Emperor Abu-Malik Kharata II
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The thirtieth Eloysian Emperor, who reigned between the years AR 472 and AR 504. Abu-Malik II launched a series of brilliant military conquests, destroying the Olman Empire and expanding the Empire even further into the Vhan Myr.

CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE OLMAN


In the year AR 485, Emperor Abu-Malik invaded the Olman Empire, in a devastating campaign that resulted in the destruction of their capitol city of Tamoachan in AR 492, and the utter destruction of their entire society. Long before, the Olman Empire had been weakened by previous emperors, notably the campaign of Emperor Farshad, which took much Olman territory and essentially turned the Olman Empire into nothing more than an imperial Satrap. During the reign of Abu-Malik, the rebellious Olman foolishly rose up against the Eloysians, and paid dearly for that decision.

EXPEDITION TO ZA'HAR


Flushed with his success against the Olman, Emperor Abu-Malik II now turned his attention eastward across the Vhan Myr. He soon gathered his forces and sent a great Eloysian fleet further west than any emperor before him, even the vaunted "naval" Emperors: Damodar and Farshad.

In the year AR 497, Abu-Malik II sailed his invasion fleet west from Rhaygos, sailing westward for months until his fleet reached the fabled Isle of Sharavan. His forces soon captured the island and the small city of Khalifar. The city was defended by the Knights of the Triskelion, who at that time were extremely weakened by the wars they had recently fought against the demon-spawn hordes of the Blight. The knights of the Trisklelion spent so much of their strength fighting demons that when a large invasion fleet led by Emperor Abu-Malik II arrived from the Eloysian Empire of Avokhar in the year AR 497, They could put up little resistance.

Under Eloysian rule, the city of Khalifar would soon grow into an enormous, wealthy, and powerful city. The Knights of the Triskelion were temporarily disbanded after Khalifar was captured, but over the centuries, the order was allowed to re-arm.

LEGACY


Historically, the conquests of Abu-Malik II were the zenith of Eloysian power and domination. Never again would the empire be as large or hold sway over so many peoples, cultures, and regions. Inevitably, the empire began to decline within a few decades of his death.