| This Decade In|
- 81 AD: Domitian becomes emperor of Rome. During his reign, he surpasses Caligula in cruelty.
- 83 AD: A Kindred Roman centurion and his men, who are fomori, awaken the Beast of War in northern Scotland, possibly with the aid of “serpent-folk”. 
- 84 AD: Battle of Mons Graupius fought. Calgacus, a White Howler and enemy of Rome, is possessed by the Beast of War and enters into a vicious battle with the Romans against all better sense. One third of his warriors are slaughtered.