- The Great Council of Uktena opens Uktena Kinship to non-Europeans.
- Liholiho, the first Hawaiian king fully under the control of the Order of Reason, is crowned, and the kapu system is abolished.
- The Order of Reason becomes aware of the vast amount of Quintessence in the Middle East, and moves in to take possession of the natural Horizon Realm, Jebel Qaf. Ahl-i-Batin use space-warping Correspondence effects to confuse the Reasonites. Both sides lose as Jebel Qaf is cut off from the world. The University of Light vows to send angels to seek Mount Qaf, but nothing further is heard from them.