The Events of the series in chronological order.
Silas' Campaign (FLASHBACKS IN TSD S1 & TO S3)Edit
- Several months following Graduation, Elena and Caroline begin college at Whitmore. The Evers family fills the void left by Liz Forbes' passing. Silas begins eliminating his opponents, starting with Elena and the Salvatores. (August 28-August 31, 2011)
- After Silas begins his purge, the angels making a move against anyone who is a threat to their plans. Markos takes full control of Matt's body. The Travelers' endgame is revealed. Marcia kills Maxwell. (Sept. 1, 2011)
- Sariel and Laylah begin destroying the Ley Lines before Michael intervenes. Mason learn that Jo slept with Vaughn. Vaughn dies. Silas restores Kahri. Michael kills Laylah for her disobedience. Sariel reveals to the main characters that she is in league with Silas. (Oct. 12, 2011)
- A pregnant Rebekah returns, accompanied by Elijah. Elijah kills Trent. Markos kills Matt and Sloan after jump-starting the Purification spell, which kills all remaining supernatural creatures in town, although Alaric, Caroline, and Marcia escape. (Oct. 13, 2011)
- Following a 7-month time jump, the gang still adjusts to their inability to return home following the Purification spell. Silas imparts his origin and plans and John declares Elena dead in absentia. Rebekah and April have begun dating during the time jump. Kahri attempts to continue April's relationship with Rebekah, who delivers a girl. Silas makes final preparations to destroy the Other Side. Markos kills Mason to prevent Silas using him in a ritual. Silas completes his assigned ritual, killing Kol and many others in the process. A purified Meredith reveals the truth to the surviving members of the Cult of Silas, including her own mother. Sariel betrays Silas and he kills her. (May 6-9, 2012)
- Silas completes his ascension despite the angels' best efforts and Sariel is killed. The Other Side is destroyed. The TVD and TO main casts band together to help defeat Silas but most are forcibly made to move on to the afterlife. Silas escapes into The Fold and declares himself the "New God". Many ghosts find peace or are sucked into The Dark Dimension. Silas' allies are defeated or killed. Markos escapes and sets his sights on the Mikaelsons. Rebekah discovers one of Kahri's "shadow selves" is still alive. Elijah and Rebekah return to NOLA. Meredith and Josephine head off, separately, to Boston. Enzo follows them. (May 10th-11th, 2012).
Season timeline: August 28th, 2011-May 11th, 2012. 296 days. Overall timeline: 296 days.
TSD S1 (May 13, 2012-December 4, 2012)Edit
- Pilot: Meredith arrives in Boston (May 13, 2012).
Season timeline: 205 days. Overall timeline: 501 days.
The Originals Season 2 (December 21, 2012-January 1, 2013)Edit
- Gen returns, The Shachath makes its existence known, and Esther resurrects herself with the intention of bringing Kol back. Marcel and Cami are murdered. Rebekah comes back to New Orleans with Angelique to protect the child from Markos. (December 21, 2012)
- Kieran, mad with grief, is manipulated by The Shachath in the form of Davina and discovers a second White Oak Stake underneath St. Anne's Church. Hayley's body is destroyed and her consciousness is placed in the body of the daughter of a politician. Julien Hudson takes Elijah and Rebekah to Romania under false pretenses in order to allow Markos to slip into the city undetected. Rebekah elects to stay in Romania as she still fears Klaus' wrath. Later, Kieran murders Francesca. Markos engineers a full moon and uses the magic marking the place of Esther's death (brought about by Kol's resurrection) to power a spell that seals the Ancestor's off from New Orleans, rendering the witches in the city powerless. Kol uses their weakness as an opportunity to slaughter them in revenge for their attempts on Angelique's life. Elijah dissolves the Faction, giving control of the city back to the Mikaelson brothers. (December 22, 2012)
- Kol goes on a further killing spree, only stopped when a resurrected Finn infects him with a massive quantity of werewolf venom. Mikael kidnaps Angelique and takes her to Tyler Lockwood. (December 23, 2012)
- Esther resurrects herself and Dahlia possesses Susanna. The Mikaelsons are bested by Markos, and Klaus learns of Dahlia's involvement in the events of the past week. Celina begins experiencing visions related to Hayley's life and Angelique. Freya arrives in New Orleans. (December 23, 2012)
- All I Need: Klaus decides to manipulate Celina into finding the baby by getting her father in town for "protection" but secretly plots with Kol to kill him if he proves untrustworthy. Markos uses Kol's recent massacre of local wolf clans to get the remaining wolves to swear fealty to him and by extension Dahlia. Freya indirectly reveals herself as alive to Klaus, Elijah, and Kol. (December 24, 2012)
- Pretty Wicked Things: The brothers have dinner with Dahlia, Freya, and Markos. Kol learns Freya's alliance with Dahlia is due to a spell that alters her memories of and feelings for her family. Angelique is transformed into the adult form Hayley had visions of earlier in the season and Dahlia resurrects herself. Genevieve is revealed to be pregnant with Markos' child. (December 24, 2012)
- The Destroyer: Genevieve kills Markos; Dahlia's cabal is eradicated. Dahlia kidnaps Angelique and nearly dies fighting Analektos. The latter dies from his wounds. New Orleans is completely leveled by a supernaturally-created earthquake and firestorm. Freya's memory spell is broken and Christabella reveals she is a vampire-siphoner hybrid. Everyone scatters in the wake of the city's destruction. (January 1, 2013)
Season timeline: 12 days. Overall timeline: 513 days.
The Originals Season 3 (July 13, 2013-November 13, 2014)Edit
- Bring Me To Life: (July 13, 2013)
Season timeline: 123 days. Overall timeline: 636 days.
The Originals S4, Part 1 (November 3,-November 17, 2014)Edit
Season timeline: 14 days. Overall timeline: 650 days.
Arrow Season 4 (October 15, 2015-May 3, 2016)Edit
- Big Game: In June, Oliver and Felicity have been vacationing in Sydney, Australia, since the death of Ra's al Ghul five weeks prior. Blake Reed murders Felicity. By October, Malcolm has settled into his new role as Ra's al Ghul, to Nyssa's chagrin. The two have fought off-screen on the same mountain on which Ra's almost killed Oliver. Nyssa escapes and books a flight to Starling City under an alias. The new incarnation of Team Arrow encounters Reed, who is intent on hunting and killing The Arrow. Oliver kills Reed, who warns him of HIVE's plans. Oliver is wounded by a H.I.V.E. operative. (October 15, 2015).
- What Might Have Been: Oliver is put into a hallucination as his body succumbs to the neurotoxin. He dreams that he and Laurel are married and expecting their first child, Tommy and Moira are alive, and Slade is his personal bodyguard along with Diggle. Once the neurotoxin is neutralized, Oliver and Laurel have a serious conversation about each other. Laurel leaves him to think alone. (October 16-20, 2015)
- Generosity Overreach: (October 27, 2015)
- An Extra Incentive: (October 29, 2015)
- Laurel's Sin: (November 1st & November 13, 2015)
- Stranger Things: (November 19, 2016)
- Lover's Quarrel: (November 26, 2015)
- Our Truth: (November 26-27, 2015)
- The Phantasm: (December 1, 2015)
- My Demons: (January 4, 2016)
- Acknowledgement of Service: (January 7, 2016)
- In Absentia: (January 10, 2016)
- Blight: (January 11, 2016)
- H.I.V.E.: (January 14, 2016)
- Ab Initio: (January 15-17, 2016)
- For Better Or Worse: (January 18, 2016)
- Light A Fire: (January 20-21, 2016)
- A League Of Their Own: (April 20, 2016)
- Identity Crisis: (April 20-23, 2016)
- The Longbow Hunters: (April 24-27, 2016)
- Carnivore: (May 1, 2016)
- Adam Raised A Cain: (May 2, 2016)
- You Have Failed This City: (May 3, 2016)
Season timeline: 200 days Overall timeline: 850 days.
Arrow S5 (May 14, 2016-May 14, 2017)Edit
Season timeline: 365 days.
Birds of Prey S1 (November 20, 2017-January 5, 2018)Edit
Season timeline: 46 days
- Overall timeline: 411 days
The Vampire Diaries S5 (June 13-July 1, 2018)Edit
Season timeline: 29 days.
- Overall timeline: 440 days