The Spear of Courage
1590 Tarsh is “fully pacified” by Lunar Empire. Many Tarshite Orlanthi flee to Dragon Pass and are given refuge by Cinsina and Torkani Tribes.
1591 Lunar Empire invades Sartar. The Jonstown Confederation (Cinsina, Culbrea &. Aranwyth Tribes) fights them for several years. The town of Famous Bell is razed. Celfyddyd Tribe is destroyed at the Battle of Clans Fall by the 3rd Legion and mercenaries are given their lands. Lunars name Orlanth the “Rebel Storm”
1600 Prince Terasarin and his Telmori Royal Guard are killed in battle. Salinarg crowned as Prince of Sartar. The Telmori refuse to serve him. The Oath of Telmor is broken and all the Telmori in Sartar become raiders.
1602 Fire Season The great fortified city of Runegate falls to the Lunar Empire. The Lunars garrison Runegate fort and then lay siege to Boldhome.
1602 Earth Season Boldhome is sacked by the Lunar Empire. The Crimson Bat is slain by a dragon during the attack and this causes upheaval in the Empire. Prince Salinarg and his Humakti Guard are slain. King Gunar Grosstyrson of the Censina falls beside his lord. General Fazzur Wideread led the assault along with Saint Jar-eel the Razoress, the Fourth Incarnation of the Red Goddess. Lunar losses are high. The 3rd Legion occupies Jonstown and Boldhome.
1602 Earth Season Boldhome refugees seek shelter from various clans. Many are warriors with no skills at herding and farming and many are widows and children, but all are welcomed. Sartar’s heirs and the Uroxi Stormkahns go to the Holy Country as a government in Exile. The Lunar Occupation begins!
1602 Darkness Season Euglyptus the Fat is appointed Lunar Governor of Dragon Pass. He institutes the Rebel Tax and promises harsh reprisals against clans who refuse to pay.
1603 Clans who convert to the Lunar Way are spared the Rebel Tax. Many clans convert and are severed from their Tribes. Other tribes fall into civil war.
1604 The “Rebel Tax” is assessed against Clan Amaethwyr. Stead Felinder pays the entire tax. Chief Baranwulf Blue-Songs promises compensation.
1605 Fire Season Clan Amaethwyr destroys the Lunar garrison at Stone Ring. Neighboring clans come to establish a new tribe with us. Lunars tax collectors go missing this year as other clans defy the Rebel Tax. Lunar Way clans gird for war against the Rebel Clans.
1605 Earth Season Lunar Assessor is rebuffed by King Kierston Three Words. Clan Eleno attacks Clan Amaethwyr, and the new Duban Tribe sends them aid. Eleno is crushed at the Battle of King Blackshield.