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And so the tale of Ingolfur Arnarson ends today. The terror of the North began his rise to the top from humble origins. An isolated island on the outskirts of Europe, the Icelandic people seemed doomed from the getgo, getting initially ranked 56th of the 61 civilizations in the cylinder. Despite this, they took advantage of every situation they could, settling all of Greenland and launching an invasion on Ireland while they were weak. Now in control of the British Isles, Iceland’s navy was matched only by the Buccaneers, and with a solid army to boot it was only a matter of time before the great Arnarson made landing in Europe. Finally, the opportunity came when a war against France dawned. Over the following centuries, France, Sparta, and the Buccaneers would lose all of their territory in Europe to Iceland. By part 75, Iceland had risen to 5th place in the Power Rankings, an all-time high. Though they seemed strong, a stagnant empire would only take them so far, and after 71 parts in the top 10, they are finally eliminated in… 
7th?