Timeline

Dates on this timeline are given in the Coalition calendar, counting the years since the end of the apocalyptic period and founding of Chi-Town. This “Post-Apocalyptic” calendar has been accepted even by the Coalition’s enemies, but many places have no standard calendar to speak of. The years since the beginning of the calendar are abbreviated “P.A.”, while the years before its founding are “B.F.” (Before Founding).

Year Event
~10,000 B.F. The magical continent of Atlantis sinks beneath the ocean, ending earth’s last age of magic.
~300 B.F. The Golden Age of Man.
~200 B.F. The Golden Age of Man comes to an end in fire. The Great Cataclysm begins.
~200 to 1 B.F. The Dark Ages.
1 P.A. The city-state of Chi-Town officially expands its territory and declares the beginning of the “post-apocalyptic era” and a new “Coalition of States.”
10 P.A. The city-state of Tolkeen officially leaves the Federation of Magic, fearing its new anti-technology rhetoric.
12 P.A. War between the Federation of Magic and the Coalition leads to the banning of sorcery within its territories.
21 P.A. First known appearance of the cyber-knights.
25 P.A. The Coalition space program comes to an ignominious end. Most modern societies agree that reaching orbit is impossible.
33 P.A. Iowa and Missouri join the Coalition States.
41 P.A. The city-state of Iron Heart joins the Coalition, claiming the region around the ruins of Ontario.
51 P.A. Quebec Libéré joins the Coalition.
56 P.A. Official persecution of magic-users and aliens by the Coalition begins.
60 P.A. The Coalition makes contact with a European power, the New German Republic.
65 P.A. Terrorist attacks against the Coalition begin, sponsored by the Federation of Magic. Retaliatory strikes kill thousands of magic-users, mutants, and aliens.
68 P.A. Northern Texas is annexed by the Coalition as a new state, Lone Star. Tensions increase with the Pecos Empire.
77 P.A. Saboteurs attack Chi-Town directly, killing hundreds and destroying the city’s priceless pre-cataclysm library.
80 P.A. First known sighting of the xiticix.
85 P.A. The Coalition establishes their first psionic training division, Psi-Battalion.
89 P.A. Robert Creed ascends the throne to become King of Tolkeen.
95 P.A. The Coalition Navy, focusing on the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River, is formed.
97 P.A. The city-state of El Dorado is considered for Coalition statehood.
98 P.A. The Coalition begins to deploy robotic soldiers called skelebots.
99 P.A. Famous author Erin Tarn releases her latest book, Traversing Our Modern World, earning her the number one position on the Coalition’s list of public enemies.
100 P.A., August The Coalition attempts an expansion into the Missouri territory in contravention of the Treaty of Whykin, only to be rebuffed by mercenaries and saboteurs.
100 P.A., December The Meganomicon is stolen from the vaults of Tolkeen by a traitor. Its whereabouts remain unknown.
101 P.A. The present

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