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2020Edit


2021Edit

  • April 30: Without warning, ten percent of the world's population suddenly mutates. The process then occurs in in utero children. The media calls this transformation "Goblinization."[1]
    • The government of the United Kingdom announces the death of King George VII, who is rumored to have been killed after Goblinizing.
    • The government of Quebec extends full rights to all Goblinized francophone citizens.
    • The government of the Czech Republic offers its full assistance to all Goblinized citizens.
  • May 4: President Joaquim Delmonte of the Dominican Republic announces that his country will accept any Goblinized immigrants after he transforms into an ork.[2]
  • May 14: Swiss officials declare Goblinization the result of an unidentified disease and orders the quarantine of all affected.[3]
  • May 25: In response to the German government rounding up orks and trolls, the Mutant Rights Congress is founded in Cologne and its members threaten civil unrest.[4]
  • May 28: The Japanese Imperial State annexes Yomi Island, Philippines and deports its metahuman population there.[5]
  • June 9: Seattle governor Lindstrom orders the Metroplex Guard to round up the Goblinized and place them in the camps that once held Native Americans.[6]
  • August 3: Time Magazine publishes an article written by McBean describing the effect that Goblinization had on his childhood friend. McBean later expands the content of the article into a novel titled Looking for Gonzo, following the experiences of Jerry "Gonzo" Petersen after becoming a troll.[7]
  • August 23: Texas governor Melissa Santiago-Ortega strong-arms the Welfare Board into giving funds to provide adequate shelter and sanitary facilities for the state's metahuman detention centers.[8]

2022Edit

  • January 30: Switzerland passes the Metahuman Segregation Law (MSL), stripping metahumans of their civil rights and citizenship.
  • Spring: Race riots occur around the world.
  • Los Angeles is rocked by gang warfare, eventually suppressed by National Guardsmen. The city's worst slums are walled off, soon renamed "El Infierno" by local residents.
  • March 25: An assassin with ties to anti-metahuman groups kills Dunkelzahn's interpreter John Timmons in the Great Dragon's presence. Dunkelzahn immediately obliterates the assassin.
  • April 18: Opposed to the MSL, several Swiss-French cantons secede from Switzerland to form the Confederatión Suisse Francophone.
  • April 26: Construction begins on the Aztechnology Pyramid in Seattle.
  • May 5: The ORO Corporation renames itself Aztechnology as part of a massive image rebranding that coincides the adoption of Aztec symbolism and culture within Aztlan.
  • August 18: The Great Dragon Schwartzkopf begins lecturing at the University of Prague after the school adds arcane studies to its curriculum.
  • August 19: The Johns Hopkins Institute of Health is revealed to have been performing unethical experiments on metahumans. The US government pulls federal funding from the institute, which continues as an independent for-profit corporation.
  • September 15: The Federal Communications Commission is disbanded and the Internetwork Transmission Control Council (ITCC) succeeds it as "a self-regulating oversight body for the responsible management of the communications industry." This comes to include the networks that made up the Internet as well as the content. (mat.13)
  • Autumn: VITAS 2 claims another 10 percent of the world population.
  • October: The German federal government relocates from Berlin to Hannover.
  • October 15: Cuba, Jamaica, Grenada, Bermuda, and the Virgin Islands join together to form the Caribbean League.
  • October 24: The Commonwealth of Australia and New Zealand form the Australia and New Zealand Allied Confederation (ANZAC).
  • November 19: The electronic news magazine Data coins the term "Awakened."
  • Several German mages form the Doctor Faustus Society to campaign for scientific recognition of hermetic magic.


2023Edit

  • Humanis Policlub is founded.
  • The United States Supreme Court grants equal rights to metahumans.
  • Riots over hoarded VITAS 2 serum level the Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts.
  • In Fatima, Portugal, during a visit by Pope John XXV, an apparition of the Virgin Mary appears before thousands of witnesses. This event reinforces the Pope's declaration against metahumans and further pushes the Portuguese Catholic community into a conservative mindset. (Shadows of Europe)
  • The ICC moves to the Freedom space habitat, renames itself the Corporate Court, and grants itself authority over all extraterritorial corporations.
  • Kenneth Brackhaven goblinizes into an ork. His father Charles has him murdered and brainwashes and surgically alters a SINless orphan into believing he's Kenneth. Officially, Kenneth's goblinization went into remission.[9]
  • Neuro-interface software engineer Moira Thornton invents the synthlink.[10]
  • June 21st a strange, mystical Mist suddenly appears in Brittany, France and expand up to covering most of the region for the next five years.[11]

2024Edit

  • Simsense is commercially implemented for the first time.
  • After a prolonged succession dispute, George Edward Richard Windsor-Hanover becomes King George VIII in England.
  • Pope John XXV issues the Imago Dei encyclical: Metahumans have souls and are capable of salvation. Magical abilities are not inherently evil. Spirits are manifestations of nature (gray area).
  • The USA presidential election is held across the Internet for the first time, using the experimental electronic voting system. William Jarman is reelected President of the United States. This is possible because the recently passed 29th Amendment allows more than two terms.
  • Theobald Sarentin appears, agitating for a separate Elvish state with Germany.

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