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The Northern Wars, Volume I

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The Northern Wars, Volume I
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Describes the wars between Nilfgaard and the Northern Realms from the Nilfgaardian point of view.
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Responsibility for the outbreak of the first war (1263-1264) lies wholly with the Temerian Special Forces. Intercepted documents clearly show that Temeria intended to annex Cintra and moved in this direction, dealing a brazen blow to the balance of power that the Empire could not abide. Only by moving its forces into Cintra and establishing order there could the Empire preempt the Temerians’ destructive actions and safeguard peace. Sadly, the North, stubborn and short-sighted as ever, chose armed conflict over reasonable compromise.
During this conflict the forces of the Northern Realms perpetrated unpardonable atrocities, for which reprisals came first with the Battle of the Marnadal Valley and then with the Cintrian Incident. Our Imperial Majesty, Emhyr var Emreis, expressed his sympathies in a letter to the Cintrian court, adding that he hoped such horrors would never need to be repeated.
Once Cintra was taken, Nilfgaard considered the situation in the North stabilized, yet the Northern Realms fought on, bringing the situation to a head with the clash near Sodden. Nordling propaganda depicts this battle as the turning point of the war. In truth it had no political significance whatever. Shortly afterwards an armistice was signed, rendering Cintra a vassal of the Empire of Nilfgaard for all eternity.

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