| This Year In|
- The Spanish Inquisition is suppressed, as far as most people believe.
- Manila is opened for foreign trade.
- Doctor Lhotsky, a Shadow Lord, leads an expedition into Wadbilliga. He attempts to contact the Bunyip using aboriginal translators, but the attempt fails. Lhotsky killed the translators in anger, blaming them for the failure, and he is in turn killed by Bunyip.