THE FOLLOWING IS A TIMELINE OF THE EVENTS THROUGH THE HISTORY OF THE D'NI. IT IS NOT KNOWN IF IT IS 100% ACCURATE BUT MOST OF IT IS KNOWN TO BE TRUE.

 

 

  • 0000 Leefo 1 ( 7656 BC ) the great D'ni Exodus to Earth
  • 0008 Leevot 9 Founding of the Writers Guild
  • 0100 Leenouo 18 the Day of the Circle
  • 0233 Leefo 12 the Common Library Opened
  • 1323 Leevot 12 First Arrival of the Great King
  • Leefo 23 the Sealing of the Great Temple
  • 2262 Leevobro 12 the Lost Books of  Birenni found
  • 2646 Leetar 21 the First Day of  Dancing
  • 6731 Leevofo 27 Coronation of King Kerath
  • 6977 Leevotar 17 Kerath appoints  Council of Elders
  • 9307 Agaeris is born
  • 9313 Aitrus is born
  • 9340 Excavation to surface ends around this year
  • 9350 Anna is born
  • 9351 Aitrus becomes a Guild Master
  • 9359 Anna's mom dies
  • 9365 Aitrus is elected to the council
  • 9368 Anna finds D'ni
  • 9377 Anna marries Aitrus
  • 9392 Gehn is born
  • 9396 Gehn is initiated into the Guild of Books
  • 9400 Leesahn 8 Final revolt of Veovis
  • 94?? Gehn marries Keta
  • 9411 Atrus is born, Keta dies, Gehn leaves for D'ni
  • 9417 Leevofo Gehn begins writing the 5th Age
  • 9425 Gehn takes Atrus with him to D'ni
  • 9429 Leevot 22 Atrus's Korfa V'ja
  • 9429 Gehn traps Atrus in D'ni
  • 9429 Atrus meets Catherine
  • 9429 Gehn is trapped on Riven
  • 9431 Leevosahn 13 Atrus marries Catherine
  • 94?? Sirrus/Achenar are born
  • 9441 Anna dies
  • 9458 Leevotar 11 Gehn successfully links to the 233rd age
  • 9461 Leevotar 29 Catherine is sent to Riven
  • 9462 Leebro 8 Gehn imprisons  Catherine
  • 9462 Leevobro 13 you free Atrus from D'ni
  • 9462 Leevobro 30 You are sent to Riven and free Catherine
  • 9466 Atrus and Catherine enter Averone
  • 9468 Leevot 25 Atrus decides to  write new age for D'ni
  • 9469 Leefo 1 Around this time Atrus begins writing Releeshahn
  • 9469 Atrus briefly revisits J'nanin
  • 9472 the events of EXILE take place
  • 9642 Year ( 1987 AD ) - John "Fighting Branch" Loftin re-discovers D'ni
  • 9643, Leenovoo 3 ( March 19th, 1988 ) - Branch (Loftin) and Elias Zandi ("Eli") make first journey to D'ni Caverns
  • 9644 ( 1989 AD ) - Branch and Eli reach the D'ni City on their third major expedition
  • 9645 - Richard Watson first accompanies Branch and Eli on an expedition to Ae'Gura
  • 9646 - Branch dies on expedition to D'ni with Dr. Watson and Eli
  • 9647
    • Dr. Watson forms expeditionary group with former colleagues
    • Elias and Dr. Watson disagree on how to properly restore the D'ni City
    • Dr. Watson begins to work with Rand and Robyn Miller on what would become Myst, based on translations of Catherine's Journals
    • This is the last year that D'ni is left uninhabited
  • 9648
    • Elias Zandi undergoes open-heart surgery, is warned to slow down
    • Rand and Robyn Miller first visit the D'ni Cavern following the completion of Myst, but prior to its release
  • 9649- Two massive supply trips are organized by Dr. Watson, dubbed the "ice cream" trips because of the volume of safety cones brought down
  • Year 9650 - Many small groups of people begin searching the desert for D'ni, following a "calling" they felt; most are accepted as volunteers to help with the restoration process
  • Year 9651, Leevofo ( November, 1995 ) - Elias and Jeff Zandi enter a heated debate regarding the intended resortation of D'ni and part ways after the expedition is completed
  • Year 9651 ( 1996 AD ) - Elias Zandi dies of a heart attack, leaving his fortune to the D'ni Restoration Foundation and the land surrounding the Volcano to his son, Jeff
  • Year 9652, Leevosahn ( January, 1997 AD ) - Dr. Watson forms the D'ni Restoration Council
  • Year 9653 ( 1998 AD ) - Cyan makes an expedition to D'ni
  • Year 9654 ( 1999 AD ) - Major expedition brings machinery and tools down to the City
  • Year 9655 ( 2000 AD ) - Restoration of Ae'Gura (the City) begins
  • Year 9656 ( 2001 AD ) - Restoration of the first Neighborhood begins
  • Year 9657 ( 2002 AD ) - Authorized Explorers are allowed into D'ni and several Ages for the first time
  • Year 9658 ( 2003 AD ) - Explorers from the Surface, assisted by Jeff Zandi, enter D'ni without authorization from the DRC. They now number in the thousands
  • Year 9659, Leevotar 1 ( February 9, 2004 AD ) - The DRC restoration effort in D'ni is abandoned

9656 in D'ni years is equal to 2000