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Ananke-spoiler "Once again, we return."

This article contains spoilers for Issue 33 of The Wicked + The Divine. Read at your own risk.

This is a timeline of all major events within the world of The Wicked + The Divine.

Early historyEdit

  • 6000 BC - The first successful Recurrence, at which the gods drive back the Great Darkness.
  • Pre-history - The second successful Recurrence. Ananke sacrifices her divinity in order to guide future Pantheons.
  • 1200 BC - Recurrence taking place during the reign of Ramses the II.
  • 30 - Recurrence taking place in Israel during the days of the Crucifixion.
  • 453 - Projected date for the beginning of the 450s Recurrence, which takes place in Ancient Rome.
  • 2 August 455 - Lucifer, the last surviving god, takes over Rome.
  • 16 August 455 - Lucifer dies.
  • 1100s - 1200s - Recurrence takes place during the Middle Ages, during which Set worked on the Prose Edda and met Genghis Khan.
  • 1640s - A Recurrence occurs which David Blake describes as a "vintage pantheon".
  • Late 1730s - Presumably, a Recurrence takes place in the late 1730s.

1830s RecurrenceEdit

  • 1829 - Projected date for the beginning of the 1830s Recurrence, which features the gods as famous Romantics.
  • 11 March 1831 - Ananke kills Hades, one of the final five gods of the 1830s Recurrence.
  • 19 March 1831 - Lucifer and Morrigan attempt to resurrect Hades, but instead create an entirely new creature that immediately kills them. Woden sacrifices her life to stabilise this creature. Inanna, who had hoped to escape, is killed by Ananke while pregnant with Lucifer's child.

1920s RecurrenceEdit

  • 1921 - Projected date for the beginning of the 1920s Recurrence.
  • 31 December 1923 - The end of the 1920s Recurrence. The twelve gods gathered on an island on this date to enjoy their last days together. But by the days end, eight Gods were murdered. The four surviving gods - Minerva, Amon-Ra, Amaterasu and Susanoo - gather in a guest house on the island and kill themselves in an explosion at Ananke's prompting.

Intervening yearsEdit

  • 1940s - A drunk Ananke speaks about her life to Robert Graves, inspiring him to write The White Goddess.
  • 10 July 1995 - Eleanor Rigby is born.
  • 21 December 1996 - Emily Greenaway is born.
  • 24 September 2001 - Minerva is born.
  • 13 January 2010 - Ruth Clarkson visits the British Museum.
  • 6 July 2010 - Hazel Greenaway takes an Amaterasu toy to school and bites a bully for teasing her about it.
  • 2012 - 2014 - Cameron and Marian start a relationship. His parents die and he cheats on her. They eventually become Baphomet and Morrigan, respectively.

2010s RecurrenceEdit

Beginning of the RecurrenceEdit

  • August - December 2013 - The beginning of the 2010s Recurrence. Lucifer, Baal, Sakhmet, Minerva, Tara, The Morrigan, Inanna and Woden's Valkyries begin performing.
  • 9 August 2013 - Baal becomes the first member of the 2010s Pantheon.
  • Between 9 August 2013 and 22 August 2013 - Sakhmet joins the Pantheon.
  • 10 August 2013 - Ananke interviews Jon Blake under the pretence of being a therapist.
  • 15 August 2013 - Ragnarock 2013 takes place, before the public start of the Recurrence.
  • August 2013 - Amaterasu and Lucifer play games together and discuss Ragnarock and the upcoming Recurrence.
  • 21 August 2013 - Jon Blake becomes Mimir. His father, David, makes him his prisoner so he can profit off his son's divinity by assuming the identity of Woden.
  • 22 August 2013 - Baal and Sakhmet begin performing. Laura attends.
  • Between 22 August 2013 and 22 September 2013 - Lucifer joins the Pantheon.
  • 22 September 2013 - Minerva joins the Pantheon.
  • Between 22 September 2013 and and an unknown point in October 2013 - Tara joins the Pantheon.
  • Between 22 September 2013 and and an unknown point in November 2013 - Inanna joins the Pantheon.
  • October 2013 - Ananke encourages Tara to perform her original songs publicly.
  • October 2013 - Lucifer dismisses a pre-godhood Amaterasu in front of a group of reporters.
  • November 2013 - Baal and Inanna start a relationship.
  • December 2013 - Sakhmet and Lucifer have sex. Baal discovers Lucifer's affair with Inanna.
  • 21 December 2013 - Amaterasu joins the Pantheon. Baphomet meets Dionysus on the way to a Morrigan concert.

The Faust ActEdit

  • 1 January 2014 - Laura attends an Amaterasu performance and meets Lucifer. Cassandra interviews Amaterasu while Lucifer, Laura and Sakhmet are present, and the interview is interrupted by a shooting. Lucifer retaliates with magic.
  • 2 January 2014 - Lucifer is put on trial for the events of 1 January. When she snaps her fingers, the judge's head explodes. Lucifer is imprisoned.
  • 9 January 2014 - Laura visits Lucifer in Holloway prison. Afterwards, she meets Cassandra at the Royal Portrait gallery and they agree to work together to solve the judge's murder. Baal and Inanna had a fight, and Baal nearly put him through a wall.
  • 10 January 2014 - In the early hours of the morning, Laura attends a performance by the Morrigan which is interrupted by Baphomet . The performance is broken up by the police. Later in the day, Laura meets Cassandra to discuss suspects, and Baal arrives to take them to Valhalla, where Laura speaks with Ananke.
  • 11 January 2014 - Laura tells Lucifer that Ananke will not allow her to leave prison. Lucifer escapes and causes devastation. After the other gods attempt to force her to return, The Morrigan helps her escape. However, before Lucifer can reach safety, Ananke appears to kill her. Ananke then announces her existence to the world.
  • Late January 2014 - Laura unexpectedly uses a miracle to light a cigarette given to her by Lucifer.

FandemoniumEdit

  • January 2014 - Lucifer's funeral is held in private.
  • 14 February 2014 - Baphomet animates the dead at Highgate Cemetary, dubbing the event a "Valentine's Day Mascara".
  • February 2014 - Inanna performs divination on the gunmen from the interview shooting, and identifies them as fans of the Pantheon. Brunhilde is kicked out of the Valkyries. Cassandra fires Beth.
  • 1 March 2014 - Laura and Inanna meet at midnight at Lucifer's grave. They agree to work together to continue to investigate the events surrounding Lucifer's death.
  • 20 March 2014 - Tara attends a movie premiere, as seen in Videogames #2.
  • 12 April 2014 - The opening day of Fantheon. Laura attends and asks Cassandra to help with the investigation. Brunhilde is publicly humiliated by Woden and subsequently attempts the Prometheus Gambit on him. Minerva stops her, causing serious injury.
  • 13 April 2014 - The final day of Fantheon. Afterwards, Laura attends a karaoke party with Baphomet and The Morrigan.
  • 14 April 2014 - In the early hours of the morning, Laura is handed a flyer announcing the arrival of Dionysus.
  • 17 May 2014 - Laura attends a party thrown by Dionysus at which most of the Pantheon is present.
  • 19 May 2014 - Laura leaves Dionysus's party at 2am. Baal offers her a lift home.
  • 25 May 2014 - Inanna gives an interview, as seen in Videogames #1.
  • 28 June 2014 - Ananke tells Baphomet that the Prometheus Gambit works for death gods. Cassandra visits Ananke for an interview, which ends with her becoming Urdr.
  • 2 August 2014 - Ragnarock 2014. Urdr performs for the first time, and is attacked by Baphomet. Baphomet and The Morrigan escape together.
  • 3 August 2014 - Laura transforms into Persephone. Ananke attempts to kill her, but is thwarted by Baphomet and Inanna. She appears to murder Inanna instead, as well as Laura's family. Ananke calls Woden to move Inanna's corpse. Laura and Baphomet escape together.
  • 5 August 2014 - Baphomet is publicly accused of Inanna's murder.

Commercial SuicideEdit

  • 7 August 2014 - Baal agrees to be interviewed by Beth and her team in exchange for her help in finding the Morrigan. Baal and the Morrigan fight, and he and Woden take her to be imprisoned in Valhalla.
  • 10 August 2014 - Baphomet persuades himself not to fall for Ananke's trap.
  • 13 August 2014 - Baphomet attempts to convince Persephone to eat something other than pomegranate salad.
  • 18 August 2014 - Tara appears to be killed by Ananke at her request and Ananke destroys her suicide note, framing Baphomet for her murder. Woden promises his son Jon that he won't let Ananke kill her. Amaterasu and Cassandra argue and Amaterasu prays for the dying.
  • 20 August 2014 - Persephone and Baphomet start plotting against Ananke.
  • 9 September 2014 - Baphomet contacts the Morrigan in prison. Sakhmet murders and eats her father. Persephone books a gig.

Rising ActionEdit

  • 23 September 2014 - Persephone makes a public return. She and Baphomet break The Morrigan and Minerva out of Valhalla.
  • 24 September 2014 - Persephone contacts Urdr. Ananke sends a letter. The gods fight and Persephone kills Ananke.

Imperial Phase (Part I)Edit

  • November 2014 - Pantheon Monthly publishes an issue filled with interviews with the Pantheon.
  • 1 January 2015 - The gods celebrate the New Year. Persephone, Urdr and Woden gather at the remains of Valhalla, where Persephone threatens Woden into releasing the Valkyries and helping the Pantheon. The Great Darkness attack.
  • 2 January 2015 - The gods hold a vote on how to proceed against the Great Darkness.
  • January-February 2015 - Urdr, Woden and Dionysus do research. Baal visits Downing Street. Amaterasu starts a cult. Persephone attempts to process her grief and spends time with Sakhmet.
  • 1 March 2015 - Urdr asks David Blake for help.
  • 5 March 2015 - Urdr pays Blake a visit and discovers he has a son. Amaterasu holds a cult gathering and Baphomet reveals the Morrigan is abusing him.
  • 6 March 2015 - Sakhmet realises the gods have been lying to her and goes on a killing spree.

Imperial Phase (Part II)Edit

  • 6 March 2015 - The gods start searching for Sakhmet. Dionysus waits in the Underground for Baphomet.
  • 7 March 2015 - Sakhmet hides out with Persephone. Urdr, Woden and Dionysus plan a performance.
  • 8 March 2015 - Dionysus talks to Baphomet. Morrigan confronts Persephone. Woden takes over Dionysus's hivemind performance. Amaterasu finds Sakhmet in the British Museum and Sakhmet kills her. Sakhmet fights Baal and Persephone, eventually being killed by Minerva. Dionysus attempts to fight Woden but is rendered brain-dead by the Valkyries.
  • 9 March 2015 - Urdr and Persephone discover Woden's secret lair and find Jon Blake imprisoned there. Woden traps them all inside. Minerva looks for a fourth talking head to add to her collection.
  • 1 May 2015 - Baal has plans relating to the Great Darkness on this date.