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                            TIMELINE III

Here is the third version of the Timeline of Amber, I update it
and post every time a new book comes out (or at least, that is what
seems to be happening).  As always, comments are appreciated.

Kevin Knight
knight@f.gp.cs.cmu.edu

PS. Many dates on the timeline come from inference and calculation.
Some are approximate.

  - Last updated October 19, 1987
  - Edited by Saul Jaffe (moderator, Sf-Lovers)

	 *** Obviously, there are major SPOILERS here ***



        Oberon is born to the Unicorn (father is Dworkin)
        Dworkin flees from Chaos to a small sudden island
        Dworkin meditates upon the abyss
        The Jewel is revealed to Dworkin by the Unicorn
        Dworkin creates Amber out of Chaos
        Oberon marries Cymnea
-3000y  Benedict, Osric, Finndo, born to Cymnea (father is Oberon)
        Dworkin begins to fashion the family Trumps
        Eric born to Faiella (father is Oberon)
        Oberon dissolves marriage to Cymnea
        Oberon marries Faiella (father is Oberon)
        Osric kills three of the House of Karm in a vendetta
        Oberon acquits Osric at a hearing, though he is friendly
           with Karm
        Oberon sends Osric to front lines in a nasty war
        Osric dies
        Finndo dies, purportedly in the service of Amber
        Corwin, Caine born to Faiella (father is Oberon)
        Faiella dies giving birth to Deirdre (father is Oberon)
        Oberon marries Clarissa
        Fiona, Bleys born to Clarissa (father is Oberon)
        Llewella born to ? (father is Oberon)
        Oberon divorces Clarissa
        Oberon recognizes Llewella as legitimate
        Brand born to Clarissa (father is Oberon)
        Flora born to ? (father is Oberon)
        Julian, Gerard born to Rilga (father is Oberon)
        Sand, Delwin born to Harla (father is Oberon)
        Random born to ? (father is Oberon)
        Mandor born to ? (father is Sawall)
        Jurt born to Dara (father is Sawall)
        Despil born to Dara (father is Sawall)
        Coral born to ? of Begma (father is Oberon)
-187y   Sand and Delwin depart from Amber



        Deela the Desacratrix burns Unicorn shrines at Begma
        Oberon defeats Deela, takes her prisoner, rapes her
        Deela escapes
        Dalt born to Deela (father is Oberon)
        Deela begins to raid once more around Begma
        Oberon sends Bleys to defeat and kill Deela
        Corwin and Bleys strand Random on an island
        Random puts a spike in Corwin's boot
        Brand, Bleys, and Fiona study with Dworkin
        Kashfa and Begma clash over Eregnor
        Corwin rules over Avalon
        Random goes to Rebma and elopes with Morganthe
        Martin born to Morganthe (father is Random)
        Random banished from Rebma
        Martin walks Pattern, leaves Rebma
        Corwin gulls Caine
        Corwin beats Julian at his favorite game
-160y   Moonriders out of Ghenesh attack Amber
        Benedict holds the pass above Arden against the Moonriders
        Dark things out of Shadow attack at Jones Falls
        Brand has argument with Corwin
        Corwin and Eric fight while hunting in the Forest of Arden



-156y   Corwin exiled by Eric after their fight
        Brand and Gerard search for Corwin in many shadows
        Tomb built for Corwin, assumed dead
        Benedict leaves Amber for Avalon
-74y    Flora goes to Shadow Earth
-72y    Flora first spots Corwin on Shadow Earth
        Dworkin tells Oberon how to destroy the Pattern
        Oberon imprisons Dworkin
        Brand, Bleys, and Fiona form cabal
        Oberon gets mad with Eric and glorifies Corwin over dinner
        Brand allies with powers from Chaos and learns how to
           destroy Pattern
-65y    Brand asks Llewella and Random about Martin
-22y    Jasra becomes consort to King Menillan of Kashfa
        King Menillan dies
        Jasra organizes coup headed by Jasrick and Kasman
        Jasra and Brand meet over magical operation, secretly marry
        Brand leaves Kashfa
        Rinaldo born to Jasra (father is Brand)
        Jasra has Jasrick killed
        Jasra leaves for the Keep of the Four Worlds
        Rinaldo is left in charge of Kashfa
        Jasra stays in the Keep, trying to win over Sharu Garrul
        Rinaldo takes Dalt to walk the Pattern at Tir-na Nog'th
        Rinaldo worries about Jasra, attack the Keep with Dalt
        Jasra beats Sharu in a sorcerous duel, pays off Dalt
        Kasman takes over in Kashfa
        Kasman attacks the Keep in order to eliminate Jasra and
           Rinaldo
        Rinaldo leaves the Keep
        Brand takes Rinaldo to walk the Pattern at Tir-na Nog'th
        Brand initiates himself into the Fount of Power at the Keep
        Dalt attacks the Keep on his own
        Rinaldo takes Dalt to walk the Pattern at Tir-na Nog'th
        Dalt attacks Amber, fails, is wounded by Benedict
-2y     Random goes to Texorami
        Brand paints a trump of Martin
-1y9m   Brand finds Martin and stabs him over the Pattern
        Brand, Bleys, and Fiona involve Benedict with the hellmaids
        Oberon is lured away by Brand, Bleys, and Fiona
-1y6m   Oberon is imprisoned in the Courts of Chaos
-3m     Bleys and Eric argue over the throne; Bleys leaves Amber
        Eric seizes control of Amber
        Bleys builds military strike force
        Brand tries to win Caine over to the cabal, fails
        Eric-Caine-Julian alliance formed
        Brand sees Corwin in Tir-na Nog'th
        Brand sees Corwin is Eric's mind
        Brand under surveillance by Eric in Amber
        Bleys and Fiona split with Brand
        Corwin begins to regain memory
-2d     Brand escapes Amber, puts Corwin in Porter Sanitarium
        Brand recaptured by Eric
        Corwin escapes from Porter
0       Brand escapes again, shoots Corwin's tires out
        Eric puts Corwin in Greenwood, under Flora's care
        Brand captured by Bleys and Fiona, put in Tower
        Brand calls Random for help
        Random attempts to save Brand, fails
        Julian contacts Random about the throne
        Random loses his Trumps



+6d     Corwin escapes Greenwood, goes to Flora's house
        Corwin finds Flora's Trumps
        Flora attempts to return to Amber, fails
        Random arrives at Flora's house
+7d     Corwin and Random set out for Amber
        Corwin and Random take Julian prisoner in Arden, release him
        Corwin and Random save Deirdre, go to Rebma
        Random sentenced to marry Vialle
+9d     Corwin walks Pattern in Rebma
        Corwin transports himself to Amber
        Corwin and Eric fight
        Corwin goes to Bleys, encamped at Avernus
        Bleys and Corwin make alliance
        Corwin makes deals with Gerard and Caine to open the seas
        Corwin contacts Oberon and Brand by Trump, both weakly
        Corwin and Bleys build force, attack Amber, fail
+96d    Bleys falls off stairs, Corwin taken
+100d   Eric crowned
        Corwin blinded, imprisoned, fed by Lord Rein
+4y10d  Corwin escapes to Cabra with Dworkin's help
        Corwin stays with Jopin at the Lighthouse
+4y100d Corwin resists Trump contact, decides to leave Cabra



        Corwin goes to Lorraine
        Corwin meets Lance, travels to the Keep of Ganelon
        Corwin meets Lorraine, the girl
        Someone attempts to contact Corwin once more
        Corwin and Ganelon defeat the Black Circle
        Corwin and Ganelon travel to Avalon
        Benedict romances Lintra, then kills her, losing an arm
        Benedict defeats the hellmaids
        Dara is born in Chaos (great-grandfather is Benedict)
+5y90d  Corwin and Ganelon meet Benedict
+5y93d  Corwin meets Dara
        Ganelon kills Benedict's servants
+5y94d  Corwin gets diamonds and gunpowder
+5y95m  Corwin and Ganelon leave Avalon, encounter Black Road
        Corwin saves girl from Black Road
        Benedict chases Corwin, fights, loses
        Corwin calls Gerard to help Benedict
+5y129d Corwin gets guns on Earth
        Eric begins major battle with Black Road
        Corwin visits old house, reads Eric's message
        Ganelon and Corwin go to Riik to collect troops
+5y150d Ganelon and Corwin march on Amber
        Dara arrives in Amber
+5y156d Corwin wins battle at Amber
        Eric dies in battle
        Corwin and Random go to the Pattern
        Dara completes the Pattern
        Dara claims "Amber will be destroyed"
        Merlin born to Dara (father is Corwin)
        Merlin grows up in the Courts of Chaos



+5y162d Caine is found dead
        Random tells his story (of the Tower) to Corwin
        Corwin attunes to the Jewel
        Flora tells her story (of Eric, etc.) to Corwin
        Corwin visits his tomb with Ganelon
+5y163d Corwin and Gerard fight, bury Caine, at the Grove of the
           Unicorn
        Corwin and Gerard see the Unicorn
        Brand is returned by united family effort
        Fiona stabs Brand
        Gerard takes care of Brand
        Caine stabs Corwin
        Corwin returns to Shadow Earth, stashes Jewel
+5y164d Random brings Corwin back to Amber
        Corwin visits Brand
        Brand recovers well
        Corwin goes to Tir-na Nog'th, gets mechanical arm from
           Benedict
+5y165d Corwin, Ganelon, and Random follow Unicorn to Primal
           Pattern



        Martin's Trump found in the Pattern
        Benedict and Random seek Martin
        Corwin talks to Vialle
+5y167d Corwin goes to Dworkin's quarters
        Corwin trumps to the Courts of Chaos, kills rider, meets
           Merlin
+5y175d Corwin returns via Gerard's Trump
        Corwin talks to Brand again
        Caine attacks Brand
        Ganelon tells Benedict about Dara
        Corwin and Benedict form alliance
        Gerard fights Corwin again, Ganelon intercedes
        Corwin talks to Julian
        Corwin returns to Earth to retrieve the Jewel, talks to
           Bill Roth
        Brand gets the Jewel first
        Corwin orders all the Patterns guarded
        Corwin talks to Fiona
        Brand show up at the Pattern in Amber, met by Gerard, flees
        Brand starts walking the Primal Pattern
        Corwin intercepts him, forces Brand to transport out
        Random finds Martin, who tells his story
        Brand goes to Tir-na Nog'th to walk Pattern there
        Benedict intercepts him, regains the Jewel, using
           mechanical arm
        Ganelon reveals himself as Oberon



+5y178d Oberon takes command, gives separate orders to his children
        Brand draws Trumps for Sand and Delwin, who refuse to help him
        Replay of Tir-na Nog'th scene in Amber, Benedict loses arm
        Corwin talks to Dara, learns of Merlin
        Corwin tries to repair the Pattern himself and is stopped by
           Oberon
        Corwin talks to Oberon
        Oberon orders everyone to attack Chaos
        Corwin begins his hellride
        Oberon starts walking the Pattern to repair it
        Oberon sends the Jewel to Corwin via the bird
        Brand's first contact with Corwin ("Dad failed")
        Corwin hides in cave, meets man with scripture
        Corwin almost lured by dwarves and by Lady
        Brand's second contact with Corwin (appears with crossbow,
           loses eye)
        Corwin meets Ygg, Hugi, and the Jackal
        Corwin inscribes a new Pattern
        Brand's third contact with Corwin (grabs the Jewel)
        Corwin and Brand both transport to Chaos
        Corwin kills Duke Borel of Chaos
        Battle of Chaos
        Oberon's message in the sky
        Brand killed by Caine's crossbow, drags Deirdre over the
           cliff
        Family reunites after the battle
        Oberon's funeral
        Merlin appears
        Random made King of Amber by the Unicorn
        Corwin attunes Random to the Jewel
        Random diverts the Wave of Chaos
+5y6m   Corwin tells his story to Merlin
        Rinaldo hears of his father Brand's death, on April 30



+5y6m   Merlin goes to Shadow Earth, studies computer science in
           college
        Fiona takes Merlin to see Corwin's pattern
        Bill Roth works up Patternfall Treaty between Random and
           Swayvil
        Merlin meets Luke (Rinaldo) in college
        Merlin takes his girlfriend Julia through Shadow
        Rinaldo attempts to kill Merlin on April 30
        Rinaldo tries again the next year, and the next
        Rinaldo breaks off the attempts on Merlin's life; Jasra
        continues them
+9y6m   Merlin and Rinaldo graduate and join Grand Design
        Merlin begins building Ghostwheel
        Merlin breaks up with Julia
        Jasra attempts to kill Merlin, making a total of seven tries
+13y6m  Merlin quits Grand Design, talks to Rinaldo about it
        Julia is killed by a dog-beast from Shadow
        Merlin goes to Julia's place, finds her dead, kills the beast
        Merlin finds the Trumps of Doom
        Merlin visits Rick Kinsky, Julia's old boyfriend
        Merlin visits Victor Melman, kills him in self-defense
        Jasra arrives at Melman's place, bites Merlin
        Merlin trumps off to the Sphinx, escapes
        Dalt gets ammo from Melman's building, burns it
        Merlin returns to Melman's building, finds a shotgun shell
        Caine murdered by Rinaldo, Bleys wounded by Rinaldo
        Merlin goes to Rinaldo's hotel, gets ring
        Merlin checks into Hilton in Santa Fe
        Merlin meets up with Rinaldo
        Dan Martinez talks to Merlin
        Merlin removes ring
        Rinaldo and Merlin drive into the country
        Rinaldo kills Martinez
        Merlin goes to Bill Roth
        Merlin meets George Hansen
        Merlin and Bill Roth go to Amber
        Random discovers that the shotgun shells explode in Amber
        Merlin talks to Fiona and goes back to a bar on Earth
        Merlin meets Meg Devlin and goes to her apartment
        Caine's funeral
        Rinaldo attempts to bomb the Amberites, fails
        Merlin tells Random about Ghostwheel, is told to shut it down
        Merlin tries to reach Ghostwheel, but is told to go back
        Merlin meets a lady in Shadow
        Merlin meets Rinaldo in Shadow
        Rinaldo imprisons Merlin in a crystal cave



        Merlin is locked in the crystal cave for over a month
        Merlin rigs a booby trap and escapes
        Merlin meets up with Jasra, immobilizes her, trumps to Flora
           on Earth
        Rinaldo grabs Jasra away from Merlin
        Flora tells Merlin about Jasra, Kashfa
        Merlin tells Flora about Rinaldo
        Merlin tries to call Meg Devlin and George Hansen, fails
        Mask contacts Merlin
        Flora and Merlin go to Julia's place
        Merlin goes through trap door at Julia's place
        Merlin runs into Scrof, defeats him
        Rinaldo hires Dalt to attack the Keep with him
        Merlin goes to the Keep of the Four Worlds, meets the hermit
           Dave
        Dave tells Merlin about Sharu, Dalt, Kashfa, Jasra, Rinaldo,
           Brand
        Merlin tries to move closer to the Keep, is stopped by Mask
        Merlin trumps to Amber
        Dalt intentionally wounds Rinaldo in battle at the Keep
        Random tells Merlin about Dalt and Deela
        Merlin goes to Bloody Bill's for seafood
        Merlin meets Old John, the King's emissary
        Merlin leaves, gets attacked, saved by Vinta Bayle
        Merlin and Vinta go to Arbor House, where they trade
           information
        Ghostwheel contacts Merlin
        Rinaldo calls Merlin, trumps in
        Merlin calls Dalt, Dalt shows aggression, Merlin hangs up
        Rinaldo asks Merlin to help rescue Jasra
        Merlin takes Rinaldo to crystal cave, negotiates deal
        Merlin returns to Arbor House briefly
        Merlin runs into a lop-eared wolf, which tries to kill him
           and escapes
        Merlin returns to Amber, talks to Bill Roth
        Merlin goes to Corwin's tomb
        Merlin goes to the Pattern, walks it, trumps to the Keep
        Merlin finds Jasra frozen
        Mask appears, has duel with Merlin
        Merlin trumps back to Amber with Jasra
        Rinaldo contacts Merlin
        Merlin goes into the main hall
        Benedict and Random enter the main hall
        Rinaldo tells all about Dalt's plan to attack Amber with
           riflemen
        Merlin walks into a huge trump of himself, disappears into
           Wonderland



        Jaston, Ruler of Kashfa, falls off balcony, dies
        Random goes to Kashfa to put Arkans on the throne
        Random promises Eregnor (territory between Kashfa and Begma)
           to Arkans
        Merlin and Rinaldo experience LSD in Shadow Wonderland
        Fire Angel sets upon Merlin
        Fire Angel is defeated by Merlin and the Jabberwock
        Merlin calls Mandor, they talk
        Fiona calls, comes through to Merlin
        Tornado in Shadow
        Merlin, Mandor, and Fiona talk about Corwin's Pattern
        Mandor and Fiona team up to find cause of Shadow storms
        Merlin returns to Amber, talks to Llewella and Vialle
        Begma delegation arrives (Orkuz, Nayda, Coral)
        Coral and Merlin walk
        Jurt attacks Merlin in the caves, fails, retrieved by Mask
        Jurt returns to the Keep to be initiated into the Fount of
           Power
        Merlin takes Coral to the Pattern below Amber
        Coral walks the Pattern, asks it to transport her somewhere
        Martin goes punk
        Fiona and Mandor call Merlin, warn him about Ghostwheel
        Rinaldo calls Merlin, they plan attack on the Keep
        Nayda and Merlin talk
        Ghostwheel calls Merlin, warns him about Fiona and Mandor
        Merlin tells Ghostwheel about the attack on the Keep
        Mandor calls, Merlin cuts him off
        Merlin talks to Bill Roth
        Merlin talks briefly with Benedict
        Merlin attends state dinner with Llewella, Vialle, Bill,
           Begmans
        Dalt arrives with a small army, demands Rinaldo and Jasra
        Merlin is called to speak with Vialle about Dalt
        Merlin brings Rinaldo through, they go to Julian in Arden
        Rinaldo duels with Dalt, loses, is taken prisoner
        Dalt's army retreats
        Merlin returns to Amber
        Merlin talks to Nayda in his room
        Merlin creates Trump for Coral, reaches her briefly
        Merlin attempts to reach Rinaldo, is blocked
        Merlin realizes that Nayda is the Guardian, and he calls
           Mandor
        Mandor binds the Guardian, who is a ty'iga demon
        Merlin frees Jasra
        Ty'iga can't tell Merlin who sent it, tells Mandor
        Mandor refuses to tell Merlin
        Merlin goes to Corwin's room
        Jasra agrees to attack the Keep with Merlin
        Ghostwheel takes Merlin, Jasra, Mandor to Keep
        Merlin, Jasra, Mandor find Jurt and Mask
        All five fight a battle of wizardry
        Mask is injured
        Sharu Garrul is freed
        Mandor destroys the Fount
        Mask is Julia

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