The First Day of the New Empire
Today was founded what will surely be the greatest city ever created under Ra and Horus
alike. The city of Memphis was built up piece by piece on the banks of the river Nile; mighty
stones brought in from the far desert hills and the surrounding lands. My palace shines
brilliantly under the Egyptian sun; white walls and golden leafings, as does the spirits of
Now, however, a more pressing matter is at hand. Recent Barbarian incursions have begun
to wear down my nerves, and although I see no end in sight, our recent aquisition of the
divind knowledge of ballistics has aided me to more easily fight off such incursions.
Furthermore, we have heard news that we are not alone in these lands. Beyond the sea lies a peoples who call themselves the Hebrews. Their capitol
city of Jerusalem grows rapidly, and contends with us now. Perhaps they think they can rule
the Great northern sea, but they cannot...they MUST NOT!
I ready my royal guard to begin an attack as soon as possible, but our funds are running low,
and there is not much I can do right now. My master scribes have just created the first map
of the known world for me, so that we might find the best way to Jerusalem should the time
That is all I will write for now, for my eyes grow weary and after all...there is a long road