Humans on Original Earth develop warp drive and create the Ancient Human Empire.
c. 20,000 BXE
The Ancient Human Empire is destroyed by centuries of internescine warfare, reducing the tattered remnants of humanity across the galaxy to a roughly stone age existence.
The Maelstrom of Anjin is formed.
1,000 BXE - 1 XE
The Age of Heroes: Traditional Xaronese history dates from this period when a number of nomadic tribes known as the Sons of Xaryas migrate into the Xaronese Subcontinent and establish petty kingdoms. Over the centuries, the number of Xaronese kingdoms contracts until only sixteen kingdoms are left by the end of the second century BXE. The Xaronese Subcontinent is eventually unified by King Straxus IV of Urdrak, creating the Xaronese Celestial Empire.
The Kingdom of Urdrak is founded: King Jehoraxes the Glorious leads the Urdrak Tribe into the northern plains of the Xaronese subcontinent.
Straxus the Dreaded is born.
Straxus tal Urdrak becomes the King of Urdrak after the death of his father, Hypaxes the Dragon-Hearted, in battle.
24 BXE - 1 XE
The Xaronese Unification Wars: King Straxus IV of Urdrak launches a campaign of conquest across the Xaronese Subcontinent.
The Royal Navy of Urdrak is founded: Straxus the Dreaded orders the creation of a navy to compete with the seafaring kingdoms of the south. Straxus places his brother, Ulrixus tal Shiar, in overall command as Lord High Admiral of Urdrak.
The Xaronese Era
The Xaronese Celestial Empire is founded: Straxus the Dreaded succeeds in conquering the entirety of the Xaronese Subcontinent. Straxus is proclaimed to be the god Xaryas incarnate and named God-Emperor of Xaron.
1 XE - 13 XE
The Great Expansion War: Unsatisfied with ruling just the Xaronese Subcontinent, Straxus the Dreaded leads his forces eastward to conquer new lands. Any people that would not submit to Straxus faced total eradication.
Prince Malloraxes's Rebellion: Straxus the Dreaded's nephew, Prince Malloraxes tal Medraut, seizes control of Khet'Xaron and denounces his uncle Straxus as a usurper. Emperor Straxus is forced to return to Xarony and puts down the rebellion at the cost of his life. His oldest remaining son, Draxus, becomes the second God-Emperor of Xaron.
13 XE - 492 XE
Xaronese Classical Imperial Era: The Xaronese Celestial Empire consolidates its conquests under Straxus the Dreaded and uses the wealth from the provinces to begin a cultural renaissance.
The Xaronese homeworld is under the authority of the Xaronese Celestial Empire as either provinces or vassal states. The planet is officially named Xaron in honor of the Empire.
The Great Revolt: A group of vassal states declare their complete independence from the Xaronese Celestial Empire and form the Commonwealth of Free Nations. The Commonwealth is ruthless in its struggle for independence, and the Empire is just as ruthless to maintain its position as the one unchallenged superpower. The Commonwealth collapses when several of its largest cities are annihilated with atomic weapons. The Empire officially annexes all vassal states into itself, becoming the only nation on the planet.
The Xaronese develop warp drive.
Commodore Britaxis tal Vossik leads a colonization mission to Xaron Minor and establishes the first Xaronese interstellar colony.
c. 3220 XE
The Prantillomites become warp-capable.
The United Khorellian Republic is founded: The leading nations on Khorellia form the United Khorellian Republic to maintain their dominance over weaker nations who are forced to join.
3545 - 3569 XE
First Khorellian-Kairetian War: The United Khorellian Republic and the Kairetian Empire clash over ownership of several systems in the Kortaros Expanse. The 24 year war is devastating to both sides but ends in a Khorellian victory. The war is notable for enabling the rise of the Khorellian Star Empire—and the collapse of the Kairetian Empire.
The United Khorellian Republic changes its name to the Khorellian Star Republic
The Khorellian Star Empire is founded: Asperius Argo becomes the first Emperor of Khorellia following the transformation of the Khorellian Star Republic into the Khorellian Star Empire in accordance with a plebiscite of dubious authenticity.
The Kairetian Emperor is assassinated, throwing the Kairetian Empire into a severe succession crisis.
Second Khorellian-Kairetian War: The Khorellian Star Empire invades the Kairetian Empire. The severely weakened Kairetians, fragmented into cliques of warlords, are quickly subjugated by the Khorellians.
The Khorellian Partition: Emperor Kaon I dies and names his daughter and son, Iokasta and Rantorius, as co-rulers of the empire.
4002 - 4015 XE
The Great Xaronese-Darukathian War: The Xaronese take advantage of the ongoing Darukathian Civil War and launch a full-scale invasion of Darukathian space. Both the imperial government and the Social Justice Coalition agree to put hostilities on hold until the Xaronese have been driven out.
The Sack of Darukath: The imperial capital of Darukath falls to the Xaronese onslaught. The resulting planetary-scale campaign of rape and pillage will forever stain future Xaronese-Darukathian relations.
The Battle of Taris: A Xaronese fleet sent to conquer the Taris system is repulsed by a Social Justice Coalition fleet. The battle marks a turning point in the war as the Xaronese are put on the defensive.
The Xaronese-Darukathian Armistice Agreement is signed: The Xaronese and Darukathian empires agree to an armistice to end the fighting. The Darukathian Empire is stripped of as much as a third of its original territory and the Xaronese agree to withdraw behind a Demilitarized Zone. Unknown to the Darukathian imperial government, the Xaronese made a parallel agreement with the Social Justice Coalition to allow them to gain control of Darukath before the Darukathian Imperial Starfleet can arrive.
4016 - 4019 XE
The Darukathian Revolution: The Darukathian imperial government and the Social Justice Coalition resume their hostilities. The Darukathian emperor is forced to flee Darukathian space, eventually making contact with the Khorellian Star Empire.
The United Stars Federation is founded: Harrik Svarog defeats the last imperial holdouts and reorganizes the Darukathian Empire into the United Stars Federation. The Social Justice Coalition becomes the National Progressive Party, the ruling political party of the United Stars Federation.
4021 - 4217 XE
The Darukathian Excision: The Xaronese Celestial Empire, fearing the potential of Darukathian revolutionary rhetoric spreading to their colonies, undergoes a campaign of ethnic cleansing to expel Darukathians from the territories conquered in the Xaronese-Darukathian War.
The Most Serene Bessaran Stellar Republic is founded: The Dominion of Bessar becomes the first of the imperial dominions to break away from the Rimward Khorellian Empire when Dagon Torrek overthrows the imperial viceroy.
The Stellar Kingdom of Jion is founded: Viceroy Daeguin Zaebus of the Dominion of Jion petitions the imperial court on Sien for more autonomy with the implicit threat of rebellion if autonomy is not granted. Zaebus is granted the title of King of Jion and the Dominion of Jion becomes the Stellar Kingdom of Jion.
The Sovereign Spatharite Dominion is founded: General Edovar Gellor performs a coup d'etat against the imperial viceroy for the Dominion of Spathar and becomes the first Supreme Leader of the Sovereign Spatharite Dominion.
The Rimward Khorellian Empire is abolished: The last Rimward Khorellian Emperor is killed by his chief gardener. The Coreward Khorellian Emperor declares the age of co-emperors to be over and claims dominion of the remaining territories of the Rimward Empire.
Hinnrad Barao Perun is born.
Rojixus e Thraxus tal Shiar is born on Jarnevon III.
Monaxus e Britaxis Dakar is born on Tycara.
The Galactic War begins: The heir to the Cielagonian throne is assassinated on a state visit to Hallusar. Centuries of colonial ambitions, racial hatreds, and secret alliances collide as the galactic powers declare war on one another.