MS Universe Title

Banner The Mothership

"The ship was like a city encased in metal, stretching more than twelve kilometers up the valley."

- The Mothership (FC1)



Banner The Mothersea

"One day, a reckoning would come, for one world cannot have two masters."

- The Mothersea (FC2)



Banner The Antaran Codex

"The Access Treaty was the basis of Galactic Law."

- The Antaran Codex (MS1)



Banner In Earth's Service

"Mapped Space was the physical extent of Human Interstellar Civilization."

- In Earth's Service (MS2)



The Riven Stars Banner

"World wars are fought between equals. Interstellar wars never are."

- The Riven Stars (MS3)







MS Chronology




3.4 Million Years Ago to 6000 BC

Earth Stone Age (GCC 0)


6,000 BC to 1750 AD

Pre-Industrial Civilization (GCC 1)


1750 – 2130 AD

The rise of Planetary Industrial Civilization (GCC 2).

The First Intruder War - unknown to mankind.

The Mothership
The Mothersea


2130 – 2643

The spread of Interplanetary Civilization (GCC 3) throughout the Solar System.


2629

Marineris Institute of Mars (MIM) perfects the first the stable Spacetime Distortion Field (the bubble).

The MIM discovery leads to the dawn of Inceptive Interstellar Civilization (GCC 4).


2615

The Solar Constitution ratified, establishing Earth Council (15 June 2615).


2644

First human ship reaches Proxima Centauri and is met by a Tau Cetan Observer.


2645

Earth Council signs Access Treaty with the Galactic Forum.
First Probationary Period begins.
Tau Cetins provide astrographic data out to 1,200 light years from Earth (Mapped Space) and 100 kilograms of novarium (Nv, Element 147) to power human starships.


2646 – 3020

Human Civilization expands rapidly through Mapped Space.
Continual Access Treaty infringements delays mankind’s membership into the Galactic Forum.


3021

Dr. Anton Krenholtz discovers spacetime field modulation.
Krenholtz Breakthrough enables transition to Incipient Interstellar Civilization (GCC 5).


3021 – 3154

Mass migration dramatically increases human colonial populations.


3154

Human religious fanatics, opposed to interstellar expansion, attack the Mataron Homeworld.
Tau Cetins prevent the Mataron Fleet from destroying Earth.


3155 – 3158

Tau Cetin ships convert human supplies of novarium held on Earth and within ship energy plants to inert matter.


3155 – 4155

Galactic Forum suspends human interstellar access rights for 1,000 years (the Embargo).
Contact with other interstellar civilizations ends.
Many Human outposts beyond the Solar System collapse.


4126

Earth Navy (EN) established by the Democratic Union to police mankind when the Embargo is lifted.
Earth Council assumes overall control of Earth Navy


4138

Earth Intelligence Service (EIS) established by the Earth Council.


4155

The Embargo ends.
The Access Treaty is reactivated.
Second 500 year Probationary Period begins.
Human interstellar travel resumes.


4155 – 4267

Earth re-establishes contact with its surviving colonies.


4281

Earth Council issues Sanctioned Worlds Decree, protecting collapsed human societies.


4310

The Beneficial Society of Traders established to manage interstellar trade.


4498

Quantum Instability Neutralization discovered (much earlier than galactic powers expected).
QIN enables transition to Emergent Civilization (GCC 6).
The golden age of human interstellar trade begins.


4605

The Vintari Incident.

The Antaran Codex


4606

The Battle of Tresik Prime.
End of the Blockade.

In Earth's Service


4607

The Nan Chen Disaster.
The Xil Asseveration.

The Riven Stars



Abbreviations

GCC :   Galactic Civiliation Classification






MS Commentaries Heading

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