Game-Wide Plot Summary: The Search For the Horcruxes Game-Wide Plot Summary: The Search For the Horcruxes, Take Over of the Ministry, and Battle for Hogwarts
Pregame - July 27th: Harry and the Order are attacked while moving Harry to The Burrow. In the ensuing battle Moody, Hagrid, and Hedwig fall to the Killing Curse.
August 1: Wished begins with an article in the Daily Prophet which reports Dumbledore's retirement but misreports the deaths of Professors Hagrid and Burbage as retirements as well. This article also lists the forced retirement of Professor Binns, and his replacement by Radolphus Pittiman. The same morning, Hogwarts Owls deliver letters and reading lists to all returning students from the new Headmistress. These owls also bring journals to every student that will be a required part of next year's curriculum. These owls also carry letters for next year's Prefects and Quidditch captains, and Harry and Hermione turn down their respective positions as Quidditch Captain and Head Girl. Later, Trio have an argument after Hermione returns from Obliviating her parents, and later Dumbledore arrives in order to give them a few mysterious, but important, gifts.
August 5: The new Hogwarts Headmistress is busy as well, setting up a meeting with Tonks. Meanwhile, Hermione is very interested in the papers of Amelia Bones that Susan has inherited, and makes plans to come over and look through them. DA members are anxious for real news. Late in the evening, Rabastan and Alecto appear in Diagon Alley causing havok in Flourish & Blotts before snatching their targets, Madam Edgecombe and her daughter Marietta. In the process, one Auror is killed, one is left Crucioed and unable to talk, and one - blamed for the whole thing - is Imperioed and will take his own life later while in custody.
August 6: The Daily Prophet reports on the attack in Diagon. It accurately reports the sighting of Rabastan, but blames the death of the Auror later in the evening on the Auror Rabastan Imperioed. Also, it misreports the snatching of the Edgecombes. Early in the morning, Hermione visits Susan and is able to go through the papers of Amelia Bones and also clue Susan in to some things that have happened. Students respond to the news of the day, and many DA members are frustrated by the continued warnings about the Prophet while they still are being kept in the dark.
August 9: Alecto goes hunting for Hermione's parents, and murders their neighbors when she realizes that Hermione has anticipated this attack and sent her parents away.
August 10: Lucius is as concerned as his wife about the Death Eaters taking over his home, and Alecto reports that Hermione was a step ahead of them and had already sent her parents off where they can't be found.
August 19: After his meeting with the Minister of Magic, Harry goes with Ron and Hermione to Grimmauld where they find out from Kreacher what happened to the locket Horcrux.
August 22: The Weasley-Delacour wedding is attacked by Death Eaters who are there searching for Mundungus after Kreacher once again betrays Harry to Bellatrix. The Dark Lord sends only a handful of Death Eaters, while many of the rest are sent to gaurd and live at Grimmauld.
September 1: The Hogwarts Express returns students to Hogwarts for the new year. Harry, Hermione, and Ron are not on the train, though they do arrive in time for the Sorting Feast. Headmistress McGonagall's speech railed against the biases of 'unreliable news' and announced the unfortunate demise of Professors Burbage and Hagrid. She urged students, as Dumbledore always had, to be aware and to choose the right path when they are presented with difficult choices.
September 2: Hermione is paranoid about Pittiman and believes the Trio needs to talk to Dumbledore about Mundungus.
Oct 23: Remus and Tonks compare notes, while Dumbledore reminds Snape of his duty one last time. Later, the Order, tricked by Dumbledore into believing Hogarts was in danger, uselessly assembles at Hogwarts and they and the DA take steps to defend it. The real attack, however, was planned against the Ministry. Death Eaters attack and kill many, including the Minister of Magic. Meanwhile, the Trio arrives at the Ministry (after Harry had a bad day already) to steal Gryffindor's Sword, and are attacked by Snape. Dumbledore apperas, seemingly to defend them, and then makes his final request of Severus, who kills him and flees while the Trio flees to the Forest of Dean.
Oct 24: The Daily Prophet reports on the attacks on the Ministry, an also reports that Harry, Ron, and Hermione were seen at the Ministry and are wanted for questioning.
Oct 25: The Daily Prophet reports the appointment of Pius Thicknesse as Minister of Magic, and lists those killed in the battle at the Ministry.
Oct 29: The Daily Prophet reports expected changes and changes already made by the new Minister of Magic. Meanwhile, Ginny has figured out a way to get the Trio their journals. Students also begin to notice that Snape has gone missing.
Oct 30: At Hogwarts, after the DA has been made aware of Snape's betrayal, members begin to respond.
December 28: The body found earlier in the month outside of Hogsmeade is finally identified as Marietta Edgecombe, who disappeared months ago. Ron is blamed again, but the Prophet reports that McGonagall is considering stepping down from her Headmistress post as well. This is quickly followed by a Quibbler article that says she is not leaving. Shortly after the Quibbler release, Pyrites is summoned to Voldemort for a mission. Meanwhile, Scabior is recruited to the Snatchers by Rodolphus Lestrange. Hermione finally writes to friends, and is given some important help from Viktor Krum.
December 29: Thanks to Viktor's help, Hermione believes she has something figured out, but Harry doesn't think so and ends up going off on his own. After struggling with the Horcrux, having a strange vision, and nearly drowning, Ron figures out the Deluminator, arrives to save the day, destroys Slytherin's locket, and reunites the Trio! Rodolphus and Mulciber meet at Shalott to discuss Death Eater business until the marks of all Death Eaters begin to burn in anger.
December 30: Via Protective Decree Number Two the Ministry of Magic accuses muggleborns of attaining magic through theft, and begin Muggleborn Registration. Headmistress McGonagall arranges for students to return to Hogwarts, and for the Order to gaurd them as they travel. DA members try to figure out what they can do about the situation.
December 31:Protective Decree Number Three requires neighbors to report muggleborns who don't comply on their own to the Ministry of Magic.
January 1: The name Voldemort is made Taboo. Ginny calls an emergency DA meeting.
January 7: Percy tries to make amends with Penny, but her reaction shakes him and drives him to go to Fred and George to see how he can help. Amycus takes it upon himself to Snatch Sam Capper's mother, and along the same time the Trio visits the Lovegood home, where they learn about the Deathly Hallows and then must run from Death Eaters.