As the northern winds begin to come south a late snowfall begins in the northern provinces, coming much later in the year than is common. In the south the heat of summer seems to have barely receded. Signs point to a warm winter, possibly causing a drought next year.
Treaties & Diplomacy
Adrubael enters into a defensive pact with Messiana
Adrubael enters into a trade treaty with Kloom
Alyran Imperialis agrees to a non-aggression pact with Messiana
Candor enters into a defensive pact with Messiana
Fantal enters into a defensive pact with Waelz
Adrubael decrees and denounces Madrigore for its oppression of the Kethian people.
"The Holy Church hereby denounces the occupation of the free people’s nation of Keth. It is resolute in the support of the Keth people’s self-determination and resistance in the face of tyrannical oppression by the Madrigorans at the hand of Rejal Krankensbane. While the world is beset by evil hordes the actions of the Madrigorans endanger the world of Arnor. It is the position of Adrubael that Madrigore must withdraw their forces from Olsor and Wendral along with make restitution to their people. "
The Borderlands fair well. While conflict still abounds the news has been positive with most of the blight horde being stalled or thrown back.
Arangar reports victory at great cost to its troops, but skillful maneuvering and King Regillius’s personal intervention saw the horde smashed.
Barrador is still engaged in hit and run battles against the foe, but has greatly weakened their numbers.
Fel’Dun is beset. Rumours abound that Bright Stair has been overrun and many holds are sacked.
Raz’Al’Kar saw off three separate hordes though the cost was great.
Therafore used knowledge gained by its scouts to assault the horde itself before it had finished gathering. Paragorn taking the fight to the Shadow’s realm instead of allowing Therafore to be sieged.
Adrubael has cemented its hold in Gelrin and has founded seekers to such of the Chosen of the Creator.
Candoran troops have been sighted appearing out of thin air inside of Messiana.
Khazad-Kar has opened many new trade routes and communication with its neighbors grows.
Madrigore’s occupation of Keth has not gone well for the raiders. Marci Farmi has emerged denouncing the Madrigoran oppression. Rejal has declared her to be under the influence of a Planar creature known as the mother and that Keth has stolen his soldiers and he will purge the threat to the realms.
Alyran Imperialis forces continue to make progress into Janre.
Messiana is abuzz with worry over the Alyrans to the West and the cloud over Parstin.
Parzant’s cloud has halted briefly and is no longer spreading, does this indicate that it has stopped or is there something more at play?
Seaborne vessels ply the waves as the isles themselves grow more and more fortified. Their ships travel in greater number and closer together than usual.
Tyr works hard to quell disquiet within its borders amidst the Merchant Council, but whispers leak out.
Alyran Reclaimers take Breen from the Republic. Their invasion is swift and brutal leaving the Republican leadership figuratively and literally decapitated.
Arrafel reports disturbing tidings in the water, increased waves, strange creatures under the surface half glimpsed, but monstrous.
Intral Lizardmen have poured out of the Swamps overrunning Zaer, besieging the other province of Breen. They claim historical vengeance and hostile actions drove them to the invasion.
Raelan troops mass on the border with the Dark Forest.
The Gorgon’s Lair has had strange lights playing through the Dark Forest. Flashes of lightning in an otherwise clear sky. In the immense citadel of the Eyeless One, a dark light shines.
The Seldoran civil war has intensified with strange hulking creatures being seen amongst the ranks of Imperial Guards.
Waelz Chasm riders report an increase in Chasm Fiend activity with rumours of such beasts leaving the chasm and venturing far afield.
Wellfor has begun construction on a strange but great structure which whispers refer to as “The Cradle”.