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This is a timeline of the Mother World's history, recording events that took place on the Mother World. Dates are given in relation to the battle of Nockmaar, which saw the fall of Demon Queen Bavmorda's Nockmaar-based empire and was followed by the rise of Elora Danan.

Timeline of the Mother World's history[]

The ancient times[]

The Time of Whispers[]

  • 18 BBN
    • Sorsha, daughter of Mikal Tanthalos and Bavmorda, is born.[4] Shortly thereafter, King Tanthalos VIII and his wife are killed by Bavmorda.[1]
  • Between 18 and 13 BBN
    • Bavmorda, Queen Consort of Tir Asleen, freezes her husband King Tanthalos IX into a crystal block. She treats the rest of Tir Asleen's occupants the same way, then moves her base of operations to the newly built Nockmaar Castle.[5]
  • 13 BBN
    • On the day Sorsha turns five, Bavmorda gives her a test, teaching her to favor purity and power over glitter and gold.[1]
  • 6 BBN
  • 5 BBN
    • Sorsha starts learning the arts of defense and the tactics of assault under the tutelage of guardians handpicked by Bavmorda and General Kael.[4]
  • 3 BBN
  • 1 BBN
  • 0 BBN

The Post-Nockmaar period[]

  • 1 ABN
    • Despite the defeat of Bavmorda a year earlier, the world is plunged into a storm of war and chaos, lashed by ancient rivalries and hatreds.[2]
  • 13 ABN
    • The Ascension of Elora Danan takes place. Representatives of all Twelve Realms congregate in Angwyn to witness her coronation as ruler of the Realms. Unfortunately, during the occasion the Deceiver shows up disguised as Willow Ufgood, and tries his best to kill Danan. While the princess escapes with the help of Thorn Drumheller, the Deceiver succeeds in freezing the entire Kingdom of Angwyn, all its residents, and everyone in attendance of the Ascension.[2]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 The Willow Sourcebook
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Shadow Moon
  3. According to Willow: A Novel, Mikal Tanthalos was about thirty-five when Bavmorda froze him in crystal. Since the cursing of Mikal must have happened between 18 and 13 BBN (see reference note 5), he must have been born between 53 and 48 BBN.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Willow: A Novel
  5. According to Willow: A Novel, Mikal Tanthalos's daughter, Sorsha, was eighteen around the time of the battle of Nockmaar (placing her birth in 18 BBN). Since The Willow Sourcebook shows that Sorsha had already lost her father by age five, the cursing of Mikal must have taken place in 18 BBN at the earliest, and 13 BBN at the latest.
  6. Willow