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June 12, 2006: Regardless of the War Effort, several Alliance raids into the Barrens finally set Mordread and Stormstrider into retaliation. As the final rays of sunlight dimmed, the First Battle of Ashenvale had begun. It lasted for five or six hours continuously, and saw some of the most bitter fighting in recent memory.
July 06, 2006: The server opened for transfers from other servers (included PvE and PvP) causing a lot of talk on the boards and a lot of animosity from both sides.
Sept 06, 2006: The Advent, using a transfer who completed all but the very final step of the Sceptre of the Shifting Sands on another server, opens the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj with the help of Enders and Dreadstorm.
Sept 20, 2006: To Celebrate the 6 Month Mark of Steamwheedle Cartel being open, Maia organized a Hero Festival, with the help of her guild, Argent Exodus and various volunteers from both the Alliance and Horde. The Hero Festival consisted of a Hero Auction, Dueling Tournament, Tales of Heroism and Adventure, and, of course, plenty of Food and Drink. The Festival was held in Ratchet, as neutral ground for both the Alliance and Horde.
On November 18, 2006, Keruptis Sa'Diablo, in an effort to exterminate Griffonclaw, lured him to the Gurubashi Arena to put him to death. The Dark One was defeated. However, as the dust settled, the fragile pact between Alliance and the Horde broke down and returned to a state of distrust. Movie: Bittersweet Symphony
January 08, 2007: The Dark Portal opens and the Burning Legion pours forth into Azeroth.
October 19, 2007: Dance of the Dead, Undead festivel at the Caer Darrow. Not to long ago, the citizens of the Caer Darrow hosted a great annual Harvest celebration and feast. Time and fate has twisted the Caer Darrow, however the undead citizens of Azeroth still remember these celebrations, and continue to carry on the traditions there...abit twisted. The highlight of this event is a 'Grand Hunt' where prisoners of the Forsaken are set free into the wilds of the Plaguelands for the Forsaken to hunt.
December 29, 2007: Raveholdt hosts a Midnight Winter Gala for thier allies - blending Horde and Allaince together socially for an evening of activities.
February 04, 2008: Illidan Stormrage, the Betrayer, was slain for the first time on the server.
March 25, 2008: The fight for the Sunwell began. Both the Aldor and the Scryers laid down their arms, and formed The Shattered Sun Offensive.
March 28, 2008: The Shattered Sun Offensive took control of the Sun's Reach Sanctum, on the Isle of Quel'Danas.
April 04, 2008: The Shattered Sun Offensive took control of the Sun's Reach Armory, on the Isle of Quel'Danas.