A Brief History Of Granvallen
A world of myth and magic where continents hang suspended in the skies, its lands shaped aeons ago by the goddesses Aplieste and Espina.
Five hundred years ago, the Six Demon Lords rose up to make war upon the world. Their advance was checked by House Valence, lords of the Sacred Kingdom, and by their unlikely alliance of nations, spirits, and dragons. The fierce fighting tore at the very heart of Granvallen, but the demon lords were finally cast down and their power sealed.
We know this epochal event today as the Great Sorcery War. In its aftermath, the Sacred Kingdom fell into decline, along with the magic that had suffused every aspect of its prosperous civilization.
Most keenly felt was the loss of the teleportation gates that had linked Granvallen's myriad floating isles. Lands once connected fell into isolation, with little contact beyond their borders.
But...as though to fill the void magic had left behind, mankind began to make great strides in the development of machinery, giving rise to a revolutionary new invention.
They called it the "aeroplane" – steel wings with a churning heart of pistons and gears that, after centuries of being bound to the land, finally returned the people of Granvallen to the skies, and to far-off horizons...