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** Nav kills for the first time.

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** Nav gets possessed by Ava, a ghost from the bunker.

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** Flo grows more powerful thanks to tangentially related events in the bunker.

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* ''July'': (Chapters 109-111)

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** Nav escapes the bunker after a week or so of being trapped.

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* ''June'': (Chapters 107-109)
** Nav arrives in Atlantis and meets the water elementals there.
** Nav returns to Equestria and agrees to work with Miners Without Borders for his expedition to Antarctica.
** Nav arrives in Antarctica, and discovers the human bunker.
** Nav is trapped within the bunker after the ground gives way.

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!! Ancient Human History to the Modern Era

Events that take place from the time Discord is created, to after the fall and extinction of humanity.

* ''Unspecified distant past'':
** Discord is inadvertently created by Cain.

* ''Classical Antiquity'':
** Arachne is cursed with her current form by Athena.
** Athena forms her book world and starts collecting the world's knowledge.

* ''The Middle Ages'':
** Arthur and Merlin battle Discord.

* ''20XX'':
** Nav is sent back from the future for a week.
** Humanity is nuked, resulting in the deaths of most of the species.
** The elementals are created.
** Nav's past self heads the team that creates the various species that would go on to populate Earth.
** The dream machine is created.
** Humanity goes extinct.
** The elementals begin their mission to guide the evolution of the new races.

* ''Unspecified length of time later'':
** The elementals are imprisoned.

!! Equestrian History

Events that took place between the downfall of the alicorns, and Nav's arrival, set several million years after the extinction of humanity.

* ''Approximately 6200 years before Nav arrives in Equestria'':
** Celestia is born.
** Alicorn civilization is destroyed by Discord.
** Ponies are created by Discord splitting the alicorns into three.
** Discord creates the changelings by corrupting alicorns.
** Luna is born.
** Celestia flees with Luna.
** Moonbeam is corrupted into Chrysalis by Discord.
** Celestia discovers the Elements of Harmony within Discord's lair.
** Discord is petrified by Celestia and Luna using the Elements of Harmony.
** Celestia and Luna gain their extended lifespans by their use of the Elements.
** Reginald saves the ancient naga city from destruction.
** Celestia and Luna start to stabilise Equestria.
** The pony tribes are segregated into three to try and avoid conflict.

* ''Approximately 4000 to 3000 years before Nav arrives in Equestria'':
** Luna goes on the warpath, teaming up with Reginald and anyone else who will ally with her.
** Grogar restores the climate of the Arctic to its original frigid state, resulting in ponies being forced to migrate.
** Celestia and Luna's efforts fail, with the lack of resources from the climate change resulting in open conflict among the tribes.
** The Crystal Empire is founded.
** Celestia and Luna form a system of institutional racism to bond the pony tribes together, leading to the use of terms like "anypony".
** "True magic" is stamped out and replaced with unicorn spells by Celestia and Luna.
** The Everfree begins appearing.
** Grogar's experiments become dangerous and attract the attention of Sombra.
** Sombra intervenes and puts a stop to Grogar's actions.
** Sombra begins to be corrupted by his use of shadow crystals.

* ''Approximately 1000 years before Nav arrives in Equestria'':
** The Crystal Empire disappears.
** The Everfree becomes an issue.
** Luna is tasked with dealing with the Everfree.
** Luna stumbles across Discord's lair and is corrupted after looking into his magic mirror and seeing her true self.
** Luna is banished by Celestia.
** After Luna and Celestia's battle, the Everfree is strengthened by the ambient magic released during the fight, leading to more mutations, as well as creating the timberwolves.

* ''Approximately 900 years before Nav arrives in Equestria'':
** Chrysalis asks Celestia for aid. Celestia refuses.

* Egyptian leaders are overthrown, Nav and Spike are rescued.
* Nav turns 20.


* ** Egyptian leaders are overthrown, Nav and Spike are rescued.
* ** Nav turns 20.

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The events that take place following Discord's release, and Nav's subsequent arrival.

!! Year 1

* ''September'': (Prologue, Chapter 1)
** Discord escapes from his confinement.
** Nav is brought to Equestria by Discord.
* ''October'': (Chapters 2-4)
** Nav meets Luna for the first time.
** Nightmare Night festival.
* ''November'': (Chapters 5-6)
** Twilight and Nav duel Trixie.
** Nav is temporarily turned into a pegasus.
** Twilight is briefly turned into a human.
** Nav gains his wings permanently, following the reversal of Trixie's botched spell.
* ''December'': (Chapter 7)
** Nav meets Derpy.
** The [=CMC=] get their Cutie marks.

!! Year 2

* ''January'': (Chapter 8)
* ''February'': (Chapter 8)
** Nav meets Celestia for the first time.
* ''March'': (Chapter 9)
** Nav turns 19.
* ''April'': (Chapter 9)
** Nav has his run-in with Pelt.
* ''May'': (Chapter 9)
* ''August'': (Chapter 10)
** The Grand Galloping Gala takes place.
* ''September'': (Chapters 11-12)
** Summer Wrap Up takes place.
** Luna is secretly sentenced to 7 years 'house arrest' in Canterlot.
* ''October'': (Chapter 13)
** Pinkie Pie's family are taken hostage by the naga.
* ''November'': (Chapter 14)
** Nav meets Lyra.
* ''December'': (Chapter 14, Christmas Chapter)
** Nav brings the spirit of Christmas to Ponyville.

!! Year 3

* ''January'': (Chapter 15)
** Nav is sent to Egypt by Celestia.
** Celestia leaves for Israel to investigate the growing unrest.
* ''February'': (Chapter 15)
** Nav arrives in Egypt with Spike, and is kidnapped by rebels.
* ''March'': (Chapter 16)
* Egyptian leaders are overthrown, Nav and Spike are rescued.
* Nav turns 20.
* ''April'': (Chapter 17)
** Nav arrives in Ramla, Israel.
* ''September'': (Chapter 17)
** Nav leaves Israel for Equestria.
* ''October'': (Chapters 18-19)
** Nav arrives back in Equestria.
* ''November'': (Chapter 19)
* ''December'': (Chapters 20-21)
** Fleur manages to get Rarity and Nav arrested on charges of treason.

!! Year 4

* ''March'':
** Winter Wrap Up takes place.
** Nav turns 21.
* ''April'': (Chapter 22)
** The dragon migration takes place.
** Luna has 5 years remaining on her sentence.
* ''May'': (Chapter 23)
** Nav leaves for Egypt for the second time.
* ''June'': (Chapters 23-25)
** Nav arrives back in Egypt.
** Equestrian diplomatic mission to Egypt initiated.
** Nav finds Taya on the streets of Catro.
** Nav leaves Egypt for Barkelona, Spain.
* ''July'': (Chapter 26)
** Nav arrives in Barkelona.
** Nav encounters the pirates.
* ''August'': (Chapters 27-30)
** Nav arrives back in Equestria.
** Grand Galloping Gala takes place.
** Taya badly injures Nav with a power meltdown.
** Nav gains his extended lifespan.
* ''September'': (Chapter 31)

!! Year 5

* ''March'': (Chapters 32-37)
** Maris party takes place in France.
** Blueblood is nearly assassinated, resulting in him being poisoned and having his appearance ravaged.
** Nav meets Cadance for the first time.
** The changelings attack Canterlot.
** Cadance and Shining Armor get married.
** Nav becomes a Lunar knight.
** The dream machine is reactivated by Nav and Luna.
** Nav turns 22.
* ''April'': (Chapters 37-40)
** Nav discovers his key, gender-switching stones, and anti-magic ring within Everfree Forest.
** Nav meets Reginald for the first time.
** Nav is challenged to a duel by Blueblood.
** After losing his duel, Blueblood makes a deal with Discord.
** Luna has 4 years remaining on her sentence.
* ''May'': (Chapters 40-42)
** Gilda visits Ponyville to make amends for her previous actions.
* ''June'': (Chapter 42)
* ''August'': (Chapter 43)
** Grand Galloping Gala takes place.
* ''September'': (Chapters 44-45)
** Nav helps the changelings genocide a diamond dog clan.
** The changelings start experimenting with human technology.
** Ponies start experimenting with human technology.
* ''October'': (Chapter 46)
** Nav accompanies Cadance and Shining Armor on a diplomatic event to the griffon capital, Gryphus, in Canada.
** Cadance is almost assassinated by a griffon.
* ''November'': (Chapters 47-48)
* ''December'': (Chapter 49)

!! Year 6

* ''January'': (Chapters 49-50)
* ''February'': (Chapters 51-55)
** Nav visits Appaloosa.
** Nav meets Flo, and finds Excalibur.
* ''March'': (Chapters 56-65)
** Fabulous Flankfurt Festival takes place in Germany.
** Nav joins the naga.
** Nav and Luna cause a diplomatic incident with the griffons.
** Nav is forced into an ArrangedMarriage with Gilda.
** Nav turns 23.
* ''April'': (Chapters 66-71)
** Nav and Gilda's ArrangedMarriage is cancelled.
** An assassination attempt is made on Cadance's daughter, Princess Skyla.
** The war games exercise between the Day and Night Guard takes place.
* ''May'': (Chapter 71)
* ''July'': (Chapters 72-77)
** Nav gets sent back in time.
* ''August'': (Chapters 78-80)
** Grand Galloping Gala takes place.
** Nav is nearly killed after declining a duel from Blueblood and being stabbed in the back.
** Blueblood is killed by Taya.
** Taya gains her Cutie mark.
* ''September'': (Chapters 81-83)
** Nav meets Eva.
** The griffons start experimenting with human technology.
** Bon Bon and Lyra get married.
* ''October'': (Chapter 84)
** Autumn Harvest takes place.
* ''December'': (Chapter 85)

!! Year 7

* ''February'': (Chapters 86-87)
** Luna's Rambunctiously Radical Rave takes place.
** Nav and Luna's relationship completely breaks down.
* ''March'': (Chapters 88-93)
** Luna publicly confesses her crimes against Navarone.
** Nav leaves Equestria on his quest to free the elementals.
** Stupendous Stalliongrad Soiree takes place.
** Nav turns 24.
* ''April'': (Chapters 94-100)
** Nav arrives in the Crystal Empire.
** Sombra is killed.
** Aqua is freed from her prison.
** Nav first meets Athena within her PortalBook world.
** The Elements of Harmony are stolen by Discord.
* ''May'': (Chapters 101-106)
** Nav encounters the spiders in South America.
** The first Element of Harmony, kindness, is recovered.
** Nav is captured by the monkeys and crowned their queen.
** Nav's gender stones break, trapping him in female form.

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