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BreakingtheGates
Timeline: covering over 4000 years of Eärwa’s history.
  • 0—The legendary Breaking of the Gates, the name given to the assault on the Gates of Eärwa, a series of fortified passes through the Great Kayarsus, by the Men of Eänna. Angeshraël, the most famed Old Prophet of the Tusk, leads the Five Tribes of Men: the Norsirai, the Ketyai, the Satyothi, the Scylvendi, and the Xiuhianni into Eärwa, though according to The Chronicle of the Tusk, the Xiuhianni refused to follow the other four tribes. This marks the beginning of the Second Age.
  • ?—The Prophet Angeshraël incites the Four Nations of Men to embark on a holy war of extermination against the Nonmen. Men and Nonmen fight the Cûno-Halaroi Wars, of which very few accounts exist. Within the course of a few generations, the Nonmen were nearly exterminated. Only the Mansions of Ishoriöl and Cil-Aujas survived.
  • ?—The Jiünati Steppe is inhabited by Scylvendi pastoralists.
  • ?—Over a relatively brief period of time, the High Norsirai tribes that settled the rich alluvial plains along the lower River Aumris founded the first cities of Men, including Trysë, Sauglish, Etrith, and Ûmerau. As a result of trade with the Nonmen of Injor-Niyas, the power and sophistication of the Aumris River civilization grows quickly.
  • c. 300 / 4th c.—High Norsirai city-states along the River Aumris unite under Cûnwerishau, the God-King of Trysë. Sometime in the fourth century, Cûnwerishau and Nil’giccas, the Nonman King of Ishoriöl, make a treaty between their two peoples, the first between Nonmen and Men. As part of the treaty, Cûnwerishau is given a copy of the Isûphiryas, the great work chronicling the history of the Nonmen prior to the Breaking of the Gates.
  • c. 430—God-Kings of Trysë are overthrown. The Ûmeri Empire, the first great nation of Men, encompassing the length of the River Aumris, is founded.
See: Timeline

Index

Selected pages
Timeline · Sorcery · Languages · Character list · Gods · Tusk
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Books
Prince of Nothing: The Darkness That Comes Before · The Warrior-Prophet · The Thousandfold Thought
Aspect-Emperor: The Judging Eye · The White-Luck Warrior · The Unholy Consult
Atrocity Tales: The Four Revelations of Cinial’jin · The False Sun · The Knife of Many Hands
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Characters
A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O · P · Q · R · S · T · U · V · W · X · Y · Z
by raceby regionby affiliationby occupation
Point of view characters
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Categories
People: Characters · Nations · Races · Houses
Places: Cosmos · Geography · Settlements · Structures
Metaphysics: Gods · Branches of Sorcery · Schools · Sorcerous artifacts
Artifacts: Sorcerous artifacts · Religious artifacts · Tekne artifacts · Written works
Culture: Languages · Occupations · Organizations · Religion · Science · War
Timeline: First Age · Far Antiquity · Near Antiquity · Present Era
Images: Fan art · Cover art · Maps

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You’re young. You wouldn’t understand my motives. The young can never see life for what it is: a knife’s edge, as thin as the breaths that measure it. What gives it depth isn’t memory. I’ve memories enough for ten men, and yet my days are as thin and as shadowy as the greased linen the poor stretch over their windows. No, what gives life depth is the future. Without a future, without a horizon of promise or threat, our lives have no meaning. Only the future is real, Conphas, and unless I make amends to the gods, I’ve no future left.

Skeaös

About The Second Apocalypse

The Second Apocalypse is a series of epic fantasy novels written by Canadian author R. Scott Bakker. It consists of three sub-series: The Prince of Nothing, The Aspect-Emperor, and a further series (either a duology or a third trilogy) not yet named. This Wiki contains information about all three series, in addition to the short stories set in the world of The Second Apocalypse.

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