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1. Ashoka and the Nine Unknowns (India mid 3rd century BC)

a. Proto-Assassin group combines with Proto-Templar group.

2.Life of Jesus (Judea and various other locations late 1st century BC – mid 1st century AD)

a. Mary is a Chalice, similar to a Sage but the reincarnation of a female important to Hermes Trismegistus, and conceives Jesus after coming in contact with Joseph’s Shroud granting Jesus a very strong connection to the Isu.
b. Kawab takes on the name of Balthazar the Magi and assassinates Herod the Great, a Templar as possibly alluded to in the Hidden Ones.
c. During his “lost years” Jesus travels alongside the “Beloved Disciple”, who comes from an Assassin family. They visit the Magi representing the three different faction who try to recruit Jesus later on. Jesus and his companion also come in contact with the Isu Hermes Trismegistus and visit seismic vaults in both Petra and Britannia. They also study with various mystics, hermeticists, gnostics, and ascetics such as the druids and the Essenes.
d. Once back in Judea Jesus preforms his miracles via alchemy and the Shroud.
e. He attracts converts from all three factions including Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot from the Sicarii, an Assassin affiliated group, and Mary Magdalene, either a Templar or Instrument.
f. The Templars in Rome wary of Jesus’s growing influence and the fact that his followers possessed multiple Pieces of Eden, a Shroud with Jesus, a Staff with John the Baptist, and a Sword with Simon Peter, send an agent to Judea with the Devotion Prong. It is used to cause Judas to betray Jesus and steal both the Shroud and the Sword. It is also used to turn the populace against Jesus and fix his trial.
g. The Assassins also sent an agent, St. Longinus, a relative of Gaius Cassius Longinus, who with the help of the “Beloved Disciple” steal the Devotion Prong and use it to fake Jesus’s death on the Cross where it becomes known as the Holy Lance.
h. With the theft of the Prong Judas comes to his senses and tells St. Longinus and the “Beloved Disciple” where the Shroud and the Sword are before committing suicide.
i. The Shroud is used to heal Jesus but the strain is too much on his body and after 40 days his consciousness ascends to Avalon/Aaru, a realm similar to the Grey.
j. The “Beloved Disciple” officially joins the Assassins and travels with Mary Magdalene who he later marries, St. Longinus, Jesus’s mother, and Joseph of Arimathea back to Britannia, settling near Glastonbury where a new Assassins branch is established. The Shroud, Prong, and Sword are brought with them. Peter, having given up violence and the Sword,takes up the Staff of John the Baptist which later becomes the Papal Staff.

3. Bladed Cross (Byzantium late 3rd century AD – early 4th century AD)

a. Shows up in the Helix menu in Unity.
b. St. George receives the Sword from the abbot of Glastonbury.
c. St. George is killed on the orders of Diocletian during the Great Persecution.
d. The Sword passes to Constantine the Great who uses it to solidify his rule.
e. Constantine is said to be an ancestor of King Arthur.
f. The Sword is possibly later lost before being found by Attila.

3. Arthurian Cycle (England late 6th century AD – early 7th century AD)

a. Merlin, a Sage and leader of the Assassins, is allied with King Arthur, the leader of the Templars, to find the next Chalice.
b. The Fisher King is in possession of The Bleeding Lance, which is the Holy Lance/Devotion Prong as well as the Shroud which sustains him and has been hidden in a cauldron, the Pair Dadeni.
c. The Shroud in the cauldron and the Chalice later get conflated as one item, leading to the idea that the Chalice is an object instead of a person in later times.
d. Excalibur is a Sword of Eden and after Arthur possibly passes all the way down to Jacques de Molay.
e. Morgan le Fay or various Ladies of the Lake are agents of the Instruments or Juno and allied with other Templar Rites engineer the downfall of both Arthur and Merlin.
f. Sir Percival’s half-brother is the ancestor of Prestor John, a mythical Nestorian King of an exotic realm said to have also descended from one of the Magi.
g. The Devotion Prong, possibly along with the other two, ends up in the possession of Wayland the Smith who uses them to create the swords Joyeuse (Devotion), Durandal (Fear), and Curtana (Faith). Durandal would be lost with the death of Roland fighting the Saracens before making its way over to the Mongol steppes. Joyeuse and Curtana would come to the attention of the Papacy but they wouldn’t be able to claim them until after the death of Charlemagne.

4. Charlemagne (Frankish Empire late 8th century AD - early 9th century AD)

a. Weyland the Smith, a possible Sage, forges Joyuese, Curtana, and Durandal out of the Devotion, Faith, and Fear Prongs respectively.
b. Roland's death results in the Fear Prong falling back into Moorish hands before it travels back east and falls into Mongolian possession.
c. The Papacy takes the other the Prongs when exerting its influence on Luis the Pious after the death of Charlemagne.

5. Viking Era (North Sea late 8th century AD – mid 11th century AD)

6. Barons’ Wars (England 13th century AD)

a. Referenced in Memories
b. Explores a schism within the British Brotherhood over French interference with English governance.

7. Sinclair Expedition (Scotland to Nova Scotia late 14th century AD – early 15th century AD)

a. Referenced in Rogue
b. Explore fallout of public disbandment of Knights Templar.
c. Search for a Chalice in the New World

8. Skanderbeg’s Rebellion (Balkans mid 15th century AD)

a. Skanderbeg is introduced to the Assassins via the Ottoman Brotherhood.
b. He attempts to establish a full Assassin state in his native Albania, the endonym for which might mean “Land of Eagles”.
c. Possibly aided by a Sword of Eden (St. Peter's).
d. Allied with King Alfonso V who had possession of the Faith Prong.
e. Worked alongside Italian and Ottoman Brotherhood being a contemporary of Ezio’s grandfather.
f. While Skanderbeg’s goal for a full Assassin state was thwarted by the Italian and Byzantine Templars and was abandoned after his death his efforts laid the groundwork for the future Greek Brotherhood.

9. End of the Sengoku Period (Japan mid 16th century AD – early 17th century AD)

a. Referenced in Memories
b. Odo Nobunaga has a Sword.

10. French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (late 18th century AD – early 19th century AD)

a. Arno follows Napoleon and fails to prevent him from taking the Apple from the Egyptian Brotherhood

10. Humboldt Expedition (Amazon Basin late 18th century AD – early 19th century AD)

a. Focus on a secret expedition to find El Dorado, an Isu city.
b. Nazca Lines???
c. Meet and influence a young Simon Bolivar, setting the stage for South America's independence from Europe.

11. Wild West (USA late 19th century – early 20th century)

a. Referenced in Assassin's Creed: Assassins comic.

12. Jazz Age Junkies (USA early 20th century)

a. Shows up in the Helix menu in Unity.
b. Assassins failing to prevent the creation of Abstergo Industries.

13. Hell in Hibernia (Ireland ???)

a. Shows up in the Helix menu in Unity.
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