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156th King's Age - Friend's Contemplation (Y2) / -2617FY
¸ Orc Cleansing. Uyness of Waverly (later known as Abalach-Re), 5th Champion of Rajaat slaughters the last of the orcs from the face of Athas.


160th King's Age - Guthay's Defiance (Y33) / -2278FY
¸ Ogre Cleansing. Kalak, 2nd Champion of Rajaat kills the last of the ogres of Athas.


160th King's Age - Ral's Reverence (Y34) / -2277FY
¸ Gallard (later known as Nibenay), 6th Champion of Rajaat massacres the last of Athas' gnomes.


160th King's Age - Ral's Reverence (Y34) / -2277FY
¸ Keltis, Lizard Man Executioner arrives at Saragar despite the powers of the Mind Lords. The Mind Lord's cleverness hides the entire population of lizard men from the Champion, and he soon leaves the Last Sea.


160th King's Age - Desert's Reverence (Y69) / -2242FY
¸ The First Sorcerer orders the defiler Qwith to explore the workings of the Inner Planes as a possible means of power.


160th King's Age - Wind's Fury (Y71) / -2240FY
¸ The great cities of Ebe, Waverly, and Arala are swallowed by the expanding Silt Sea, though later it recedes from Waverly. The nearby city of Bodach is spared, but becomes surrounded by silt.


160th King's Age - Mountain's Vengeance (Y73) / -2238FY
¸ The warlord Irikos, the left hand of Rajaat, sacks the city of Bodach, but is killed at the conclusion of the battle. His sword (a creation of Rajaat's), the Silencer, is lost for 2,000 years.


161st King's Age - Ral's Fury (Y1) / -2233FY
¸ The Dead Lands are born. Infuriated at her lack of progress, Rajaat turns research of the Inner Planes over to Qwith's subordinates. Shortly after, an accident of unknown origins opens a gate to the Inner Planes, and obsidian flows across the land for hundreds of miles in each direction until the gate is closed by the Seventh Tree. Thousands die in the disaster. Those killed by obsidian rise as undead through a mysterious power from the Inner Plane. Rajaat's servants arise as the rulers of this land, becoming powerful thinking undead wizards and psionicits.


161st King's Age - Silt's Agitation (Y42) / -2192FY
¸ Necromancy is born. All life across the obsidian plain is obliterated except for the Seventh Tree, which becomes immune to defiling magic. Soon after, the undead defiler Gretch discoveres necromantic magic to replace the loss of defiling magic.


162nd King's Age - Friend's Reverence (Y13) / -2144FY
¸ Lizard Men Cleansing. Keltis (later known as Oronis), 10th Champion of Rajaat believes he exterminates the last of the lizard men. In reality, several tribes survive, proteced by the Mind Lords.


162nd King's Age - Wind's Slumber (Y60) / -2097FY
¸ Wemic Cleansing. Tectuktitlay, 9th Champion of Rajaat destroys the last wemics on Athas.


163rd King's Age - King's Vengeance (Y52) / -2028FY
¸ Myron of Yorum is replaced as Troll Scorcher by Manu of Deche, later known as Hamanu of Urik. He is given the sword, the Scorcher, created by Rajaat to complete his task.


164th King's Age - Friend's Contemplation (Y2) / -2001FY
¸ Troll Cleansing. Hamanu, new 4th Champion of Rajaat, kills Windreaver, the last troll of Athas and king of his people.


164th King's Age - Desert's Vengeance (Y3) / -2000FY
¸ Rkard, the last dwarven king of Kemalok, is slain by Borys of Ebe in mortal combat. Borys himself is gravely injured. The Champion's attendants spirit him from the battlefield leaving his sword, the Scourge, still buried in the dwarf's chest.


164th King's Age - Desert's Vengeance (Y3) / -2000FY
¸ Rajaat Falls. Hamanu tells Borys of Rajaat's true plans for Athas. Becoming aware that Rjaat intends to wipe out all races except the halflings, Borys leads the Champions in a rebellions against their master, from which they emerge victorious. Rajaat's halfling servants are banished to the Black. Despite their power, the children of Rajaat cannot destroy his mortal remains. Instead Rajaat's essence is placed in the Hollow, and his physical remains are placed in the Black Sphere. Gallard hides the Black Sphere in a location known only to him and Borys. Sacha and Wyan, who remained loyal to Rajaat, attempt to release Rajaat from the Black Sphere before it is hidden away. Their plan is discovered and they are beheaded by Borys.


164th King's Age - Desert's Vengeance (Y3) / -2000FY
¸ Birth of Sorcerer-kings. Through the use of the Dark Lens, Borys rewards the reamining Champions by beginning their transformation into sorcerer-kings. This process links each of them to living vortices, which allows them to grant their followers clerical/templar spells.


164th King's Age - Desert's Vengeance (Y3) / -2000FY
¸ The Dragon of Athas. The Champions realize that Rajaat's prison will not hold. Even segmented, Rajaat's power is supreme and he would one day be free. Hence, the Champions once again used the Dark Lens to transform Borys into the Dragon, whose power would keep Rajaat imprisoned for all time. Borys' transformation causes him to become temporarily insane, beginning a century of rampages across the land.


164th King's Age - Desert's Vengeance (Y3) / -2000FY
¸ Two dwarven knights named Jor'orsh and Sa'ram steal the Dark Lens.


164th King's Age - Desert's Vengeance (Y3) / -2000FY
¸ The remaining sorcerer-kings each claim a city of Athas and barricade it from the rampaging Dragon.


164th King's Age - Friend's Fury (Y57) / -1946FY
¸ Lead by Abalach-Re of Raam, the sorcerer-kings attack Guistenal and kill Dregoth, Ravager of Giants, just before he is to become a 30th-leve Dragon. The battle destroys the city, the land, and most of its population. Afterwards, Hamanu throws the Scorcher into the Silt Sea.


164th King's Age - Friend's Fury (Y57) / -1946FY
¸ With the aid of his high templar Mon Adderath, Dregoth is returned to life as an undead dragon king. The surviving populace is gathered soon after, and construction of New Guistenal begins.


165th King's Age - Wind's Defiance (Y5) / -1921FY
¸ Borys emerges from his insanity and learns Rajaat's prison is on the verge of collapse. Soon after he collects a levy of 1,000 slaves from each sorcerer-king, using their lifeforce to reseal the First Sorcerer's prison on a yearly basis.


167th King's Age - Ral's Agitation (Y56) / -1716FY
¸ In an attempt to increase her power, Sielba, Queen of Yaramuke attacks Urik. Hamanu easily defeats her army and personaly slays the sorcerer-queen. On the heels of victory, Urik's army sacks Yaramuke and burns the city to the ground. To appease the Dragon's wrath for killing a sorcerer-queen, Hamanu presents Borys with a levy of Yaramuke's riches, which pleases the beast and spares Urik.


167th King's Age - Silt's Defiance (Y75) / -1697FY
¸ Borys uses the booty gained from Yaramuke to build Ur Draxa, which becomes the greatest city on all of Athas. At the center of the city Borys places the Black Sphere for him and his city to protect.


167th King's Age - Enemy's Reverence (Y76) / -1696FY
¸ The sorcerer-kings call for a jihad against the druids of Athas. For the next three centuries the blood of druids across the land stains the sands red in what would be known as the Eradication.


168th King's Age - Desert's Fury (Y36) / -1659FY
¸ After years of study, Dregoth finally deciphers halfling records found in the caverns beneath Guistenal. The end result is the creation of the first generation dray, which Dregoth deems a failure and banishes to Kragmorta.


168th King's Age - Friend's Defiance (Y68) / -1627FY
¸ The thri-kreen prophet Ka'Cha begins the first of several journeys across the Tablelands to spread the word of peace and enlightenment to the thri-kreen, as well as other races.


168th King's Age - Guthay's Agitation (Y77) / -1618FY
¸ After several more failures, Dregoth succeeds in his experiments, and the second generation of dray are created in his own image.


170th King's Age - Guthay's Slumber (Y11) / -1530FY
¸ Dregoth, Ravager of Giants, discovers the planar gate. After a decade of research, he uses the device to travel the Outer Planes for the next 19 centuries.


170th King's Age - Wind's Slumber (Y60) / -1481FY
¸ After being nearly wiped from the face of Athas, the remaining druids of the land go into hiding for the next 1,000 years to a secret location in the Forest Ridge.


171st King's Age - Silt's Reverence (Y20) / -1444FY
¸ Daskinor Goblin Death slips into insanity following this year's levy, and builds an army to slay the Dragon upon his return the following year. Borys learns of the plot, and not needing the levy to maintain Rajaat's prison, never returns.


171st King's Age - Silt's Reverence (Y20) / -1444FY
¸ Keltis, Lizard Man Executioner, has an attack of conscience and denounces being a sorcerer-king. Over the next centuries he strives to become something more noble. Because of the actions of nearby Daskinor, Borys never returns to Kurn and both cities become isolated from the rest of Athas.


174th King's Age - King's Contemplation (Y30) / -1203FY
¸ In an effort to inrease his power, Kalid-Ma attempts to further his dragon metamorphosis to a power near that of Borys of Ebe. The attempt is successful, but his mind is destroyed in the process. The dragon that was Kalid-Ma destroys his city of Kalidnay and begins to move into the rest of the Tyr region. The creature is later slain by the combined efforts of Borys of Ebe, Kalak of Tyr, and Hammanu of Urik.


174th King's Age - King's Contemplation (Y30) / -1203FY
¸ [Campaign Hook: Dark Sun - Ravenloft] To earn the undying devotion of Kalid-Ma, his most loyal Templar Thakok-An sacrificed her family on top of the sorcerer-kings ziggurat while Kalid-Ma completed his dragon metamorphosis in the chamber below. Anguished cries rose frose the city below, as the ziggurat cracked and a wave of powerful defiler magic swept outward from the ziggurat. The people of Kalidnay were completely drained of life force. That night, the city of Kalidnay reforms in the Demiplane of Dread, Thakok-An its only living occupant.


174th King's Age - King's Contemplation (Y30) / -1203FY
¸ With the loss of Kalidnay, the levy to keep Rajaat imprissoned becomes a firm 1,000 slaves from the seven remaining sorcerer-kings.

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