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Date Inconsistencies
Posted By: BachusDate: 9/22/01 2:00 p.m.

In Response To: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' Text (Chlazza)

A short timeline connecting Marathon and Halo (Thanks Hamish!):

2164: INTERPLANETARY WAR

2170: EXPANSION

2194: War between Icarus and Thermopylae

2206: Crash of Traxus IV.

2214: United Interplanetary League sets up rules for the appropriate use and storage of Battleroids.

2291: FASTER THAN LIGHT

2310: FIRST WAVE

2362: THE ODYSSEY

2390: INNER COLONIES

2395: Purchase of Deimos from Free holders by UESG.

2405: Marathon project begins pre-construction phase.

2408: Deimos conversion begins.

2442: Third Martian War begins.

2445: Third Martian War ends after four years of fighting.

2472: Marathon completed sixty four years after coversion begins. The Marathon launches.

2490: THE BIRTH OF THE OUTER COLONIES

2530: THE COVENANT WAR BEGINS

2531: THE BATTLE OF HARVEST

2535: THE OUTER COLONY MASSACRED

2536: THE SIEGE OF THE INNER COLONIES

2552 AND BEYOND: HALO

2773: Marathon arrives at Tau Ceti.

2787: Colony on Tau Ceti established.

2794 07/25: Marathon attacked by Pfhor.

2794 10/25: Pfhor arrive at Tau Ceti. Colony destroyed.

2811: Durandal arrives at Lh'owon.

c. 2861: Tycho clones help the Pfhor delay their defeat to around this date

2881: Pfhor system sacked by the combined fleets of Earth and the S'pht'Kr.

2886: Leela's light-speed warning message reaches Earth.

12811: Durandal returns to Earth in a Jjaro dreadnought he calls Manus Celer Dei.

As you can see, the two universes clearly don't match up. While the Covenant war could take place during the flight of the Marathon, the earlier events couldn't have both happened. In the Marathon universe, the Marathon is the first colony ship and doesn't have FTL engines. In the Halo universe they developed FTL engines and were beginning to colonize nearly 200 years prior to the launch of the Marathon.

If the two universes really are connected, Bungie's going to need some Jjaro magic to explain things.

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Bachus

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Replies:

Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextChlazza 9/21/01 3:32 p.m.
     Re: Yowza. Hamish take note... (nt) *NM*mnemesis 9/21/01 4:15 p.m.
     impressive *NM*Still Thinking 9/21/01 4:36 p.m.
           Wow..Mojo 9/21/01 5:09 p.m.
     Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextFerrex (Dead) 9/21/01 5:15 p.m.
           Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextClaude Errera 9/21/01 5:22 p.m.
           Re: Complete 'Early Conflicts' TextDispatcher 9/21/01 5:57 p.m.
                 Re: Complete 'Early Conflicts' TextEric Trautmann 9/24/01 11:33 p.m.
                       Re: Complete 'Early Conflicts' TextClaude Errera 9/25/01 1:07 a.m.
                             Halo Bible, sorta.Dispatcher 9/25/01 9:16 p.m.
                                   Re: Halo Bible, sorta.Claude Errera 9/26/01 7:29 a.m.
                                         Re: Halo Bible, sorta.Lophan 9/26/01 9:11 a.m.
                                               Re: Halo Bible, sorta.Claude Errera 9/26/01 9:20 a.m.
                                                     Re: Halo Bible, sorta.Dispatcher 9/26/01 7:27 p.m.
                                                           Re: Halo Bible, sorta.Claude Errera 9/27/01 1:36 a.m.
                                                                 Ya had to be there.Dispatcher 9/27/01 5:53 p.m.
                                                     Re: Halo Bible, sorta.Martin Antell 9/26/01 11:02 p.m.
                                         Re: Halo Bible, sorta.Eric Trautmann 9/27/01 10:33 a.m.
                             Re: Complete 'Early Conflicts' TextEric Trautmann 9/27/01 1:40 p.m.
           Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextCunbelin the Insane 9/22/01 2:28 a.m.
                 Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextSoapstone 9/22/01 10:20 a.m.
                       Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextCunbelin the Insane 9/22/01 11:10 p.m.
           Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' Textjamesa 9/25/01 9:27 p.m.
     Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextHamish Sinclair 9/22/01 1:18 a.m.
           Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextChlazza 9/22/01 10:11 a.m.
     Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextCunbelin the Insane 9/22/01 2:06 a.m.
           Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextMr Tree 9/22/01 4:25 a.m.
                 Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextHippieman [B.Org] 9/22/01 7:30 a.m.
                 Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextFei 9/22/01 9:49 a.m.
     Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' Text[Tycho?] 9/22/01 1:35 p.m.
           Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' TextNarcogen 9/25/01 3:29 a.m.
     Date InconsistenciesBachus 9/22/01 2:00 p.m.
           Re: Date InconsistenciesInverted Sock Puppet 9/22/01 6:06 p.m.
                 Re: Date InconsistenciesReconN 9/22/01 6:11 p.m.
                       Re: Date InconsistenciesCharles D. Clifford 9/22/01 7:30 p.m.
                             Re: Date InconsistenciesNoNameBrand 9/23/01 5:46 a.m.
                                   Re: Date InconsistenciesNarcogen 9/25/01 4:05 a.m.
                                   Re: Date InconsistenciesDaedelus 9/25/01 9:58 a.m.
                             Re: Date InconsistenciesMichael 9/23/01 1:17 p.m.
                       Re: Date InconsistenciesNarcogen 9/25/01 3:48 a.m.
                             Unecessary ActionsSoapstone 9/25/01 10:44 a.m.
                                   Re: Unecessary ActionsReconN 9/29/01 10:40 a.m.
                                         Re: Unecessary ActionsSoapstone 9/29/01 2:27 p.m.
                                               Re: Unecessary ActionsReconN 9/29/01 3:05 p.m.
                 *Thud thud thud*Elendale 9/24/01 12:14 a.m.
           Re: Date InconsistenciesAcid Core 9/24/01 2:49 a.m.
                 Re: Date InconsistenciesNarcogen 9/25/01 4:22 a.m.
                       Re: Date InconsistenciesGary Kamchungry 9/25/01 11:52 p.m.
           Also, think about this:Daedelus 9/25/01 10:08 a.m.
                 Re: Also, think about this:Rahmeve 9/27/01 2:46 p.m.
                       Re: Also, think about this:REB 9/27/01 4:20 p.m.
                 Re: Also, think about this:ReconN 9/29/01 11:50 a.m.
     Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' Text *NM*ya 9/24/01 6:19 a.m.
     Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' Text (German)-[CFS]-MoD 9/24/01 7:03 a.m.
           Re: Compleate 'Early Conflicts' Text (German)Paris 9/26/01 7:35 p.m.



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