Calendar

Calendar used on Dracca has 800 days, split in 4 seasons of 4 months each. A month has 6 or 7 octains (week of 8 days). A day is made of 24 equal hours, subdivided in 64 minutes, subdivided again in 64 seconds. A second on Dracca is about a second on Earth. Dates are written as Month.Day.Year.

Decomposing the year

Seasons

A year on Dracca has four seasons of the exact same duration. Each of these is linked to an element. The first season, Igna, is the warm season on the Boréas side of the planet.

Month

Each season has four months of 6 octains each, but the 3rd that has a 7th additional octain. Months are linked to the element of the current season, sometimes mixed with the one from the previous or next season. Only the last month is bound to another element than the seasons’ ones.

Octain

Each octain (week) has exactly 8 days of the same duration. Each day has its own element.

The year on Dracca
SeasonElementMonth
1st (48 days)2nd (48 days)3eme (56 days)4eme (48 days)
IgnaFirePrignisMesignisLoggnisLuminis
AeraAirPraerMesaerLaerElectraer
AquaWaterPraguaMesaguaLonguaVegetagua
TerraGroundPrimerrMesterrLonguerrCrysterr

Splitting a day

Days are subdivided in 24 hours. Each hour has 64 minutes. Each minute has 64 seconds, meaning that an hour is 4096 seconds, and that a day last 1,536 minutes, so 98,304 seconds exactly.

References

  • A second on Dracca matches a second on Earth, but a day on Dracca has 11,904 more seconds than a day on Earth, and a year has 435 more days.
  • These differences mean that a year on Dracca is about 2.5 times longer than a year on Earth
  • So a dragon‘s age must so be multiplied by 2.5 to be known in Earth’s year

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