Terran Date*Title/Event
1945   Mar. 22 Startled Allies
1995   Dec. 24

Grandma’s Grandma 

1996 Future Youth - Dual entry
2060-2106 Martian Iron Rush; Abundant iron & titanium supplies make possible mankind’s push into space.
2065* The Bombala Mines Fast Draw
2066* The Spectacular Duster Jig of Black-eyed Gadson
2068   October*

Pinch of Cinnamon

2068*

Proper Attitude
 

2068*

12:70
 

2068*

The Alba Patera Turkey Shoot 

2069   June*

Sign of Iron 

2071*

Under Fire 

2073   May 9 First documented riping.
2075*

Shot Through 

2076* Bottleneck Harbor
2080   Sep. 10

Throwing Up Sashes 

2116   Jun 7

A Piñata for Juanita Novella (multiple entries) 

2140   Jan. 12 Stone Rainbow
2221   Jun. 13 Redeeming the Plumb
2227-2233 Troid Piracy War; foreshadows the upcoming Terran/Martian Wars.
2227 Dead Man’s Chest
2245 The Hoboken Disaster; marking the first faster-than-light travel. Max. FTL: 200
2246 Petersen’s Porcine Pilot
2257   May 25

Reentry 

2250   May 9 Horizons
2263 Hyperidor ships are created, allowing cheap emigration to Earth-type planets. Max. FTL: 1000
2271 Future Youth Novel - Dual entry
2293   Feb. 25

Career Choice 

2300 Mankind's societal "center" shifts from Earth to the Deerkin System.
2306   Sep. 8

Passage 

2373-2389 Terran/Martian Wars; Mars’ population is decimated and the planet abandoned.
2373 Terran/Martian Wars Novel
2380   Apr. 20,

Red Bastard 

2390   Dec. 25

Ghost of Christmas Last

2394   Apr. 30

Hannah Twelve 

2415   Aug. 15 Clippings
2415   Aug. 24 Legacy
2415   Nov. 16 PROMISE TIDE
2432   May 12 TAU
2439   May 30 Opus In Red 
2476 Hardened Soul - Date approximate
2586 McDonald Phase Unit developed, allowing phased mass to pass through mass.
2600 Wendy Rajmir stories, novels - Date estimated.
2665   Sep. 10 Left Shoulder Down
2676   Nov. 13 SHARDS: Book One
2679   Apr. 21 SHARDS: Book Two
2679   Jun. 15 SHARDS: Book Three
2679   Oct. 23 SHARDS: Book Four
2679   Mar. 1 Hitting Bottom
2679   Jun. 3 The Tokyo Saki Brawl
2690   Oct. 20 Painful Joy
2735 Combining of McDonald Phase and singularity drive technologies push max. FTL to 106+
2751 First use of Pentrinsic Code - "Magic" is created.
2800 Mankind's societal "center" shifts from Deerkin to Coda System
2898 A Piñata for Juanita Novella (multiple entries) 
2953   Oct. 12 Pop Quiz
2965   Oct. 23 The Third Corollary
2965-3006 Six Planets Wars
2965 Diminished Heroes - Date approximate
2981 Unlimited Mass Transgates are created, allowing for travel through the puterverse.
2981   Oct. 30 Student of the Lesson
3007 A Higher Standard - Date approximate
3008-3009 Boson Shiv Incidents; final major conflict involving Earth before its destruction.
3014   May 30 Soldier’s Burden
3014   Oct. 11 Mind’s Eye Inward
3030 Counting to i
3039 Kerri Marks founds Trinary Collective of Musers in Centaur system, 6500 light years from Earth.
3040 homo Magicus race begins.
3049   Apr. 3 Jenny
3062   May 9 Outside The Lines
3062   May 23 The Cheat
3062   Sep. 1 Miranda's Hope
3098 Compressed Plane Insertion drives invented by Jenn Navarra, eliminating need for fusion engines.
3153   Apr 3 Troublemaker
3169   Nov 23 Garnwalling the Yokel
3190-3340 Centaur’s Gambit: The 150 Years War. Period of war and unrest for all mankind.
3200 The Tabloid Adventures of Nathaniel and Horace - Date estimated
3353 Earth ceases to exist, no further Sol-based novels
3400  
3450 Neural Mass Folding implemented, allowing for near instantaneous travel at any distance.
3491   Dec. 25 Whitey’s Gift

Dates are set by opening of novel/story, discounting minor prologues

  • Finished Novels are in Red
  • Finished Shorts are in Blue
  • Unfinished Novels are in Magenta
  • Unfinished Shorts are in Light Blue
  • Significant technological/historical events in the Shards Universe are in Green
  • Major wars are in Dark Green.

* indicates fictional date (H.K. Devonshire stories only)

Other novels have been scripted, but as yet have neither dates nor titles.