Timeline (Starting at 4 ABY)
- The Battle of Endor
- A small Rebel task force responds to a distress call at Bakura. Converting into the Alliance of Free Planets, the Imperial and Alliance forces sign the Truce at Bakura, a ceasefire to work together to repel the invading Ssi-ruuk.
The New Republic Era
- The New Republic is established.
- Luke Skywalker attains the rank of General. Six months later, after Imperial forces under the command of Lord Shadowspawn fought to the last man against his army, he retires from the military.
- Ysanne Isard engages in a series of political maneuvers to damage the New Republic and seize control of the Empire.
- Rogue Squadron reforms under Wedge Antilles.
- New Republic forces switch from the guerilla tactics of the Alliance to a campaign of claiming important Core worlds as the Empire’s grip crumbles.
- The New Republic captures Coruscant from the Empire as it continues to deteriorate.
- Ysanne Isard leaves an artificial virus called the Krytos Virus that infects all nonhumanoids, behind on Coruscant to drain the New Republic’s already strained resources and create an enmity between Humans and nonhumans. Together these are designed to tear the New Republic apart.
- Wraith Squadron is formed by Wedge Antilles.
- The New Republic secures the needed bacta from Thyferra in the Bacta War to eliminate the plague. Isard fakes her death and disappears.
The Thrawn Crisis
- Jacen and Jaina Solo are born to Leia Organa and Han Solo.
- Grand Admiral Thrawn’s attempt to destroy the New Republic and restore dignity to the Galactic Empire fails.
- The Noghri defect to the New Republic.
- Ysanne Isard returns, and helps Rogue Squadron defeat her clone. Isard is killed by Iella Wessiri on the Lusankya, while Wedge Antilles kills the clone.
- The Galactic Empire recaptures Coruscant, but splinters into two factions, and fights with each other. The New Republic is forced to hide at Pinnacle Base.
- Operation Shadow Hand
- The Empire is brought back under Sith rule when Emperor Palpatine is reborn in a clone body and makes Luke Skywalker his second in command. However Luke turns against him and kills Palpatine with Leia and destroys his flagship Eclipse.
- The New Republic wins the Battle of Mon Calamari.
- Anakin Solo is born to Leia Organa and Han Solo.
- Palpatine returns again, but Empatajayos Brand destroys his life-force. Brand dies and Palpatine is ultimately dead, freeing the Empire from Sith rule once again.
- R2-D2 destroys Eclipse II and the Galaxy Gun, causing the destruction of the Imperial Fleet, and the planet Byss, where cloning machines of Palpatine are located.
- Palpatine’s spirit is incapacitated.
- The New Republic retakes Coruscant from the Empire.
- Luke Skywalker establishes the Jedi Praxeum on Yavin IV.
- Leia Organa-Solo becomes the Chief of State of the New Republic.
- Battle of Ord Cantrell. The last Galactic Emperor, Xandel Carivus is executed by Kir Kanos.
- Kyp Durron, under the influence of Exar Kun, uses the Sun Crusher to destroy Carida.
- Exar Kun’s spirit is destroyed.
- The term “Imperial Remnant” is used for the first time referring to the shattered remains of the Empire, now unified under Natasi Daala.
- After her defeat in the Battle for Yavin 4, Admiral Daala turns control of the Imperial Remnant over to Gilad Pellaeon.
- Adumar joins the New Republic as a planetary government.
- Lord Hethrir captures Han and Leia’s children, but is defeated.
- Rise and fall of the Disciples of Ragnos.
- Following the collapse of the Empire Reborn movement, and destruction of Disciples of Ragnos cult, major armed conflict between the New Republic and the Imperial Remnant drops off, turning into almost a cold war.
- The Black Fleet Crisis.
- The Almanian Uprising.
- The Corellian Insurrection.
- Admiral Gilad Pellaeon resurfaces to launch a major offensive against the New Republic, the last gasp of the once-powerful Empire. NR forces under Admiral Ackbar defeat Pellaeon in the Battle of Anx Minor. The Imperial Remnant is reduced to a mere eight backwater sectors in the Outer Rim Territories.
- The New Republic and the last fragment of the Empire sign the Pellaeon-Gavrisom Treaty, ending the 21-year-long Galactic Civil War.
- Luke Skywalker marries Mara Jade.
- GemDiver Station completes construction.
- Jacen and Jaina Solo join the Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Praxeum on Yavin 4.
- Anakin Solo joins the Junior Jedi Class of the Academy months later and befriends a young Human girl named Tahiri Veila.
- Luke and Mara Jade Skywalker travel to the Unknown Regions where they join a Chiss/Empire of the Hand mission to locate the remains of the ill-fated Old Republic/Jedi expedition Outbound Flight. They discover it in an inaccessible region known as the Redoubt and also learn that the survivors of the Outbound Flight have founded a colony within the wreckage. This combined team also defeats a Vagaari attack.
- Jacen and Jaina Solo fight against the Second Imperium which attempts to disrupt the peace between the New Republic and Imperial Remnant, as it has become known, and restart the Galactic Civil War.
- Following the defeat of the Shadow Academy, the Academy is rebuilt.
- Leia resigns her post as Chief of State and the Bothan Borsk Fey’lya replaces her.
- Mon Mothma dies.
The New Jedi Order Era
25–29 ABY : The Yuuzhan Vong War
- The Yuuzhan Vong invade the galaxy.
- Chewbacca dies at Sernpidal.
- The New Republic Historical Council sets the year of the Battle of Yavin to the year zero, adopting the current date system.
- Ben Skywalker is born to Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade.
- Destruction of Kalarba, its moon Indobok, and Hosk Station.
- The Jedi Order is driven off Yavin 4 by the Yuuzhan Vong.
- Young Jedi are sent to Shelter in the Maw for protection, under the care of Jedi Masters Kam and Tionne Solusar. - Sriluur is overrun by the Yuuzhan Vong.
- The Yuuzhan Vong conquer Coruscant, renaming it for their dead home planet, Yuuzhan’tar.
- Anakin Solo dies.
- Chief of State Borsk Fey’lya is killed.
- Cal Omas is elected Chief of State.
- Tenel Ka Chume Ta’ Djo becomes Queen Mother of the Hapes Consortium.
- The Bothans declare a state of ar’krai for the first time in millennia.
- First YVH 1 droid, YVH 1-1A, is released.
- Jacen Solo is imprisoned by the Yuuzhan Vong.
- The Voxyn are destroyed on Myrkr.
- Radical—and still partially obscure—changes occur in the Chiss Expansionary Defense Force and Chiss society in general.
- Admiral Ackbar dies.
- Coruscant is liberated from the Yuuzhan Vong.
- Zonama Sekot forges a peace accord between the Galactic Alliance and the Yuuzhan Vong. The war ends after five years of fighting.
- Jacen Solo begins his search of the Force.
35–36 ABY : The Dark Nest Crisis
- Efforts to rebuild galactic civilization after the Yuuzhan Vong war continue, with many war-torn worlds still under reconstruction.
- The Jedi, struggling to come to terms with a new role in the galaxy and a new philosophy on the Force are called upon to act as police and diplomats by the Galactic Alliance, despite the wishes of Luke Skywalker.
- Luke Skywalker sees an image of his mother for the first time through R2-D2.
- A mysterious alien race called the Killiks with a leader very strong in the Force, who are ancient enemies of the Chiss return, with some of the younger members of the Jedi interfering, and becoming part of their alien “Hive,” physically and mentally joined to each other.
- The Swarm War occurs.
- Luke Skywalker witnesses a hologram, kept by R2-D2, of his father leading the slaughter at the Jedi Temple, as well as another one in which Anakin was Force-choking his mother.
- The Conclave on Ossus convenes.
- Allana is born in secret to Jacen Solo and Tenel Ka.
The Legacy era
40 ABY – Second Galactic Civil War
- Jacen Solo and Ben Skywalker return from a dangerous covert mission on Adumar.
-The Galactic Alliance, in an attempt to silence malcontent among its members, begins a deterrent campaign against Corellia, leaving the galaxy on the edge of a full-scale war.
-Tensions begin to grow between members of the Skywalker-Solo clan.
- Lumiya makes her first appearance in 20 years.
- Jacen Solo falls to the dark side and becomes a Sith apprentice to Lumiya.
- The first civil war since the Galactic Civil War breaks out between the Galactic Alliance on one side, and the Confederation on the other.
- Boba Fett discovers the existence of a clone that fought at Geonosis and lived a further 70 years.
- Chief of State Cal Omas, ousted in a coup by Admiral Cha Niathal and Jacen Solo, who assume the roles of Co-Chiefs of State.
- Cal Omas dies.
- Ailyn Vel killed during an interrogation by Jacen Solo.
- Large deposits of Bes’kar are found on Mandalore. Soon-after an alliance is formed between the Mandalorians and the Killiks.
- Mara Jade Skywalker is killed by Jacen Solo.
- Lumiya is killed by Luke Skywalker.
- Jacen Solo becomes a full Sith Lord, Darth Caedus.
- GAG forces take control of the Jedi Academy on Ossus. Major Salle Serpa is left in charge. After the Jedi withdraw their forces during the Battle of Kuat, Caedus orders the destruction of the Academy. GAG troops killed many of the Jedi in the Academy and Tionne Solusar was wounded by Serpa and captured. Serpa then used her as bait, shooting off her arm and leg in front of the children and the other Jedi. Kam Solusar and two Jedi Knights were shot down by snipers. The two Knights were killed and Kam injured. Jaina and Fel managed to kill the snipers and confronted Serpa. Zekk arrived and disarmed Serpa, twice. The Jedi were then forced to abandon Ossus in fear of reprisals.
- Luke Skywalker forms the Jedi Coalition, the war becomes a three-way conflict.
- Centerpoint Station is destroyed.
- Jaina Solo trains under Boba Fett on Mandalore.
- Admiral Daala returns to fight in the war.
- Gilad Pellaeon is killed by Tahiri Veila.
- Darth Caedus makes Tahiri Veila his Sith apprentice.
- Isolder is killed by Darth Caedus.
- A nanovirus created by the Imperial Moffs, designed to kill those of Hapan royal blood, is released aboard the Dragon Queen during the Battle of Shedu Maad. The Queen Mother escapes, but Allana does not.
- Darth Caedus is killed by Jaina Solo.
- The Moff Council surrenders to Luke Skywalker, the Jedi Masters, the Solos, and The Queen Mother Tenel Ka. They agree to accept Jagged Fel as the Imperial Chief of State, in lieu of being turned over to the Hapans.
- Natasi Daala is named the new Chief of State of the Galactic Alliance.
- There is relative peace in the galaxy, as systems work to repair the damages from the war.
- Plans are laid to bring member systems of the Confederation, Imperial Remnant, and Hapes Consortium (back) into the Gallactic Alliance.