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Since this AU is officially being rebooted (again), everything prior to 8 Oct 2019 is out of date and subject to updates. They won't be removed as they, at most, only need their history and some specifications changed. RIP me I've got a lot of work to do
Link to gallery of territorial changes of the World War
Year 810 to 1404
William Junko is born in Wesmere.
William Junko travels west, through Yahega and Alcamba, escaping religious persecution.
William Junko arrives in Morenland, ancient Antara, where no modern Aemoren civilization exists.
He returns to Wesmere, he and his family tell of an escape to Morenland, where the religiously persecuted could make a life for their own. Over the next three years, 80 000 settlers arrive in Morenland with the assistance of the Junkos. Colony of Antara founded.
William Junko is named king of the Antaran Colony, simply referred to as Antara - after the ancient name of the continent.
Antara conquers the Masset tribe after troubling border tensions boil over. The first of many wars against native tribes.
Antara stretches to the border of the Aberdeen.
Antaran Army founded.
Nicholas I of Antara
Antara stretches past the Aberdeen after the Abe tribes peacefully integrate.
William II of Antara.
Willamina I of Antara.
James I of Antara.
Antara nows stretches to modern Arcadia and west of Carida Bay.
Capital of Antara moved to Hamilton, modern Arcadia.
Daniel I of Antara.
James II of Antara
Antara now stretches to the outskirts of the Caprillo desert.
Kingdom of Vetica goes to war with Kingdom of Indres and Dallandel.
Antara now borders Vetica
Zhangzhou conquers Fuxiang.
Daniel II of Antara.
Antara forges an alliance with the Kingdom of Vetica in their war with the other central Antaran kingdoms.
Antara-Vetica conquers Vitoria.
Antara-Vetica conquers Dallandel.
Nearly half the Antaran population is assumed to be Numenist. Tensions between Numenists and citizens of other faiths or those that have no strong beliefs begin to flare.
Antara-Vetica conquers Indres.
Antara-Vetica conquers Thifera.
Hanahathe submits to Antara-Vetica.
Vetica is absorbed into Antara by mysterious means. This event is often portrayed and theorized in popular culture. The old Cadian and Indres nations have a great impact on Antaran culture.
Antara now reaches the Tanomagne Sea.
James III of Antara.
Capital of Antara moved to Ardenton, former capital of Vetica.
Antara is divided into provinces, namely Morenland, Arcadia, Nucadia, Cascadia, Caprillo, Andreas and Carida.
Antaran Navy is formed.
(Nation of) Cascadia is conquered by Antara and forms part of its existing Cascadia province.
William III of Antara.
Antara now stretches to modern day Leocadia. Leocadia is now a province of Antara.
Nicholas II of Antara.
Monarilla canal reopened for the first time in hundreds of years. Veravane and Tanomagne seas are now connected.
Aemoren explorers arrive in Antara. The continent is 'rediscovered'.
Antara opens trade with Aemore and colonies in Alcamba.
Antarans begin settling the Great Azura Valley, founding Azura province.
Desnian settlers arrive in Ilyanora.
Scarborough province formed.
William IV of Antara.
Leovarran colonists begin settling in the Veravane Islands. Explorers journey through Greater south Antara.
Antara settles the Umbara region. The trading port of Entarro is founded. Entarro becomes the center of trade of the entirety of the continent. Umbara province formed.
Wesmere, Saliam, Isa-lira, Siegmaria and Karland begin to settle in the Veravane.
Antara conquers the Chewago tribes. Province of Carmilla formed.
City of Alexandria founded.
Allessia province formed.
Celestia I of Antara.
Leovarra slowly begins to conquer Greater south Antara.
Antara swiftly conquers Nukoa. Integration is peaceful and Nukoa has a profound impact on Antaran culture. Shimada province formed.
Leovarra conquers Nhual.
Foreign Numenist missionaries purposefully begin to stir up religious tensions in Antara, further dividing the population sowing the seeds of doubt in the ruling dynasty.
Golden age of piracy begins in the Veravane Islands as Leovarran ships transport gold liberated Greater south Antara.
Leovarra conquers Ilhuti.
Ozca becomes a vassal of Antara as protection against Leovarran aggression.
Leovarra now borders Antara. Queen Celestia I threatens to destroy the Leovarran colonies in Greater south Antara.
The War of the West (1097-1211)
Leovarra invades Ozca. Antara declares war on Leovarra. Letters of Marque are given to privateers and pirates, permitting them to raid Leovarran shipping. Antaran Navy begins raiding Leovarran ships.
Wesmere invades Antara through Morenland.
Leovarra conquers Nahtec.
Saliam invades Antara through Carida and Morenland.
Siegmaria invades Antara through Andreas.
Isa-liran Empire invades Antara through south-west Aberdeen.
Women are afforded many rights in Antara, most notably being allowed to join the military. This occurs due to a shortage of manpower.
Celestia I announces measures to separate church and state, due to the abuse of power by Numenist leaders in Antara.
Wesmere conquers most of northern Morenland.
Saliam conquers most of southern Morenland.
Celestia I assassinated by princess Willamina II. Prince Eisen I goes into exile.
Antara collapses into civil war, dividing the kingdom into various religious and loyalist states.
Queen Willamina II takes to the throne, restoring some semblance of order in the Umbara-Allessia-Cascadia region of Antara.
Antara pushes through Leovarra, drawing a border where Nahtec used to be.
Unaware of the Antaran Civil War, Leovarra agrees to a treaty with Willamina II, ceding Ozca all unclaimed territory south of Antara to the Leovarran in exchange for peace.
Isa-lira conquer Aberdeen and half of Caprillo.
Siegmaria conquers half of Andreas province.
Willamina II is killed. Eisen I becomes king of Antara.
Antara signs various treaties with Siegmaria, Saliam, Wesmere and Isa-lira, giving them territory in exchange for peace.
Antaran Civil War ends after Eisen grants waring states independence, however tensions are still very high and minor conflicts continue to occur.
Eisen I assassinated by religious fanatics. Franklin I takes the throne.
Franklin I declares himself first emperor of the new Antaran Empire.
First steam powered warship.
War of Unification begins. Empire of Antara fights to reunite its dissident provinces.
War of Unification ends. Empire of Antara is once again united under a single banner.
First iron hulled warship.
Military reformations in Antara begin. The Antaran army and navy become a stronger and greatly more organized force under new guidance from Emperor Franklin I.
Antara declares war on Siegmaria. Fighting occurs in Andreas province, which is occupied by Siegmaria.
Entarro becomes the capital of Antara.
Andreas rejoins Antara as one of her provinces, and is renamed New Andreas. Fighting between Siegmaria and Antara concludes.
Antara declares war on Isa-lira. Fighting occurs in Caprillo and Aberdeen province, which is occupied by Isa-lira.
Caprillo and Aberdeen provinces rejoin Antara, fighting concludes.
Osora unites under a single banner and becomes an empire.
Antara declares war on Saliam and fights to liberate Carida and south Morenland.
Carida rejoins Antara. A peace treaty is signed between Antara and France.
Ilyanora is now entirely Desnian.
Emperor Nicholas III of Antara.
Aspen is now a province of Antara. The empire stretches to the Dendara Sea. Trade opens with Desnia and the East.
Empress Azura I of Antara.
Viella is now a province of Antara.
Leovarran territory in south Antara declare their independence as the nation of Forzetta.
Influence of religion begins to wane in Aemore and is nearly gone in Antara.
Antara declares war on Saliam with the intent of liberating south Morenland.
South Morenland is once again Antaran territory, war concludes. Under Wesemerian and Saliamn rule, Morenland has changed dramatically and has very long lasting effects. South Morenland is formed into Carpathia province.
Tuscadia becomes a province of Antara.
The Osoran Empire takes Fuxiang from Zhangzhou and name the territory Heryu.
Slavery abolished in Antara.
A portion of Ilyanora is bought from Desnia by Antara and becomes Vescadia province. Population of Vescadia are not fond of their new rulers.
Slavery abolished in Wesmere.
First use of steam-boilers on warships.
Antara declares war on Wesmere in a bid to liberate north Morenland.
Province of Arcadia declares their independance, which is not recognized by Antara. Antaran-Arcadian War begins.
Arcadia and Wesmere form an alliance.
Wesmere surrenders north Morenland to Antara. East Moren is once again Antaran territory.
Exhausted by the war with Wesmere, Antara grants Arcadia independence. Antaran-Arcadian War ends.
Empress Victoria I of Antara.
Arcadia purchases Scarborough from Antara.
Desnia invades Kanseme.
Desnia seizes Kanseme.
Antara enters a golden age for the next sixty years with the proliferation of steam power. 1250 is a rough date.
Heinrich von Friedeberg is born in Siegmaria.
Emperor Nicholas IV of Antara.
Takakanenga and Umkani race to colonize Izhari, establishing Bahavu, Umsansi and Uz'masha. Wesmere joins in and claims New Orienta
Emperor Nicholas IV abdicates the throne.
Empress Coraline I of Antara.
Antara-Forzetta War. Antara annexes large portions of Forzetta territory in south Antara in a six month war. Province of Westwood formed.
Vescadia, Tuscadia and Desnian Antara declare their independence from their respective parent nations. Desnia grants independence, but Antara refuses Tuscadia and Vescadia. Third Antaran Civil War commences.
Antara grants Vescadia and Tuscadia independence. They reform into the nations of Ilyanora, Osomeda and Arboura.
Empress Coraline I passes reformations for the Antaran navy in hopes of making her navy a global power.
Empress Azura II of Antara.
Co-prosperity of Pan-Antara formed, between Ilyanora, Osomeda, Arboura and Arcadia.
Discovery of Hampton island, claimed by Wesmere. Hampton becomes a naval base.
Hangzhou declares their independence from Zhangzhou. Civil war ensues.
Heinrich von Friedeberg becomes High Prophet of the Church of Numenism, as well as defacto leader of Siegmaria. He is massively popular religious figure.
Zhangzhou Civil War ends. Hangzhou gains their independence.
Years of border tensions spark the Arburg-Teldau war.
The Great War (1316-1321)
Great War begins
Karland joins the Arburg-Teldau war on the side of Teldau.
Wüstmark joins the side of Arburg.
Wüstmark declares war on Warnitz due to cultural tensions.
Libeccia threatens war with Wüstmark if they continue to fight with Warnitz.
Wesmere and threatens Libeccia with a trade embargo if they go to war with Wüstmark, one of Wesmere's trade partners.
Saliam also threatens Libeccia with war if they attack Wüstmark.
Threats are ignored, Libeccia goes to war with Wüstmark, Saliam and Wesmere declare war on Libeccia.
Saliam, Wesmere, Karland and Wüstmark form the Western Alliance.
Warnitz, Arburg and Libeccia form the Iron Pact.
Arburg takes control of Teldau.
Belesia invades Eichburg, intent on securing oil reserves in the northern regions. Sacktannen joins Belesia, intent on reclaiming territory lost 280 years ago.
Desnia invades Belesia with the same goal of securing resources they have conquered.
In a world famous event, High Prophet von Friedeberg demonstrates magical abilities that hadn't been seen in almost two millennia. Siegmaria, motivated by religious duty, declare war on Karland, Arburg and Warnitz with the hope of stabilizing the region. Saliam and Wesmere declare war on Siegmaria due to alliance obligations.
Acting on their divine duty to protect the ancient holy land, Siegmaria declares war on the Western Alliance and the Iron Pact with the aim of stabilizing Aemore once again. Siegmaria convinces the Antaran government to aid them in their objective with the assurance that they will be able to conquer Hampton Island from Wesmere and colonial territory in Alcamba.
Great War ends. Siegmaria has conquered Arburg, former Taldau, Wüstmark, Warnitz, Saliam and Karland and made them vessels. Desnia has conquered Belesia and Eichburg, now bordering Siegmaria. Libeccia has seized all Wüstmark territory west of the Einz River and borders Saliam. Antara seized all colonial territory in the Veravane, as well as New Blackwick and Hampton Is. from Wesmere and Karland West Alcamba. Hampton Is. is renamed to Sencadia and is becomes her province.
Emperor William V of Antara.
The Nightingale Revolution. As a result of losing the war, Wesmere experiences a revolution prompted by an uprising by Sir Oscar Nightingale. The Nightingale Battalion seizes the capital of Presdon, with many other cities falling to revolutionaries.
The Interwar period (1321-1342)
Sir Oscar Nightingale is recognized by many Aemoric states as the Prime Lord of the new Socialist Confederacy of Wesmere. Wesmere will battle for many years religious extremism caused by the previous war, as well as economic slumps and inefficiencies caused by the unstable government and lack of of recognition from her colonial holdings.
Evinheim Naval Treaty.
Hangzhou annexes Hanlang.
Umkani-Takanenga War. Both nations fight over colonial territory in Izhari.
Eclean Rebellion. A rebellion occurs in west Sud Alcamba, controlled by Saliam. Antara provides secret support to the rebellion. Eclea gains their independence after four months.
The Red Shift occurs, the name given to the complete seizure of production by the Wesmere government in order to repair its still damaged economy. The Red Shift would continue to occur for several more decades as other nations adopt socialist and communist policies, forcefully or gradually.
Umkani-Takanenga War ends.
Empire of Osora declares war on Zhangzhou. Osora-Zang War begins.
Antara offers aid to Zhangzhou, acquiring Zhentou in the process for use as a naval base.
Presdon Naval Treaty.
Zhangzhou surrenders to Osora, Antara seizes the rest of Zhentou to prevent Osoran occupation. Osora-Zang War ends.
Hanglang Civil War. Hanlang regains its independence.
Prime Lord Quintrell of Wesmere is assassinated in an attempted coup by religious extremists. Tensions between Wesmere and Siegmaria soar, however allegations of conspiracy go nowhere.
Siegmaria annexes Sacktannen.
Wesmere attempts to form a military pact with Antara to oppose Siegmaric aggression, however Emperor William V refuses, fearing a potential second war.
Osora-Hang War. Tachui is secured within a month.
Empress Willamina III of Antara.
Tensions brew in Aemore as Siegmaria announce their intentions to unite Aemore and a single banner and religion. There is both wide support and condemnation. Desnia, Wesmere and Antara condemn the warmongering and religious dogma.
Remen War. Siegmaria and Libeccia invade Remen.
Treaty of Yahazaki. Osora-Hang War ends. Hangzhou cedes coastal territory to Osora.
Harchester Incident brings Wesmere on the brink of war with Siegmaria. Siegmaria threatens to invade Wesmere's colonial holdings in Alcamba, vassal'd Saliam and Libeccia also threaten to seize colonial territory in the Scyllic.
Siegmaria blockades New Kinchester, Saliam and Libeccian ships deploy to the Scyllic. Osora, Siegmaria and her vassals as well as Libeccia form the Central Pact. Pan-Antara (Arboura, Arcadia, Ilyanora and Osomeda) join the Central Pact and prepare to invade Antara.
Antara begins sending convoys to assist Wesmere.
Suhupaga Wars. Empire of Unanka annexes Lyananon, Karehra and Ngezizen in the next two years.
Remen War ends. Remen surrenders.
The World War (1342-1349)
Siegmaria invades New Kinchester, Osora attacks Antara's Scyllic naval base and invades Hanzhou, Antaran Zhentou and various Antaran Scyllic islands. Pan-Antara invades Antara. The World War begins. Antara, Wesmere and Hangzhou form an alliance (simply referred to as 'the Alliance').
Bahatia's colony of Dhaveepi is invaded by Osora. Bahatia joins the Alliance.
Siegmaria invades Wesmere.
Desnia is invaded by Siegmaria and Osora. Desnia joins the Alliance.
Takanenga joins the Alliance, threatened by Osoran aggression. Unanka joins the Central Pact, intent on war with Takanenga.
Antara and Arcadia sign a peace treaty.
Hangzhou surrenders to Osora.
Antara and the remainder of Pan-Antara sign a peace treaty.
Osora signs a peace treaty with Desnia.
Antara and Wesmere occupy Friedeland, Siegmaria's colony in Alcamba.
Antara invades Remen.
Desnia begins to push Siegmaria back and Osora back.
Antara invades Aemore through Saliam and Libeccia.
The Salian dominions of Sud Alcamba and Saliam Mandise declare their independence to merge and form the Republique de Foeciel.
Antara invades the Osoran mainland
Libeccian Mandise is invaded and annexed by Taka'nenga.
Desnia liberates Hangzhou and Zhangzhou from Osora.
Siegmaria surrenders after Desnia and Antara seize the capital of Evinheim.
Desnia conquers Heryu from Osora.
Antara conquers Osora.
Taka'nenga annexes Elland.
The World War ends.
The Post-War period (1349-1380)
Ministry of the Occupation founded in Antara. This ministry is critical to maintaining the occupation of states and countries after the World War.
Antaran army leaves the Kingdom of Remen, insuring its independence.
Hangzhou and Zangzhou sign the Treaty of Hézuò, combining to form the Republic of Qingzhou
Wesmere is de-occupied by Antara, on the condition that the territory of New Kinchester is granted independence.
The May Uprising. Antara experiences an attempted communist coup of the monarchy, ostensibly prompted by wide spread poverty of the nation's eastern states as a result of the World War.
First nuclear power plant, in Antara.
Saliam is granted independence from Antara.
Heryu is granted independence from Desnia however both nations are in a formal military alliance with one another.
Remen divides in two, starting the Remen Civil War between the Loyalists and the People's Army of Remen. Antara backs loyalist forces while various Aemoric states back the PAR.
Ishidny Incident. The Desnian research ship Ishidny leaving the Tamar Islands (carrying research material related to her atomic weapon program) is sunk by an Antaran cruiser. This attack is covered up for over 20 years.
President Crozier is elected to office in Saliam. Saliam is transformed into the Socialist Republic of Saliam over the next few months.
President Müller is elected president of East Siegmaria with full support of Desnia. Following in Saliam's footsteps, Müller declares the new state of the Socialist State of Siegmaria.
Libeccia is released by Antara after years of pressure.
Aemoric Union is formed with signatory nations Wesmere, Desnia, Saliam, Libeccia. Various other nations would join the Union in the coming years.
Antaran astronauts land on Aurellios's smaller moon, Argentanae.
Aemoric Union Coalition forces invade Remen in order to bring about stability.
The Union demands that West Siegmaria be released from Antaran occupation.
First fully operational spy satellite launched by Antara.
Remen Civil War ends. Loyalist Remeni forces are defeated. People's Republic of Remen formed.
PRR joins the Aemoric Union.
Haishang Conflict. Qingzhou attempts to seize its island claims in the Haishang Sea, of which are controlled by Antaran occupied Osora. After much loss of life, Qingzhou forgoes its attempted conquest.
First commercial satellite capable of broadcasting television is launched.
International Conference of Orbital Territory, held in Entarro, takes place. The conference sets up international rules and regulations regarding the use of satellites. It outlines the territory in which geosynchronous orbiting military satellites are permitted to be used by their respective nations.
Desnian cosmonauts land on Aurellios's larger moon, Aureal.
The Imperial Myth, written by Ludomir Gniewek, details and theorizes on Antara's negative effect on civilization, past and future. This title has a profound effect on the world's view on the nation. The book is subsequently banned in Antara.
Jumuiya Wars. For 6 years, Taka'nenga conquers its northern neighbours, bordering Remen.
Antaran military shoots down kinetic munitions launcher satellite, Strazh-2, operated by Desnia, discovered to have been trespassing and synchronized in Antaran orbital space.
Propaganda depicting oppression of native Osoran population as a result of Antaran occupation circulates throughout the world. This prompts mass denunciation of the nation's occupation.
Qingzhou and Desnia announce their intent to liberate Osora by forcing Antara out, whether through diplomacy or force.
The Nuclear War (1378-1380) and Era of Uncertainty (1378-1390)
Antara detonates the Uncle Haney nuclear bomb in a test in the Kyrvede, the biggest of its kind at the time. Widely interpreted as a show of force.
Plans for Antara to overthrow Remeni government are leaked.
Aemoric Union threatens invasion of Antaran occupied West Siegmaria if they do not leave, the same is mirrored for Osora.
Empress Willamina III gives her Fate of the World address.
The Nuclear War begins.
Desnian and Qingzhou forces invade the Heryu region of Antaran Osora.
Aemoric Union forces invade West Siegmaria.
A nuclear exchange between Antara and Desnia occurs in the opening minutes of the war. Over the next few hours of constant launches and interceptions, the western regions of Desnia are devastated by several nuclear detonations. The Antaran city of Alexandria is the only one to be struck by an ICBM.
Both militaries make use of tactical nuclear devices against concentrations of military targets on the battlefield, with varied success.
Antaran forces in West Siegmaria surrender.
Remaining Desnian forces in Heryu surrender, Qingzhou forces withdraw from the war.
The 1380 Armistice is signed, ending the Nuclear War as it would be later referred to as.
After 42 years of rule, Empress Willamina III steps down. Empress-Elect Celestia II is assassinated during her coronation. Antara is awkwardly ruled in the interim by former Empress Willamina III.
Second Antaran Civil war. Antara's eastern provinces collapse into anarchy, open war occurs with states vying for control over the region. The government makes its best attempt to coverup and later downplay the seriousness of the chaos.
United Valkir, Hetland, join the Aemoric Union.
Unanka's nuclear arsenal becomes official.
Riots also occur in Antara's western provinces and capital. This would occur for several years.
Antara enters a military technology sharing agreement with Taka'nenga. The most notable result of this agreement is the develop of Taka'nenga's nuclear and missile defense network.
The Central Yahegan Security Sphere (CYSS) is formed by Taka'nenga along with several Yahegan states, many of which are threatened by Unankan imperialism. At this point, Taka'nenga and Unanka are technically bordering each other's homelands for the first time in over two millennia.
Great Jungle War. A year of border conflicts and proxy wars occur in the massively unstable central Yahega.
Coverage of 2nd Antaran Civil War is officially broadcasted to the world. Antaran military brings order to chaos and the war ends.
The Empire of Antara is abolished and reformed into the Democratic Republic of Antara. Noah Stanton is elected to office as the first president of the new Antara.
Age of Rejuvenation
Post-Imperial Era (1386+)
Osora is granted independence from Antara.
Zhentou and Calegio is granted independence from Antara, and is also recognized by them as a seperate state from the Republic of Qingzhou, despite disputes from the country.
Con of Lutia is granted independence from Antara.
Nuclear Prohibition Treaty talks begin, started between Antara, the CYSS, Unanka, Republic of Qingzhou and the Aemoric Union.
Record increase in the number of people reporting the ability to perform supernatural phenomena. A total of 127 people were confirmed to have been capable of using magic, the most since the Great Downfall. Many consider the world to have exited the 'dark age' and into a new one. The world gradually comes to terms with the rare but true phenomena of magic capable people.
Nuclear Prohibition Treaty is enacted. The world's superpowers are officially required to dismantle their nuclear arsenal.
Evinheim Naval Treaty of 1323 (ENT)
Ishidny Incident - 1356