Age of Monsters

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Date 38,000
The giants revert to primitive monsters living in the ruins of their shattered civilization as the dragons return to their secluded continent and the elves settle Aerenal. Meanwhile, on Khorvaire, the first of the goblinoid kingdoms rises in the area that will one day become Breland and Darguun.
Date 30,000
Orc nations arise in western Khorvaire to compete with the goblinoid kingdoms.
Date 25,000
The Undying Court appears in Aerenal. First skirmish between the elves and the dragons, which sets a pattern of long periods of peace punctuated by short, devastating battles every few hundred years.
Date 16,000
The Dhakaani unite the goblinoid nations to create the greatest empire the goblins have ever known. The Gatekeepers appear among the orcs of western Khorvaire.
Date 12,000
The dwarves migrate from the Frostfell to the Ironroot Mountains.
Date 10,000
Aerenal elves establish a colony in what is now present-day Valenar. Peaceful coexistence doesn’t last, and the elves come into conflict with Dhakaani. The elves abandon the colony when another clash with the dragons threatens Aerenal.
Date 9000
The Daelkyr War decimates the western reaches of Khorvaire.
Date 5,000
Weakened by the Daelkyr War, the Dhakaani Empire is shattered by by infighting and civil strife, eventually leading to the collapse of the goblinoid civilization.

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