Turn 34: Crystal grove rushed the logging camp and started a bell tower. Daxus killed a troll. Donya found a telescope and a scroll of "Strength".
Turn 35: Researched "Training" and started "Mounted warfare". Factory I finished the study and started training a pioneer. Daxus found "Defense for Fools" and read it. Naressa finally completed "Rats in the Ruins" and received 400 gold coins. Donya found a sharp dagger. Donya sold all her skins to a Pariden store, and bought a "Tome of the wind".
Turn 36: Donya found a library. Researched "Mounted warfare" and started "Construction". Kylemol found a scroll of "Despair". Rushed the bell tower in Crystal Grove, and started developing a crystal crag. Rushed the stable in Stables, and started another stable. Daxus bought a horse.
Turn 37: Daxus found a pair of leather boots and "Growing a thicker skin", which he read.
Turn 38: Factory I finished the pioneer and started upgrading the stables to a ranch. Stables finished the stables and started upgrading them to a ranch. Kylemol destroyed an army of air shrills and chose "Tactician". Then he looted a Tear of Cyndrum. Donya killed a black widow. Daxus found a belt of speed and a library. Naressa found a scroll of "Strength".
Verga has sacrificed everything for military might
Turn 39: Naressa was attacked by Water shrills, and only won by using a lot of mana. She chose "Knowledge", and looted a scroll of "Despair". Daxus found a pair of leather vambraces, yet another rusty helm and an amulet of the eagle. He got a good look at Yithril's capital, and noticed that Verga had a single city, full of troops, and slowly building even more.
Turn 40: Grystal Grove finished the crystal quarry and started a workshop. Kylemol killed a troll. Daxus killed a banished ogre, and looted a scroll of "Despair". Both Kylemol and Daxus discovered great spots for settling.
Turn 41: Factory I finished the ranch and started developing a fire shard. Donya found a library. Researched "Construction", started "Leatherworking". Daxus killed some mites. Kylemol looted "The Codex of Hosten" and saved it for Donya.
Turn 42: Gilden contacted us. Stables finished the ranch and started training a pioneer. Kylemol killed an air shrill. Naressa purchased a warhorse. Daxus found a library. Donya killed a banished ogre.
I really hate this traffic, but there's nothing I can do about it
Turn 43: Researched "Leatherworking", started "Weaponry". Kylemol killed an army of air shrills and chose "Quick". Donya looted a pair of leather greaves. Naressa killed Joffrey, got an Athican leather cuirass, and headed toward Kylemol so that she could give him the warhorse. After receiving a "Burning Blade", Daxus killed an army of stalkers and looted a scroll of "Despair". Factory I finished the fire altar and started training pioneers, because there were a lot of Pariden pioneers going East.
Turn 44: Crystal Grove finished the workshop, and started training a pioneer. Kylemol looted a rune tabled, and used it.
Turn 45: Kraxis contacted us. Stables finished traning a pioneer and went on to the next one. The pioneer headed towards the fertile spot discovered by Kylemol. Kylemol found a Skath egg, and had it hatched. Daxus killed a cave bear, and chose "Apprentice Swordsman". Signed technology treaties with Gilden and Kraxis.
Turn 46: Factory I finished training a pioneer and went on to the next one. The pioneer started East, trying to see where all the pariden pioneers were going. Donya killed a bear cub and chose "Apprentice Swordsman".
Donya bails the Empire out
Turn 47: Stables grew into a town. Capital finished the Merchantcross Bazaar, and started building a cleric. The treasury emptied, but Donya made it to a Pariden shop, and sold her loot. Kylemol and Naressa met and traded equipment. Kylemol got the warhorse and the Athican cuirass, Naressa got all the loot. Then Kylemol headed South to explore the Wildernesses, while Naressa undertook to escort an unit of pioneers.
Turn 48: Stables finished the pioneer and started a monument. Crystal Grove finished the pioneer and started a cleric. Donya killed an air shrill army and looted a Doom hammer.
Turn 49: Factory I finished a pioneer, and started a grocer. Daxus found an ice warg cloak and started "The Troop of the Wind" quest. A pioneer unit discovered a Pariden city East of Factory I.
Turn 50: Researched "Weaponry", started "Education". A burning wraith got killed by a forest drake. Stables finished the monument, and started developing a fire shard. Capital finishes the cleric, and started working on a lumber yard. Daxus killed an ogre and a black widow. Kylemol entered the Lombard Desert, killed an army of najas, chose "Fast", and looted an amulet of Haste.
The elemental and the skath nearly didn't make it. It would have not mattered.
Turn 51: Kylemol got attacked by an army of wildlings. He then killed a naja, an air elemental's army, and a bunch of air shrills. He chose "Skilled Swordsman". Donya found a scroll of Oratory. Naressa killed some mites, which allowed her pioneers to settle the city of Manufactorium near some clay pits. Manufactorium received "Enchanted hammers" and "Set in Stone" and started developing the clay pits. Another pioneer identified the wilderness Southeast of Factory I as the Asag. Daxus looted and read "Growing a thicker skin".
In one turn, Donya gets three levels
Turn 52: Donya got attacked by a forest drake, and chose "Potential II" and "Strong". She then bought a warhorse, read the Tome of the Wind, cast "Evade" on herself, destroyed a troll army, and chose "Vital Strike II". Crystal Grove finished the cleric and started a study. Stables finished the fire altar, and started developing an iron deposit. Kylemol destroyed an army of shrills and an army of wildlings. Nerassa looted two sharp daggers, then killed some mites. She also identified the wildlands East of Manufactorium as the Warlord's prison. The city of Verga's Doom was settled North of Crystal Grove, and very close to Ahilga. Verga's Doom received "Enchanted hammers" and "Set in Stone" and started a logging camp. Daxus killed a bear cub.
Turn 53: Factory I finished the grocer, and started developing a clay pit. Donya killed a forest drake, chose "Dodge II", looted a reinforced chain shirt, and killed the dark wizard from "The voice of the shard" quest. Kylemol found a library. Researched "Education", started "Cooperation". Daxus looted a skullcap, and noticed a very nice fertile patch. Yithril pioneers were already near, so Verga's Doom got a pioneer on top of the queue and rushed him.
Turn 54: Capital finished the lumber yard, and started upgrading an air altar. Stables finished the iron mine, and started a grocer. Manufactorium finished the cray quarry, and started a logging camp. Kylemol looted a monks' robe and killed an air shrill. Donya completed "The voice of the shard" quest. Daxus looted a hunter's axe.
Turn 55: Factory I finished the clay pit, and started developing the air shard from the quest. Crystal Grove finished the study, and started developing a clay pit. Verga's Doom finished the logging camp, rushed a pioneer, and started a workshop. Kylemol killed a sand golem, and looted a hate stone and a scroll of "Air elemental". Donya found a telescope.
Turn 56: Manufactorium finished the logging camp and started a workshop. Verga's Doom rushed the workshop and started a monument. Kylemol destroyed a wildling army. Naressa found a spectral plate cuirass, Donya killed some bandits and looted a rusty shield.
Turn 57: Kylemol was attacked by a wildling army, and chose "Discipline". Crystal Grove grew into a conclave. Capital finished the air shrine, and started developing a crystal crag. Factory I finished the air altar and started a school. Donya destroyed a plaguestalker army. Daxus destroyed a water shrill army, looted "Against Az-Adoras" and read it. Verga's Doom rushed a stable for the nearby outpost. An unit of pioneers hurried north and settled the city of North Creek, in the hopes to cut Verga from expanding. North Creek received "Enchanted hammers" and "Set in Stone" and started a workshop. Kylemol found a library, then destroyed an air elemental army and a sand golem. Naressa destroyed a water shrill army and looted a whetstone.
Turn 58: Stables finished the grocer, and started a town hall. Crystal grove finished the clay quarry, and started developing an Earth shard. Manufactorium finished the workshop, and started a bell tower. Verga's Doom finished the workshop, and started a monument. Daxus started "the fearful merchant" quest, joined with an young crow demon, defeated the darklings in the workshop, received 50 metal loads, and chose "Discipline". Kylemol found a Druss blade and killed some wildlings.
Turn 59: Met Magnar and Golden. Daxus was attacked by an army of ophidians and got 30 crystals. Capital finished the crystal quarry and started a school. Donya killed an air shrill and a naja and chose "Dodge III". Naressa killed a troll and chose "Death Disciple". Kylemol found a library and killed a sand golem.
Turn 60: Researched "Cooperation", started "Economics". Factory I finished the school and started a monument. Crystal Grove finished the clay quarry and started a sage. Manufactorium finished the bell tower, and started developing an Earth shard. Verga's Doom finished the monument and started a bell tower. Kylemol found another tear of Cyndrum. Naressa found an emerald skullcap. Daxus escorted a noblewoman home, and was paid 300 gold. Donya saved an inn besieged by a hungry ogre.
Donya to the rescue
Turn 61: Lord Markin built the Hosten Library. Verga's Doom rushed the bell tower, and started developing a clay pit. North Creek finished the logging camp, and started a bell tower. Cast "Tremor" on a haunter who seemed poised to attack Factory I. Donya used her recall scroll to intercept an army of ophidians and a slag that had seemed headed to Verga's Doom. She chose "Potential III" and "Adventurer's Boon". Capital rushed the school, and started developing a prestigious location. Crystal grove rushed the sage, and started a lumber yard. Manufactorium rushed the Earth altar, and started a cleric. The Panca archers and someof the useless elementals killed some wolves that came from Gilden to threaten an outpost near Crystal Grove. Kylemol found yet another belt of prerecognition, killed some shrills and wildlings, and chose "Lethal III".
Turn 62: Factory I finished the monument, and started upgrading the Air altar. Stables finished the town hall, and started a guarden. North Creek rushed the logging camp, and started a bell tower. Manufactoruim rushed the cleric, and started developing a Death shard. Kylemol found a strong healing poition, and a library, and then realized that he was surrounded by hills and would not be able to get away from Torax. His party split, so that only one of the three would be targeted. Donya and Daxus joined their parties, and headed South to deal with the haunter's army, and maybe to check Pariden's expansion past our cities. On the way there, they took out some wolves, some skaths and the Kingdom champion Naddi Arena. Daxus chose "Lethal I". Donya found an amulet of the flames.
Kylemol is very fast. Torax is very slow. The outcome is very clear
Turn 63: Kylemol got attacked by Torax. After he got a "Slow" to stick, the fight was trivial. Verga's Doom received the trophy. Capital finished the monument and started developing an iron mine. Verga's Doom finished the bell tower, and started developing a death shard. Manufactorium rushed the Death altar, and queued in two pioneers for the Lombardian desert. Naressa found a "Codex of Hosten" for a total of three.
Turn 64: Manufactorium got attacked by a mire skath. The local shard elementals were there and killed it. North Creek finished the bell tower and started a monument. Verga's Doom rushed the Death altar and started upgrading the Ait altar. Manufactorum rushed a pioneer and moved on to the next one. Crystal Grove rushed the lumber yard, and started a mason. Factory I rushed the air shrine, and started a well. Donya and Daxus destroyed the haunter's army.
At this point, the homelands are pacified, most neighbors are contained, and a large portion of my military is next to the most troublesome opponent, Pariden. It seems that it is time for a short, victorious war.