The Great Underground Empire, formerly known as Quendor, is where the Zork series of adventure games take place. I compiled a timetable of the Empire and its history, originally intending it as a continuity aid for writers.

It hangs together fairly well for a series that began as a plotless dungeon crawl full of random puzzles. Of course, we must ignore some of the original trilogy's references to the real world. (When did Ramses II rule Quendor?)

During my research, I've compiled several other tables of Quendorian trivia, included here as appendices. Enjoy.

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