Time Line of the History of Bastion

Below is presented a brief list of some of the most significant events in the history of Bastion. Years are given in the most commonly used calendar in Bastion. Called Siege Reckoning or Standard Reckoning, it is abbreviated SR. They count the arrival of the Free People in Bastion as Year 1.

Year in SR Events
Earlier The Age of the Old Kingdoms
-20 First Appearance of the Enemy
-18 The Flight of Free People Begins
-4 The Free People arrive in Bastion
-1 The First Battle of the Leopold Pass
1 Beginning of the Siege Millennium
56 First Great Wall constructed in the Leopold Pass
72 First recorded Mistfall
105 Due to infiltration, sabotage by face changers no more refugees from the outside are allowed into Bastion
224 Griffons are brought down from the Crystalmists to serve as mounted cavalry
266 League of Mages established
333 The Pegasi of the South agree to ally with the Free People
412 Dwarven King Ironbeard believed dead
422 The Great Betrayal and Founding of the Empire of Bastion, Emperor Azgar I crowned
435 The Forging of the 5 Swords of Bastion
488 The elves of Bramblewood declare any unescorted non-elves found in their lands would be executed.
490 League of Mages moves their headquarters to the Grey Isle and start the Academy of Magical Arts
490 Gibbering Plague decimates the population of Bastion, 1 in 3 die horribly; only halfings are immune and unaffected
621 Exodus of Brannic; a priest of Hoinir leads a group of 500 followers outside the walls of Bastion. They are never seen again.
795 Lords’ Revolt; The lords of Bastion rebel against high taxes levied by the emperor to build a new Great Wall. The emperor grants new land titles to enough leaders of the revolt to end the opposition.
998 The Worldshaker; a massive earthquake is felt throughout Bastion, scouts report feeling it equally strong hundreds of miles away
1002 Last recorded sighting of the Enemy
1006 Last assault on Bastion; only the minions of the Enemy participate
1190 The return of the birds; the Enemy is believed to be gone
1117 The Gates of Bastion are opened for the first time ever for the Free People to come and go as they please. Few leave at first, but slowly the trickle of people begins.
1119 First city, Coventry, founded outside the walls of Bastion
1129 The Emporer Morthay IX is taken by a group of orcs during a hunting expedition in Bastion. He stumbles out of the Lurking several days later, injured, but with no memory of the assault or his escape from the captors.
1136 Present Day

Time Line of the History of Bastion

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