Every 500 years the Imperial Emperor declares a new age to have begun and looks for a major event or sign to determine the name of the new age.
Lost age Edit
Little is known of the lost age as almost everything from it was destroyed by the Ancient gods as they rampaged and fought for power
Black age Edit
No one knows how long the black age lasted as there are few records from that time the world was still recovering from the blight of the ancient gods and there were very few bastions of civilized life the wild had reclaimed almost everything the ancients had built from the ashes of a once mighty city grew the fledgling community of storm hold which would grow to become to main seat of power for the imperial empire