This is the chronology (or sequence) of events related to The Stormlight Archive and the universe in which it is set, based on dates and information provided within the novels and supporting material.
Eighth Epoch, circa 337:
- The Midnight Essence attacks Heb's farm in Natanatan, which is being protected by two Surgebinders.
- Dalinar's twelfth vision in the Era of Solitude recalls this incident. It is likely that a Desolation begins soon after.
4500 years before the War of Reckoning, circa -3333:
- Aharietiam, the Last Desolation. Mankind, led by the Heralds, is victorious in yet another Desolation.
- The Oathpact is broken. The Heralds leave mankind, ending the Heraldic Epochs.
Era of Solitude (modern era)Edit
The Era of Solitude follows the Heraldic Epochs:
Five centuries before:
- The War of Loss. The Vorin church tries to seize power and is overthrown, leading to the end of the Hierocracy, circa 700.
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 19. Starfalls
- ↑ The Way of Kings, Prelude
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 45. Shadesmar
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 26. Stillness
- ↑ The Way of Kings, Inter3.
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 36. The Lesson
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 10. Stories of Surgeons
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 22. Eyes, Hands, or Spheres?
- ↑ The Way of Kings, Inter4.
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 28. Decision
- ↑ The Way of Kings, Prologue - To Kill
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 44. The Weeping
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 8. Nearer the Flame
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 51. Sas Nahn
- ↑ The Way of Kings, 68. Eshonai