TIMELINE OF A PARALLEL UNIVERSE: from beginning to present day
February 2018 - Sharknado!
Dimensional rifts drop Sharknados throughout Manhattan and everyone scrambles to protect the city. Iron Man is apprehended for acting without U.N. approval, breaking with the Sokovia Accords agreement. Ross incarcerates Stark in The Raft. Stark is rescued and forced to hide for a month as a fugitive, while Pepper arranges for a legal team to challenge the Accords through the courts.
March 2018 - U.N. Speech
King T'Challa speaks before the U.N. ending Wakanda's isolation and opening up Wakandan technological advances to the world. Wakanda begins building outreach centers worldwide for underprivileged children and communities.
March 2018 - Accords Abolished
A legal challenge to the Sokovia Accords is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. Known superheroes on the run are no longer considered fugitives. It doesn't apply to anyone with pre-existing criminal charges such as black ops hit-men (Bucky) or war criminals (Loki). 116 other countries that signed can apprehend heroes or pursue lawsuits in international courts for damages within their borders, if clearance is not pre-arranged. Do this at your own risk.
April 2018 - Hulk Rampage
Avengers are targeted as test subjects by unknown snipers. The weapons seem to be part of a Chitauri Tech development contract, being leaked out of Hammer Industries. After Thor is shot by a sniper, leaving an unexpected wound, Bruce comes under fire. An unleashed Hulk smashes part of Manhattan before he's stopped by Wanda. Hulk is kept in the upstate HQ's holding cell until reverting back to Bruce again. The search for clues begins.
May & June 2018 - Infinity War
Bleedover event for first half of Infinity War. Everyone is plagued by dreams or visions, but awake before the ending. Thor summons a storm over NYC. Loki goes on the run and is found with this universe's Tesseract in Helheim. Once Strange gets his wits back, he magically binds it inside Loki's pocket dimension with Thor acting as keyholder to use it. Everyone wonders where this universe's Thanos is and prepare, not knowing the final outcome.
August 2018 - Dust in the Wind
The Avengers have a meeting. Team Science works on the alert system. Thor gathers allies for a mission to Nidavellir. But it's too late. The universes align and events bleedover again. Half of all living things in this universe are randomly dusted and sent to the Soul Dimension. On the net, Steve has everyone meet at Tony's penthouse. Dr. Strange and Wanda recreate the Sanctum with magic, and she mentally lures comrades to it.
Sept 2018 - Between Dimensions
Wanda and Dr. Strange find a weakness to exploit. Wanda sends a message into the Quantum Realm, hoping it will reach other dimensions. It reaches Scott who was in the Quantum Realm at the time. Scott relays the message and Team Science modifies the tunnel & shuttle. Hope builds a connecting tunnel from magically conjured parts. As much as they want to, it's also not feasible to shuttle half of a universe back into existence. The world goes on.
Oct 2018 - Battle of Wakanda 2.0
This universe's Thanos and Infinity Stones still exist, posing a threat. The Avengers work with Wakanda to lure Thanos and the Black Order into battle. Loki uses the Tesseract to escape, Wanda destroys the Mind Stone, & Strange uses a portal to cut a gauntlet off. The Black Order is killed. Those dusted return unharmed. Now that the heroes have all of the remaining stones, they begin a Infinity Watch scenario.
Jan & Feb 2019 - Reality Bites
When Hope, Jane, & Tony study the Reality Stone as the Infinity Watch, Jane triggers it. A shockwave of reality moves through the Stark Industries tower, finding various fandom toys and items and warps reality around Manhattan into several zones. The heroes assemble to help contain multiple threats. Over the holidays, Thor, Valkyrie, & Loki have prepared enough to relocate Asgardian refugees to Earth.
April & May 2019 - Finding CluesSpidey brings suspicious weapons to Tony. Valkyrie, Star-lord, & Drax go undercover at a fight club for clues. Jane reveals she has cancer from being a living host to the Reality Stone before. Tony & Bruce build medical nanobots and Asgard rebuilds the Soul Forge. In April, Pepper gives birth to Morgan. Vision enters this universe with an unbroken Mind Stone and reunites with Wanda. Captain Marvel arrives on Earth.
May 2019 - Moving Days
Stark Industries building is renamed the New Avengers Tower, including two floors of housing. This is where Dr. Strange brings all new arrivals. Thanks to climate change and rising water, Asgardian building supplies sink into the loose soil of a bay on Edgeøya, where they were allotted to build by the Norse government. They renegotiate before settling in New Asgard (former site of destroyed Tønsberg).
May 2019 - The Weapons RunnerHammer is interrogated in Seagate Prison by Bobbi, Spidey & Tony, and gives the name of the black market weapons runner: Thomas Green. Green has been selling weapons that look like Wakandan tech to ex-HYDRA and anti-Wakandan hate groups, attempting to tarnish Wakanda's reputation with the rest of the world. Steve and Fury organize a mission to find him. Several teams search for Green. He's captured in Australia and stands trial in the U.S.
June 2019 - Heisted TimeIt's 2023 - At Strange's behest, Vision & Wanda stop dangerous cultists. She comes into contact with something demonic at the end. Tony & Pepper get married. The Endgame Part 1 bleedover causes dreams, but only up to the Time Heist. Soon after, two Dr. Stranges meet in the conjoined universe. The Eye of Agamotto opens and the Time stone aligns with the prime universe. Time is bumped to 2023. The next morning is a rude awakening.
July & Aug 2019 - FloodlandIt's 2023 - Endgame bleedover: the end. The dusted are brought back to life. T'Challa asks Strange about a rumored trident washed ashore after an undersea quake. Avengers team up to destroy remote control boxes linked to the trident, wielded by ex-HYDRA member Candice Lee. The floods are a show of power for a new incarnation of HYDRA under a nickname: HATE. Candice is caught but HATE continues on. Wanda discovers she's pregnant in July.
Sept & Oct 2019 - PoltergeistIt's 2023 - The Magic Trio make a deal with a devil to remove demonic residue from Wanda. Rhodey arrives. While Strange is away, the Tower is haunted by a poltergeist. It takes someone a while to catch on. Equipment is made by Team Science and, along with Team Weird (2/3rds of the Magic Trio), they try to bust a ghost. Dr. Strange returns at the last moment to banish it, but leaves without disclosing why a ghost was there.
Nov 2019 - The Great eScapeIt's 2023 - Stark launches a virtual reality MMO, eScape. He invites friends & contest winners to beta test. To ruin Stark's rep, a hacker hijacks contest winners turning them into rioters. Some Avengers are left inside past memories. Strange leads & Phil uses Mainframe experience to consult. Those stuck inside are saved after realizing it's a simulation. The hacker escapes, covering tracks. Pepper & Tony do PR, but the damage is done.
Jan/Feb 2020 - When Kaiju AttackIt's 2024. Giant monsters have escaped from a mysterious animal testing facility, making their way to NYC. A reporter is eaten and emergency alert issued. The Avengers are called in by Ross after military casualties. Stark arranges strike teams and they put a stop to the rampage. Bucky and Steve return. Wanda gives birth. Candice Lee was controlled using magic tablets. Tony has a heart attack at a Senate hearing. Bruce uses nanobots to help him.
April/May 2020 - StormfrontIt's 2024 and a storm is brewing. Rhodey meets with Ross, Nat & Phil steal data. Spider-man & Loki sneak into Hammer Industries. Loki is caught and held for war crimes. Thor asks Dr. Strange for help but is refused, causing a superstorm over NYC. Jane, Valkyrie, & Sif coordinate to stop Thor. After returning to New Asgard, the storm rages for hours. SHIELD has a meeting, and plans with Avengers to shut down a monster-making factory.
Summer & Fall 2020 - Island HoppingIt's 2024 and in June, a joint op between the Avengers and SHIELD ends the kaiju threat on Plum Island. In July, strange things are afoot on a private secret island called Genosha. Loki is sent to a Genoshan 'rehabilitation' center. What better way to get entrance than a celeb wedding? Thor & Jane get married while Val & Wanda help Loki escape. The Avengers harbor mutant escapees from Genosha.
Spring 2025 - Ch-ch-ch-ch-changesIt's 2025 and a new year. What future challenges await Earth's mightiest heroes? S.H.I.E.L.D. moves into the new Avengers Tower in Tribeca. Asgard is currently in space near Earth and continuing to rebuild their society. Tony tries to move on after separating from Pepper. A Rogue is still operating in the shadows.