The elves fled Alysia starting in 1136 when the Diaspora was proclaimed. In the mountains behind the Shieldarm estate more than 50,000 elves were hidden, with some moving to Hy-brazil, and Polynesia. Unknown to most the Diaspora and scattering had been planned for years. This was the beginning of the reign of the Lich King. A band of freedom fighters lead by Garick, a obsure cleric of Ukko fought the Lich King forces and the forces of the arcune. thus freeing the land so that diaspora was declared at a end..