Twillingbottom's Field Guide
Not much is known of the time of the Reaving. This event occurred many millennia ago, and much of the records of the time have been destroyed or lost to the ages. Many scholars debate as to the nature of the event. Some say it was a magical catastrophe that enveloped the world, while others believe it was brought on by the hubris of man. Certain academics propose that it was invaders from another realm that came to concur and destroy. All can agree it was an apocalyptic event that reshaped the world.
It is estimated that the population of the world dropped to one tenth of what is was, pre-Reaving. This cataclysm left the world in ruin. Nations toppled, whole civilisations wiped out. Even the very landscape was reshaped.
Artefacts and literature from the pre-Reaving era are highly sought after by current collectors. Any information that can illuminate the cause of such an event is invaluable.