The Godsparks takes place on the continent of Isolden. Isolden is nearly the size of modern day South America in terms of landmass.
For the first time in history, the four southern kingdoms are united together under the banners of Silvercrest – a unification which was bought in blood.
3983 – Omar Stormfist carves out the Kingdom of Calderra
3788 – The first Dwarves banished to Cormere from Thanehall of Grufred Onyxmaker
4251 – King Cedrick of House Redwynn takes the silver throne
4253 – Cedrick takes a wife from the neighboring elven kingdom of Umeldorai. Cedricks marriage to Queen Vanya makes allies of the elven kingdom to Silvercrest.
4256 – Unification Wars – King Cedrick declares war against the Kingdom of Westmark (Kingdom) ruled by King Zane of House Oakheart. Westmark’s armies are hopelessly outnumbered, and Cedrick’s Champion Ser Darik Malls kills Prince Brodin Oakheart in single combat.
4257 – Siege of Westmark
4257 – Princess Sylmae is of House Redwynn is born
4258 – Zane appeals to Coren Stormfist of the East leveraging the centuries old bond between the sister cities of Eastmark and Westmark. Stormfist rallies his bannermen and they march for Silvercrest.
4258 – Umeldorian Elves under the command of Queen Vanya’s Cousin Thalanil harry the Stormfist banners on their way to the Silvercrest capitol. Traps are lain, and ambushes set. The most devastating of these ambushes took place in what came to be called “Rotheart Barrows”. The armies of Stormfist are slowed to a crawl and forced to dig in.
4259 – Zanes secondborn son, Paxton Oakheart, is captured. Cedrick threatens to kill Zanes only living heir, and Zane bends the knee. Paxton becomes a ward of Silvercrest.
4260 – Silvercrest turns its attention to Brightwick. Before the Cedricks main force arrives, the “Yellow” king Coren Stormfist bends the knee to Cedrick saying “In any war, the right side to be on is the winning side”.
4262 – Prince Liam Redwynn is born.
4263 – Silvercrest sends an expeditionary force to Varangia. They are slaughtered by a small Varangian Guard company. King Cedrick famously says of the company “Never have so few fought so hard defending so little.” Since then, the most elite Varangian Guard company is called The Few. Due to an apparently low value of her natural resources, Cedrick deems Varangia not worth conquering and orders his armies home.
4264 – Princess Mariel Redwynn is born premature. Extreme cognitive difficulty. Called the Simple Princess.
4264 – Benthic incursion – Fishmen sink The Gallant, Stormfist’s flagship and subsequently assault Cormere. They are driven back by Stormfists bannermen, a much needed victory for the martial traditions of the East.
4267 – Gom Gatecrasha is born.
4268 – Bastard Christor Wind of House Redwynn is born.
4269 – King Cedrick passes “peacefully”. Liam takes the throne at 7.
4270 – The Boy King Liam rules peacefullly with his mother’s help.
4278 – “Good” King Liam’s reign begins.
4279 – The Golden decade ends when Liam is killed by The Royal Betrayer, Trevas the Court Jester. Vanya goes mad with grief and throws herself off the castle spire. Princess Sylmae becomes Queen Sylmae who is currently in power. As her first act, Trevas is brought up from the royal dungeon and drawn and quartered, and Jesters are barred from Silvercrest.
4285 – The Battle of Eastmark Mill Calderran forces are routed by Gom Gatecrasha after the death of Silvir Sunbringer
4286 – The fall of Eastmark to Gom Gatecrasha’s horde.
4288 – Present time