The Coalition's War
Here is a rough timeline displaying all known events of the campaign in chronological order. While some of these facts were not discovered until late in the War (as reflected in the adventure logs), everything has been included here to give you a more global view of the plot.
Author’s note: If you’re new here, I highly recommend reading through all the available adventure logs before spoiling it for yourself by reading this.
- Beginning of time: Io is slain during the Dawn War; Bahamut & Tiamat’s War begins.
- Several thousand years ago: Githyanki people settle in Tu’narath; Gith sells her soul to Dispater to save her people; Vlaakith I takes the throne.
- 1000 years ago: Onthorirfeldiscovers the ritual to summon Bahamut; sells it to Tiamat.
- 25 years before the war: Vlaakith CLVII, the Lich Queen, is assassinated. Zetch’r’r takes the throne, swears allegiance to Tiamat.
- 2 years before the war: Zetch’r’r is ordered to bring war to the Mortal World. As he orders his armies to turn their attention from the Great Crusade, Gith is released from Hell.
- 1 year before the war: Zithiruun makes a bargain with Sarshan, who promises to set the savage tribes in the Vale against the civilized races.
- The War begins as Sarshan encourages the manipulable Sinruth to raid Brindol. Around the same time, Modra goes behind Sarshan’s back to sell shadar-kai weapons to Tusk.
- 1 week: The Triage meets for the first time; the events of Chapter 1 unfold.
- 2 weeks: Overlook calls for mercenaries to repel orcish invaders; Chapter 2.
- 1 month: The Triage discovers Sharshan’s plot, but pays the price; Chapter 3.
- 3 months: The Death Mockers arrive in Overlook and are hired by Bram Ironfell; Chapter 4.
- 3 months, 2 weeks: Zithiruun begins replacing Overlook’s civil leaders; Telicanthus begins ingratiating himself with the nobility of Sayre.
- 4 months: Amyria is reborn at the end of Chapter 5.
- 4 months, 2 weeks: The siege of Overlook; Chapter 6 begins.
- 5 months: Chapter 6 ends. The siege is broken, but Zithiruun escapes. Overlook begins rebuilding. Telicanthus unearths the Bitter Glass.
- 6 months, 1 week: The Bitter Glass becomes operational – githyanki across the planes can converse instantly through special “spyglasses” without expending residuum. Meanwhile, the Death Mockers travel to Talar and confront Sarshan; Chapter 7.
- 6 months, 2 weeks: Chillreaver’s unnatural winter descends on Nefelus, Virizan infiltrates Cachlain’s court.
- 6 months, 3 weeks: Amyria receives a dream symbolizing Telicanthus and the Bitter Glass; Chapter 8. Mr. Paradox joins the fight, and soon reassembles Legion and Cryo Hammer. The Platinum Shield Coalition is officially founded, uniting several mortal civilizations and the githzerai race.
- 7 months: Sokaris joins the Coalition. Amyria and Champions travel to Nefelus; Chapter 9. Ea is slain by Chillreaver. Bejam convinces the rest of the Thraxinium to join the Coalition.
- 7 months, 1 week: Haloc retires. Divian Torrance is slain by Chillreaver.
- 7 months, 2 weeks: Re-elections are held in Sayre. Amyria is voted leader of the Coalition Council and steward of Sayre.
- 8 months: Amyria dispatches Champions to close Cachlain’s portals to the githyanki; Chapter 10.
- 8 months, 1 week: Amyria leads a desperate strike against a githyanki shipyard to secure the Well of Worlds; Chapter 11. Bugug is killed in a freak airship accident. Sokaris succumbs to his fatal illness.
- 9 months: Champions are sent to the Citadel Mercane to discuss a potential alliance with githyanki Separatists. Jett the Incinerator mysteriously disappears. Blank the Many joins the Champions; Chapter 12.
- 9 months, 2 days: Their contacts dead or captured, the Champions enter Tu’narath rather than return to Sayre; Ionen, Io Reborn joins the Champions. Gith is rescued.
- 9 months, 3 days: Bram Ironfell is slain by Vraxanault. Zetch’r’r is slain, and the Coalition’s War ends.
- 9 months, 1 week: Gith assumes control over Tu’narath after the last of Tiamat’s minions abandon it. The githyanki join the Coalition. Sayre holds a grand celebration.
- 9 months, 2 weeks: Komè is anointed as a saint of Ioun. Sir Erdanen Torrance is voted the new mayor of Sayre. Many of the Champions disband to pursue their own personal goals. Rachaela brings word of the missing Jett, and of a ritualist aiding Tiamat. The Champions travel to Monadhan and rescue Jett; Chapter 13.
- 9 months, 2 weeks, 2 days: Arantor is defeated, and Kas the Betrayer’s sword is stolen. The champions enter Vaerothim; Chapter 14.
- 9 months, 2 weeks, 4 days: Onthorirfel is driven from his tower, but the damage is done. Bahamut is slain by Tiamat.
- 10 months: As the world slowly slips into anarchy without the ideal of justice to guide it, Amyria receives one more vision. The party travels to Hestavar to search for the Arrow of Fate; Chapter 15.