Opening of the Barrier - For the first time since it was raised in 334 AG, the Barrier is opened in November 501 to allow for exploration of the world beyond.
Wereshark Attack - Some dark magic caused an amassing of weresharks that terrorized the seas for a while. Many realms saw problems with them, but the rampaging group met their match in a battle in Crossroads City on January 30, 503.
The Rise of Vox - While oft scattered in different isolated groups in the past, cultists were rallied beneath the banner of Vox, who terrorized the empire for over a year with threats and murders. He is finally defeated in November 504 AG.
The Conjunction - The Conjunction is a celestial event that occurs once every 5,000 years, when a particular star properly aligns with Ikol and the sun. The result is an increase in demonic power while the three bodies are in line. The last occurrence was in March 504 AG.
The Huntsman - The mysterious figure of wild magic known as the Huntsman plagues Gateway and Mists, causing the Breath to fade for a time and sending his hounds hunting in the realm.
The Great Schism - In October 508 the Empire is forever changed as a small group of people defy the odds and close the Gateway. The act causes earthquakes, flooding, and thousands of deaths across the Empire.
The Tyrean Occupation - In early June 511 some strange happenings in the Imperial Tower lead to an almost 2 year occupation of the Gateway Empire by Tyr.
The Infection - In late May 512, a strange illness began to show itself and quickly spread around the population of the city on Gateway. It was learned that the infection came from Mists and is transmitted by touch.
The Truth of the Gateway - In May 513, shortly after the victory against Tyr, the council reveals to the people a truth that has been kept secret for five hundred years. The glorious and inspiring story of the Champion and the creation of the Gateway is revealed to be more fiction than truth.
Summer Relocation of Court - It was announced that First Minister Tiege Soranus was moving court for three months, down to Seal Cove, starting July 9th, 514. (More information to come as things get underway.)