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Old 04-18-2009, 02:03 PM
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The years in the WCI manual need not have been taken from Earth’s calendar. The year 560 doesn’t correspond to Earth’s 560 anymore than the year 25 corresponds to Earth’s year 25. Since they are not judging time from the birth of christ, their system would have just been 560 after whatever event they decided to start keeping track of time by.

I suppose since the opening of the Dark Portal was the beginning of the biggest chain of events the human kingdoms would remember, they had changed the calendar to reflect that and reset it at the point to 0. Obviously they’d have needed a way to chart time before the Portal was opened, because they had no way to look into the future and see that its opening would signify year 0.
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