Though the trip has only been short, just 161 years to be exact. The people of Telmourn have made great advances in those few years.
Of course the denizens can’t take all the credit. For in those years, the Gods have watched over them, and guided them on the road to civility.
Times have changed though, the Gods have done all they feel can be done, and like a parent, they have stepped back, to see what happens. This does not mean that the Gods don’t occasionally intercede in mortal affairs, it just means that these events don’t happen often.