In the year 212 PB, the divided kingdoms of Terath found themselves threatened by a legendary creature known as Typhon, The Father of Monsters . Swarms of wretched beasts crawled up from the sea, entire rivers became poisonous and corrupted, and armies of Ogres, Trolls, and Goblins marched together as one mighty horde. Although many of the kingdoms refused to recognize her claim to the High Throne, Queen Embla Vanir stepped forward to lead the defense of Terath during Typhon's Invasion. Together, the unified armies of Terath defeated the horde and reclaimed their lands.
Typhon’s Invasion was a long and arduous struggle which came to pass as a result of the return of the mythical primoridal creature known as .
The first known fatalities suffered during the invasion were off the coasts of Westerland, involving ships from Westerland and Hadrianus.
The Hadrian capital ship, having disembarked from the large port-system of Westerland with its accompanying longships, seemed to meet some sort of trouble with an unseen assailant just outside the country's coastal waters.
Lord General Shaw of Westerland quickly ordered the remnants of Westerland's navy to their aid. As dusk fell, the sounds of the great sea battle were drowned out by a low, unnatural keening noise, and for the space of an hour the waves that crashed upon the shores of Westerland were red with blood.
Only a few short weeks later, poison began to flow in waters on opposite side of Terath, discovered by Hector Pretia, of Chindius. Later, this poison would wither crops and slay great quantities of livestock in every kingdom, and would be confirmed to have been the work of one of Typhon’s legendary Heralds. The warning of Hector Pretia was as follows -