Star Wars: Shades of Good and Evil
The Prehistoric Era
c. 13,000,000,000 BBY
The galaxy is formed.1
c. 5,000,000,000 BBY
Life emerges on Goroth Prime.2
c. 10,000,000 BBY
High volcanic activity on Esseles.3
c. 3,000,000 BBY
An asteroid collides with the planet Vinsoth, killing most life on its surface. The remaining survivors evolve into the Chevin.4
c. 2,006,200 BBY
The Columi first evolve.
c. 2,004,200 BBY
The Columi take to trees and begin to develop for arboreal life.
c. 2,002,200 BBY
The Columi learn to use tools.
c. 2,002,000 BBY
The Columi, with their newly acquired skill of mining for minerals, begin building tree spanning cities.
c. 2,000,000 BBY
The Columi achieve interstellar travel for the first time.5 They will do this again in 100,000 BBY 6
Wookiees begin to evolve on Kashyyyk.4
Beggar’s Canyon is formed on Tatooine.
Sullustans evolve underground on Sullust.
The Pelgrin construct their Oracle. It lasts for some two million years.
An asteroid hits the homeworld of the Tempestro race. The remaining survivors adopt an arboreal lifestyle.
c. 1,000,000 BBY
Feeling threatened by the Celestials, the Sharu go underground and hide their cities in order to protect themselves.
The Corellian system is presumably formed by the Celestials.
c. 999,975 BBY
Sernpidal takes Dobido as its moon.
c. 600,000 BBY
Scientists trace the origins of the Ibliton back to 600,000 BBY.7
c. 499,989 BBY
By this time, according to Dr. Corellia Antilles, most sentient species have records decipherable to modern historians.8
c. 300,000 BBY
The Gree civilization enters its golden age.clarify9
c. 100,000 BBY
The planet Coruscant is now covered entirely by its principal city, later known as Galactic City.10 At some point, apparently before this coverage by the city, the battle between the Taung and Zhell occurs on Coruscant, after which darkness covers the planet for two years due to an erupting volcano.11
The Sith race begins to develop their culture and civilization on the planet Korriban.
The Columi, after (re)learning the art of interstellar travel, survey Coruscant and Duro, dismissing them as “primitive” disappointments.12
The Kwa construct the Infinity Gate12 and the Star Temples on Dathomir.
Civilization on Goroth Prime begins with an agricultural society.
c. 57,000 BBY
Utapau is colonized4 by humanoid species that would later evolve into the Pau’an and Utai species.
After the discovery of the Force
c. 36,463 BBY
Philosophers and scientists from several star systems gather on Tython to share mystical knowledge.
The Force is discovered.
The Je’daii Order is founded.
The arrival of Force-sensitives on Tython triggers a force storm that would go unrivaled for 10,000 years.
c. 35,000 BBY
The Castle Lands of Oroboro are built by the Killiks on Alderaan.
The Infinite Empire of the Rakata, which uses the Force (or at least its Dark Side), is officially established.13
c. 33,598 BBY
The central control system of the Infinite Empire’s terraformation project on Kashyyyk receives what ultimately proves to be the final communication from its builders. 241 galactic standard years later, the system would eventually malfunction and causes a hyper-acceleration in the growth of the Kashyyyk forests, ultimately resulting in the development of the current planetary climate.
c. 33,357 BBY
The Rakatan terraforming computer on Kashyyyk malfunctions, causing a hyper–acceleration in the growth of the planet’s forests.14
c. 30,000 BBY
The Infinite Empire reaches its peak and constructs the Star Forge.15
The Killiks are driven from Alderaan and Alsakan.
The Sith King Adas unifies the Sith nations on Korriban.
c. 28,000 BBY
Reign of King Adas over the Sith begins. He unifies the Sith nations on Korriban.16
Heretical Sith exiles first travel to Tund.17 They will evolve as the Sorcerers of Tund.
c. 27,700 BBY
The Rakata arrive on Korriban. Adas leads the Sith to victory over the alien invaders but is killed in the process.
c. 27,500 BBY
The first Human colonists land on Alderaan.18
Devaronians and Gossams both experiment with the tumble hyperdrive, which allowed risky jumps of uncontrolled length and duration. (Approximate date)19
Humans settle the Tion Cluster in sleeper ships. (Approximate date)20
The Morodins colonized Varonat.21
c. 26,000 BBY
The Library of Xer is built on Criton’s Point.
The Cult of M’dweshuu is formed on the Nikto homeworld of Kintan.
Alsakan is colonized by Humans from Coruscant in the colony ship, Kuat Explorer.
c. 25,793 BBY
Several Tythan scholars begin to use their knowledge of the Force to pursue power. A conflict ensues which devastates Tython.22
Birth of the Jedi, death of the Rakata
c. 25,783 BBY
The Jedi Order forms from the ashes of Tython’s Force Wars.22
c. 25,200 BBY
A Major plague sweeps through the galaxy that kills only Rakata. As a result of this, twinned with subject species rebellions, the Infinite Empire collapses.15
The Kitel Phard dynasty is founded on Atrisia.
c. 25,150 BBY
Xer began the expansion of the Kingdom of Argai, finally known as Xer’s Empire.23
c. 25,130 BBY
The reign of Xim the Despot begins.10
c. 25,127 BBY
Xim the Despot, having taken control of the Tion Cluster and the Livien League, expands his conquests to surrounding areas of the galaxy.24
c. 25,126 BBY
Felucia, Galidraan, and Janodral Mizar are absorbed into Xim’s empire as Xim expands his borders from the Kingdom of Cron. Absorption of the Thanium Worlds begins.
c. 25,125 BBY
The empire of Xim the Despot begins to flourish in the Outer Rim’s Tion Hegemony.
c. 25,120 BBY
The war-robots of Xim the Despot are introduced.
The Kiirium Reaches start to be absorbed in the Xim’s empire.
c. 25,116 BBY
The Thanium Worlds were by now absorbed into Xim’s empire as Xim expanded his borders from the Kingdom of Cron.
c. 25,102 BBY
The Battle of Ko Vari is fought between the Hutt Empire and the empire of Xim the Despot.
c. 25,100 BBY
The First, Second and Third Battles of Vontor are fought between the Hutts and Xim the Despot.
According to Tionese history, Xim the Despot is killed at Vontor, but he is actually captured and later dies as a slave in the dungeons of Kossak Inijic Ar’durv on Varl.
The Treaty of Vontor is signed.
The Hutts gain control of the Si’Klaata Cluster.
c. 25,096 BBY
Xim’s empire continues its fallen emperor’s conquests of the galaxy near the Tion Cluster, completing the subjugation of the Kiirium Reaches.25