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A SOCIO-TECHNIC HISTORY OF THE RANAN WORLDS by Acadamarian T.R. Di Lantreel, Federation Naval Academy, Melcheznar, Malchezedik Ill: The Tricorith Lecture Series, 2593. The history of the Ranan can be broken into seven distinct parts:

  • (1) The First Ranan Interstellar Empire (? -circa. 4700 B.C.), known to the Ranan as Uuxdei fsei Tzua or 'Days of Glorious Might.'
  • (2) The Dark Age (3700 B.C. - A.D. 1878). known to the Ranan as Uuxdei Nua Nefsqo or 'Time of Blackest Night.'
  • (3) The Period of the Klackon Raids (A.D. 1878 - 2015). known to the Ranan as Uuxuei Suan or 'Time of the Terror.'
  • (4) The Blarad Protectorate (A.D. 2016 - 2223). known to the Ranan as the Uivua Uuxdei dua Bleireiuad or 'Age of the Blarad Devils.'
  • (5) The Interregnum (A.D. 2223 - 2418). known to the Ranan as the Qoxmualikei Uuxdei Xuan Duuzuan Xuanal Kuan Ranai or 'Time of the Warlords and the Heroic Struggle of True Ranan Peoples For Unified Liberty.'
  • (6) The Rise of Unitism (A.D. 2357 - 2449). known to the Ranan as the RanaiAruuqofsei or 'Dawn over the Worlds of the Ranan.'
  • (7) The Second Ranan Empire (A.D. 2450 - present), known to the Ranan as Puatzuukuan Ruanei Fsei Kuanua or 'Glorious Unified Liberation of the Worlds of the Ranan.'


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