Lore:Fourth Era

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*The Fourth Era begins with no Emperor on the throne of Tamriel. [[Lore:Ocato of Firsthold|High Chancellor Ocato]], the [[Lore:Elder Council|Elder Council]], and the [[Lore:Blades|Blades]] try to maintain order. The provinces start to take advantage of the Empire's weakened state.}}
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|4E 5|The [[Lore:Red Year|Red Year]]. [[Lore:Red Mountain|Red Mountain]] erupts; [[Lore:Vvardenfell|Vvardenfell]] is devastated by natural disasters.|In [[Lore:Vivec|Vivec]]'s absence, the [[mw:Ministry of Truth|Ministry of Truth]] becomes unstable. [[Books:The Infernal City/Vuhon|Vuhon]] creates an [[Books:Ingenium|Ingenium]] that uses at first dozens of dying souls, then a small number of living ones to stabilize the rock. The soul of [[Books:The Infernal City/Sul|Sul]]'s wife [[Books:The Infernal City/Ilzheven|Ilzheven]] was among them. In a fight to free her, the Ingenium is destroyed and the rock crashes into the city of [[Lore:Vivec (city)|Vivec]] with all the energy it originally had. The impact causes Red Mountain to erupt and destroys the entire island of Vvardenfell, as well as causing massive destruction to the rest of the province.{{Ref|name=TIC|{{Cite bookBook|The Infernal City}}}}}}
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|4E 5–10|The Empire begins to collapse. [[Lore:Black Marsh|Black Marsh]] secedes from the Empire after the explosion of Red Mountain; it is soon followed by [[Lore:Elsweyr|Elsweyr]].
*The [[Lore:Argonian|Argonian]]s invade [[Lore:Morrowind|Morrowind]] and cripple [[Lore:House Telvanni|House Telvanni]]. They are stopped by the forces of [[Lore:House Redoran|House Redoran]].{{Ref|name=TIC}}}}
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|4E 10|Potentate Ocato is assassinated, likely by [[Lore:Thalmor|Thalmor]] agents, initiating the Stormcrown Interregnum.|For the next seven years, the Elder Council is fractured by petty infighting over the Ruby Throne, further weakening Imperial power in the provinces.{{Ref|name=RT4|{{Cite bookBook|Rising Threat, Vol. IV}}}}}}
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|4E 11–15|[[Lore:Orsinium|Orsinium]] is sacked by the combined forces of [[Lore:Hammerfell|Hammerfell]] and [[Lore:High Rock|High Rock]].|Many Orc refugees flee east into [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]]. Orsinium once again rebuilt and relocated; it is now between Hammerfell and Skyrim.{{ref|name=LOS|{{Cite bookBook|Lord of Souls}}}}}}
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|4E 16|The High King of [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]] formally gives {{Lore Link|Solstheim}} to the {{Lore Link|Dunmer}}.}}