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  • January: The CAS offers a bounty for magicians who reanimate corpses.[1]
  • January: Aztlan moves military troops into their sector in Denver, in direct violation of the Treaty of Denver. The other sectors also reinforce their borders with troops.[1]
  • January: Overwatch learns of the Network while observing Renraku Arcology survivors. [2]
  • January 3: The sole survivor of the Japanese imperial family, the child Yasuhito, is revealed to the world and is made Emperor two days later. [1][3]
  • January 5: Yasuhito becomes Emperor of Japan; beginning the Gen-Yu era.
  • January 27: The Council of Denver meets with Ghostwalker, giving him control of the city. The Aztlan sector is given to the CAS and Aztlan personnel are ordered to leave it the city.[1][3]
  • February 1: The Japanese Emperor rescinds the Yomi Island decree, and the Huk openly declare revolution in the Philippines.[1][3]
  • February 5: Aztlan/Aztechnology military forces start a slash and burn of the Yucatan.[1]
  • The Year of the Comet.
    • March: Halley's Comet becomes visible to the naked eye.[1]
    • March-April: Ares lands a probe on the second pass of Halley's Comet, which sends back telemetry, establishing Ares as the winner of the Probe Race.
  • March 15: An earthquake, tidal waves, and storms batter the Yucatan, halting the Aztlan offensive. In the weeks that follow, nature and toxic spirits wage warfare against both sides and each other.[1][3]
  • April: While investigating their own personnel for Deus infilration, Shiawase's Marketing Information and Forecasting Department (MIFD) and Renraku agents learn about the Network. [2]
  • April 1: Halley's Comet disappears from view. All known natural orichalcum deposits run dry, and no new deposits are located. Reports of new SURGE cases decrease to a trickle.[3]Year of the Comet says April[1]
  • May: After the passing of Halley's Comet, the magical nature of Tír na nÓg is permanently altered. The Veil works erratically, mana ebbs and flares occur near cairns and monoliths, and astral constructs fade in and out of the material world on a regular if unpredictable basis.[3]
  • May: Pax begins to feel the onset of Fading. [2]
  • May 2–5: Armed combat erupts on the Salish-Shidhe/Tsimshian border resulting in thousands dead from an apparent biological weapon. Ceasefire agreed to on the 5th, but would be broken by SSC militias in July.
  • July: The Republic of Québec begins a trial period allowing English to be used in business transactions.[4]
  • July: Shadowland's first post exposing the existence of the Network.[2]
  • June: Lofwyr and Aithne Oakforest retire from the Tír Tairngire Council of Princes.
  • July: The Great Dragon Hestaby, who had guarded northern California Free State from Tír Tairngire, joins the Tir High Council of Princes, replacing departing Lofwyr.[5]
  • July 19 AUVERGNE: An astral volcanic eruption spills over into the mundane world as a physical eruption.[3]
  • August: Shiawase and Renraku cooperate in purging their ranks of Deus infiltrators to secure their corporations against insurgency.[2]
  • October 31 UK: Lyonesse emerges from the English Channel at the termination point of the Stalker and Stonehedge Great Ley lines. No seismic activity is recorded during the event.[3]
  • December: Transys-Neuronet captures a Network node for study.[2]
  • In Hong Kong, an underground war starts between the Red Dragon Association and Yellow Lotus triads.
  • Zeta-ImpChem purchases nanotechnology firm MicroFlek and retains its founder, Jørgen Masterson, for its R&D department.
  • A conflict over one of the Four Coins of Luck takes place in Vancouver.[6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 o68357443Year of the Comet p. 136
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 o76933476System Failure p. 25
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 88
  4. o38715534Shadows of North America p.102 "Québec Timeline"
  5. o38715534Shadows of North America p.142 "Tir Tairngire Timeline"
  6. Tails You Lose