Into the Darkness
9:2 Dragon: Led by the young Prince Maric, the rebels finally succeed in driving out the Orlesian occupational force. He kills the usurper King Meghren in a duel at Fort Drakon. A short time later, Antiva is shaken by a civil war and the much maligned “Three-Queens Era” begins.
The ruling Archon of Tevinter Imperium faces usurpation.
9:3 Dragon: Maric Theirin is crowned as King of Ferelden.
9:4 Dragon: The future Empress Celene of Orlais is born.
9:5 Dragon: Birth of Cailan Theirin, future king of Ferelden.
9:8 Dragon: Death of Queen Rowan of Ferelden.
9:10 Dragon: Underneath Ferelden, the intelligent darkspawn known as the Architect attempts to unearth and kill the remaining Old Gods and taint the entire surface world. His efforts are thwarted by King Maric and a band of Grey Wardens.
King Maric allows the order of Grey Wardens to return to Ferelden after two centuries of exile.
A young female smith named Branka is made Paragon for her invention of smokeless coal.
Alistair, a future hero of the Fifth Blight, is born in Ferelden.
9:12 Dragon: Thought by the Orzammar dwarves to have been long lost to the darkspawn, the dwarven kingdom of Kal-Sharok located deep beneath the Hunterhorn Mountains is rediscovered. The dwarves there are still resentful of Orzammar and refuse to bow to the dwarven king’s authority.9
Bethany and Carver Hawke are born to apostate Malcolm Hawke and his wife Leandra in an unknown location.
9:13 Dragon: The dwarven fortress of Bownammar, home to the Legion of the Dead, falls to the darkspawn.
9:14 Dragon: Perrin Threnhold is appointed viscount of Kirkwall.
9:20 Dragon: Ferelden and Orlais officially make peace after the ascension of Empress Celene to the Orlesian throne.
Malcolm Hawke and his family settled down in the outskirts of Lothering, to live their lives in peace.
Arl Eamon Guerrin marries an Orlesian woman by the name of Isolde, and upon her request sends Alistair to the Chantry.
9:21 Dragon: After a failed coup against the Templar Order, Viscount Perrin Threnhold is executed and Marlowe Dumar is appointed Viscount of Kirkwall. Due to her part in the arrest of Viscount Threnhold, Meredith Stannard is promoted to Knight-Commander of Kirkwall by Grand Cleric Elthina.
9:22 Dragon: Blood mages, secretly in league with a rogue Grand Cleric of the Orlesian Chantry, conspire to assassinate Divine Beatrix III. A Seeker of Truth, Cassandra Pentaghast thwarts the conspiracy and is named Hero of Orlais and the Divine’s Right Hand.
9:25 Dragon: King Maric of Ferelden is lost at sea,13 and is imprisoned by Antivan Crows in Velabanchel.
Maric’s son, Cailan Theirin, inherits the throne of Ferelden. Approximately one month later, Cailan marries Anora, daughter of Teyrn Loghain Mac Tir.
9:27 Dragon: Malcolm Hawke, the apostate mage responsible for resealing Corypheus, and father of the future Champion of Kirkwall, dies in Lothering.
9:28 Dragon: Paragon Branka takes her entire house, save Oghren, into the Deep Roads in the hopes of finding the Anvil of the Void and the secret of creating golems.
The lyrium-infused slave Fenris escapes from his master and heads to the south.
Leliana seeks refuge in the Lothering chantry.
9:30 Dragon: Alistair is recruited into the order of the Grey Wardens by the Warden-Commander of Ferelden, Duncan.