Formed after the Great Exodus of the Great Valyrian Kingdom in the southern Winter Wars, Vahlshallah is rather isolated compared to it's past history in the Valyrian peninsula; located in the far eastern regions of Keltia in the Rhineland, Vahlshallah is well defended but stands for the most part alone.
In the beginning of the Great Exodus, when Valyria was fleeing north as the nation burned behind it, the people of Vahlshallah were forced to break through the Ctyrian passes in and out of the area, with the Ctyrians blockading said passes and preparing for an onslaught of the finest. With the Ctyrians in a heavy defensive location in the passes, thousands of men, women and children flung themselves at the wall of Ctyrian spears as Martyrs and Fanatics of the Faith, and more than twenty thousand died during the initial assaults before the Royal Guard and the spearmen units deployed with the Exodus smashed into the line of Ctyrinas. Even so, the barttle for the passes was long and bloody, and by the end, untold thousands had died.
What was even worse was that on the horizon, the Ctyrians had and were in the process of destroying as many bridges as possible and smashing them to bits in order to make sure that the Valyrian Horde could not get out. The Horde had no choice but to burn and slice through Ctyria towards the bridges that would take them further to the north of their nation, and when they got there, they found the bridges gone and the Ctyrians in heavy defensive lines. Needless to say, vicious and bloody battles raged for weeks, with the Ctyrians having the upper hand sometimes, and it switching over to the Valyrians, and vice versa. From an account of one historian present at the battle; "Towards the end, so many men and women and children and the elderly had died fighting the Ctyrians that great bridges of macabre design rose and jutted up out of the water, formed out of the bodies of the fallen".
With such heavy losses, the Horde made a crucial decision and decided to split up; the Faithful horde, with much of the documents and other such items of the Faith from the south, would move into Liguria and tear apart the nation while heading north. The main Horde, the Sarkovian Horde, would continue to burn and pillage western Ctyria, and would fight their way north through the tall mountains to the north of Ctyria.
While the Sarkovian Horde cut a bloody path through western Ctyria, the Faithful Horde attacked and sacked Liguria and it's capital. The Sack of Liguria was so vicious, that it is said that an orgy of blood and battle took place in the streets and the gutters ran red with blood, and even the Faith fought amongst itself. The next few months of fighting in Liguria and western Ctyria saw no heavy casualties for the Sarkovian or the Faithful Hordes, and netted large amounts of treasure and plunder for the exile nation.
Upon their leaving, all of Ctyria west of their city of Ctesiphod was ruined; the work of generations had been undone in a few months of brutal and bloody combat between enemy armies. Liguria itself was utterly destroyed, with the Free City of Mediolaunium taking over the area that Ligura had once occupied, as the Faithful Horde streamed to the west, and then to the northwest towards the general area where Armorica and the Western Frenkish nations were located at, while the Sarkovian Horde streamed north towards the Rhineland and it's assorted areas to settle and create a new civilization there.
Over the next half a century, both Hordes moved in their given directions; the Faithful Hordes arrived in the Kingdom of Ostava and discovered the Belief, whcih was vastly similar to the Faith itself. The Sarkovian Horde on the other hand found and settled their "Promised Land", which in the Sarkovian tongue is "Vahlshallah". The settlement of this area proved to be good, and with fertile ground and soil and bountiful waters, and the new capital of the Sarkovian people named Spire, rose up out of the grasses and was built by the people of the nation.
For several years, the Vahlshallahn people were rather at peace and focused on prosperity and rebuilding a new nation in the north. Crops were harvested, fish were fished, houses and towns were raised, holdfasts formed. But even with the new and peaceful people who had warred in the south, sparks of war would later on rage. Specifically, the Pommeranian people to the east of Vahlshallah were seafaring folk that wished to keep Vahlshallah out of their places as they gradually expanded. In response, the Vahlshallahn Army marhsaled it's troops for preparation of the Breakhold War.
The Pommeranians on the other hand simply evacuated every single town and holdfast in the areas, and fled to the high seas to wage war by striking whenever and wherever that they could do so. Vahlshallah took the territory but continues to suffer losses because of this, which is a point of contention for many of the people here and there within the nation of Vahlshallah itself, and has divided people on whether Vahlshallah should continue it's warring legacy and do what had led to their downfall in the first place apparently.
As time went on, a king of Vahlshallah, King Sirius V, realized that Vahlshallah would not be strong without allies and friends abroad and at home, and set about to try and make things right. From the east, there was the plight of the Beurtgang Empire and the Armorican Kingdom, which both warred and raged between each other in Brittania and in many other places, while both people practiced the Faith. In the south, diplomats discovered that the people who had stayed behind in Valyria were still alive and were making sure that the area would be replenished and regrow once more, and were assisted by the Longbeards, and both people still practiced the Faith in the south. And even the Sardican Empire, the people who Valyria had once feuded with, had converted to the Faith, making the Faith and the Belief one of the most powerful religions in the Western Seas and Keltia.
With plots and plans at mind, Sirius V sent out diplomats to bring many people from these nations to a conference to decide what they should do. While some rejected the invitations (namely Ctyria), many others came and many deals and compromises were made in the diplomacy and shaping of the affairs in Britannia, and in the western regions of Keltia, as well as defensive pacts, trade deals and others between the nations called to the conference. Not only that, but large amounts of monetary and military support was elected to be sent down to *still working on it*