Requiem Yagnatia Characters

Timeline for Yagnatia character's history

Morana Timeline


11/28/1374 - 12/29/1382

Novgorod region, Russia; Near border to Lithuania

Village burned


Orthodox priest begins pogrom against pagans in western Novgorod, and Yekaterina’s village and family were destroyed. Yekaterina and her younger brother escaped into the snow-covered forest. Her brother succumbed to the cold before they found shelter. Yekaterina stumbled to a lone cottage where she was taken in by an old woman and cared for through her sickness.

Month with Baba Yaga

12/29/1382 - 1/27/1383

Yekaterina spent nearly a month in this woman’s sickbed. During her fever-dreams, Yekaterina believed the Goddess Morena visited her and chose to save her and make her her Scion. Yekaterina then awoke from her fever dreams, the sickness abating, and introduced herself to the woman as “Morena”.


1/29/1383 - 6/1391

Raised as companion with Alexi Vasilyev, under the house peasant, Arina. Novgorod, Russia

1st Marriage

1391 - 1/16/1393

Morena marries a peasant in Vasilyev's service. A single child results from this marriage.

Morena's husband dies


Morena's husband dies to plague.


4/1/1393 - 1405

Marriage to Alexi Leyovich Vasilyev. Many children.



Mama Yelena embraces Morena into Yagnatia bloodline.

Alt Childhood

1520 - 1540

If hard cap on age exists..


1848 - 1856

Morena travels to France in a wish to broaden her views. While there, she finds a young Daeva by the name of Desserai recently embraced (1830), showing little direction but great potential for the ways of the Crone. Morena takes young Desserai under her wing, teaching her of the Crone and Cruac, and inducting her into the Circle.

Alexi Timeline

1st Marriage

1391 - 3/24/1393

Alexi marries a boyar's daughter from Novgorod. Wife is very religious and does not accept Alexi's pagan religion. They try for a year to have a child, but she remains barren.

Alexi's wife killed


Uncle Boris kills Alexi's wife.


4/1/1393 - 1405

Marriage to Morena Petrovna Vasilyevna. Many children.



Uncle Boris embraces Alexi into Yagnatia bloodline.

General Russian History

Golden Age of Kiev

980 - 1054

Acceptance of Orthodox Christianity and creation of first East Slavic written legal code, the Russkaya Pravda.

Vladimir the Great

980 - 1015

Yaroslav the Wise

1019 - 1054


1350 - 1490

Like much of the rest of Europe, plagues hit Russia once every five or six years. However, due to the lower population density and better hygiene, the population loss caused by plagues was not so severe as in Western Europe. Pre-plague populations were reached in Russia as early as 1500.

Ivan III "The Great"

1462 - 1505

Ended Golden Horde dominance, tripled the territory of the state, renovated the Kremlin, and laid foundations of the Russian State.

Ivan IV "The Terrible"

1547 - 1584

Managed countless changes in the progression from a medieval state to an empire, including reforms and modernization. Princely boyars were executed for suspicion of treason. Formed the 'oprichnina', land given to boyar he chose that he found were not traitors, and these boyars were given free reign.

Oprichnina Established

1564 - 1572

Land completely under Ivan's control, given to loyal boyars. Oprichniki were Ivan's personal guard.

Novgorod Raided

1570 - 1571

10,000 die from epidemics of plague; 1500 Novgorod Nobility killed by Ivan for fear the city would defect to Lithuania. Novgorod would never regain its former wealthy prominence.

Time of Troubles

1598 - 1613

Followed death of the last Russian Tsar of the Rurik Dynasty, Feodor Ivanovich, and lasted to the establishment of the Romanov Dynasty in 1613. In 1601-1603, Russia suffered a famine that killed one-third of the population, ~2million. During this time, Russia was occupied by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and suffered from civil uprisings, usurpers and imposters.

Peter I "the Great"

1682 - 1725

Led cultural revolution that replaced the traditionalist and medieval social and political system with a modern, scientific, Europe-oriented, and rationalist system.


1741 - 1762

Peter I's daughter

Catherine II "the Great"

1762 - 1796

Russian Enlightenment and large land increases

Nicolas I

1825 - 1855

Asiatic Cholera Epidemic

1847 - 1851

Killed about 1 million people

Alexander II

1855 - 1881

Enacted many great reforms, spurring industrialization and modernized the Russian army. Was killed by revolutionary terrorists.

Alexander III

1881 - 1894

Nicholas II

1894 - 1917

Last Russian Emperor


Constant Incursions by Turkic Tribes

1000 - 1199

Caused massive migration of Slavic populations to safer, heavily forested regions of the north

Mongol Invasion

1237 - 1240

Battle of the Neva

1240 - 1241

Novgorodians, led by Prince Alexander Nevsky, repelled invading Swedes.

Battle of the Ice

1242 - 1243

Novgorodians, led by Prince Alexander Nevsky, repelled invading Germanic crusaders.

Battle of Kulikovo

1380 - 1381

Milestone Defeat of the Mongol-Tatars by Prince Dmitry Donskoy of Moscow

Livonian War

1558 - 1583

Russia faced a varying coalition of Denmark-Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, in the territory of present-day Estonia and Latvia.

Russo-Turkish Wars

1568 - 1878

Nearly constant series of wars fought between Russian Empire and Ottoman Empire.

Crimean Invasion & Defeat

1571 - 1572

Polish-Lithuanian Occupation

1601 - 1612

Khmelnytsky Uprising

1648 - 1649

Peasants of Ukraine join Zaporozhian Cossacks in rebellian against Poland-Lithuania.

Russo-Polish War

1654 - 1667

Sparked by Bohdan Khmelnytsky offering Ukraine to be placed under Russian Tsar, Aleksey I. Ukraine was eventually split along the Dnieper River, leaving western part under Polish rule and eastern part under Russian.

Stenka Razin leads Cossack Rebellion

1670 - 1671

Tsar's troops defeat rebels

Great Northern War

1682 - 1725

Russia defeated Sweden, regaining lost territories.

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

Russia annexed East Prussia, but these were lost under Peter III

War of the Sixth Coalition

1812 - 1814

Coalition of Austria, Prussia, Russia, UK, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and a number of German States finally defeated France and drove Napoleon into exile on Elba.

Napoleon's Invasion of Russia

1812 - 1813

Decembrist Revolt

1825 - 1826

Russian army officers led about 3,000 soldiers in a protest against Nicholas I's assumption of the throne after his elder brother Constantine removed himself from the line of succession.

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Revolution of 1905

January 1905 - June 1907

Wave of mass political and social unrest, including worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. Led to the establishment of limited constitutional monarchy, the State Duma of the Russian Empire, the multi-party system and the Russian Constitution of 1906.

World War I

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution of 1917

1917 - 1918

February Revolution forced Nicholas II to abdicate. Monarchy was replaced by a shaky coalition of political parties that declared itself the Provisional Government. An alternative socialist establishment existed alongside the Petrograd Soviet, wielding power through the democratically elected councils of workers and peasants, called Soviets. Eventually, the October Revolution, led by Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin, overthrew the Provisional Government and created the world's first socialist state.

World War II

1939 - 1945

Russian General Timeline

Kievan Rus

882 - 1237

Kiev rules Rus

Mongol Invasion & Control of Russia

1237 - 1453

Kiev destroyed and about half of population of Rus decimated; Formed State of the Golden Horde, which ruled over Rus for over two centuries.

Third Rome

1453 - 1547

Tsardom of Russia

1547 - 1721

Russian Empire

1721 - 1917

Soviet Russia

1917 - 1991


Russian Federation

1992 - 2012