attack. The cow first used its back legs to strike the Reaper's head. Before the Reaper could recover, the cow attacked two more times. The Reaper was injured beyond recovery. The cow herder witnessed the entire event. The High Queen of Azin will be presenting the cow with the Hero of Azin award.
The government of Aphane announced that another Crystal Cave has been discovered four miles north of the last one. The cave's eight-foot entrance opens up to a cavern that is over 100 feet wide by 200 feet in length and is over 90 feet deep. There is a set of steps from the entrance down to the floor of this cavern. The steps are made from carved Quartz. There are several crystal formations in the cavern and most of them are white quartz. There are other types of crystal formations as well. There are even two 3 foot wide by 30 foot long pipes of Amethyst.
The City State of Kreeden on the continent of Bryagel reports that they have finished translating three additional tablets and one additional scroll from the artifacts found in the Temple of the Blood King. The tablets are metallurgical recipes and the scroll is a translation of units of measurements from different systems to each other.
130th day of the year
The Island Twins (the Islands of Kayla and Grivva) off the Northeast coast of Cimmeran report that a strange ship that appears to be in the form of a large pole ran aground between the two islands. The ship measures 250 feet long and is 20 feet in diameter. There are three banks of oars. The ship has no crew, documents, or any builder's marks. The calking of the ship is sealed with a resin of some sort. The Horde Union is sending scholars to investigate. The ship is a cargo carrier. This was determined by the 500 tons of casks of fine wine in its hold. It is said that it was a sweet discovery.
Reports from Patronna state that the additional support has made the difference. The fortifications of the Human settlement have been tested, well tested in fact, however they are holding. The major surprise was when the Ogres of Kisda arrived with what is being described as their spinning arms of death. These missile or bullet throwing devices are up to 60 feet tall and can throw a 300 pound stone over 1,200 feet. Two ogres turning handles power them. One Azin solider commented "Those are frightening devices."
The Dwarves of the country of Stone's Rising have sent out an invite to all governments to a demonstration of what they are calling their Stal Regn device. It is said to be able to lose 200-iron bolts farther than an Elvish longbow and can reload quicker than most heavy crossbows. The demonstration will be held on the 240th day of the year.
The government of Gregoria on the continent of Mednadda reports that one of the caravans heading towards their capital city of Gregoria City was attacked. The caravan had over 300 wagons in it. No one was injured. They found all of the members of the caravan tied up just off the road. The caravan was carrying a variety of goods.
The government of the Realm of the Azul Valley located on the continent of Terla reports that a group of bandits, mostly made up of Haeflins, attempted to attack a caravan heading towards one of their otter towns. The caravan was a trap set for the bandits. The military force of the Realm of the Azul Valley state they have captured 60 bandits. They are currently being questioned.
The country of Moshven reports that the first shipment of the year of Cacao from the 12 Score Island Chain has arrived at the Port of Silk. This fact has improved the mood of the Military Governess of Moshven rather noticeably.
Lord Heinrich welcomes his upcoming trial. He sends a letter to the High Minister of Justice Lord Saint Christopher Tooley (Sancho) requesting, as is his right, for the trial to be judged via Trial by Combat. The High Minister's response to Lord Heinrich's request is a simple "Yes".
131st day of the year
The country of Terralen on the continent of Terla announces that the western province of Terralen has once again become its own country of Abyssinia. The country is ruled by Duchess Blair Dacis and is part of the AON. This separation from Terralen has taken seven years to work out. The transition was, is, and will be a peaceful transition. It should be noted that the Open City is within the borders of Abyssinia.
The country of Kenda Reports that the population of Royal Toads north of the river Lady's Grace has become unacceptable. This invasive species has destroyed entire regions. This omnivore enters an area, kills, and eats anything smaller than it is. They grow up to 35 lbs. with a length over four feet. The Kenda Government is using a new approach. They have hired Dag-Roc extermination services from the Horde Union. Dag-Roc is using Wargs to get rid of the Royal Toads. It takes a day to rid two acres of Royal Toads from an area. 15 Wargs work during the daylight hours and 15 wargs and 20 goblins work during the night. According to the Goblins, Royal Toads are "good eats". Dag-Roc is charging the government of Kenda 5 P per acre cleared.
134th day of the year
The country of Moshven reports that they have finished the conversion of the second Mammoth Class Ship into a healers' ship and have begun converting a third ship. The ships are destined to go to Dame Rose the Healer.
The Government of Hindra announced that it would begin open trade with members of the Alliance of Nations. In a related story, the government of Hindra has denied access to their country to the Alquennas Trade Association.
The government of the Island of Storms announced that they have a new resident. The morning patrol discovered an adult Sea Drake eating Sea Drake Chard on the southern shoreline. The patrol did not interfere.
136th day of the year
The government of Greater Fyngel has announced that they are experimenting with a new ship design that will incorporate what they are calling air wing sails. The first ship of this experimental class will be completed in three weeks. It is hoped that the ship will make 14 to 16 knots with just the air wings.
Reports from Sir William Aday from Patronna stated that the darkness has unleashed a new weapon. The darkness has brought into the battle a new type of construct. Sir William Aday is confident that the forces of Azin and the Horde will push back these new constructs.
139th day of the year
The country of Aphane reports that the human Alchemist Roger Jordan has found a method of creating lamp oil from stone. The Dwarven community in Tel' Narra is very interested in this discovery.
The High Chieftain of the Horde Union (Dur-Rok) announced that Horde forces under the direct command of Master of War Ap-Roc stormed the Pirate Stronghold on the Island of Grey in the Northern Hemisphere. They captured 120 pirate ships intact including 20 rogue class ships. The Horde Union is creating a military settlement on the Island of Grey. They will have four claws stationed there along with a full naval detachment. The Horde Union captured the Pirate Admiral known as Golden Eyes. He will be tried.
140th day of the year
The Master of Masks, a renowned entertainer, began his world tour in Kenda to adoring fans. His five shows in the capital were sold out.
A sand storm in Terla stretched over two thirds of the continent. Only the southern section of the continent has been spared.
A prominent merchant in the capital of Kenda was found dead. All of the fluid was drained from him.
The Kingdom of Stone's Rising is happy to announce that four more dragon eggs have been hatched. The dragons are:
Fire Drake - 1
Sea Drake - 1
Forest Drake - 2
143rd day of the year
The Island of Storms reported that a water spout that measured more than 150 feet touched down on its southern shore. The only damage reported was to wild vegetation.
The island nation of Trista reports that Rogue class ships in the sea of Kenda attacked four of their merchant ships. They report that all shipping in the sea of Kenda is protected by the Kenda navy. That is all but their shipping.
145th day of the year
The city of Kreeden on the continent of Bryagel reports that a ship limped into their harbor. The ship was infested with Red Fever. The government of Kreeden has fired the ship and they have begun to quarantine the city-state. The government of Kreeden has requested help from anyone and everyone.
The governments of the Alliance of Nations responds to Kreeden's request. They are sending medical supplies and healers
The Horde Union responds to the city-state of Kreeden's request for help. The Horde Union are sending healers and healing supplies.
The country of Moshven announces that the launch of the first luxury ship is three months ahead of schedule. The ship will be able to carry 200 passengers in complete luxury over any ocean on Alquennas.
147th day of the year
The islands of Kayla and Grivva (north of the Horde continent) reports that a score of Reapers attacked three of their fishing boats. The reapers destroyed the boats and left. The Horde Union is investigating.
The daughter of the Duchess of Kent received a gift from an unknown party. The gift was a single rose carved from alabaster.
The government of Greater Fyngel reports that a forest fire near their ship fields has destroyed over 15,000 acres of forest and half of their ship fields.
150th day of the year
The Realm of Long Wood on the continent of Kenda reports that Reapers have been found in their forests. The military of Long Wood has reported destroying three Reapers in the last week. There are no reports of any casualties besides the Reapers.
Traden Warships engaged the pirate fleet of Gold Beard in the Northern Ocean. The new commander of Gold Beard's fleet destroyed 40 of Traden's warships while only losing two ships.
The Island nation of Eclipse in the southern hemisphere reports that their fishing fleet has captured a living giant squid.
151st day of the year
The sand storm over Terla has ended. In the country of Azatar, the storm revealed an ancient city of the Gallison Estralla Empire. The Grand Sultan of Azatar ordered the city to be sealed and reburied.
Thanks to the effort s of the Alliance of Nations and the Horde Union, the possible outbreak of Red Fever in the city-state of Kreeden has been averted.
153rd day of the year
The city of Freeport in the country of Carwin on the continent of Xendarna reports that another chamber in the Temple of the Blood King has been discovered. The chamber is filled with artifacts. The chamber was discovered accidentally by a worker trying to rest during a break by leaning against one of the temple walls. The next thing the worker knew was that he was flat on his back looking at a statue of a Werewolf. The worker has taken a few days to recover.
The country of Bryagel on the continent of Bryagel announced that it has completed building two more ship fields. The addition of the new ship fields will increase the production of ships from Bryagel.
The 12 Score Island Chain announced that the harvest of the cacao beans has begun for this season. The crop estimates look better than that of last years' yield.
155th day of the year
The island of Three Sisters report that they have completed their 30th Mammoth class cargo ship. The Three Sisters are building the Mammoth class ships under license through the country of Moshven. The orders for the Mammoth class have tripled over the last two years. They are almost large enough to compete with the Gate Portals.
The city of Drillen in the Province of Battle on the continent of Cimmeran reports that three score of Reapers attempted to gain access to the city by force. The Horde Alchemist Kar-Droc used one of nature's principles to defeat the Reapers. He dropped one of the outer ward's walls on them. He then stated to call for an Earth User of Magick to clean up as his work was done here.
157th day of the year
Reports from the capital Shire of Winds of the Haeflin country of Frenton on the Fyngel continent reports that their harbor was blocked by three abandon Wraith Class ships this morning. The Frenton security force boarded the ships. They did this to remove any danger to the harbor and its population. The security force did not find any documentation, maker's marks or any signs of ownership or who constructed the three ships. The ships have been towed into the harbor safely. After the ships get another complete inspection, the government of Frenton states they will add two of the ships to their navy and they will sell the third to fund the refit of the other two ships.
158th day of the year
A report from the Duke of Kallon in the country of Azin has been released. The report states that the alchemist, artificer Atriums Goddard Davis has created another invention to make the lives of the citizens of Kallon easier. That is if it does not kill them first. The new invention combines the plow and seed drill. This will allow a farmer to plow and plant their fields at the same time. The new invention will be tested after the harvests have been collected.
159th day of the year
The Alquennas Trade Association informs the confederation of Trista that Kenda has been protecting ships within the Kenda Seas. Including Trista ships that were destroyed. The ships had refused the protection of the Kenda Navy.
There is a report from Duke William Aday from Patronna. A force of comprised of troops from Azin, Kenda and the Horde Union stormed a dark stronghold and discovered over 1,000 prisoners. The prisoners were a varied group including Human, Elven, Goblinoid, Dwarven, and Haeflin. Besides malnutrition, the prisoners were in good physical health.
160th day of the year
Other news from Patronna reports that Duke William Aday formally requested a meeting with Dame Rose the Healer, concerning setting up a healing sanctuary on Patronna.
The Field Cross Teams from the countries of the Realm of Azul-Valley and the country of Kavendar met on the field. Kavendar won by a score of 11 to zero.
162nd day of the year
A massive explosion once again woke up the City-State of Dawn this morning. The explosion was centered two miles south of the main city. There were no injuries reported. The Haeflin engineer Puggles Dillweed is investigating. The mysterious explosions have plagued the city-state of Dawn for over three years at this point.
The government of Kisda on the continent of the Northern Shield reports that the Ogre Mages of the Crimson Order believe they have discovered an additional treatment for Red Fever. The Crimson Order sent the documentation and a sample of their treatment to the Duchess of Kent, The Healer's Guild of Alquennas, and to Dame Rose the healer.
163rd day of the year
The government of Iceda on the continent of the Northern Shield reports that their fishing fleet encountered a larger creature that measured over 70 feet in length. The fishermen were unable to identify the creature. It should be noted that the fishing boats are only 30 feet in length.
Reports from Terla state that a border skirmish has occurred between the countries of the Realm of the Azul-Valley and the country of Kavendar. The report states that fewer than 150 casualties were reported on both sides with no deaths occurring. The incident is being investigated by both countries.
164th day of the year
The government of Aphane reports that 20% of their crops have been destroyed by a large brush fire. The government of Aphane is investigating the cause of the brush fire.
The Kingdom of Stone's Rising is happy to announced the names of the four newly hatched dragon. They are:
|Forest Drake||Land Flight
166th day of the year
The healers at the Dame Rose Healing Sanctuaries have reviewed the treatment for Red Fever created by the Crimson Order. The Treatment is effective for the early stages of Red Fever. It will not cure anyone who is suffering from the advanced stages of Red Fever. One of Dame Rose's healers stated, "It is a great start and we thank the Crimson Order for their help."
The government of Aphane reports that the brush fire was caused by lightning strikes on dried brush.
The government of Kavendar reports that the border skirmish with The Realm of the Azul-Valley was a result of border guards harassing one another.
169th day of the year
The country of Bryagel reports that their ship fields are now turning out one ship a month. The ships are mostly merchantmen and quick patrol ships.
The country of Moshven reports that their midsummer's fruit harvest is better than they expected. It looks like they will be exporting up to 30% of their oranges and cherries this year.
170th day of the year
The country of Aphane reports that a slave uprising has occurred. The number of slaves involved is around 4,500 and the government of Aphane is sending their military to deal with it.
The City State of Kreeden on the continent of Bryagel reports that a red tide has begun to surface in the harbor of Kreeden. The elves of Bryagel and the sea elves of Greater Bryagel are assisting in the investigation.
179th day of the year
The government of Aphane reports that the slave uprising has been crushed by their military. It is estimated that the uprising has cost the Aphane government over 5,000 Crowns in damages and fees. The number of slaves slain is estimated at 15000. This is over threefold of the initial number reported. The government's only comment was that the outbreak had to be contained. Therefore, they dealt with it as they would deal any outbreak of a deadly disease.
The Island of Three Sisters reports that they have finished building what they are calling a ship rescue craft. It will be able to ferry people off a shipwreck in safety. They are going to start testing the device.
The Horde city of Kyndzhal Kihtyamy reports that the city was attacked by tornadoes early this morning. The city reports that five tornadoes touched down inside the city at key locations. These locations include: The city government building, the Horde Union Military Academy, The University of Magick and Mysteries of Kyndzhal Kihtyamy, the military barracks of the city and the winter warehouse of the city. Horde trackers are currently hunting down the User of Magick responsible. The Horde Union did not provide further details on casualties and damage.
180th day of the year
The country of Stone's Rising reports that six more dragon eggs have hatched. The types of dragons that hatched are:
Forest Drake - 4
Sea Drake - 1
Fire Drake - 1
The Trackers from The Horde Union sent to hunt down the User of Magick responsible for the attack on the city of Kyndzhal Kihtyamy, were found dead in the Open City in the country of Abyssinia on the continent of Terla.
183rd day of the year
Reports from Patronna states that the Dark has a new weapon, Undead Trolls. Human and Horde forces have encountered over 250 of these creatures. They are even tougher than their living counterparts are.
184th day of the year
The High King of Azin Rene' Nari' has ordered 10 Troll Hunters to Patronna to Assist Duke William Aday with this new threat.
185th day of the year
The Sinister Nine has taken responsibility for the assault against the Horde city of Kyndzhal Kihtyamy. The Sinister Nine also stated that there would be additional retribution.
187th day of the year
The country of Grand Oak on the continent of Mednadda report that they discovered the remains of a score of Reapers. The Reapers appeared to be empty hulks.
189th day of the year
The neutral government of Talis announced that Reapers have attacked the Grand Sea wall in northern Talis. The Reapers numbered 12 and destroyed over 300 ships in the sheltered harbor before they were stopped.
190th day of the year
An explosion at the Tasha Grand Granary of Coventry destroys ¼ of the winter stores for Coventry.
The country of Azatar announced that unknown assailants have fired the grain warehouses at the city of Taif in eastern Azatar. The warehouses were not at full capacity. When asked about this matter, the Grand Sultan of Azatar stated, "The loss of grain can be made up without too much trouble."
192nd day of the year
The country of Stone's Rising have announced the names of the new Drakes
|Forest Drake||Gull Eye
|Fire Drake||Dolk Claw
The city of Reign in southern Kenda is attacked by tornadoes. The warehouse district and the military garrison were destroyed by the tornadoes. The city government reports that over 1,400 people were killed and over 4,500 were injured during the attack
194th day of the year
The Grand Foundry of Sterling went out. The fires that power the seven large furnaces just went out. The furnace masters were able to relight all of the furnaces without issue. This caused the lost of an entire day's work in the Grand Foundry of Sterling.
The Sinister Nine has taken responsibility for the attack n the city of Reign.
196th day of the year
The Moshven Guardian, the command ship of the Moshven Home defense fleet, encountered a giant squid that measured over 90 feet in length. The ship encountered the great creature to the entranceway to the Canalis Grandis ath Moshven. The squid was feeding on the local abundant sea life. The Moshven Guardian captured the creature and brought it to the Port of Silk. There a holding pen has been constructed to study the creature. The creature is being fed four times a day. The creature is healthy and appears to be happy. The Military Governess of Moshven has extended invitations to scholars from around the world the opportunity to study this amazing creature.
197th day of the year
News from Kenda. Duke Roger Mannored Nari', Third Cousin to the High King of Azin, was found dead. Apparently, he died in his sleep. He was 24 at the time of his death. Baron Rudolph Hessenger of Kenda has ordered an investigation.
199th day of the year
The city of Bethel reports that their foundry fires went out during the third pour of the day. The furnaces were able to be re-fired without issue. The foundry lost ½ a day's work due to this.
The Horde Union of Cribdis is attacked by four fire tornadoes that destroy their warehouse district and the guild house district. This city is in the Region of Storms.
200th day of the year
The country of Kenda is experiencing a drought throughout its heartland. The heartland of Kenda is also known as the grain belt as it contains the richest farmland in the country. The drought has been going on for over 90 days. The country's mages have been called out in force to prevent damage to the yearly crops. Fresh irrigation canals have been dug as well as new cisterns and wells built. So far, the crops, stock, and people have been spared hardship but more extreme measures may need to go into effect if the drought continues.
The Alquennas World Equestrian Games begin in the country of Kavendar on the continent of Terla. This is a ten day event.
204th day of the year
Reports from the Temple of the Blood King state that another chamber has been discovered underneath the temple's main alter / throne room. This chamber leads to a passageway that leads down over 75 feet. The passage opens up to a giant chamber that measures over 300 feet by 500 feet. Fluted columns of Sandstone of the Gallison Estralla Empire support the giant chamber. The chamber is filled with artifacts. It should be noted the only known source for this type of sandstone is on a different continent. To be specific, its only source is on the continent of Terla.
The Sinister Nine have taken responsibility for the attack on the city of Cribdis. The announcements from the Sinister Nine have all come from the Open City in the country of Abyssinia on the continent of Terla.
207th day of the year
The Kendan heartland reports that lightning started a wheat fire that grew to encompass 50 farms (6,000 acres). The heat from the fire began generating winds that resulted in a fire tornado. The fire tornado destroyed a military outpost before it was brought under control and extinguished. Casualties have been reported to be in the neighborhood of 30 injured with no deaths. The fire tornado lasted for over two hours and traveled over 30 miles. It left a path of destruction ¼ of a mile wide.
The Canal that services the city of Bethel in the province of Kent dried up for six miles. The water simply disappeared according to several stranded canal boat crews. The water returned an hour later. This is still under investigation.
Numerous cultures in the northern hemisphere are getting ready to celebrate Mid Summer's day on the 211th day of the year.
208th day of the year
Preparations continue in the Azinian Capital for the wedding of Lord Rory Tully ath Aurora and Lady Ashlyn ath Kent. The wedding is to be held at 10:00 on Midsummer's Day Morning at the Cathedral of St. Mary. Lord Duncan Tully, the groom’s uncle and Duchess Ellime', the bride's mother have been named as the members of the wedding party. The bearer of the oath blades and wedding rings is a tribal leader of the Sky Cat Nation known as Theodosius. It is rumored that the High King himself will accompany the bride down the aisle. The wedding is to be performed by the Arch Cardinal of Azin.
209th day of the year
Preparations in the northern Hemisphere for Midsummer's Day (211th day of the year) celebrations are in full swing.
The Ogres of the Northern Shield report that three Reapers walked out of the ocean and began to travel towards their settlement. The Ogres employed the Pratt Fall method of dealing with the Reapers. There was nothing left of the Reapers but dust in the wind.
The fishing fleet of Kenda brought a curiosity back to the port of Safe Harbor, which is located on the South West coast of the country. It is a great sea ray that measured more than 25 feet in length. The sea ray is alive and has been placed in a protective cove. The scholars of Kenda are examining the creature and they are taking care of the creature. The government of Kenda has sent invitations to scholars throughout the world to come and study the creature.
210th day of the year
The Kavendar Horse Exposition has ended for the year TK 1052. It was the first Horse Exposition since the start of the Fourth War with the Horde. The winners of the events are:
Recluse from the Harg Stables of Dresden in Valinnia
Tiger Kitty from the Varga Stables of Azin
Field Hand from the Farmer's Stables in Currerria
Ricco from the Varga Stables of Azin
The Bard from the Calvin Stables of Kenda
Low Man from the Deslen Stables of Aphane
Joyride from the Varga Stables of Azin
Cut Throat from the Deslen Stables of Kavendar
Rivers Fire from the Crag-Ruk Horde Stables
Sky from the Varga Stables of Azin
Fire Brand from the Crag-Ruk Horde Stables
Small Feet from the Silver Stables of Kent in Azin
White Fang of the Callar Stables of Azatar
Reports from the Temple of the Blood King states a scroll encased in honey was found. It had a single word on the outside. The word is "Huske." The item is being sent to the White Mountains of Azin for research.
A report from the southern Ocean from the Kendan Ship Repulse states that they saw a ship flying through the air. The ship was flying the ensign of the Jolly Rogers. As the Repulse attempted to track this ship, it entered into a fog bank and with the wind becoming calm, the Repulse lost contact with it and was not able to reestablish contact when the wind resumed.
211th day of the year
Midsummer's day in the Northern Hemisphere
The Elven Queen of the Realm of Long Wood on the continent of Kenda announced that her eldest daughter gave birth to twins that were born 3,000 notes apart. Her daughter has an infant daughter and an infant son. The Queen's granddaughter is named Kylee- Ah, Elven for Dark Water and her grandson is named Gaven-len, which is Elven for guardian of the vale.
The Wedding of Rory Tully to Ashlyn ath Kent is held in the city of Azin at the Cathedral of Saint Mary's. The entire city turned out for the wedding.
The government of Gregoria has announced that it will be holding the next International Mages Competition starting on the 7th day of TK 1053. The competition will end on the 30th day of TK 1053. The duration of the competition has been extended due to the number of competitors and the additional of several events. Once the event list is finalized, the government of Gregoria will post it so that eligible competitors may enter.
212th day of the year
The island of Tilos reports that a Kraken was spotted leaving the main harbor of the island this morning. It has been rumored that the Kraken nests in an underwater cave in the deep harbor of Tilos.
The country of Aphane reports bumper grain crops of the first harvest of the year. The early fruit crops are also greater than expected this year. The government of Aphane estimates that it will be able to export 35% of their first harvest this year.
The Island of Kayla, which lies northern-west of Cimmeran, reports that Reapers landed on the island. The Horde defenders of the island defeated the 15 Reapers at a high cost of 700 Orc warriors and 1 Ogre mage.
214th day of the year
The government of Kenda reports that a band of thieves broke into the national museum of Kenda and stole a single item. The item is an ancient magical item of unknown power and use. The thieves did not touch anything else in the museum. Not even the Eye of Kenda, a celebrated diamond of 140 carats in size. The break-in is being investigated.
Hours before the theft at the National Museum of Kenda, several fires were set in Kenda targeting grain storage buildings and silos. It has been estimated that 15% of the first harvest's grain has been burned. The Dukes of Kenda are investigating this crime against life.
The government of Grand Oak on the continent of Mednadda announced that they have concluded trade negotiations with the country of Katonnan, also on the continent of Mednadda. The trade agreement is beneficial for both countries.
215th day of the year
The country of Azatar has announced that they have stopped 30 Haeflins from setting fires to their granaries. The 30 Haeflins will be tried and, if found guilty, will be executed.
The government of Currerria on the continent of Vitainnia reports that they have discovered an ancient temple of the Haeflins. They are exploring this Temple now. Early reports indicate that it is believed to have belonged to the 3rd Sphere of Haeflin influence.
The Dwarven government of Xendana on the continent of Xendarna reports that their alchemists have discovered a way to create dark blue dyes in greater quantities and at a lesser price. The dye, known as Dwarven Blue, will be available for trade and purchase shortly.
216th day of the year
The government of Stone's Rising reports that two adolescent Drakes have wandered away from their home. They have taken a walk-about. The young drakes have just learned to soar. The Dwarves of Stone's Rising are searching for the two drakes.
The Sinister Nine sends heralds to every realm on Alquennas stating that the 30 Haeflins that allegedly set fire to grain storage devices in Azatar were the work of the Sinister Nine.
217th day of the year
The City State of Kreeden on the continent of Bryagel was hit hard during a midsummer's storm. The damage is reported to be over 15,000 Cr. The Governments of Bryagel, Azin, and Kenda are sending aid.
The city of Kallon in the country of Azin on the continent of Cellenda report that their Artificer and Alchemist has created an advanced version of the seed drill for farmers. This advancement will assist in next year's planting.
Several factions of the 3rd Sphere of Haeflin Influence inform the country of Currerria that the temple they discovered is holy ground and that they demand that the government of Currerria turn over the temple and 100 square miles of territory around the temple to Haeflin control. The Haeflins inform Currerria that if they do not, then they will consider this an act of war.
218th day of the year
The government of Aphane reports that several grain storage buildings and silos have been destroyed by fire. The government of Aphane states that 10% of the country's first grain harvest has been destroyed. The government of Aphane reports that the arsonists left a calling card of the Sinister Nine. The government of Aphane has issues arrest warrants for all members of the Sinister Nine and has laid charges with their chief advocate against the Sinister Nine for several offenses including breaking of the three great laws.
The Military Governess of the country of Moshven announced that 30 arsonists were arrested when trying to set 30 different fires in and around the Port of Silk. The targets of these fires were grain storage buildings and grain silos. The 30 are comprised of humans, wood Elves, Haeflins, Dwarves, and Centaurs. They will be tried as criminals that have broken the three great laws.
The City State of Kreeden reports that the storm that ravaged their city uncovered a rich vein of gold on their shoreline. Kreeden is currently in negotiations with several individuals and countries for mining rights.
219th day of the year
The personal scribe to the Lord of the Admiralty of Kenda opened a letter addressed to his master. The contents of the letter were a set of human teeth. The note attached to it simply read. "These are from the captain of the ship you sent to find us. The Silver Bird was the name of the ship. She will make a fine addition to me fleet." The letter was signed Black Heart.
Upon receiving this letter, the Lord of the Admiralty dispatched a squadron to the last known position of the Silver Bird in the Great southern Ocean.
The government of Currerria responds to the Haeflin request with a single word: "No". Additionally, the government sends troops to the area around the temple.
221st day of the year
There has been a new discovery at the Temple of the Blood King in the city of Freeport in the country of Carwin on the continent of Xendarna. Researchers have discovered another level of chambers deep underground and directly under the temple. It appears to be part of the same temple complex. There are an unknown number of chambers in the newly discovered level. They have only been able to open one chamber so far. The newly opened chamber revealed over 30 bodies that have been preserved. Researchers discovered remains of Humans, Elves, Dwarves, Haeflins, and Centaurs that have been perfectly mummified.
The Southern Shield reports that a ship washed up on the southern shores of the country of Alima. The ship is of an unknown type and is constructed of wood. The ship is over 190 feet in length and 60 feet at its widest. The ship is being studied. What is known about the ship is that it is a carrier of cargo and passengers. The size of the berths suggests that it was constructed for Human or Elven passengers.
The Field Cross Game Between the city of Lords and the city of Dresden was canceled due to severe thunderstorms that spawned at least one tornado.
222nd day of the year
The Grand Northern Fleet of Azin engaged a Rogue Class fleet of 250 ships in the North Star Sea. The Azin fleet destroyed all of the Rogue Class ships. The Azin fleet outnumbered the Rogue Class ships by almost 3 to 1. The Admiral of the Grand Northern Fleet of Azin stated that well-trained exceptional crews man his fleet; however, they were lucky in this engagement. Upon further questioning, the admiral stated that the Hell Fire Lances turned the tide of this battle. The battle is now being referred to as the Battle of North Star Sea.
Azatar reports that the 30 Haeflins that allegedly burned their first harvest crops had been found guilty and have been sentenced to death by trampling. The sentence will be carried out on the 223rd day of the year.
Alchemist Mohinder Stright of the city of Bombay on the Hindra continent visits the country of Terralen on the continent of Terla.
223rd day of the year
The government of Azatar reports that the 30 Haeflins rightfully convicted of violating the three great laws have been executed. The bodies of the Haeflins were burned after they were executed.
The Sinister Nine sent heralds out to all of the realms stating the Haeflins murdered in Azatar are not members or employees of the Sinister Nine.
The Dwarven and Human governed country of Tel' Narra on the continent of Vitainnia reports that they have discovered an ancient temple of unknown origins. The temple is older than the empire that once ruled all of Vitainnia. They government of Tel' Narra has requested the aid of scholars from member countries of the Alliance of Nations.
226th day of the year
The Goblinoid country of Kisda on the Northern Shield reports that a force of ice and stone constructs walked out of the water on the 220th day of the year. The constructs began to head towards the Kisda Plateau, which is the home of the capital of Kisda. The constructs were of unknown origin and design. The constructs appeared to be in the shape of great gorillas with the lead constructs appearing to look like chimpanzees. The Kisda Military engaged the constructs. The battle for Kisda Plateau lasted four days. During the battle, the Ogre Mages of Kisda were unable to communicate with anyone outside of Kisda and the Gate Portals of Kisda were not operational. It is reported that over 250 Ogres and 2,500 Goblins lost their lives defending their homeland.
The Alliance of Nations (AON) members, at the request of the country of Grand Oak, would like to hold a meeting on the 230th day of the year to discuss technology among the Alliance of Nations.
Scholars at the Temple of the Blood King have made another discovery in one of the newly discovered chambers. They have found 30 war chariots fully constructed and 100 under construction. The tools to make the chariots and raw materials were also found.
228th day of the year
A report from the Sheltered Sea on the continent of Vitainnia states that a grand pod of great whales entered the sheltered waters early this morning. The pod numbers over 160 adults and over 20 juvenile whales. The pod began feeding on Humboldt squids that inhabit the sheltered sea of Vitainnia.
Reports from Carbor Island located just south of the continent of Terla states that constructs made of stone came ashore and began to attack the inhabitants of the island. Thankfully, a Kavendar naval squadron witnessed the constructs going ashore. The squadron captain, on his own initiative, landed his marines on the beach and assisted the people of Carbor Island. The constructs were destroyed with only 250 Carbor inhabitants killed and 500 wounded. The Kavendar Marines suffered 30 casualties.
The Realm of Longwood on the continent of Kenda reports that three Reapers were tracked and eliminated on this day. The report indicates that the Reapers were searching for something and did not notice the war party of Longwood knights approaching. It is not known what the Reapers were looking for.
230th day of the year
The country of Kenda hosts the meeting of the member nations of the Alliance of Nations. Once assembled, the country of Grand Oak immediately requests that the country of Azin share and install Hell Fire Lances on all ships belonging to the Alliance of Nations. Furthermore, the representative of Grand Oak demands that Azin pays for these installations, training, and demands that Azin share all of its technology and advancements with the rest of the Alliance of Nations. Several of the nations rallied behind Grand Oak. One notable exception was the country of Kenda. The Azin representative smiled, stood up, and walked out of the conference.
The Arch Magus of Azin, Rygel Ath Azin, reports that his youngest daughter has come down with a severe fever that is mimicking Red Fever. His daughter has not been in an area with Red or Crimson Fever. Nor has anyone with whom she has been in contact.
The city-state of Dawn reports that another explosion occurred a mile south of the city this morning as dawn broke. They are still investigating.
231st day of the year
The Duchess of Kent travels to the home of Rygel ath Azin, the Arch Magus, to help his daughter.
The Crown of Azin sends a royal inquisitor to meet with the Arch Magus of Azin to determine how his daughter was infected.
A report from Eastern Terla states that a sandstorm that began in the Ariddia is heading east and will most likely blanket all of the eastern countries of the continent.
232nd day of the year
The Azin Royal Inquisitor Abigail Palla determined that the Arch Magus's daughter Ellime' Alex has been poisoned. She does indeed have a variant of Red Fever. The Duchess of Kent has stopped the infection from spreading; however, she has not been able to cure the young girl. It should be noted that the Duchess of Kent is one of the girl's godparents. It was reported that Rygel ath Azin stated. "It is time to go hunting."
A report from Stone's Rising states that the three missing juvenile Drakes have been found. They were enjoying the koi being grown in a multiple pond fish farm. Kelci, the water Drake, was the hardest to get out of the koi farm. All three Drakes are safe, full, and are back at Stone's Rising. The Dwarves have made reparations to the farm owner and also have provided suggestions for improvements and contracted him for future shipments.
A report from the Talis Free Navy states that a squadron (20 ships) of their coastal defense forces engaged 40 Rogue Class ships. The Talis Squadron was losing the battle when a Mere Folk Sea Lord reinforced the Talis forces with 300 of his warriors and their mounts. All of the Rogue Class ships were destroyed.
234th day of the year
After three days, the sandstorm in eastern Terla is over. The countries of the eastern part of Terla now can begin the clean up.
The city-state of Kreeden reports that a large family of seals has made the docks of Kreeden their new home. The Haeflin government has had the seals counted. The scholars have counted over 400 seals. The government of Kreeden will attempt to remove the seals without harming them.
A report from the Realm of the Azul-Valley located on the continent of Terla stats that a severe thunderstorms spawned dozens of tornados and hail ranging from the size of lemons to the size of oranges. Over 2,500 inhabitants lost their homes due to the storms. Fortunately, there were only 250 injured with no reported deaths.
240th day of the year
Reports from the household of the Arch Magus of Azin Rygel ath Azin states that he has placed his daughter Ellime' Alex at Azin in an Enchanted Sleep of the Ages until a cure can be found for her.
Reports from Moshven states that the final harvest of grain and nuts are in. This year's grain crops have been average; however, the nut crops have exceeded last year's average by 20%. The fruit and vegetable crops' final harvest begins shortly for the country of Moshven.
A Herald from the village of Sandguard in the Ariddia stated that several of their citizens would bear witness of Reapers herding sandworms of various ages and sizes. The number ranges from 50 to 60 sandworms in the herd.
250th day of the year
A report from Patronna from Duke William Aday states that the forces under the command of the Giants have begun rebuilding their defenses in what was once the Dwarven controlled zone. Over 600 Giant warriors are holding the dark forces at bay.
The Island of Grey, which lies in the Northern Hemisphere, reports that their leader, the Pirate Admiral Golden Eyes, has enlisted the assistance of the Sinister Nine for the purpose of dealing with the Reaper infestation of the island.
The country of Traden on the continent of Mednadda sent an envoy to Trista to report the failure of the country of Trista to honor the agreement of the Trista Confederation pact.
260th day of the year
The 3rd Sphere of Haeflin influence sent a herald to the country of Aphane demanding that the Haeflin temple and 100 miles surrounding the temple. The leadership of the 3rd Sphere of Haeflin Influence is raising an army of mercenaries. It is rumored that the Alquennas Trade Association is backing the 3rd Sphere of Haeflin influence.
The Monarch's Grace, a Mammoth class ship with the Ensign of Azin, was brought into the Port of Silk under tow. An unknown creature had ravaged the ship. The markings on the hull indicated the creature’s arm(s) were over 60 feet long with razor sharp claws. Only three members of the crew survived out of a crew complement of 140 officers and crew.
270th day of the year
Rogue Class ships attacked 30 ships of the Grand Oak Expeditionary Fleet at night while they were at sea anchor. The 30 ships of the Grand Oak fleet were destroyed. The ships were sea anchored 160 nautical miles north of Patronna. The Grand Oak ships were part of a resupply fleet for the forces on Patronna.
The Field Cross Team from the island country of Ice Land took on the team from Dresden. After regulation time and three overtime periods, the game ended in a 1 to 1 tie.
285th day of the year
The city of Lights in the country of Azin reports that a band of Haeflins and Humans attempted to kidnap Timothy Robins, the alchemist and artificer, early this morning as he was training members of the 3rd Wolf Brigade on a new weapon system. The members of the Wolf Brigade foiled the kidnapping attempt. The culprits managed to get away. Two of the 20 culprits have severe wounds to their bodies.
The Port of Silk, the capital city of Moshven, reports that a gang of kidnappers believes they were successful in kidnapping the Alchemist and artificer of their city, Dale Hearterson. They managed to kidnap a pile of his laundry. The kidnappers escaped through the city's Gate Portal.
The Dukes of Kenda report that a score of Rogue Class ships attempted to land troops at the port city of Wolf's Bay. The Green Dragon Division was able to repel the attack. The 20 Rogue Class ships fled after the unsuccessful attack.
295th day of the year
The Tanners of Terralen announce they have a new process for making crocodile and alligator leather soft and supple. They call this part of the finishing process the Bombay process after the name of the city the inventor came from. There is an additional category of leather made from crocodile and alligator. The new category is called Bombay leather. The price of Bombay leather is 30% higher than normal leather due to its quality and softness.
299th day of the year
The city of Kallon in the country of Azin reports that a group of Humans and Wood Elves attempted to kidnap the artificer and alchemist of Kallon, Artimus Goddard Davis. Sir James and Sir Adam, the assistants of the artificer, foiled the plan. The culprits unfortunately got away.
The country of Hindra in an exhibition game introduced its national Field Cross Team today at the stadium of Azin. The Kalki ta or Destroyers of Foulness won the exhibition game against the Warriors of Azin.
300th day of the year
The Alliance Trade Association (ATA) has announced that they are sponsoring a realm wide International Filed Cross League. If a nation does not currently have a Field Cross team, they will help organize and pay for the creation of the team. Their reason for this generosity is simple. The game of Field Cross has brought together many cultures that would not have interacted civilly without the game. This has led to increased trade and understanding between cultures. This increase in trade is good for everyone. Their goal is that, once the league is up and running, it will support itself. The ATA estimates that there will be 79 national teams by the end of TK 1052.
The city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin reports that while they were excavating what they thought was undeveloped wilderness for the expansion of the city they found an ancient temple and grand cemetery.
The Realm of Alquennas that participates in the joust and the joust tournament has unanimously agreed to allow knights from the Horde Union to enter the Lists starting in TK 1053. The first tournament knights of the Horde Union will be permitted to enter will be the Azin Winter Festival Tournament being held in the City of Franksten in the province of Lady's Honor.
301st day of the year
The Duchess of Kent travels to the capital city of Azin to meet with the High King of Azin, Rene' Nari'. The discussion is centered on the final harvest estimates for TK 1052. The rest of the constables of Azin are at this meeting.
The Ogre Council of Mages of the country of Ganit of the continent of the Northern Shield has completed a translation of an ancient Horde text that was found in the Temple of the Blood King. The Ogre Slig (female for Bright one) stated that what made the translation difficult was once the text was translated to a modern tongue it was discovered that the text was in a cipher with an ancient astronomical key. Slig continued to state that the Ogre Council of Mages is certain of the translation and the decoding of the text. The tablet contains a reference to the Great Detect and the Great discern concerning the Blood King's arrival and re-arrival on Alquennas. The tablet dates back to 45,000 BK. This has puzzled Slig and the others who have investigated this tablet as the Blood King did not arrive on Alquennas until the Time of the Kingdom of Man (TK era).
The country of Aphane reports that an underground grain silo exploded today destroying over 5,000 tons of wheat. The explosion is being investigated. The early culprit was the wheat dryer that is attached to the underground silo. The Wheat dryer was cold to the touch and its operator verified that the grain dryer finished drying wheat over 10 days ago.
303rd day of the year
Reports from Terralen state that several noble houses have been attack by organized band of raiders. Several nobles and their people killed. Several members of the noble households are not accounted for. The brutal attacks are rumored to have been planned by the families of the Open City of the country of Abyssinia.
The country of Iceda of the Northern Shield reports that Reapers were discovered motionless in a snow tomb some 30 feet from the surface of the Iceda plan. It is estimated that the Reapers were encased in ice over 3,500 years ago. The remains are being transported to the Duchess of Kent for further study.
304th day of the year
The Duchess of Abyssinia pledges to the country of Terralen to assist in dealing with the raiders.
The government of Kenda reports that Reapers attacked a mammoth ranch. The Reapers were not interested in the livestock. It is still unclear what the Reapers were looking for at the ranch; however, when they disturbed the 75 mammoths while eating things turned for the worse for the Reapers. The 15 Reapers where smashed by the hungry mammoths.
305th day of the year
The alchemist of Kallon Artimus Goddard Davis has created a better method to build grand stone structures. Artimus stated it is based on a method that the Ancients used in Terla thousands of years ago. It is a method of counter balance and balance as explained by Artimus Goddard Davis. It is the same method that was used for acquiring water from a river.
307th day of the year
The Dwarven brewers of the Forked Mountains in the country of Azin report that they have just completed the first brew of the autumn season. The Fall Brew, as it is called, is the best brew of this year according to most of the dwarves of the Forked Mountains.
Members of the Alquennas Trade Association (ATA) began their yearly ale and wine tasting tour of the realms. Last year's winner for wine was the city of Lords in the country of Valinnia and last year's winner for ale was the White Mountains in Azin. The winners receive free shipping for their goods for a three-month time in the following year.
Reports from the country of Creal on the continent of Kenda states that scholars and the Creal Army have been sent to the Lake of Shades in the south of their country. This is due to the many inhabitants in the area of the lake having reported that giant octopi have caused several hundred gold pieces of damage and at least 30 deaths. Fresh water octopi are rare and giant versions have never been captured in the country of Creal before.
310th day of the year
The city-state of Dawn reports another explosion south of the city again. This time there was a witness to this event. A sheepherder witnessed on the Thunder Road an explosion of sand like a water geyser in the quarry. The earth shook as the geyser exploded from the ground. Once the sand fell back to the ground, there was very little evidence that the geyser ever occurred. This information has been reported to Puggles Dillweed who is investigating these strange happenings.
311th day of the year
The city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin reports that a land-quake occurred near the expansion site for the city. There are no reported injuries and the damage to buildings was minor.
The country of Fifth Sphere of Haeflin Influence on the continent of Kenda began mobilizing their military and began activating their contracts that they have with several mercenary companies. The Haeflin Low King Kavdar Rex-Lem sent the country of Aphane a message stating that they should prepare to turn over the rightful Haeflin temple and lands to his soldiers on the 400th day of the year or those lands will be taken by force.
The Trista confederation offered the Fifth Sphere of Haeflin Influence a military and economic alliance to better support both of their interests.
315th day of the year
Reports from Terralen on the continent of Terla states that several raiders and highwaymen out posts have been taken by troops of the Duchess of Terralen and the Duchess of Abyssinia. Several abducted children were rescued from the Raider's camp.
Reports from the dragon nursery of the country of Stone's Rising states that the infant dragon known as Kelci attempted to take another walk about this morning. Her governess however stopped her. It was determined that the infant dragon already understands and has a command of the spell Phase. This is unusual, as dragons usually do not begin to understand the use of spells until they reach the age of 500.
The Black Prince a ship of Azin registry reported sighting a pod of great whales that numbered over 400 members on their way south in the Sea of Kenda.
317th day of the year
The Engineer Magus Puggles Dillweed reported that the sand blow as he is calling it that occurred south of the city of Dawn is a phenomenon that has been seen before in the plains of Kenda however, this was the first time it was witnessed near the city of Dawn. Puggles continued to report that the great explosive sound that the sand blow makes when it erupts indicates that the city of Dawn has had many sand blows over the past 15 years. Searching through the records of unexplained explosions in the area, he found over 200 occurrences of a sand blow. It is unclear and unknown what causes a sand blow and if they are a harbinger of worse events to come.
The city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin reports that several of their guards have witnessed skeletons walking the streets of south Sterling. When the guards gave chase, the skeletons disappeared into thin air.
The country of Currerria on the continent of Vitainnia reports that tornados ripped through 40 villages destroying all of the homes. The casualties are in the thousands.
319th day of the year
The Moshven Navy reports that they rescued the crew of the holy city ship Pope John the First. The crew was in their longboats. The entire crew and officers had the same story on how they lost their ship. They reported that four ships with sails and four banks of oars surrounded the Pope John the First. The ships were crewed by seven to eight foot tall metal Minotaurs that took their ship. The ship contained materials for the holy city of the religion of the One True god.
Reports from the country of Creal report that their army captured three giant fresh water octopi each one measured over 20 feet in length. They have one of the specimens in an underwater coral that they are now studying. The country of Creal has sent invitations to scholars of all realms to come and study these wondrous creatures.
The country of Stone's Rising is happy to report that four more eggs have hatched in the Dragon's Nest. The dragons are:
320th day of the year
The city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin reports that several of its citizens have witnessed what they are calling ghosts or phantoms.
322nd day of the year
The city of Sterling reports that unknown forces have disassembled the Sterling Mages Guild house and that during this disassembly most of the members of the Sterling Mages Guild were injured. Some of them have been severely injured.
The country of Stone's Rising is happy to announce the names of the four newly hatched dragons are:
|Fire Drake||Crimson Tide|
|Fire Drake||Crimson Wind|
|Forest Drake||Jentar (means phantom)|
Reports from Sir William Aday from Patronna states that the dark forces have been reinforced how or by what or who is unknown. What is known is that division sized forces are being thrown against the defenses of the Azin Settlement. The defenses are holding.
325th day of the year
At the request of the Crown, the Duchess of Kent adopts as wards two Human children, Cassandra Grace and Devlin Tomland. Raiders in Terralen killed both sets of parents. They are the last members of their noble houses.
The artificer of Kallon, Artimus Goddard Davis ath Kallon requests an audience with the High King of Azin. The audience is granted.
327th day of the year
The Duchess of Kent reports that the Reapers found on the Northern Shield (303rd day of the year) were never completed. The bodies are just shells with no internal organs or mechanisms. It is a complete mystery on how the Reapers ended up in the snow so deep under the surface.
329th day of the year
The city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin states that they have grave news to report. Two of the priests that arrived within the last three weeks were found dead in the south side of the city while doing work with the poor. The bodies appeared to have all of the blood drained out of them. Officials of Sterling and the province of Kent are investigating.
Scholars reporting from the country of Creal report that the fresh water giant octopus that they have been studying is not yet an adult. They estimate that an adult fresh water giant octopus could measure over 60 feet in length.
The artificer of Kallon Artimus Goddard Davis ath Kallon travels to Patronna with a new device. Sir Adam and Sir James are accompanying him. All that is known about his visit to Patronna and the device is the following statement from Artimus: "Sir James wants a big boom. Sir James is going to get a big boom."
All of the crews of the Rogue Class ships survived the encounter with the Mere Folk Third Defense Armada.
331st day of the year
The ancient amphitheater complex that is located south of the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin and was discovered in TK 1051 is being restored so that performances can be held in the 25,000-seat theater. The first new production is set to start rehearsals the first week of spring in TK 1053.
The Haeflin country of Frenton, located on the continent of Fyngel, reports on the documents they have received from the Temple of the Blood King. The report stated that they have begun cataloguing the translated documents from the Temple of the Blood King. Once they are finished, they will be making copies of the documents available.
The government of Sharinnon, located on the continent of Kenda, announced that they are expelling the diplomats from the Haeflin Spheres of Influence. They are expelling all the diplomats from all nine of the spheres from their country.
332nd day of the year
The Navy of Kenda engaged 60 Rogue Class Pirate ships that flew the banner of the Queen of Fangs. The battle was a draw. The Queen of Fangs is a new player on the Pirate scene. The Kenda Navy reports that her tactics and ability to communicate and control her fleet was impressive and masterful. The piece that gave the pirate fleet the advantage was what is being called an Anchor Ballista. The device has the ability to stop almost any ship if the Anchor Ballista hits it.
The Shadow Elven country of the Region of Ne'Tal on the continent of Kenda reports that their patrols discovered a nest of Reapers near the capital wood of Sovereignty. The Reapers were dormant and the defense force of Ne'Tal eliminated the threat. The remains of the Reapers have been transported to the Duchess of Kent of the country of Azin.
The government of the country of Katonnan on the continent of Mednadda announced that they have completed the first length of the People's Road that will connect all of the cities in the country to one another. On a related subject, the Katonnan government has agreed to allow the Azure Horn Inn Company of Azin to begin building Inns on the People's Road system.
336th day of the year
The city of Kallon in the province of Kallon in the country of Azin reports that as dawn approached, snow began to fall. The flakes are small and they are coming down slowly at an inch every three hours.
The Fifth Sphere of Haeflin Influence on the continent of Kenda cuts all economic ties to the country of Sharinnon and bans all goods from Sharinnon.
The government of the country of Unadrian, located on the continent of Mednadda, reports that Reapers have attacked the capital city of their country, the city of Loth. It is reported that 150 Reapers descended on the city, causing a great deal of damage to buildings and structures. The Reapers were not interested in the inhabitants of the city. It has been reported that only 250 people were injured with no fatalities.
338th day of the year
The Kendan Fleet Tender, the Wine Barrel, struck an object in the Sea of Kenda while traveling to meet the Kenda Home Defense Fleet. The object turned out to be a semi-submerged Wrath class ship with the ensign of the Horde Union on it. The Wrath class ship was towed out of the sea-lanes back to Kenda. The ship was sunk in TK 1043 by the Azin navy. It is very well preserved. Kenda Scholars are currently investigating its history and cargo. There were no remains of the crew on board the ship.
The Wizard Council that rules the country of Gregoria announced that it would be expanding the categories in the Mages' Games, as they are now known, for TK 1052. Some of new categories include magical animal husbandry and mixed method creation.
The country of Kisda on the Northern Shield reports that the northern lights have been very pronounced this year.
340th day of the year
The Pirate Queen Bonny White attacked and captured a sea convoy from Fyngel containing silks and rare goods. The convoy was heading towards Kenda. The Elves of Fyngel are demanding the return of their goods, crews, and ships.
The country of Grand Oak on the continent of Mednadda reports that their Queen Krya is opening the Winter Festival to all nations on the continent of Mednadda. This is hoped to not only increase trade, but to foster good will among the rest of the countries on Mednadda.
The country of Iceda located on the continent of the Northern Shield reports that three merchantmen ships drifted into their harbor. The harbor has begun to freeze for the winter. The timing of the ships was perfect. The ships are empty of crews and cargos. The ships have no makers' marks on them.
344th day of the year
The country of Kenda on the continent of Kenda reports that a major snowstorm has hit most of the country hard. In less than a day more than 18 inches of snow has fallen and the storm has not let up.
The country of Stone's Rising on the continent of Mednadda reports that that one of the infant Drakes once again took a walkabout. The Drake Kelci used her magical ability to Phase to escape her nest. The Drake was found attempting to leave the keep and was gently stopped.
The country of Alima located on the Southern Shield reports that the midnight summer is fast approaching. The Ogres have noticed that the pods of whales have increased in size and numbers this year better than the last three years. A number of species of whales make the journey to the southern shield this time of year.
348th day of the year
The country of Kenda reports the winter's first snowstorm has ended with an average yield of 38 inches of snow with some areas reporting 50 inches of snow. The country is recovering from the storm.
The government of the country of Ganit that is located on the Southern Shield reports that they uncovered the skeleton remains of a great Drake some 150 feet deep in the ice. The government of Ganit has contacted the Lady of Draconic Splendor for advice.
Reports from Duke William Aday from Patronna state that the armies of the Alliance of Nations and the Horde Union have dealt the dark forces a serious blow. A combine force of humans and Orcs stormed the former Elven settlement destroying thousands of dark forces and their supplies.
350th day of the year
The country of Katonnan on the continent of Mednadda reports that their entire northern coast is snow bound by a massive storm that began on the 348th day of the year. The country is well prepared for this type of storm and is providing information to those shipping to use non-northern ports for trade until further notice.
The country of Alike on the continent of the Southern Shield reports their patrols have found a Wraith Class and Specter Class warships frozen in the ice. They are currently excavating the ships.
The government of the country of Greater Fyngel on the continent of Fyngel announced that they are shutting down their ship fields for a few months in order to perform much-needed repair upon them
355th day of the year
The city-state of Kreeden reports that their primary harbor has frozen over. Even though trade has stopped until the mages can remove the ice, the first ice fare began with hundreds of ice skaters and ice sailor enjoying the winter weather.
The country of Istas on the continent of the Southern Shield reports that Reapers have been sighted on ice floats leaving the land mass of the Southern Shield heading north.
The City State of Dawn located on the continent of Mednadda reported that they had another explosion south of the city. The city-state had set up watchtowers near the quarry. The watchtowers reported that sand blows occurred and that they are the source of the explosions.
360th day of the year
The engineers and laborers that are working on the complex that is located south of the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin report that the extent that the ancients worked on proper sounding and comfort for the audience truly is astounding. One can drop a coin at the center of the stage and the sound can clearly be heard in the last row of seats. One engineer reportedly stated, "There are no bad seats in the entire theater."
The Dwarven Government of Gemsten on the continent of Fyngel announced that they would be exporting additional green snowflake obsidian than they expected this year.
The Fifth Sphere of Haeflin Influence on the continent of Kenda sends heralds to the country of Aphane on the continent of Vitainnia with a message stating that since Aphane has ignored all diplomatic options concerning the Haeflin temple, other means must now be investigated.
365th day of the year
The country of Moshven is attempting a new method of clearing frozen harbors on its west coast. They are using mages and machines to create bubbles of air just under the ice. The Alchemist of Kallon Artimus Goddard Davis suggested this method. When the military governess asked the alchemist / artificer of Kallon how he comes up with these ideas his comment was "Observation is the key. Observing the World in detail will eventually lead to understanding the world. Additionally having a bottle of Dragon Ale around does not hurt."
The leaders of all of the Haeflin Spheres of Influence have agreed to meet concerning the Aphane issue. They will be meeting in the city of Tradden. Tradden is the capital city of The Fifth Sphere of Haeflin Influence on the continent of Kenda.
Reports from the Yellow Sea state that ships from many nations have been lost due to a severe tempest. It is reported that over 100 ships went down in the fast developing storm. The storm is being investigated for the possibility of unnatural origins.
367th day of the year
The government of Traden on the continent of Mednadda has expressed a desire to open a dialogue with several of the pirate captains and their crews. The government of Traden has expressed their wish to hire several pirate crews for a variety of jobs. These jobs include escorting Traden convoy's to escorting government officials to providing extra sea security for the country in general.
Reports from the country of Moshven state that unknown ships attacked one of their convoys from the 12 Score Island Chain. The attacking force attacked at dusk and managed to capture four of the ships in the convoy.
The government of Verdar located on the continent of Kenda reports that their scouts on routine patrol discovered the signs of Reapers moving in the forests. It is estimated that 60 Reapers have been traveling within the last few days in and around the forests, which surrounds the capital city of Verdarn.
373rd day of the year
Several pirate leaders and pirate clans have agreed to meet with the government of Traden. The government of Traden offers safe passage to any pirate, pirate clan or pirate leader that wish to meet.
Reports from the country of Moshven state that unknown ships attacked one of their convoys from the 12 Score Island Chain. The attacking force attacked at dusk and managed to capture three of the ships in the convoy.
The Wood Elven country of Creal on the continent of Kenda reports that their ship fields are currently turning out three ships a month and are gearing up to be able to build six to seven ships a month. Most of the ships built in Creal are Elven Sloops and Elven Merchantman class ships.
379th day of the year
Members of the Traden government and several pirate leaders meet to discuss several different types of contracts. The governing council of the Alquennas Trade Association is behind this effort.
The country of Moshven will be sending escorts with the convoys going to and from the 12 score Island Chain. The comment of the "Spice will flow" is made by several of the captains of the navy of Moshven.
The country of Azatar on the continent of Terla announced that they have captured 15 Elven terrorists attempting to overthrow their rightful government. As a sign of international cooperation, the terrorists are being turned over to their government. The 30 Elves are sent back to Bryagel.
380th day of the year
Reports from the country of Moshven state that unknown ships attacked one of their convoys from the 12 Score Island Chain. The oncoming force attacked at dusk and was not able to capture or destroy any of the ships in the convoy. The convoy was carrying spices and agricultural products from the 12 Score Island Chain.
The Military Governess of Moshven sends a letter to the Duchess of Kent concerning the recent attacks on the Moshven convoys going to and from the 12 Score Island Chain.
The city of Lords in the country of Valinnia on the continent of Mednadda reports that 2 score of Reapers were sighted south of the city close to several villages on several farms. The Lords' military were on patrol several hours north of the city. The only force that could be mounted were the Squires of Lords including Lord Tully's squire Gwenhyfar Katrina Ellime Nari', first born of Rene' Nari', High King of Azin. The squires rode in a force of 10 in total against 40 Reapers. An hour before noon, the squires found the Reapers sunning themselves on the harvested wheat fields of a farm. The Squires, letting their training take over, charged stirrup to stirrup towards the Reapers. The squires managed to surprise the Reapers and made a successful pass with their Reaper Lances. The squires did not give the Reapers any time to recover. Their trainers would have been proud of their squires as they, in unison, turned their mounts and began their second charge. The battle for the harvested field lasted over an hour. The Reapers managed to gather themselves by the third charge of the squires. The battle then mainly became a brutal melee of horses, Reapers, squires, as well as blood and screams on both sides. When the dust began to clear, there were the remains of 40 dispatched Reapers with seven squires still able to stand. The squires secured the area and sent a message back to the city of Lords. Later, the Duke of Lords asked the squires why did they not wait for the patrol to return? The first answer was "It seemed like a good idea at the time". Then, as graceful as her mother, Gwenhyfar Katrina Ellime Nari' stepped forward and began to speak. "My lord, your teachings tell us that we are noble by birth, but are nothing without the people we serve. If the people are dead, or are in chains, then we have failed them and thus, we are not noble. Even if we had a choice, we would have gone to protect the people." Lord Tully just nodded and smiled.
382nd day of the year
The Duchess of Kent sent Lady Gail on a diplomatic mission to the coast of Azin.
Reports from south of the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin state they have found additional rooms in, around, and under the amphitheater complex. Included is a hallway from the amphitheater to a grand ballroom that appears to have been used for many occasions including grand dances.
The government of Terralen on the continent of Terla reports that a sand storm is currently coming out of the Ocean of Sand (Ariddia) heading for all of the coasts of Terla.
384th day of the year
The government of Terralen reports that the sand storm has ended. Once it left the Ariddia, it lost all its strength and ended quickly. The rich farmlands of the coastal regions of Terla were spared from the sand storm.
Reports from the Azin Great Northern Fleet states that, while on patrol, the 3rd squadron encountered a group of shade ships, or ghost ships. The 3rd Squadron sailed right through the ghost ships. The ships were of Wraith class and Elven Sloop designs.
The city of Lords in the country of Valinnia on the continent of Mednadda reports that several squires are being promoted to Squire at Arms due to their valiant heroic stand against Reapers. The seven surviving squires have also been awarded the title and rank of Hero of Azin and her settlements.
385th day of the year
The Moshven Scout ship, the Starfish, encountered four Rogue Class ships south of the coast of Moshven. The Starfish returned to its squadron who then pursued the Rogue class ships. The squadron never found the Rogue Class Ships. The government of Moshven is concerned that these are the same ships that have been harassing the convoys from the 12 Score Island Chain.
Reports from south of the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin state that specters and phantoms have been encountered at the amphitheater south of the city.
The government of Kenda announced that the Pirate known as the Queen of Fangs has attacked the island of White. Over 300 inhabitants have been killed with over 2.000 injured. The Pirates destroyed the dock facilities of the island. The Island of White is a territory of Kenda that is off their eastern coast. It is the home of the Kendan Defense Fleet. The Kendan Defense Fleet was at sea at the time of the attack.
387th day of the year
Reports from south of the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin state that Trolls wearing togas have been encountered. When the Sterling guards investigated, they could not find any signs of Trolls.
388th day of the year
Reports from south of the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin states that giant unusual creatures have begun attacking the trees of the forest. When the guards of Sterling arrived at the area, they only found large unidentifiable footprints and no signs of any damage to the trees.
Reports from south of the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin state that unusual creatures and ghostly figures have been sighted by guards and citizens of the area. This area is not known for these occurrences,
The leaders of all of the Haeflin Spheres of Influence started their meeting to discuss the Aphane Issue at the city of Tradden in the country of The Fifth Sphere of Haeflin Influence.
389th day of the year
Reports from the Southern Shield states that, as the Ogres were enjoying their summer on the vast ice fields, they discovered a ship. The Ogres of the Southern Shield discovered a sailing ship encased in ice over 60 feet below the top of the ice sheet of the Southern Shield. After reviewing the markings on the ship, the Ogres sent word to High King Rene' Nari' of Azin. The markings they reported and the content of the message that was sent are unknown.
The meeting of the leaders of the Haeflin Spheres of Influence has concluded in the city of Tradden in the country of The Fifth Sphere of Haeflin Influence. They sent a herald to the country of Aphane with a unified message from all of the Haeflin Spheres of Influence. The message stated that unless the government of Aphane releases control of the Haeflin temple and 100 square miles around the temple, an act of war will exist between the Haeflin Spheres of Influence and the country of Aphane. Aphane has until the 400th day of the year to comply with the Haeflins' request.
Lord Creg-Wa of the Mere Folk Third Defense Armada entered the Port of Silk of Moshven. His sea mount was towing a Rogue Class Ship. The other Battle Mounts of the Mere Folk Third Defense Armada were towing in three other Rogue Class Ships. Most of the crew of the Rogue Class Ships was tied to timbers in the ship. Not all of the crews of the Rogue Class ships survived the encounter with the Mere Folk Third Defense Armada.
390th day of the year
The Government of Traden has concluded negotiations with several pirate leaders and clans. The government of Traden signed over 90 agreements with several pirate factions. The government of Traden has pardoned all of the pirates who now are under contract to the government of Traden. The age of the privateer has arrived upon Alquennas.
The Haeflin Spheres of Influence begin to mobilize their military forces throughout the realms of Alquennas. The governments of all of the Spheres of Influence have ordered a complete economic blockade and boycott of all Aphane goods at any port, Gate Portal, border at which they have control or have any influence.
393rd day of the year
A report from Kenda state that 20 Reapers have attacked several villages by the southeastern corner of Kenda. The casualties are high. It is reported that 30 died because of the attack and over 5,800 have been injured.
The Ship Fields of Bryagel report that they are currently at 80% capacity for building ships. They have plenty of room to build new ships.
The city of Freeport in the country of Carwin reports that they have discovered even more chambers under the Temple of the Blood King. These newly discovered chambers are filled with artifacts that range from stone tablets to furniture to works of art.
A convoy of Haeflin merchants was stopped in the open seas by a squadron of Aphane naval warships. The Haeflin convoy was searched and then permitted to continue on their way. The Aphane navy was looking for illegal weapons and Aphane prisoners.
The Silver Fleet of the Duchess of Kent sailed from its harbor on the southeastern shore of the province. Their destination is unknown.
395th day of the year
A Haeflin convoy headed to the Horde Union port of Jaffa-Kar was attacked and captured by pirates working for the Sinister 9. The 40 cargo ships were carrying the same cargo. The convoy lost 40,000 tons of Tygge Royk. The Horde Union is not pleased with this.
The country of Greater Fyngel reports that a score of Reapers caused great damage at their ship fields. The Reapers destroyed 22 ships under construction before they were stopped.
The country of Terralen on the continent of Terla reports that scholars have unearthed an Amplitudo Traba. It is a royal carrier barge from the Gallison Estralla Empire. The barge contains hundreds of artifacts from the Gallison Estralla Empire
397th day of the year
The Haeflin City-State of Koalh, located on the continent of Cellenda, sent a herald to the High King of Azin. The herald carried a message stating that the City-State of Koalh is separating from the Haeflin Alliance on the matter concerning the temple discovered in the country of Aphane.
The country of Kisda on the continent of the Northern Shield reports that they have discovered a Kimberlite Pipe that measures over 500 feet in depth and 100 feet wide. The Ogres report that they have found diamonds in the pipe. The Ogres have contacted the Dwarves of the White Mountains for guidance in harvesting the stones.
The Grand Sultan of Azatar has sent a message to all of the realms. The message states that Azatar will remain neural concerning the Aphane-Haeflin crisis as he calls it. The Grand Sultan continued to state that the Azatar convoys to both Haeflin controlled areas and to Aphane will have greater security due to the current unrest.
Reports from the Haeflin merchantman, Spice Nut's Dream, reports that it looked like the entire Horde Southern Fleet stationed at the Horde Union port city of Syass'Kaya sailed under the cover of darkness. Their destination is unknown
400th day of the year
The individual Haeflin nations and city-states have formed the Haeflin Alliance concerning the Aphane issue. The Haeflin Alliance has sent one final message to the government of Aphane. The message states that if the government of Aphane does not turn over the temple and 100 square miles of territory around the temple to the Haeflin Alliance, that war will be the only solution. The Haeflin Alliance has already begun economic and cultural sanctions against the country of Aphane.
The Island of Three sisters, located near the continent of Cellenda, reports that a giant sea turtle has come ashore and begun making a nest. "The 25-foot long turtle has to be a little lost", the lord mayor of the town of Cleaves stated, "As giant sea turtles are not known to inhabit the waters in the area, or anywhere for thousands of square miles around here."
The Dwarven country of Gemsten on the continent of Fyngel reports that they have developed a better recipe and method for rolling iron and steel. They will demonstrate this new method to the rest of the Dwarves of Alquennas during the wintering.
401st day of the year
A message from the Holy City of the religion of the One True God was sent to all realms. The message stated, "During this time of peace and hope at the end of TK 1052, could we, the intelligent races of Alquennas, allow calmer minds to prevail concerning Aphane and the Haeflin issue?" The Pope, the leader of the religion of The One True God, has offered his city, staff, and people to act as mediators in this crisis.
The Horde Union city of Rigga reports that fire ships were sent against the northern port city of Rigga causing damage to the harbor facilities and destroying 20 ships of the Horde Northern Grand Merchant Fleet. The Fire Ships had the brand of the Sinister 9 on them.
Three Aphane Merchantmen were boarded and seized by forces of the Haeflin Alliance. The merchantmen were carrying silks and other luxury goods to market.
402nd day of the year
The Open City in the country of Abyssinia on the continent of Terla reports that a Haeflin wearing the shade of knight entered the city and began to aggressively search for someone. This Haeflin was a user of magick with great power as he or she toppled buildings and turning metal weapons to dust. Once he found the subject of his or her search the Haeflin and his subject left the city using a Teleportal spell that attracted three Reapers to the Open city that did a great deal of damage to the city.
Reports from the Southern Ocean written by the Azin Southern Fishing Fleet reports that as summer dawns in the southern hemisphere the harvesting of fish is at its best in 20 years. The Azin Southern Fishing Fleet will be returning early from this year's harvesting. The fleet will probably make a second trip this year to the harvesting grounds.
The Haeflin country of Frenton on the continent of Fyngel reports that they have arrested three Humans from Aphane for spying for their government. The three Humans will be tried and if they are found guilty will be executed.
403rd day of the year
The Government of Aphane takes the Pope up on his offer to mediate the issue between Aphane and the Haeflin Alliance.
The Specter Class Warship, the Enterprise of Haeflin Influence, rammed the Aphane Fast Sloop, Kindred, just outside the harbor of the Port of Silk in the country of Moshven. The Moshveni navy separated the two ships and their crews. Both crews and ships are currently anchored in the Port of Silk awaiting the judicial review of the Moshveni Harbor Ministry.
The low kingdom of Verdar located on the continent of Kenda reports that Reapers have attacked several villages in their southern region. The death toll stands at 300 with over 5,000 injured from these savage attacks.
404th day of the year
The Haeflin Alliance agrees to the mediation from the Pope of the religion of the One True God. The initial meeting is set for the 409th day of the year in TK 1052.
The government of Talis on the continent of Vitainnia reports that their coast watchers have seen a great deal of unusual activity on their western coast. They have seen hundreds of ships flying the Haeflin Alliance ensign and, when challenged, all they state is that they have the right to sail in global waters as per the Freedom of the Oceans Agreement of TK 1045.
The Horde Union reports that several fire ships were sent at their port city of Jaffa-Kar. The ships were stopped by the valiant heroics of an Azin squadron visiting the port city. The 30 fire ships were stopped prior to entering the harbor city. The ships had fiery S9 sigils burning on their sails.
405th day of the year
The owners of the Pink Elephant, a tavern in the city of Sterling in the province of Kent in the country of Azin and on the continent of Cellenda, announce that they are opening a second tavern - this time in the city of Bethel. The second tavern will also be called the Pink Elephant.
The Horde Union Specter class ship, the Silver Shark, encountered a colossal squid in the warm waters off the continent of Terla. The creature measured 60 feet long by 15 feet wide. The squid was competing for the same school of fish that the Silver Shark crew was trying to harvest. The squid won.
The government of Stone's Rising located on the continent of Mednadda is happy to announce that six additional dragon eggs have hatched. The types of Drakes are:
406th day of the year
The heralds of Terralen report that Duchess Irene Desummers has set up her new household in the Ariddia several hundred miles from any known national border.
The Dwarven government of Xendana, located on the continent of Xendarna, reports that their Queen Horanna gave birth to a healthy beautiful girl. Her husband Horgn Thunder Lighter, the King of Xendana, has ordered a week's worth of celebrating in honor of his new daughter Freya Thunder Lighter.
The Haeflin City-State of the City of Kreeden located on the continent of Bryagel has closed its western borders to all visitors. The only way to access the City-State of Kreeden is by sea. The Duke of Kreeden stated this action has been done to protect the peace loving Haeflins of the City of Kreeden.
408th day of the year
Report from Patronna states that the Human-Horde forces struck a major blow against the dark by taking a magical fortress being used by the dark forces in what was once the Elven settlement. The price was high for the victory, Lord William Aday stated in his letter to the High King of Azin. He stated that over 11,000 Horde troops and 1,500 Human troops died in this action.
The city of Lights in the province of Aurora in the country of Azin located on the continent of Cellenda reports that snowfall has reached 38 inches in the last day and a half. The snowfall is breaking all previous recorded records. The city services are attempting to manage the snow. They are using a new device from the Kallon artificer and alchemist Artimus Goddard Davis of Kallon. The device melts and sweeps the snow. The only trick is to keep the fire burning in the device. At least the operators are kept warm.
The city of Dawn bore witness to a catastrophic weather front as several tornadoes touched down outside of the city. If the final harvest was not already completed, there is a chance that over 60% of the field crops would have been destroyed by this massive storm. The season for tornados was thought to be over.
409th day of the year
Representatives from the country of Aphane and from the Haeflin Alliance meet in the Holy city of the Religion of the One True God on the continent of Cellenda.
The government of Stone's Rising on the continent of Mednadda report that the infant Drakes have been named
|Fire Drake||Brann Prins||Fire Prince|
|Fire Drake||Hoyt Gnist||Loud Spark|
|Fire Drake||Gjennomtenkt Gnist||Thoughtful Spark|
|Sea Drake||Sjo Elskerinne||Sea mistress|
Azinian Constable and Duke Robert Frost traveled to the country of Terralen. There he met with the Duchess of Terralen for several hours. After the meeting, an agreement of mutual support was signed between the Duchess of Terralen and Duke Robert Frost.
410th day of the year
The Holy City of the religion of the One True God reports that a temporary agreement between the Haeflin Alliance and the government of Aphane has been reached. The Holy City will be sending security forces supplied by member nations from the Alliance of Nations to police an area of 10 square miles around the Haeflin Temple in Aphane. They will guarantee Haeflin access to the temple. Further negotiations to try to reach a permanent solution will continue after the first of the year.
The government of Carwin reports that, at the city of Freeport, an ATA convoy delivered more than just the goods they promised. Two of the members of the caravan were sick, very sick. The two carried Red Fever into the city of Freeport. The two guards at the Gate Portal recognized the symptoms and quarantined the entire convoy. Healers are dealing with the sick now. The two guards are being heralded as heroes. The ATA and the government of Carwin are investigating. The convoy originated in the country of Frenton, which is currently investigating for any signs of Red Fever in and around their city.
Reports from the fishing fleet of Verdar on the continent of Kenda stated that the last harvest of the year for cod is completed. The harvest was better than expected. The harvest was plentiful enough to allow Verdar to export up to 45% of it to other nations.
411th day of the year
The Northern Shield reports that the ice pack is larger than it has been in over 50 years. Currently anyone can walk across the sea to all of the islands that make up the Northern Shield.
A report from Sir William Aday concerning Patronna was delivered to the High King of Azin Rene' Nari'. The report states that the quarantine fleet prevented a ship loaded with Dark forces from leaving the south coast of Patronna. The ship was a Wraith class ship that was salvaged by the Dark. The ship was barely sea worthy and the quarantine fleet did not have any issues destroying it.
The Holy Father of the religion of The One True God holds a special mass for world peace. He invites all religious leaders of all faiths to join in the celebration and celebrate the hope of peace through all of the realms.
412th day of the year
The Island of Mists reports that the Giant Sea Turtle has returned to the sugar cane fields to feed. The local government tags the turtle's shell each time it makes landfall. The people of the Island of Mist have embraced the Giant Sea Turtle as an omen of good fortune and a local folk hero. The islanders are forming a Field Cross Team and to honor their folk hero they are naming their Field Cross Team the Sea Turtles.
The Horde Union's religious leader, the Shamaness Aum, joins with the celebration of Hope and Peace by calling a gathering of all Horde Union members to celebrate in prayer and vigil.
The government of Kavendar reports that the harvest of pearls and oysters this year is better than it has been in over 30 years. Kavendar harvest natural un-farmed pearls. It should be noted that on the continent of Terla, if one attempts to sell a farmed pearl as a natural unfarmed pearl, they face execution for the crime of fraud.
413th day of the year
Reports from the government of Kenda state that their Reaper problems have not ended. The Kenda Military captured three intact active Reapers that was part of a squadron of 20. The other 17 were destroyed using the Pratt Fall maneuver. The government of Kenda has invited scholars from every realm to study the Reapers they have captured.
A report from the Lord Mayor of the city of Kallon states that that artificer and alchemist of Kallon Artimus Goddard Davis has created a more efficient mouse and rattrap. Once the creature is trapped, the device closes up into a small box that allows for easy disposal or, as Artimus Goddard Davis stated, easy relocation of the creature to somewhere else. The traps will sell for 3 for 1/4 P.
The continent of Terla is rocked by a land quake that is centered in the heart of the Ariddia (Ocean of Sand). The Oracle of Terla determined the location of the center of the land quake. The Duchess of Terralen is sending a party to investigate.
414th day of the year
The championship field cross game was held in the Realm of Sea Fair and was between the Realm of Sea Fair and the country of Moshven. Moshven won in regulation time with a score of 2 to 1.
The country of Talis reported that their coastal patrol encountered a squadron of 20 Rogue Class ships on their northern coast. The single patrol ship used its greater maneuverability and a fog bank to escape the superior force. The Rogue Class ships were heading southeast.
The Haeflin government of Frenton announced that it is removing its military from alert as part of the agreement struck between the Haeflin Alliance and the government of Aphane.
415th day of the year
The Azin province of Lady's Honor is making ready to receive the High King and Queen of Azin as it is their honor and privilege of hosting the Azin Festival of Winter. Duke Michael Thomas of the province of Lady's Honor reported that the city of Franksten would be ready for the festival.
The government of Vivander on the continent of Mednadda reports that Reapers attempted to gain access to their country from the sea. The forces of Vivander repelled the Reapers. The government of Vivander did not report the number of casualties on either side of the engagement. Vivander did transport the remains of 14 Reapers to the Azin Duchess of Kent for study.
The party from Terralen sent to investigate the center of the land quake sent a report that they have not discovered anything unusual at this time. They are still over a week away from the center of the land quake.
The northern hemisphere is preparing for the numerous winter festivals and renewal of contracts.
416th day of the year
The Trial of the remaining members of the Sinister 9 is completed. They all plead guilty to all charges brought forth by the courts of Azin. They are all sentenced to 99 years in the Prison of Mirrors.
The Horde Union sent a request to the Azin High Minister of Justice requesting that once the Sinister 9 have served their sentence in Azin, that they be transferred to the Horde Union to stand trial for their crimes against the good citizens of the Horde Union. The Minister of High Justice of Azin agreed that once their sentence was completed they would be handed over to the Horde Union.
The country of Aphane is holding a special celebration of peace and has sent the Holy Father of the Religion of the One True God a Thank You gift for his efforts in preventing war with the Haeflin Union.
417th day of the year
The holy procession from the Holy City on Cellenda to the birthplace of the savior on the continent of Terla begins.
The Haeflin City State of Frenton on the continent of Fyngel stands down its military force that was prepared to go on campaign in Aphane. The people of Frenton are greatly relieved at this action.
Statements from several ice guilds inform that the Ice Houses of the northern hemisphere are reporting a record harvesting of natural ice so far this winter.
418th day of the year
The Winter Joust Tournament was held in province of Lady's Honor of Azin. The winner is Sir Bryant Deckland of New Edo.
During a tour of the Keep of Lady's Honor, Ashlyn Tully ath Kent begins having a waking dream. Her mother-in-law wrote down the words of her waking dream:
Flying too low
Soaring Too High
Fire Ships of the Gods
Hope's Enduring Freedom
Ashlyn Tully ath Kent regained her composure and the tour continued.
A report from Draconic Splendor in the country of Kenda on the continent of Kenda states that early this morning sentries noticed a structure outside the main gates. The structure is an ice sculpture of the Lady of Draconic Splendor and her husband with a Great Drake behind them. The Lady of Draconic Splendor was happily speechless when she first saw the sculpture.
419th day of the year
The Kenda Southern Fishing fleet encountered a pod of blue whales that numbered over 60. The pod of whales led the Kenda Fishing Fleet to a school of cod. The captains of the ships have requested an answer to a single question. If any scholar can tell the ship captains what a proper thank you gift to a whale would be, could they please let them know?
The Oracle of Terla, while walking her gardens, begins to have visions of the future. The trance lasted few moments. When she recovered, she called a scribe to being her pen, ink, and paper. She wrote several short messages, addressed them, and sent her heralds to deliver them. Several members of the Alliance of Nations and The Horde Union were recipients of the messages she wrote.
The holy procession from the Holy City on Cellenda to the birthplace of the savior on the continent of Terla finishes their journey. The procession now prepares for the Ritual of the Mass of the Savior.
420th day of the year
A report from the city of Luxor in the country of Terralen on the continent of Terla states that several citizens and guards witnessed a giant bird thundering past the city heading towards the Ariddia.
The Island of Trista is hammered by winter storms. Snow, Ice and hail rained down on the island for over 12 hours. According to reports from the government of Trista, no serious damage was inflicted on any of its cities, towns, or villages. However, the southern coastline of the island nation took great damage. One of the natural harbors is no longer a harbor. The landslide from the dunes closed up the entire harbor.
The Green Flake Obsidian Vein found in Carwin (TK 1050) is expected to go dry by mid summer's day. The Dwarves are impressed that it has lasted this long. The government of Carwin is preparing a thanking ceremony at the mine for the gift of the Green Flake Obsidian it provided to the world.
421st day of the year
A report from the Northern Shield states that an Ice Drake breeched the surface of the Northern Ocean at great speed and continued to climb into the air. Its speed increased as it gained altitude. After a moment, the Ogres watching it could no longer see it.
A report from the Realm of Sea Fair states that its Battle Fleet engaged a fleet of 100 Rogue Class ships in the Sea of Terla. The battle lasted nine hours and, at its end, it was hard pressed to find a victor. Both fleets lost over 50 ships each. Two squadrons of ships from the Terralen Navy assisted in rescue operations after the battle. Several crewmembers of the Rogue Fleet were taken alive. They were Humans, Elves, Dwarves, Haeflins, and Centaurs. Most of the recovered Centaurs were being used as slave labor aboard the Rogue Class ships.
A report from the Terralen expedition to the center of the Terlan land quake (413th day of TK 1052) states that they still have not found anything unusual. They are still over a week away from where the Oracle of Terla stated the center of the quake is.
422nd day of the year
A report from Northern Azin from the city of Arch Angel states that a column (110) Trackers of Azin tangled with 20 Reapers in a delaying action until the Guard of Arch Angel could assemble. Casualties were high. The Trackers lost over 100 of their number in holding off the Reapers and the Guard of Arch Angel lost 250 of their number defending their city.
The country of Stone's Rising on the continent of Mednadda report that a single Dragon egg has hatched. The Drake is a Sea Drake and is doing well. They named her Vann Fred, which translates into Kingdom as Water Peace.
Church, town, village, and city bells throughout all of the realms begin to ring as a hope for peace in the coming year. They had agreed at 9:55 local time to start ringing or chiming their bells for 5 minutes.
TK 1052 has ended with hopes for the future greatly improved over just one year ago.