9000-8500 PC – People Choose Homes
Ogres, the first to awaken, claim the mountains. The elves withdraw to the forests, seeking harmony in the embrace of nature. To the humans fall the plains, where they grow as savage as the elements they are exposed to.
8500-5000 PC – Birth of Civilization
Ogres enslave humans to build their mighty nation of cold stone, establishing order. From the safety of their forests, elves warily watch the rise of the Ogre Nation and work to protect themselves against any future incursions from the ogres.
8700 PC – Favored of Reorx
Reorx walks among the humans, gathering to his side those who are filled with the spirit of creation. He brings them to a northern land to aid him in his tasks while imparting to them knowledge of his crafts.
6320-5980 PC – Heresy of Igrane
The ogre Igrane fails to slay a slave who disobeyed orders and saved the life of Igrane's daughter. Igrane learns compassion, and his slaves reward him for it with their loyalty. Unfortunately, they declare him and his people traitors, forcing Igrane and his followers to flee for their lives. The irda, as Igrane and his people rename themselves, find haven on a distant island, where they live in peace.
6000-5000 PC – Decline of Ogres
As ogres continue to embrace cruelty, they begin falling prey to their own decadence. More and more ogre children are born without the beauty or power of their ancestors, as ogres begin to outwardly reflect their inner ugliness. Human slaves rise in revolution, overthrowing the tyranny of their masters. As many ogres are slain, their cities are razed, and the ogre civilization falls.
5000 PC – Elves Ascendant
With the fall of the Ogre Nation and the return to barbarity of humans, the elves seek to create their own civilization. This marks the end of the Foundation Era and the beginning of the Time of Light.