Before the events that transpire in Destiny, humanity witnessed a significant leap forward in their own technological advancement which led to an era in Human history known as the Golden Age. During this age where the natives of Earth developed their technology at an astounding rate, they traveled and colonized the expanse of the Sol System, building and maintaining territories, armies, and supply links. The Golden Age was short lived, however, and collapsed in on itself during an event known as "the Collapse". Humanity was attacked by alien species, decimating their own and bringing them to the brink of extinction. The remains of the human race were saved by an entity only known as The Traveler, a sphere of awesome size and mystical power, which sacrificed itself to stop the invading armies. After the Traveler's sacrifice, Humanity sought to reclaim the areas it has lost, and built a City beneath the corpse of the entity that saved them.
During the Golden Age, Humanity has developed their technological skill to an extremely high and complex standard. An example of how far it had developed is that interplanetary travel was both frequent and quick throughout the solar system.
After the Collapse, Humanity was able to reclaim, albeit at a much lesser extent, much of their technical prowess from before. The Guardians of the city are able to use the power from the Traveler through a method currently unknown. The Guardian sect is divided into the three distinct classes; Titan, Hunter, and Warlock, each class with their own abilities. As their name suggests, their primary responsibility is the guardianship is the City and the remnants of Humanity.
Games: Destiny (2014) • Unnamed Game (2016) • Unnamed Game (2018) • Unnamed Game (2020)
Classes: Hunter • Warlock • Titan
Races: Human • Exo • Awoken • Cabal • Vex • Fallen • Hive
Characters: Crow • Mask • Phogoth • Queen of the Reef • Charlemagne
Factions: Clovis Bray • Dead Orbit • Forces of the City • Future War Cult • Guardians • House of Devils • New Monarchy • Osiris • Seven Seraphs
Weapons: Arcus Regime • Closing Time • Combat Knife • Conduit F3 • Cudgel of Xanthor • Duke Mk.44 • Fate of All Fools • Gjallarhorn • Monitor S11 • Pocket Infinity • PSI Umbra II • Red Death • Sanctuary No 2 • Silver Dollar Mk.35 • Super Good Advice • Suros Regime • Thorn • Last Word • Thunderlord • Viper P3
Vehicles: Devil Walker • Onyx Pyramid Ship • Pike • Colony Ship • Guardian Ships • Guardian Dropship • Unidentified Spacecraft • Sparrow • Cabal Dropship • Fallen Dropship • Shrike
Planets: Mercury • Venus • Earth • Moon • Mars • Jupiter • Europa • Saturn
Locations: Citadel • Crucible • Devil's Lair • Shores of Time • Black Garden • Cosmodome Breach • European Dead Zone • The City • Overwatch District • Tower • Mumbai Push • Old Chicago • Old Russia • Twilight Gap • Accelerator • Hellmouth • Moonbase • Ocean of Storms • Charlemagne's Vault • Dust Palace • Exclusion Zone • Buried City • The Reef
Technology: Ghost • Warmind
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