"Over time, however, and in the face of growing external threats from neighbouring kingdoms, the Dwarves and Goblins began to move towards conciliation and alliance, first initiating a loose alliance intended primarily for mutual defence in the face of foreign invasion and culminating in the establishment of a dual monarchy."
"A longtime territory of the Elven Empire, though historically disconnected from the majority of Imperial affairs due to its remoteness and rugged terrain, the Land of the Phoenix was first occupied by the ancestors of the Amazons during the fragmentation and fall of the Elven Empire, arriving as a largely female community of refugees from the Elven heartland."
"In truth, most of Realmgard’s pirates are properly privateers and this privateering is sanctioned by the Brotherhood of the Coasts, which liaises between the various governments of Realmgard and its members."
Wrapping up Week 2 of 30 Days of History!
"The single largest wave of settlement from Hrimfax occurred during a period of intense volcanic activity on the island, rendering much of the island uninhabitable and forcing a massive exodus from the island. The largest group of refugees was led by the twin chieftains Helgi and Hunding, who turned their attentions to the vast fertile lands of the Kingdom of the Gallicantu."
"First entering the historical record in brief, vague accounts of battles throughout the Kingdoms of the Sea, King Caelin now looms large in Realmgardian literary as the paragon of chivalrous virtue."
"Descended from the original Midlandic tribes that came to control much of the territory of the former Elven Empire, the people of the present-day Kingdom of Gallicantu are distantly related to the people of Middlesbrooke."
"Famous in both deed and facial hair, Quintus Marcellinus Styracosaurus has gone down in history as one of Realmgard’s most beloved and revered heroes."
"The Midlandic Kingdom reached its zenith under Theobald, who completed the Kingdom’s conquest of approximately a quarter of Realmgard’s landmass, securing control of the largest polity in Realmgard since the collapse of the Elven Empire."
"Famously descended from both the earlier Elven Imperial dynasty and an alleged sea monster, Queen Antiocha represents the last Elven kingdom to rule in northern Realmgard."