University Commonwealth of States Historical Data
M.Y. 2032: Prokhor Zakharov has a son, named Randius.
M.Y. 2100: Arrival of UNS Unity at Chiron.
November 11, 2123: An unexpected mindworm mass-attack at University main base. Prokhor Zakharov manages to command the troops to burn all the mind worms. Base secured and research data on mind-worms begins in hopes of better defenses. His son Randius Zakharov spearheads the defense effort, while his father focused on the research aspects.
August 8, 2177: First contact with another Chironian faction known as the Hive. Treaty of "Huddling of Peoples" signed, trade and technology sharing commences.
May 25, 2189: Hive requests University aid in recently developed University Neural Grafting (in response to Mind Worm Invasion of 2123) to facilite mind defense aganist mass mind boils. University agrees, "Better to save many rather than be secure in a few".
Feburary 3, 2192: Zhakarov narrowly avoids being killed in a sneak attack by Believers whose recon rover ambushed his envoy. Defenders fought bravely, but luck was on their side. Zhakarov and a dozen defenders escape. He forms an alliance with Hive to push away the Believers.
Jan 26, 2207: Zhakarov opens channels and contact with Morganites and Gaians. Morganite contact proceeds smoothly, business ventures supplements University research. Gaians took a dislike towards University's exploitation of the enviroment for technology gains.
M.Y. 2221 Proginators crash lands on Chiron
April 12, 2234: University decides to supply Hive with basic vehicles and weapons to ensure its survival as a faction. Some Hive technologies were traded and more trading agreements coomenced.
December 25, 2267: The Christmas Incident. Two probe teams caught attempting to steal the Doctrine: Air Power tech. Probe teams were executed and the two responible factions, Spartans and Believers declared Vendetta. Thus begins the mortal enemy between University and Believers.
M.Y. 2301 Proginator War ends when the combine forces of the Spartans, Pirates, Peacekeepers and Hive overrun the last Proginator stronghold. Conqueror Marr interred in a punishment sphere. University was instrumental in providing technological support to the Human Alliance.
M.Y. 2303: Believers are given back lands formerly liberated during the Proginator War by Human Alliance. University protests against the idea of giving Bases back to the fanatics.
M.Y. 2318: University provides technogical support to the Hive during their war with the Peacekeepers.
M.Y. 2336 University, along with the Morganites, colonizes Nessus and Pholus.
M.Y. 2354: Spartan and Hive forces attempts to take over of Nessus mining operations. University and Hive relations sours.
M.Y. 2355: Moon Accords are finalized allowing Spartan and Hive to mine small portion of Nessus.
M.Y. 2362 University contructs a Orbital Space Station around Chiron.
M.Y. 2379: University scientist field the first prototype FTL drive.
M.Y. 2380: A University's FTL prototype jumps to the edge of Sol, but returns to Alpha Centauri without discovering that Earth survived.
M.Y. 2381: Improved version of FTL drive is completed. Data Angel probes somehow acquires the design specs for the first prototype drive. Information is spread across Chiron.
M.Y. 2382: Planetary Council pressures University to give the FTL technology to all of the factions. The Spartans and Hive going as
far as threating War for it.
M.Y. 2384: University is forced to release the FTL technology to the Council, but withholds vital specifications on the power needs of the FTL drive.
M.Y. 2388: Peacekeepers attempt to get the factions to agree on equal shares of the FTL drive technology, but University refuses to cooperate with the Believers and Spartans. University is relieved of the Spartan-Hive threat when their alliance crumbled and started small scale fighting.
M.Y. 2390: University, with Morgan financial backing, produced the first fully operational FTL ship.
M.Y. 2399: University and Morganites begin production on FTL capable Colony and Mining ships.
M.Y. 2400: Spartans and Hive launch separate attacks on University territory. Peacekeepers intervene on behalf of the University.
M.Y. 2401: Spartans launch first space attack on a University-Morgan space dock. Two completed FTL ships are captured.
M.Y. 2403: University declares war on the Believers when a believer probe team stole a FTL Drive.
M.Y. 2405: War with the Believers ends after signing the FTL Treaty with rest of the Factions.
October 31, 2407: Black Halloween. Assasination of Zhakarov by the despised Believers. Randius succeeds and the whole University faction pronounces Eternal Vendetta against the Believers, but war wasn't declared due to the weak state of University's military at that point in time.
March 18, 2411: Randius decides to begin long term exodus from Chiron, for the security and well being of the University. So begins Project Exodus.
M.Y. 2413: University claims three systems and begins colonization of the habitable worlds.
M.Y. 2420: University relocates its headquarters to one of the systems after relocating the majority of the University populace. University bases are then stripped of valueble hardware and detonates a Electromagnetic Pulse Bomb in each base.
M.Y. 2422 ~ 2539: Constant colonization, exploration and expansion of the three star systems. Serious building of infrastructure and cities, as well as magtubes, factories, and power plants.
2549: Pact signed with Morganites after an unexpected surpise from Morganites. They stumble onto Zak Prime, meet up with University scout ships, and relations are re-established. Pact immediately signed to help trade, improve relations and cement the trust from Chironian days.
2550: After Morganite Pact signed, University sends newly developed cloaked scouts to check out status on Chiron. Re-establishes contact with Peacekeepers, and signed limited trade treaties.
December 31, 2564 - Jan 1, 2565: The Resolution Debates. Randius holds a public debate whether to develop some military. Everyone agreed that University will build extensive defenses of the three home-systems to prevent invasion and snoopers.
June 22, 2575: Tachyon Energy and Fields is discovered. Has multiple applications, from military lasers to power plants, medicine, and terraforming. Tachyon Beams, sensors, and protective fields become reality.
April 3, 2652: Colonization Inititave begins. Scouting of two systems for further colonization. One system found, and named Eden. It is an extremely plentiful system, probably one of a kind with three Earth-class planets and several other bountiful planets. Some radicals theorize the whole system was artifically built by an extremely advanced civilization billions of years ago. There is no evidence yet to substantize this claim.
M.Y. 2653: The second system was analyzed and believed to be fruitful, with several arctic planets the size of Earth. In addition, several rocky and barren planets provide extra minerals for the Commonwealth. Colonization began immediately.
October 4, 2670: First Contact with three civilizations, two in some sort of Renassiance, and the other comparable to 19th century Mission Year Terran technology, in the Spira system, several light years from Eden. Good relations initated, and continue. The civilizations become integrated into University Commonwealth of States society. The civilizations are Ronso, Guado, and Al-Bhed. The Al-Bhed are extremely intelligent and proficient with technology and machinery. The Guado are thinkers and philosophers, while the Ronso make excellent warriors.
May 17, 2677: Matter Compression is discovered. University applies this to Neutronium hulls, Neutronium based mining equipment, and Neutronium pellets to be used to pierce enemy vessels at extreme speed, causing extensive "shotgun style" damage with Xaos Smart-Missiles.
April 3, 2680: Randius decides to seek out the other factions to attempt to glean further research data and awareness of the Galaxy. Emphasis is placed on discovery of Hive to try to repair sour relations, and establish an alliance based on relations from pre-Chironian war era. No fear of reprisals due to huge defensive gridwork constructed and augmented with modern Neutronium hulls, Xaos Swordfish Ballistic Missiles, and Tachyon beams.
M.Y. 2700: Story begins into the truly great Unknown.