The major milestones for our plot.
The Order of the Crows forms at Streganna Castle, devoted to keeping a balance between Dark and Light in the world.
or thereabouts. Shadow magic is discovered and the first Shadow Hunters are created. Over the next few centuries they are the greatest dark wizards ever seen until they inexplicably disappear.
Dec 31: Tom Marvolo Riddle born
July 31: Harry Potter born
May 2: Harry Potter defeats Lord Voldemort
Oct: Fendrel Pentreath born
Jan: Fendrel falls for a young witch who spurns his advances. He rapes her and is imprisoned in Azkaban for it.
October 31: Lucian Shadow born and left at orphanage
Jan 20: Lycanth Maitland born
Jan: Fendrel is released from Azkaban and founds the new incarnation of the Shadow Hunters.
Nov: Fendrel finds Lucian and begins to train him in 'shadow magic'
September 1: Isolde Vogt becomes Head of the Hogwarts Board Governors.
Aug: Cairo Latanya joins the Brotherhood under the reign of Fendrel Pentreath as Sloth Second.
Jan 1: Lucian Shadow (Wrath) now heads the Brotherhood and starts to recruit new members. Alongside him are Constantine Frost (Pride), Adrian Demondes (Envy), James Fairweather (Greed), Noah Basisk (Gluttony), and Hunter Nesset (Lust).
April 20: Daily Prophet Headlines- Minister James Rutherford ascends to power.
June 13: Daily Prophet Headlines- Rue Faulkner, wife of Auror Silas Faulkner, is tortured brutally. No perpetrator is discovered, though she becomes a regular member of the Spell Damage ward.
June 14: Silas Faulkner retires as an Auror.
April: Daily Prophet Headlines-Lycanth applies, and is accepted, for the position of Headmistress of Hogwarts for the next school year
July: Lycanth is bitten by a werewolf.
Oct 31: Daily Prophet Headlines- Adrien Demondes dies in a Halloween battle. A dance at Hogwarts is infiltrated by the Brotherhood, a mole having lead them in. Various students and Professors are injured, however, only Demondes is believed dead.
Nov 1: Lucian Shadow learns of the existence of a very powerful ring once owned by the Demondes family.
Charms Professor James Fairweather leaves the school, citing extreme stress and exhaustion.
Dec: Gavin Todd takes up the mantle of Envy within the Brotherhood.
September 1: Professor Sol Vitex becomes Slytherin Head of House and Defence Against the Dark Arts Professor. Alongside him, Professor Nuala Moriarty becomes Ravenclaw House Head and Professor of Transfiguration.
October 11: Noah Basisk (Gluttony) dies mysteriously. It's linked to an unknown trade agreement gone sour.
Jan 24: Henrik Ullrengar joines the Brotherhood, replacing the late Basisk as Gluttony Core.
April 24: James Fairweather admits to Lucian Shadow that he has an incurable disease. Lucian Shadow makes a vow to him to allow Lycanth Maitland to live a long life.
April 27: Professor James Fairweather returns in attempt to reclaim his job at Hogwarts.
June 12: Professor James Fairweather resigns from his post as Charms Professor, having been diagnosed with an incurable illness.
July 12: A new Charms Professor and Gryffindor Head of House and Potions Professor hired at Hogwarts; Professors Amelia Lancaster and Jia Li Tsai.
September 1: Silas Faulkner starts working as the Librarian of Hogwarts.
October 20: Cosmina Mondragon meets Lucian Shadow for the first time.
November 1: James Fairweather, member of the Brotherhood as Greed, passes away from cancer.
December 25: Niven Quarterlight is welcomed into Brotherhood as the core Greed member.
December 31: Daily Prophet Headlines- An attack on Hogsmeade arrives during the New Year's Eve Festivities, announcing the presence of a terrorist group ravaging the United Kingdom.
January 4: Daily Prophet Headlines- Melora Devlin is put on trial for the murder of her father. Found 'not guilty' due to possession by a Dark Ring- The Demondes Ring.
January 6: Nurse Isabel Silveira begins working at the Hogwarts School of Magic.
January 19: Daily Prophet Headlines- James Rutherford is replaced as Minister by Glorinda Maire Eldridge. He's discovered of plotting with werewolves to create more werewolves and sent to Azkaban.
February 2: Caretaker Meera Shah replaces Caretaker O'Brien at Hogwarts after his retirement.
April 1: Daily Prophet Headlines- Hogsmeade hosts a Carnival, however, it is attacked by a mysterious terrorist group. Several students and adults are kidnapped. They return after being tortured and imprisoned.
April 24: Cosmina Mondragon starts the Sirens, an all-female group devoted to the Brotherhood's purpose, serving them.
April 25: Silas Faulkner and Lycanth Maitland discuss the possibility of starting a group with like-minded people to fight against the terrorist group that seems to have started.
June 12: Felix Belrose is welcomed to the Brotherhood as Lust Core.
June 19: Mythology Professor Scott Flanner retires, unable to deal with the traumatic experiences back in April.
June 22: Aris Torosyan joins the Brotherhood as Envy Second.
July 15: Daily Prophet Headlines- St. Mungo's hosts a benefit concert in Hogsmeade, launching new talent Claire Martin as the lead singer. Unfortunately the concert is interrupted by the mysterious murder of Kohaku Tachibana, a famous Puddlemere starting Seeker.
August 1: Gryffindor Head of House and Charms Professor Amelia Lancaster takes her official leave of Hogwarts.
August 3: Lycanth Maitland broaches the topic of starting a group against the terrorist cell with Sol Vitex.
August 14: Daily Prophet Headlines- The last time Niven Quarterlight is seen. His treasures, including Melora Devlin, are released back to reality, but little is known about the circumstances of their disappearance.
August 19: Daily Prophet Headlines- Undersecretary Charles Seymour is arrested in connection to the Death of the Minister of Magic by Silas Faulkner and Auror Aston Sharpe. He's revealed to be a Dark Wizard as well, connected to the torture of Rue Faulkner.
September 1: Silas Faulkner, Aerya Drogos and Théo Dubois begin the term as the Gryffindor Head of House and History Professor, Care of Magical Creatures, and Apparition Professor respectively.
September 11: Kalashnikov, Master Assassin for the Crows, is seen for the last time before disappearing mysteriously.
September 19: Daily Prophet Headlines- Minister Zachary Wright comes to power for the Ministry of England.
Meanwhile, Lazare Martin D'Aubigne is welcomed into the Brotherhood, replacing Quarterlight as Greed Core.
Oct 1: Algernon Evenstoke is welcomed into the Brotherhood as Wrath Second.
Oct 2: Daily Prophet Headlines- The Ministry of Magic hosts the Gold Rush Scavenger Hunt. It kicks off with great pomp, each of the 11 teams being assigned riddles to solve and going to various locations. Several Hogwarts students in attendance, but the event ends in disaster when the final clues, tiny golden balls, explode upon contact, leaving several injured, and killing one First Year Ravenclaw girl, Sayuri Shimizu
October 3: Silas Faulkner, Lycanth Maitland and Sol Vitex make the decision to launch GOLD, a team devoted to the eradication of the Dark Group spreading across the United Kingdom.
Oct 11: Daily Prophet Headlines- Caradoc Guinness takes the role as Head of the Auror Office after the last head, Jeremiah Vincent, is offered the role of the Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement.
Oct 15: Daily Prophet Headlines- Minister Zachary Wright makes a a speech, his first public appearance, about the matter of the Gold Rush bombings.
Nov 15: The Order of the Crows falls to the infighting at the lack of leadership. The Order disbands, the assassins each going their own way.
Oct 31: Daily Prophet Headlines- Head Mistress Maitland vanishes before the Halloween Dance, alongside a first year Hufflepuff student. The two incidents are unrelated.
Dec 1: Hufflepuff House Head John Smith decides to take his leave, giving his month notice, and is replaced by new Arithmancy Professor Bree Sturridge come the start of the January term.
Dec 20: Daily Prophet Headlines- The Minister of Magic, Zachary Wright, presents the Order of Merlin Third Class awards to those who survived the Gold Rush Scavenger Hunt, as well as those who showed immense courage in response to the event.
Dec 29: Daily Prophet Headlines-
An arrest is made by Aurors Aston Sharpe and Theresa Murdock regarding the Gold Rush Bombings. Greed Second, Mortimer Sempers, is taken in for investigation.
Dec 31: Daily Prophet Headlines-
A trade is organized between the terrorist group and GOLD members, Ministry Aurors are brought in, for the Ring that cursed Melora Devlin in exchange for Headmistress Lycanth Maitland. The trade occurs in the road between Hogsmeade and Hogwarts, however the fighting spills over into the town. Innocent by-standers and celebrators of the New Year in Hogsmeade around the Three Broomsticks and Honeydukes are caught in the ensuing scuffle. Honeydukes is closed from here on for repairs. Among the dead are Hogwarts Nurse Isabel Silveira and ex-Caretaker Meera Shah.
Jan 3: Professors Bree Sturridge, Thomas Calhoun, Sorcha Frost, and Aldous Aarden begin teaching at Hogwarts as Arithmancy Professor and Hufflepuff Head of House, Mythology Professor, Astronomy Professor, and Muggle Studies professors respectively. Mairiad Roarke becomes the new School Librarian.