- Jan 1, 2016
War, Death, and Austria
Rome has fallen. The Pagan Barbarians are at the gates of the Christian World. The Umayyads lie in wait, preparing to strike Aquitaine and seize France. But from the chaos, a new power will rise.
Osterreich Uber Alles
Author's note: This is my first AAR on the forums, and love CK2 and Paradox Interactive. This will be an AAR and side narrative set in 2014. I have taken huge inspiration from The Annionas of Austria and Osterriech Uber Alles, so check them out.
Table of Contents
Prologue (1994, 2014)
Humble Beginnings (769 - 784)
The Tears of a Father, The Pains of a Sufferer,
and The Hoof Beats of Horses (784 - 799)
Under Bulgar Hoof (799 - 814)
War on the Horizon (814 - 823)
The Rise of Austria (823 - 830)
Disease and Desolation
In the Husk of a Dead City
Independence Once Again
Panama City, 1994
Fire. Blood. Death. The artillery barrage rained over the entire city. Sergeant Damien Ross watched as the neighbouring building collapse under strain of the week long struggle. His squad numbered only three now. He new they would only number two soon.
"Stevenson" He rasped.
"Have you ever thought there is no God, Sarge? Why would God allow this dammed thing to happen?"
Damien would never get to respond. The artillery finally found its marker. Metal bent and broke, and the hotel building collapsed, crashing hard into the ground. Then, a bell. A classroom bell.
"Professor?" Only a dream, or rather a nightmare. "Class started ten minutes ago." The second day of school. IB Austrian History. Damien shook himself awake. Time to teach.
"As most of you know, the first semester of this class will be focused on the middle ages. We will specifically focus on the rulers of Austria, as the name of this class implies. We will start in 769, a year that will mark the dawn of a new power in Europe.