Battle of Alordan

Battle between Serathyr and the Corsairs of Tar Vielca that was fought in 695/6, during the early days of the Second War of the Saltmarsh. The Corsairs launched a large coastal raid near the village of Alordan, and the king, badly underestimating their strength, personally led a force to drive them off, unfortunately, the Serathians were outmatched and the King and over 2,000 of his soldiers were killed that day.

Although the Serathians were defeated, King Arondel Suvarë was slain, and his dynasty ended; this battle was a turning point in the war. Soon after, a brilliant young noble named Damron Hansafar succeeded the Dragon Throne and learned from his predecessor's mistakes. He led the Serathian armies in a string of decisive victories that ultimately won the war and kept the Corsairs at bay for many decades to come..