The Second Founding
year of blood
It is during this time that Martoth took the throne from his brother Bramien after murdering hium. He procceeded to brutally repress the citizenry and began ordering the construction of dark altar’s in the name of his dark god.
The military was divided in its loyalties with many commanders being corrupted by promises of power from thier sovieriegn who sought eventual godhood.
A civil war ensued. One from which led to the empire’s destruction and indeed almost out right loss of human civilization.