Local Calendar

The calendar on the Broken Coast derives from an ancient calender that marks the years with the signs of the Unified Zodiac. Time is measured from the date of the Fall (Post Lapsum, P.L.), when God raptured the righteous to heaven, leaving behind the Wretched to fend for themselves for 5000 years.

There are 12 years identified with animals and monsters. Each the the years is believed to shape the personality.


  • Rat
  • Bull
  • Lion
  • Hare
  • Dragon
  • Serpent
  • Horse
  • Ram
  • Beastman
  • Falcon
  • Wolf
  • Boar

There is an additional seven year cycle that moves into conjunction with the 12 year Zodiac cycle based on the elements. The seven elements are:

  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Air
  • Fire
  • Water
  • Void
  • Light

Dates are marked by denoted as Day, Month, Animal Year, Current Year. The element is usually ignored except for instances of soothsaying.

Example: 26th of March, Year of the Bull, 1103 P.L.

The Current year is Year of the Lion, 1103 P.L.. This is also a Void cycle, and the that is associated with a time of change.

Local Calendar

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