Zarahemla’s Age of War
The following year, a conflict arises in the eastern territory.
Two neighboring lands, Lehi and Morianton, get in a border dispute—the people of Morianton begin using force, and the people of Lehi retreat to Moroni’s camp to appeal for defensive support.
Fearful of facing Moroni’s troops, Morianton (founder of the land of Morianton decides to leave his land overtake the land northward.
As Morianton prepares for this siege, he gets angry with one of his maids, and violently beats her.
Morianton ’s maid escapes out of the land of Morianton, finds Moroni’s camp, and tells Moroni all about Morianton’s intentions to relocate to the land northward.
Fearing the consequences of Morianton’s planned actions, Moroni dispatches troops to intercept Morianton’s army.
A man named Teancum leads Moroni’s troops and intercepts Morianton’s army at the pass that leads to the land northward where a horrific battles ensues, in which Teancum kills Morianton, and survivors of Morianton’s army are taken as prisoners of war.
The prisoners from Morianton are brought back to their land, and they make peace with the people of the land of Lehi.
Continued Nephite Defense and Prosperity
Political Transition and Unrest