Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 218

Year 218 AC
A small set of battles ensue between Karoon and Landshire.  They were fighting over trade routes, how far their influence and governance extended and the gathering of taxes.  Hundreds die and many villages, and even a city or two, fall to torches and raiders.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 217

Year 217 AC
A disease runs it's way up the eastern coast causing stomach cramping, rashes and high fevers.  One in ten die, mostly from misunderstanding on how to treat the disease.  Magic healing halts the disease in individuals, but there are so few magical healers they can do little.  The young and old are effected the most.  Blockades of ships from the area occur, even adventurers and nobles are stopped from leaving the cities affected so as not to spread the disease..

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 216

Year 216 AC
A prince is born to the King of the Dwaves.  His name, Vorrondin, is spread through out the country and the whole world and there is much celebration.  Emissaries from all over Martapa come baring gifts, since this is the first dwarven heir born since the Time of Chaos.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Expanded Timeline for After Chaos (AC) Part 215

Year 215 AC
Ariella starts shipping a fruit called oranges to the north.  They are a big hit amongst the nobles and a little easier to ship with preservation magic.

A mine collapse on the Dwarvern Islands reveals an older complex of forgotten dwarven ruins.  Explorers go forth to find what they can within.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 214

This year's Gathering is huge.  People from all over Taina come, as well as a delegation from Ariella, a clan of Akicitia, and even a delegation of winged elves.  The Gathering lasts for a whole month, with so many strange delegations showing up.  Treaties are made between the southern cities of Taina and that of Notitia in Ariella.  Trade is brisk and many trade agreements are made.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 213

Year 213 AC
This year is unusually quiet.  Though there are some advances in magic to help move larger pieces of stone and the like, and no major wars, skirmishes or attacks occurs.  It is a good crop year and trade is good, so many mercenaries for guards are in high demand.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 212

Year 212 AC
Ogres attack from the Tsalagi Mountains.  No one is certain where they came from, exactly, but the villages destroyed by the giant humanoids don't really care.  A call goes out from Gathering, and it's semi-ruling body, to find and kill the ogres and a reward will be given.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 211

Year 211 AC
An instrument maker in Ariella, outside of Notitia, becomes world renown. Master Bards and Priests of Vates arrive at his door asking for his fine instruments.  There is a waiting list miles long and he has had to hire bodyguards and take on many apprentices.  Master Thurgin is overwhelmed by the attention but doesn't let it all go to his  head.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 210

Year 210 AC
No serious threats appear this year, but the adventuring company "Three Fold" finds an old cemetery for some ancient civilization which bares strange magics that no one has ever seen before.   Some of the magic found include mage magic that could heal, magic writing pens and books on strong fighting magic then hadn't been used in centuries.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 209

Year 209 AC
A dying elf is found washed up on the eastern coast of Taina, close to Karoon.  He says their party was attacked by some giant creature that scooped them up then dropped them in the ocean.  He thinks he is the only surviving member of the party going to escort the daughter of noble to her future husband.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 208

Year 208 AC
The Druids come to ask for aid of those not of the wilds.  Their brethren are dying for no visible reason and they can not figure out who or what is the explanation for their deaths.  They have nothing to give monetarily, but can give magical aid in some forms as rewards.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 207

Year 207 AC
The winged elves reluctantly ask for aid to find their heir, the Prince Valerian.  He has gone missing and the worse is feared.  The only clues they have to his abductors is broken swords, human sized foot prints in the mud near his dead griffon and magical residue from attack spells.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 206

Year 206 AC
The college of Dragon's Fire creates a printing press.  It's not fast, but it is faster then hand copying books.  The first book they print is "The History of Martapa", printing 50 copies. Hand copies are still the most prevalent way to print books.

Ogres come down from the mountains and attack villages.  But they don't really take items, they almost act as if they are being chased and are simply trying to get away, not take prisoners or treasure.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 205

Year 205 AC
A large water wheel for grinding wheat is put in the river running south from Lake Targon.  There are clashes with druids, people who use the creek and the villagers who are using the water wheel.

An underwater cave harbors a city in ruins.  Scholars speculate it is a sea elf city left to its own devices.  Expeditions are being sent.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Expanded Timeline For After Chaos (AC) Part 204

Year 204
This years gathering brings some controversy.  Some of the larger cities want to band together as one nation, to enable the cities, and small kingdoms, to defend each other and build roads cooperative.  Many of the eastern side cities do not want to band together, because they like their sovereignty.  Nothing is decided, but many arguments ensue because of the discussion.