Atheran Timeline

From Paravia Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

The Atheran timeline is divided up into Eras and Ages, with each Era containing multiple Ages. The events of the story take place during the Era of Redemption, so references to the First Age, Second Age, and so forth in the Wiki entries are presumed to be in this Era, unless otherwise stated. The number of the year starts at 1 in the beginning of an Age and increases on the Winter Solstice. Each Age does not necessarily have the same number of years.

There is a more complex underlying system for time measurement based on sidereal measurement behind this simple date representation.[1]

Era of Creation

No information has been provided about this era, but the author has alluded to it.[2]

Era of Destruction

No information has been provided about this era, but the author has alluded to it as part of drakish history.[2] The Age of Legends is occasionally mentioned in this context.

Era of Redemption

Age of Dragons

Mention is made of an Age of Dragons but no further information available at this time.[3]

First Age

Second Age (Age of the Paravians)

Third Age

Story Arc I: Curse of the Mistwraith

Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Curse of the Mistwraith.

Story Arc II: Ships of Merior

Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Ships of Merior.
Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Warhost of Vastmark.

Story Arc III: Alliance of Light

Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Fugitive Prince.
Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Grand Conspiracy.
Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Peril's Gate.
Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Traitor's Knot.
Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Stormed Fortress.

Story Arc IV. Sword of the Canon

Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Initiate's Trial and Destiny's Conflict. The events below occur before this Story Arc begins. These historical events are gradually revealed throughout Story Arc IV, which begins in 5922.
Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Initiate's Trial.

Fourth Age

Fifth Age

No information has been provided about this age.

Sixth Age

No information has been provided about this age.

Seventh Age

It is during this age that the sages from the prologue of Curse of the Mistwraith live.

References

  1. E-mail with Janny Wurts, September 13, 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Chat Area Post on July 28, 2004
  3. Chat Area Post on May 12, 2005, original post lost
  4. 4.0 4.1 Some glossaries show both the arrival and redemption of the Fellowship as occurring in Second Age 1. In an email with Janny Wurts, October 7, 2017, she states that the two events do overlap, and that the Fellowship arrival closes the First Age, and their redemption opens the Second Age.
  5. The exact date is unknown, but the story mentions that it was built eighteen thousand years before Third Age, 5637. © Janny Wurts, Curse of the Mistwraith, p. 270 (US-Hardback)
  6. Some editions of the Curse of the Mistwraith glossary have a typo that lists this date as being in the First Age.
  7. Some editions of the Curse of the Mistwraith glossary have a typo that lists this date as being in the Second Age.
  8. Chat Area Post on November 29, 2006
  9. Some editions of the Curse of the Mistwraith glossary have a typo that lists this date as being in the Second Age.
  10. Some editions of the Curse of the Mistwraith glossary have a typo that lists this date as 3462.
  11. © Janny Wurts, Ships of Merior, p. 38 (US-Hardback)
  12. © Janny Wurts, Traitor's Knot, p. 391 (US-Hardback)
  13. © Janny Wurts, Fugitive Prince, p. 525 (US-Hardback)
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 While Ships of Merior was originally published covering the years 5643-5645, this resulted in a mistaken 1-year gap between it and Warhost of Vastmark. The author has confirmed that all events in Ships of Merior should be shifted 1 year later (5644-5646) to properly align with the rest of the Story Arc. Articles in this Wiki reflect the authoritatively corrected dates. E-mail with Janny Wurts, February 1, 2019.