The Pretorian Empire was founded appx. 2,000 years ago. Like the Serpentalians and Kudo, and their Arconian allies, they acquired territory through conquest. They and the Arconians fought a war against the Serpentalians and Kudo, which they lost. After the Serpentalian, Kudo, and Arconians became dictatorships, the authoritarian forces fought a civil war with support from their allies and won, the four empires then formed an alliance.