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This article discusses specifically material related to the Movie universe. Primarily the movie and the Handbook, and the novels. The novels are technically more connected to the Novel timeline and the Game timeline (as they pull directly backstories in the game manuals), although the novels do reference a few minor details from the Handbook (there are several discrepancies in character names and dates between the two sources). Star*Soldier also tied more into a mix of the novels, handbook, and movie.

Movie timelineEdit

10 million years ago
Time of the Proto-Kilrathi. They develop the tactic of hunting packs and ambush the weakest, most vulnerable prey in a coordinated attack.[1]
3-4 million years ago
Early humans achieve sentience and began to make weapons.[1]

1400
The Kilrathi develop battle suits.[1]
1620
Pilgrims, English Seperatists founded colony of Plymouth.
1941
Tolwyn's ancestor graduates at the Annapolis Naval Academy and receives the gold class ring (which would be passed down sixteen generations).[2]
1998.271
Somehow Chris McCubbin, the Chief Archivist for Incan Monkey God Studios (which manages CDATANET for the Confederation Armed Forces) on Terra (earth) from Austin, Texas accesses documents from the future, which would later be published as the Wing Commander Confederation Handbook.[3]
late 20th century
Humans begin secret studies of the effects of non-Terran conception, gestation and birth on animals. Birth complications are increased (19%), with an array of psychological effects on the gravid animal.[4]
late 2000s
Grand Unified Theory is perfected.[5]
early 21st century
Both hot and cold fusion are used in power plants for the cities of Terra. Eventually fusion technology becomes efficient enough to produce fusion-propelled prototype space vehicles.[5]
2032
UN Solar Trust commissions the Sagan, built by McDonnell-Douglas engineering.[5]
2041
The Sagan is launched from the L3 station.[5]
2054
Women flying combat missions.[6]

22nd century
Solar expansion.[7]
2107
Sagan flies shuttle route between Luna, Mars, and Titan.
2116
The Sagan is decomissioned.[5]
2153
Early experiments on Parallel Tonality attempting to explain telepathy and reincarnation.[4]
2167
The United Nations establish Olympia Station, the first permanent planetary Terran settlement.[7]
2173
Tests concerning non-Terran reproduction are performed on Phobos Station.[4]
.118
Dr. Monzoli compiles Report 217 with the results of the tests.[4]
2175
Drs. Gray and Bauer of Olympia Station run experiments on Rhesus Monkeys.[4]
.053-152
Olympia Station maintenance Report mentions that two psychotic Monkeys escaped the labs and hid in the crawlspaces until starved.[4]
.077
Space Exploration and Colonization Council of Houston publishes a Press Release mentioning that high-G forces are harmless to a healthy human fetus.[4]
.336
Gray and Bauer compile their Report.[4]
2189
Dr. Synatchk publishes Mutations:Occurances and Causes on Luna Station.[4]
late 22nd century
First "FTL" prototypes.[5]

23rd century
Terrans suffer ecocatastrophe.[8]
2201
Aerospatiale Afrique Laboratories is founded.[9]
2214
Dr. Shari Akwende discovers the antigraviton drift.[5] She then authors her report Effects and Ramifications of Anti-Graviton Dispersal, Conducted in a Suppressed-Gravity Environment.[9]
2215
By this year the UN has established presence on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn (permanent colonies), Uranus and Neptune (research facilities); Pluto has been explored.[8]
2219
The first of the Great Pandemics appears. Luna Station is lost soon after.[8]
2244
K.J. Ludwick notices a correlation while researching mutations in space colonies. After his report, disappointed parents were encouraged to to take up a temporary residence inward to minimize the defects.[4]
2247
Eros Station Medical Procedures Manual is published. Section 3, pages iv - xxvii describes genetic imperfections to be screened.[4]
2250
19 functioning stations in Sol system.[4]
c. 2250
Certain special abilities are becoming recognized in the lingo of the stationers
2257
Birth of Ivar Chu McDaniel[8]
2280:Mimas Human Resources Precedent & Protocol Manual: Job Descriptions, describing categories of Savants, is published.[4]
2288
Birth of Andre Morvan[7]
2294
On Neptune, McDaniel begins to experience visions.[8]
Late century
Savant abilities were so common that the Recruitment divisions could hire for specific abilities.[4]

2300
Sol System's colonies are at their height in number citizens.
2304
Discovery of the Morvan Drive.[8]
Census of the Outer Planets indicate chem-scans and brain-wave analysis performed on Savants.[4]
2309
McDanielites control the Outer Planets Policy Council.[8]
2310-2344
Neptune Station logs indicate the Pilgrims' unusually high survival rate (99%) during the infant years of the Morvan Drive.[4]
2311
Using sloships, the McDanielists begin colonizing planets during the Final Exodus.[7][10]
2325
Pilgrim Alliance is founded on Beacon.[4]
2328
Census data is taken in the Outer Planets.[4]
2336
Death of Dr. Andre Morvan[7]
2350
Pilgrims establish regular trade routes between Titan and the Centauri colonies.[8]
2360
Pilgrim Alliance had a fleet larger than any commercial firm, and nearly half that of the Terran Federal.[4]

25 century
By the beginning of this century, all McDanielists have left the Sol System.[8]
2400
Sol system colonies were less than a quarter of what they were a century before.
2423
The quarantine on Earth is lifted.[8]
2450
By this time, the Pilgrim Alliance establishes its administrative center on Beacon with McDaniel's World as the HQ of the spiritual authority.[8]
2462
Treaty of Luna.[8]
2489
Yosu University Press publishes Parallel Tonality: Ramifications Regarding the Exploratory Endeavor by Dr. Kyu Park.[4]
2498
.134
William Wilson is born.[11][note 1]

~2500
Estimated time when the Fralthi-class was introduced in Kilrathi inter-clan civil wars.[12]
2500 (~2504)
Pigrims discover propulsion system that would become to known as Akwende or jump drive (but kept secret from Terra).
2527
Rapier prototype is developed.[12]
2536
First order of 700 rapiers is made.[12]
2545
Kilrathi begin development on Dor-Lak Laser rifle.
c. 2560
Terrans conclude more than 200 years worth of research on Pilgrim's abilities.
2567
Joa Autumnsoul is born.[13]
2573
Johan McDaniel is born.
2588
Kilrathi perfect the Do-Chak Laser Rifle.
.315
The Haile Selassie makes the first successful jump-transit from Sol to Polaris.[5]
.323
Haile Selassie returns to Sol.[5]
By this year, the Pilgrim Alliance have colonized 12 systems.[8]
2592
Twelfth Press publishes Born in Heaven: The Life of a Station Child by Rose Sicillian.[4]
Geoffrey Tolwyn is born.[14]
2594
Sahara Solz is born.[15]
2597
Arnold Blair is born on Earth.[16]

27th centuryEdit

2604
Vasura is born.[17]
.133
Jason Sansky is born.[11]
2605
James Taggart is born on Mimas Colony to genetic parents James and Bethlyn Taggart.[18]
.265
Richard Bellegarde is born.[11]
2608
Richard Bellegarde is born.[19]
2609
Devi Soulsong is born.[20]
Heidi Winnagard is born.
2610s
Geoffrey Tolwyn enters the Academy.[21]
2613
Mimist terrorist attack on Mimas Colony. The Taggarts are killed[18]
.078
CS Iason is commissioned as long range exploratory vessel.[22]
2614
The first Errant by Promixa Spaceworks are produced.[12]
Taggart is legally adopted by his guardian Mikal Taggart, and Anhel Taggart.[18]
~2614
Last recorded time when a Pilgrim jumps a pulsar.[23][24]
2615
A militant faction seizes control of the Pilgrim Alliance.[8]
2616
.198
Paul Gerald is born.[11]
2619
Bengal-class Strike Carrier is commissioned.[12]
2620
Blair is awarded the Golden Moebius for software design.[16]
2621
Optional weapon-hardpoints are added to the Merchantman Errants.[12]
William Santyana is born.
2622
.07
Bill Wilson is commissioned to the Academy.[11]
Jay Sansky enrolls in the Academy around this time as well.[25]
2623
D'bell Associates publishes Caste Societies by Guillermo Sanchez.[4]
James Taggart enrolls in the University of Cairo.[18]
2624
Most of the records on Mimas Colony are deleted by a Mimist attack.[18]
Bellegarde learns of his murderous ancestor.
Dennet is born.[26]
2625
Sinatra is born.[27]
.03
Lawrence Sansky is commissioned.[11]
2626
Wilson and Sansky graduate from the academy.[28]
2627
An event remembered by Sanksy of his friendship with Wilson following the graduation days.[29]
James Taggart was involved with Danielle Kura.
Taggart earns his level-one degree in Physical Science. He is admitted into the Space Force OCS.[18]
2628
Lumberjack is born.[30]
2629
James Taggart is assigned to the Patrol Carrier Horus.
Fey is born.[31]
.02
Richard Bellegarde is commissioned OCS.[11]
.334
Pilgrim Alliance surrenders after some battle.[32]
2630
(July 17[33])
Birth of Christopher Blair[34][35][23]
.244
A Pilgrim fleet arrives at the Sol System.[8] Battle of Titan between the Confederation and the Pilgrim Alliance; beginning of the civil Pilgrim War,[7] the bloodiest space war in its time.[36]
2631
.244
Pilgrim War officially begins between the Pilgrim Alliance and the Terran Confederation.[37]
2632
.017
Pilgrims destroy Celeste, along with its mining colony.[8]
James Taggart visits his still living father Shamus Taggart and Mother on Ares 098 Orbital Station near Venus (memory is later influenced by Kilrathi interrogators in 2654).
.018
Confed formally declares war against the Alliance.[8][38]
~2632
It is believed that the current Kilrathi Emperor ascends the imperial throne around this year.[39]
2633
Commodore Tolwyn picks Arnold Blair to join the Grand Fleet design team; he is appointed senior cyberneticist.[16]
The Iason is recommissioned as fleet support transport.[22]
Roberto Umberto is born.
.06
Paul Gerald is commissioned OCS.[11]
.235
The Confed launches its Grand Fleet against the Pilgrim Alliance leading to a series of extended sieges and the Peron Massacre.[8]
2634
Devi Soulsong dies.[40] Chris Blair age four is smuggled off Peron and sent to his aunt Jennifer Blair.
Harrison Falk is born.[41]
OBerson is born.[42]
Nylatta Fabor is born.[43]
Pilgrims begin work on new hopper technology based on Confederation technology.[44]
Wilson is put into service with the Confederation.[45]
Tolwyn first met Zeyhe.[46]
.288
The Confed Grand Fleet against the Pilgrims is reinforced.[8]
.301
Arnold Blair dies on Peron.[16]
.302
Solar Newswire Service announces Blair's death.[16]
.359
Confed joint fleets jump to Beacon. Pilgrims offer their surrender.[8]
2635
Pilgrim War ends.
Battle of the Port of Titan begins.[47]
Thomas Sherryl is born.[48]
Christopher Blair learned how to ignore Merlin's rantings.[49]
Obutu begins his confederation service.[50]
.049
Peace accords at Cygnus which dissolve the Pilgrim Alliance.[8]
James Taggart is returned to flight duty as Lieutenant Commander.[18]
2636
Davies is born.[51]
William Santyana works as a longshoreman offloading cargo cruisers in Tamayo.[52]>
2637
The Iason is refitted as an exploratory/research vessel.[22]
James Taggart is promoted to Commander and assigned to the Iason.[18]
2638
Pegasus Base is commissioned by the Confederation Senate Security Committee to act as primary strategy installation in the Vega Sector.[53]
Christopher Blair aunt Jennifer had gone to metroplex, and his uncle Samuel had shaved off his beard. He was taken to see his mother's grave on his birthday[54]
.009
Iason departed Hellespont on nine month research mission.[22]
.065
Iason put into Tartarus for minor repairs.[22]
.221
Iason hopped into V343 system.[22]
.229
(4:50) First contact with the Kilrathi: Iason encounters 3 armed Kilrathi B'ru'k-class merchantmen. (5:12) The ships alter course to intercept Iason. (5:27) The ships enter visual range. (6:10) Jedora Andropolos notifies Confederation Navy HQ. (7:15) Both Ferrets are scrambled. (7:43) F. Izmuti's Ferret is destroyed. (8:00) Andropolos sends another notification that he hails the ships. (8:57) A video signal is transmitted by the Kilrathi to Iason. (9:42) The Kilrathi ships open fire. (9:47) Signal from the Iason stops. (10:00) Iason is destroyed. (10:30) Sector HQ certifies the Iason as lost/missing. [39][22] Only James Taggart was thought to have survived.
.234
(19:00) The Kilrathi ships tow the gutted hull of the Iason into the Hyperion system as a challenge or warning to the Confederation. (23:07) They abandon the ship and leave.[22]
.235
(2:00) Merchantmen leave the system, leaving remains behind.[22]
.236
Ships investigate the hull remains. (5:12) The ship is identified as the Iason. (15:00) The TCS Kurosawa arrives to the scene.
.237
(7:00) Scanning is stopped, Admiral Miru orders the hull destroyed.
.244
Remains of the hulk fall into Hyperion and were destroyed.
.348
A CSF patrol captures a Kilrathi corvette near Masa.[39].
By end of '38, Confed analysts had determined that the Kilrathi sphere of influence was at least equal to, and possibly greater than that of humanity.
2639
William Santyana tested his way into the Space Naval Academy on Hilthros.[55]
.006
The Kilrathi attack Hellespont and Tartarus.[39]
.007
The Confederation Senate passes a formal declaration of war.[39]
.152
Staff reports, Inspector General's Office, Confederation Navy, compiles an inquiry on the loss of Iason.[22]
.334
The Pilgrim Alliance surrenders unconditionally; all Alliance worlds were absorbed into the Terran Confederation.[7]
2640
James Taggart is finally removed from the cell he had spent two years in by the Kilrathi. He made his escape, sent out of control through space.
Janey Long is born.[56]
William Santyana learns of his parents deaths in a freak shuttle crash.
.08
Lawrence Sansky is promoted to Captain.[11]
.160
The Kilrathi launch a major assault against Vega Sector.[39]
.200 Kiralthi major assault ends.
.220
Having lost about 30% systems a Confed begins a counter offensive[39]
.340
The Confed has taken nearly all the lost colonies in Vega.[39]
2641
William Santyana enters into service with the Confederation for his first five year tour.[57]

James Taggart reappears at Tartarus Port after having thought died on the Iason. He reported back for duty and was debriefed.[18]

.009
The Confederation declares war against Kilrah.[39]
.042
Sandy Gerald is born.[11]
Progress University, Sem II; Lang Tanaka compiles a research about the Pilgrims' Space Syndrome mutation.[4]
.252
Commander Yonson contacts Tolwyn sending him Tanaka's theory.[4]
.350
Confederation Navy publishes an Inquiry into the capture and subsequent escape of Commander Taggart.[18]
2642
Confederation military command authorizes the current design of the Bengal-class carrier line.[58]
Dennet grows into a very large and tall eighteen year old Pilgrim.[59]
2644
The Confed attempts to bring the Epsilon Sector under its control but is repulsed by the Kilrathi.[39]
T'Kon Meth and T'Rel Meh fell after heavy fighting, but invasion effort was stalled.
The Tiger Claw launched on her shakedown cruise with minimal space crew and inexperienced command, and ran into a Kilgrathi invasion force.[60]
Pilgrims continue to develop new hopper drive technology.[61]
Ravi is born.[62]
Fey begins undergoing the corrections.
2645
.01
Paul Gerald is promoted as a Commander.[11]
The original Concordia is named a flagship of the Confederation.[12]
The CF-117b Rapier was phased in, and A model phased out.[12]
2646
Work on Pegasus Naval base is completed.[53]
William Santyana starts his second five year tour of duty for the Confederation.
Command upheavals; Geoffrey Tolwyn becomes an Admiral.[21]
After a counteroffensive, the Kilrathi take T'Kon Meth and T'Rel Meh back from the Confed.[39]
.080
Battle of Repleetah begins.[39]
.242
Report on Kilrathi Skipper Missile is first issued.[63]
.290
Battle of Repleetah ends.[39]
2647
Pegasus Naval Base is established, and all personnel move in.[53]
William Santyana made an unexplained jump into the Douglas Quandrant.[64]
2648
All in-service CF-131 Broadswords were upgraded to mount two antimatter torpedoes.[12]
Dr. Peter Anthony invents the NAVCOM.[23][9]
Todd Marshall enrolled in the acacemy. His parents stopped talking to him.[65]
.037
Pegasus Naval Base is dedicated as Vega fleet headquarters.[53]
.247
Pegasus is attacked by Kilrathi.[53]
2649
Santyana met Pris.
The last time Paul Gerald smiled.[66]
Last time Taggart saw Amity Aristee.[67]
Confed allied assault on G'wriss. After three days Confed forces are almost completely wiped out.
Tiger's Claw performed a delaying action at the time taking serious damage. It goes into spacedock undergoing repairs and retrofitting [68] James Taggart assigned to the Claw takes part in the action.[69]
It becomes known as Custer's Carnival.
The Snakeir-class Super-Dreadnought is observed for the first time during battle.[12]
Security Act of 2649 is passed.[11]

.03: Bill Wilson is promoted as an Admiral.[11]

2650
Amity Aristee begins plot to take over the Olympus.[70]
Pigrims begin constructing the new hopper drive they had been developing over the last 10-20 years.[71]
Tiger's claw finally repaired, but was never quite the same.[72]
2651
Sandra Gregarov begins to receive secret intelligence reports regarding the pilgrims.[73]
William Santyana leaves the Confederation service.[74] His daughter Lacey Santyana is born.[75]
Issue of Practical Science is published.
Advanced Theories of Space Navigation is published by the Confederation Academy Publishing on Earth.[9]
.290
Battle of Repleetah
.11
Arete Wilson dies.[11]
2652
The first reported sighting of a Thrakhra-class ConCom.
Sandra Gregarov is made Space Marshal of the Confederation, the highest position in the Confederacy.[76]
.10
Richard Bellegarde is promoted as a Commodore.[11]
.097
Pegasus Base is again attacked by Kilrathi.[53]
2653
Student's Encyclopedia, 123rd Edition is published on Earth.[8]
Confed Military Installation Index, 2653 edition is published.[53]
.084
Blair interviered by Jillian Ickes.[77]
.092
Blair interviewed further by Ickes.[77]
.099
Blair is interviewed further by Ickes.[77]
.103
Ickes writes psychological report about Blair to Tolwyn.[77]
July
Geoff Tolwyn gives Taggart his heirloom ring.[78]
.246
.264
Lt. Kendel Kendrick is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.270
LT. JG Amhar Bagheer is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.282
Roosevelt Sullivan is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.292
Camilla Saint James and Prem Krishu are killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.296
Hermione Alexander is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.299
Harlan Elliott and Scala Scotia are killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.306
Constantine Andropolous is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.307
Samhain Samuell is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.309
Clarence McCloud, Daoud People and Lilly Belle are killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.312
Farrell Malph and Xiou Wilson are killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.315
Gabriella Carpentinu is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.365
Edmund Warbarch, Helen Condon, Sinjean Brun and Serene Sandalabra are killed near Cairo III in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
2654
.001
Melanie Maxwell dies.[79]
.002
.020
Bi-Annual Pilot Evaluations by Paul Gerald.
.012
Confederation intelligence issues a report on the Kilrathi Stealth Fighter[63]
February
Q1
Christopher Blair and Todd Marshall graduate from the Terran Confederation Space Academy on Hilthros.[80]
Christopher Blair and Todd Marshall graduate from the CSF Flight School on Sirius/TCS Formidable.[81]
Formidable is assigned to Vega Sector.
.042
Interview with Geoffrey Tolwyn] in Jubilee Magazine by Davis Davis.
Wim Campesi and BJ Wilamett are killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.045
Chakra Yanklip is killed in action against the Kilrathi.[79]
.056
James Taggart sends a letter to Geoffrey Tolwyn as he is ready to go out with the Diligent.[82]
.070
The TCS Tiger's Claw is in Roberts Quadrant, Vega Sector.
William Jefferson and Kien Chen (aka Vince, Charles) are recorded to be killed while on a classified mission (location deleted by Confed Security) against the Kilrathi.[79]
.071
Report on Kilrathi Skipper Missile is updated.[63]
.074 (March 15)
Jeannette Deveraux compiles a letter to Mrs. Chen.[83]
Aided by Pilgrim terrorists, a Kilrathi fleet destroys Pegasus Station securing a way to Earth.
Vince "Bossman" Chen (ship 35) is seen and believed to have been killed this time during a sortie near the Enyo system.[84]
.075 (March 16)
Semi-Annual Report to Confederation Headquarters covering the period of 2653.245-2654.075 is submitted.
0130
Blair, Taggart and Marshall reach the Tiger Claw after jumping through the Scylla.
Upon landing in Bay C, Blair and Marshall look at the Hornets, Scimitars, Broadswords, Raptors and F44-A Rapiers.
Blair discovers the F44-A Rapier 35.
Blair meets Gerald.
0200
Gerald leads Blair and Marshall to the Bridge. Blair gives secret intelligence report from Tolwyn to Sansky.
Blair and Marshall go to another hanger bay lined with CF-117b Rapiers. Blair discovers the Rapier 13.
Blair and Marshall then leave for the Rec Room.
0330
0930
1130
1330
1415
1430
.076 (March 17)
0300
0400
0500
0530
0600
0630
0700
0800
0900
1000
1030
1100
1130
1200
1245
1259
1330
1315 (Zulu Time)
Kilrathi fleet are engaged by Terran ships and Tiger's Claw which delays the enemy advance. Tolwyn turns the tables and eliminates the entire fleet.[36][23]
.077 (March 18)
1900 (Local Time)
Pilgrim traitors capture the cruiser Olympus carrying an experimental weapon. An unmarked Olympus attacks Mylon III.
.079
1100 (Imperial Standard Time)
1500 (Confederation Standard Time)
1930 (IST)
2300 (CST)
.080
0600 (CST)
0730 (CST)
.082
Holy Day of Acclivity, Carver Tsu II goes into solitude.
1430 (CST)
2200 (IST)
.083
0600 (CST)
.085
Vukar's fleet reached the midpoints between LaFayette and Tamayo.
.088
0400 (CST)
0510 (CST)
2200 (CST)
.089
Brotur Carver Tsu leaves solitude.
.095
0900 (CST)
.098
0330 (IST)
.112 (Z Minus 46 Days Tolwyn Clock)
0730 (CST)
.113
1100 (IST)
2230 (CST)
.114
0022 (CST)
0055 (CST)
0122 (CST)
.128
0900 (CST)
1000 (CST)
1045 (CST)

Humans and Kilrathi try to stop the Olympus and capture its technology. The weapon is ultimately disabled, but the Olympus escapes.[85]

.130
0800 (CST)
.133
1830 (LT)
.136
Tiger Claw returns to Netheranya in Hell's Kitchen to assist in the blockade of the planet.
.137
0900 (CST)
1300 (CST)
2230 (CST)
.139
Winnegard records report and sends it to CS Concordia.
.142
1120 (CST)
1145 (CST)
1700 (CST)
1800 (CST)
1810 (CST)
.148
0900 (CST)
1300 (IST)
.150
2200 (LT)
.151
1900 (LT)
.153
1300 (CST)
1400 (CST)
1730 (CST)
1910 (CST)
.155
0800 (CST)
President Vasura of the Terran Confederation commits suicide over her corrupt dealings with Space Marshal Gregarov.[86]
.156
0215 (CST)
.157
0700 (CST)
The captured Space Marshal Sandra Gregarov poisons herself shortly after following orders from Bellegarde to order Lyndestal back to bomb Promise, McDaniel's World. Richard sends in medics to try to save her.
1841 (CST)
2355
.158
0048 (CST)
0315 (CST)
0330 (CST)
Ivar Chu McDaniel appears before the Confederation Senate and offers his plan to end the war. He gives them the choice to return any Pilgrims who choose to, to go with him to the Pilgrim's system a hundred billion millenia away from Earth. In return he would free all captured forces; people and vehicles and return them to the Confederation, to the Kilrathi Empire, and anywhere else they had been taken from. Both the Terrans and embattled Pilgrims agreed to the trade.
0700 (CST)

Ivar Chu McDaniel's speech ends.

.163
0900 (CST)

Later that year, the CF-144 Rapiers] are phased out and replaced with the F-44 Rapier II[87]

.193
The pilgrims who decided to return with McDaniel had finally prepared themselves after a month, and left the galaxy.
2657
Rollout of the new version or replacement to the Bengal-class Strike Carrier.[12]
Projected date that Kilrathi Skipper Missiles will be common in the Arsenal.[63]

Movie Scene OrderEdit

The movie is light on specific dates, and references, and follows a different order than the novels (which are more directly tied into the game/novel/manual universe). This section breaks down the order of movie events by scene, and given in-movie military time.

Movie ScenesEdit

2154
Pilgrims begin exploring space.
2614
Pilgrims jump pulsars for the last time.
26XX

6:00

Start of the Kilrathi War.
2654
.74 (March 15)
0900 hours (Zulu Time) :Pegasus Asteroid base Is destroyed.
0023:21 15
Time on Encoded message.
.75 (March 16)
0800 (+17 hours)
Blair arrives on Tiger's Claw and delivers encoded message from Tolwyn.
Following this he goes into one of the ship's hanger bays lined with the CF-117 Rapiers and dicovers Rapier 13 once belonged to Bossman "Charles" Chen.
1100
Concordia battlegroup, 18 hours from earth.

NotesEdit

  1. Wilson's birthdate in the Handbook is 2498, which would make him almost 150 years old in the movie! Star*Soldier notes this is likely due to advanced Confederatiom medicine.

In the Handbook, the book gives several histories and conflicting dates for when the Pilgrim War/s began or ended. At least one reference says a war ended 2629, another spot says it began in 2631 and ended in 2635. Another section says a war began in 2635 and ended in 2639. The Pilgrim Alliance is said to have been devolved or implied to have been defeated in 2629, 2635, and 2639.

The novels makes references to Pilgrim War ending twenty years before the events of the books or about 2634.

The Handbook and the Novel gives out two different dates for when Bengal-class strike carrier/carrier was developed. The novel chose to reference the continuity of Wing Commander I for the Strike Carrier as mentioned in Claw Marks. The shakedown flight in 2644 is a date taken from the WC1 Claw Marks as well, as is the delaying action of 2649, and reference to Custer's Carnival.

A ring had been in Tolwyn's family for sixteen generations[88].A generation is 25 years (according to the handbook). This would place it about 2254 (by that calculation), however the novel places it in 1941 (the shooting script of the movie also notes this).

Angel blocked out a memory when she was 4 or 5 years old.[89] At sixteen Mikhail left her for the marines.[90] She learned of his death six months later. She had owned Pierre for ten years before the dog died.[91]

Bellegarde appears to have been given two birthdates (between the handbook and the novels). Bellegarde cut off an affair he had been having for three years, he had been married to his wife Melissa for twenty-one years.[92]

There are at least two different "death" dates given for the character of "Chen" in the Handbook and the Novel. Four days before the movie in the handbook, and around the same time Pegasus was destroyed in the novel.

James' family are said have died in 2613 in the Handbook, but Pilgrim Truth may suggest they actually survived up to 2632. Note that first event occurs in a period which records were suspiciously destroyed, and the second occurs in a period when Taggart's whereabouts were relatively 'classified' and he was working independently within Intelligence.

Both Pilgrim Stars, and the first few chapters of Pilgrim Truth overlaps the starting date of Enyo during the Vega Campaign in Wing Commander I (or starting date of any campaign in the game), 2654.110.

2654.110 is just the publication date of Claw Marks in Super Wing Commander, not necessarily the date of Enyo or any other campaign.

Wing Commander I and II: The Ultimate Strategy Guide references would seemingly puts Enyo well after the movie timeline around late august to early September (around .222). Venice ends around .287 the campaign occurs between August and October. However, the extended LaFong timeline from the bible, starts Enyo series around .085 or well before the .110 date from the game (the .110 date is seemingly ignored by most sources other than being the publishing date for the Claw Marks issue).

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