NewThe Babylon 5 Chronology

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The epic science fiction series that did a ‘novel for television’ years before The Wire.

2115

Dark Genesis: The Birth of the Psi Corps
Novel. Takes place across 80 years or so starting at this point

2190

Deadly Relations: Bester Ascendant
Novel. Takes place across 70 years or so starting at this point

2257

The Shadow Within
Novel. Takes place before and slightly overlapping the pilot episode
The Gathering
The pilot episode on DVD

2258 — Signs and Portents

Episodes of Babylon 5, season one.
Midnight on the Firing Line
Soul Hunter
Born to the Purple
Infection
The Parliament of Dreams
Mind War
The War Prayer
And The Sky Full Of Stars
Deathwalker
Believers
Survivors
By Any Means Necessary
Signs and Portents
TKO
Grail
Eyes
Legacies
A Voice in the Wilderness part 1
A Voice in the Wilderness part 2
Babylon Squared
The Quality of Mercy
Chrysalis

2259 — The Coming of Shadows

The Price of Peace
Comic that takes place in the gap between seasons
Episodes of Babylon 5, season two.
Casting Shadows
Novel. Must take place before The Geometry of Shadows, placed here by fiat
Points of Departure
Revelations
The Geometry of Shadows
Summoning Light
Novel. Retells selected parts of season two, especially The Geometry of Shadows from Galen’s and Elric’s perspectives
A Distant Star
The Long Dark
Voices
Novel. Placed here by fiat
A Spider in the Web
A Race Through Dark Places
Shadows Past and Present
Comic. Must take place between THe Geometry of Shadows and The Coming of Shadows, placed here by fiat
Blood Oath
Novel. Must take place before The Coming of Shadows, placed here by fiat
Soul Mates
The Coming of Shadows
Accusations
Novel. Must take place between The Coming of Shadows and All Alone in the Night, placed here by fiat
GROPOS
All Alone in the Night
Acts of Sacrifice
Hunter, Prey
There All the Honor Lies
Betrayals
Novel. Must take place between The Coming of Shadows and The Long, Twilight Struggle, placed here as a best fit
And Now For a Word
Knives
In the Shadow of Z’ha’dum
Confessions and Lamentations
Divided Loyalties
The Long, Twilight Struggle
Comes the Inquisitor
Clark’s Law
Novel. Must take place at this point
The Fall of Night

2260 — Point of No Return

Episodes of Babylon 5, season three.
Matters of Honor
To Dream in the City of Sorrows
Novel. Mostly parallels season two, placed here so that Marcus has been introduced
Convictions
The Touch of Your Shadow, The Whisper of Your Name
Novel. Takes place early in this year, prior to A Day in the Strife, but contains continuity errors
A Day in the Strife
Passing Through Gethsemane
Voices of Authority
Dust to Dust
Exogenesis
Messages from Earth
Point of No Return
Severed Dreams
Ceremonies of Light and Dark
A Late Delivery From Avalon
Sic Transit Vir
Ship of Tears
Interludes and Examinations
Walkabout
War Without End, Part One
War Without End, Part Two
Grey 17 Is Missing
And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place
Shadow Dancing
Z’ha’dum
Invoking Darkness
Novel. Retells selected parts of season three from Galen’s perspective

2261 — No Surrender, No Retreat

The Hour of the Wolf
Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?
The Summoning
Personal Agendas
Novel. Must take place at this point
Falling Toward Apotheosis
The Long Night
Into the Fire
In Valen’s Name
Comic set between these two episodes
Epiphanies
The Illusion of Truth
Atonement
In The Beginning
TV movie on DVD – placed here to avoid spoilers
Thirdspace
TV movie on DVD — placed here as it appears to take place during the events of Atonement
Racing Mars
Lines of Communication
Conflicts of Interest
Rumors, Bargains and Lies
Moments of Transition
No Surrender, No Retreat
The Exercise of Vital Powers
The Face of the Enemy
Intersections in Real Time
Between the Darkness and the Light
Endgame
Rising Star
The Deconstruction of Falling Stars
Episodes of the fourth season on DVD

2262 — Wheel of Fire

Episodes of Babylon 5, season five.
No Compromises
The Very Long Night of Londo Mollari
The Paragon of Animals
A View from the Gallery
Learning Curve
Strange Relations
Secrets of the Soul
Day of the Dead
In the Kingdom of the Blind
A Tragedy of Telepaths
Phoenix Rising
The Ragged Edge
The Corps is Mother, The Corps is Father
Meditations on the Abyss
Darkness Ascending
And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder
Movements of Fire and Shadow
The Fall of Centauri Prime
Wheel of Fire
Objects in Motion
Objects at Rest

2263

River of Souls
TV movie on DVD
The Long Night of Centauri Prime
Armies of Light and Dark
Out of the Darkness
Trilogy of novels starting in this year and concluding in 2278

2265

To Live and Die in Starlight
The Legend of the Rangers pilot on DVD

2266

A Call to Arms
TV movie on DVD

2267

Episodes of Crusade, season one.
Racing the Night
The Needs of Earth
The Memory of War
The Long Road
Visitors from Down the Street
The Well of Forever
Each Night I Dream of Home
Patterns of the Soul
The Path of Sorrows
Ruling from the Tomb
The Rules of the Game
War Zone
Appearances and Other Deceits

2271

Voices In The Dark
The Lost Tales on DVD

2280

Sleeping in Light
Episode 22 of the fifth season on DVD
Final Reckoning: The Fate of Bester
Novel. Mostly takes place before Sleeping in Light, but spoils that story and is thus placed here
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