The bandits of Calradia have been ignored for years, but recently, they start to gain strength.The peak was in 1257.
Rubert, the Bandit Chief of the mountains, and Jean, the Sword Maiden of the forest joins their power and take Suno. The news reach both Harlaus and Graveth, alerted them both, before a month, the bandit coalition have taken Ryibelet, Kelredan, and Vyincourd. They also take Yalen, Veluca, Etrosq, and Culmarr from the Rhodok. Torn in confusion, Harlaus has persuaded Graveth to hold a meeting in Dhirim, which result to the Orange-Green Pact, and the forming of Order of Dhirim to confront the bandits.
In the Nord, Jarl Aeric got into conflict with his monarch, King Ragnar, which recently take one of Aeric's most valuable fief from him. The Jarl incite the nearby villages of Sargoth and rise a rebellion against Ragnar, while remain hidden from the rebellion, the Jarl also paid some bandits to siege Knudarr Castle, making a distraction for Ragnar so he can take Sargoth without resistance. When Ragnar arrives in Sargoth, he was taken prisoner, the other Jarl was threatened to support Aeric to be king. Aeric take the throne and become the new king of the Nord.
Sanjar Khan was murdered in a battle against a horde of bandit, the Noyan then gathered and hold a meeting for who shall be the new Khan. Dustum Khan then appeared and appoint himself, persuaded a numbers of Noyan to follow him, other Noyan appoints Karaban Noyan as Khan, the two groups become opposition, marking the start of the Khergit Civil War, in 6 months, Halmar, Narra, and Ichamur have fallen into Dustum's hand, the remaining Noyan flee in fear, making Karaban vulnerable in Tulga, the Civil War ended in Dustum's victory in the Siege of Tulga.
Sultan Hakim decide to take on the Desert Bandits, a battle sets out, Sultan Hakim and his soldiers charges towards an oasis, unalerted, the Sultan was ambushed and outmaneuvered, he was later killed in the battle, the battle were organized by no other than Abdjil the Tomcat, a notorious Bandit known to target nobles and rich merchants, the murder of the Sultan has prove himself to be a dangerous threat for the Sultanate, just 3 days after the killing of the Sultan, Abdjil takes Shariz and Weyyah, the Emir was under quarrel with each other, and decline to join together to take Shariz, the broken Emir was later brought down one by one, and Abdjil became the monarch of the desert.
In Vaegir, a numbers of Boyar sounded their disloyalty to Yaroglek, Rivacheg were sold to Aeric, and Yaroglek were furious, the king declared war against the rebelling Boyars. Seeing this as an opportunity, the tribes of Vaegirs unite together and declare independence from the kingdom, with the help of Valdim, a bandit Chief of the Taiga. Yaroglek won most of the battles against the Boyars, Boyar Harish, one of the rebelling boyars, request a meeting with Yaroglek to discuss peace in Curaw, Yaroglek went there, but instead the boyar, he found assassins in the castle, he was assassinated inside the castle.The boyars, unaware of the tribes, they were attacked and forced to surrender, some of them seek protection and became a vassal of Aeric.