Year 0 AL: Aegon’s Landing setting about the Targaryen Conquest of Westeros.
Year 10 AL: Orys Baratheon takes to wife the daughter of the Storm King and is granted his lands, his castle, and his heraldry by King Aegon.
Year 131 AL: Dance of the Dragons – Ser Criston Cole, Lord Commander of the Kingsguard at the time of the death of Viserys I, convinced his son Aegon II to claim the rule of the Seven Kingdoms as his father lay dying. This led to the war between Aegon and his elder sister Rhaenyra, whom Viserys had long groomed as his successor. Ser Criston became known as the Kingmaker, and ultimately died because of his actions. It was later claimed that he acted from ambition, or to defend ancient Andal custom giving precedence to sons over daughters, or because he had once had an affair with Rhaenyra until she spurned him. Storm’s End declares for Aegon.
Year 158 AL: Conquest of Dorne – King Daeron I leads an army into Dorne to complete Aegon’s conquest of Westeros.
Year 161 AL: The Conquest of Dorne ends with the death of Lord Tyrell, governor of Dorne, when scorpions are dropped on him while lying in bed.
Year 196 AL: The Blackfyre Pretenders – Aegon IV legitimized all his bastards on his deathbed, and the pain, grief, war, and murder that wrought lasted five generations because of the Blackfyre pretenders.
Year 255-260 AL: The War of the Ninepenny Kings erupts when the Band of Nine, including Maelys Blackfyre, conquers the Free City of Tyrosh and the Stepstones before plotting an attack on the Seven Kingdoms. Brynden Tully distinguishes himself in the war. Ser Barristan Selmy kills Maelys the Monstrous in single combat, thus ending the War.
Year 259-262 AL: The Tragedy of Summerhall. The Targaryen summer palace burns down. King Aegon V and others are killed. Prince Rhaegar Targaryen is born to Aegon’s grandson Prince Aerys and his sister-wife Rhaella. Jaehaerys II succeeds Aegon but dies only a few years later. Reign of King Aerys II Targaryen begins, he names the young Tywin Lannister as his Hand.
Year 273 AL: Birth of Oisin son of Cuthal of the Knights Carmayar.
Year 281 AL: Birth of Westley Steadwater.
Year 283 AL: Robert’s Rebellion begins when his betrothed, Lyanna Stark, is kidnapped by Prince Rhaegar Targaryen, and Mad King Aerys burns her Lord Father and his heir, Brandon Stark, alive before the Iron Throne.
- Birth of Margaery Tyrell
- Battle of the Bells: Robert wins a great victory against the Targaryen forces led by the Hand, Lord Connington (also a banner house to Storm’s End).
- Storm’s End is besieged: Davos breaks the blockade at Storm’s End and brings supplies to Stannis Baratheon.
- Reign of Mad King Aerys ends: Ser Jamie Lannister opens his throat with a golden sword.
- Battle of the Trident: Robert smashes the last of the Targaryen forces led by Prince Rhaegar. It is said that the rubies that formed the dragons on Rhaegar’s breastplate can still be found in the Trident to this day. Ser Arthur Steadwater loses his arm while fighting a rearguard action that saves the King’s Army from being outflanked. Ser Arthur is raised to Lord Steadwater by the King for his heroism and made bannerman to Storm’s End.
Year 286 AL: Birth of Prince Joffrey Baratheon.
Year 295 AL: Presumed start of House Steadwater’s Timeline.
Month 7: Peril at King’s Landing!
Year 296 AL:
- Month 1: Death of Queen Cersei, Princess Myrcella, Prince Tommen, and Ser Boris Blount.
- Month 2:
Day 14-16: From Port Steadwater to Castle Toyne,
Day 17: The Dungeons of Toyne,
Day 17-19: A Conspiracy of Ravens
- Month 3: Toynelands citizens are conscripted into the soldiery and constabulary for Steadwater’s army and the pacification of Toyne’s lawlessness. Steadwater expands its lands.
- Month 4: Steadwater forms a Garrison for Castle Toyne and trains 100 archers and mans warships from the conscripts from Toyne.
Fleshing out the Flesh Eater
- Month 5: Tournament at Steadwater, Westley’s Wedding to Iris Dannet
Day 7: Interlude 1
Day 16: Purported death of King Robert
Day 17: Lord Stannis Baratheon seizes the Iron Throne, declaring Prince Joffrey’s bastardy and himself King
Day 10-21: The Next Generation
Day 22: Death of Lord Petyr Baelish
Day 22: Lord Renly Baratheon calls his banners to Storm’s End
Day 22-23: Dispensing Justice
Day 24-25: Dearest Cousin Marta
Day 26-30: Parlay at House Rogers of Amberly
- Month 6: Rallying Cry!
Day 6: Departure from House Wagstaff
Day 8-9: The Grandison Peasant Revolt, as told by Ser Danien
Day 9-10: Like it never happened
Day 13-16: Parlay at House Wensington
Day 19-20: Parlay at House Fell of Fellwood
Day 23: Arrival at House Horpe
Day 24 – 30 : Interlude 2 – Rally to your King
Day 1-3: Envoy from the North
Day 4-6: A Gambol with Death – Death of Lady Cymbria (Umber) Steadwater
Day 7-10: Journey to Bronzegate
Day 11-12: Sojourn at Bronzegate
Day 13-14: Journey to Haystack Hall
Day 15-16: Sojourn at Haystack Hall
Day 17-24: Journey to Storm’s End
Hostage to the Will of Kings
Day 25: Audience with King Renly, the First of His Name, King of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm
Day 27: Renly’s Court at Storm’s End, Steadwater outlawed
Day 4: Muster with Sellsword companies outside of Bronzegate
Day 5 – Day 20: March through the Kingswood, arrival at the Rose Road, 6 days North and East of Bitterbridge
Day 22: Ser Oisin encounters the remnants of Stannis’ army
Day 23: Ser Gallwood Hunter taken hostage
Day 25: Steadwater Household arrives at Joffrey’s encampment, audience with Ser Kevan Lannister, bivouac inside the Lannister lines
The Surrender of King’s Landing
Day 26: Audience with King Joffrey I
Day 1: Joffrey, under escort by Houses Steadwater and Garner, encounters smallfolk along the Rose Road, a babe accidentally dies
Day 21: Surrender of King’s Landing by Ser Barristan Selmy to Ser Sebastion Steadwater
Day 22 – Day 26: Steadwater secures lodging and bivouacs their army inside the city walls
Day 26: Audience with Ser Kevan Lannister, who reveals that King Joffrey has disappeared while on a ride beyond the walls of King’s Landing; a feast that evening reveals the conspicuous absence of Lord Tywin Lannister, Lady Olenna Tyrell, her granddaughter Magaery Tyrell, Lord Randyll Tarly, and Grand Maester Pycelle
Day 27: Steadwater begins to search for King Joffrey and follows rumors of three separate parties of nobles along the Rose Road
Day 28: The trail leads them to tracks leading north along a tributary of the Blackwater Rush; it ends at a holdfast outside of which a large party of horses tethered; House Steadwater is greeted by anonymous knights in full harness without surcoat or heraldry, then later by Lord Tywin Lannister and a mixed company of horsemen bearing Lannister and Tyrell livery; Lord Tywin invites them to attend King Joffrey’s private wedding ceremony with Magaery; Ser Sebastion seduces Lady Olenna
Day 29: Ser Sebastion is discovered severely beaten in the latrine and is carried to the keep’s infirmary. Darrius Korrah accosts the Hightower Knights, Ser Arryk and Ser Erryk, who draw swords and precipitated a battle to the death. Abu snaps the neck of one of the twins, murdering him. Abax, King Joffrey’s albino, comes upon the aftermath of the battle demanding House Steadwater’s surrender.
Day 30: House Tyrell accuses Steadwater of murdering the Hightower knights. Testimony by the Steadwater knights, Ser Oisin and Ser Rhaen, determine they acted in self-defense after the Hightower knights drew theirs swords at some unsubstantiated provocation. Further testimony revealed that the outlander, Abu, was guilty of murdering Ser Arryk in cold blood, having deprived him of the means to defend himself in a knightly fashion and “snapping his neck like a chicken”. Abu is executed by Lord Randyll Tarly, who impales him from behind with Heartsbane. King Joffrey demands a Trial by Combat to determine House Steadwater’s guilt or innocence. Ser Rhaen is named Lord Steadwater’s champion. The subsequent combat is fought with daggers and Abax proves the victor. House Steadwater is permitted to take the Black.
Year 296 AL, Month 10 to Year 297 AL Month 2 : Imprisoned in Red Keep
Year 297 AL, Month 3 : Collected by the Nights Watch.
Year 297 AL, Month 3 to Year 297 AL Month 9 : The long road North, picking up other “volunteers” on the way.
Year 297 AL, Month 10 : House Steadwater arrives at the Wall.
Year 297 AL, Month 10 – Year 298 AL, Month 2: Training with the Nights Watch
Year 298 AL, Month 3: The Brotherhood of the Night’s Watch prepare to accept their new recruits and allow them to take the vow.
Year 298 AL: Canonical beginning of the Game of Thrones.