"Though lasting a century (technically, 105 years, 9 months, and 3 days), the conflict was in fact a period of intermittent warfare between the two kingdoms fought in various phases interrupted by temporary truces and treaties."
"What exactly spurred Artemio’s change of heart is unknown, and different sources give different accounts: a vision of the goddess Creusa, the castigation of his elderly mother, a debate with a priest, or even hitting his head on a low doorframe."
"Located in the northernmost region of Realmgard beyond the historical borders of the Elven Empire, what is now the Kingdom of Aurora nevertheless has had longstanding contacts with the lands of the Empire throughout its history, established by the efforts of intrepid merchants and travellers."
The Great Siege of Northgate, Realmgard's finest 'Call an ambulance, but not for me' moment.
"Northgate’s governing council ceded authority in all matters during the siege to the Grandmaster of the Order, Jehan Septentrion. Despite being 70 years old at the time, Septentrion led an energetic defence of the city, making the Haakon’s fleet pay bitterly for every inch of gained ground, and even defeating several of Haakon’s captains in single combat."
"Sorphronius, Zardax, and Kevin, known as the Three Great Sages have historically been revered as among the wisest men ever to live in Realmgard. For generations, they have been upheld as paragons of wisdom and gentlemanly, upright conduct."
"Dating back to at least the Realmgardic period in its earliest form and destroyed, abandoned, rebuilt, and re-settled countless times over the centuries, the imposing fortress now known as Castle Ansangaar has long been recognised as a place of significant magic power."
"Though the Realmgardic period saw the emergence of writing on the continent, it took scholars generations to begin deciphering the Realmgardic script and many of the surviving Realmgardic documents are administrative rather than narrative. The process of decipherment and translation is ongoing."
Hmm. I did not notice all those very modern people with very modern backpacks in the thumbnail of that picture...
"Notably, claiming to be a visiting dignitary from the Yamatai Imperial Court became, and still remains, a popular confidence scheme."