Venutian revolutionaries armed with Soviet weapons begin seizing major areas of the Miznagred Empire. Within only a few weeks over half the empire is under the control of the revolutionaries. The United States sends reinforcements and is able to get weapons to the loyalists. The revolution lasts for a year. In the end it turns out that the United States aid is not enough and the revolutionaries seize the Miznagred Empire. However, the emperor escapes to a colony, the island of Vasilisa along with a sizable portion of the military. The United States sends more military aid to Vasilisa. The Emperor declares the Vasilisan Empire.