Crash World Timeline

This timeline is the official series of dates I use for my books and short stories about The Crash.

Titles

This layer shows the time covered by the action of each story

Crashed

November 23, 2025 - December 17, 2025

P2, Establishment of the Corps, The President dies. WHO quarantine.

Uncounted

October 25, 2026 - January 11, 2027

The Doctor is established among the Uncounted, and makes his deal with Mistral. E4. (end date not exact)

Survived

May 12, 2028 - May 25, 2028

Careen leaves the Farm

Salvaged

July 18, 2030 - June 7, 2031

Careen in VA in 2030, then joining the Corps in 2031.

Quarantined

August 15, 2031 - September 22, 2032

tentative timeline for the next novel

Ps

seasonal flu pandemics. Called "the Ps" in the world

P1

September 1, 2024 - February 28, 2025

H1 virus

P2

September 23, 2025 - March 1, 2026

P2 is an H2 virus. Because vaccines are unavailable, this kills a large percent of the population

P3

September 1, 2026 - February 28, 2027

P3 is a standard seasonal flu. Vaccines were available, but only to Counted

P4

September 1, 2027 - February 28, 2028

standard seasonal flu, vaccines available for Counted

P5

September 1, 2028 - February 28, 2029

seasonal flu, vaccines for the Counted

P6

September 1, 2029 - February 28, 2030

seasonal flu, vaccines available for Counted

P7

September 1, 2030 - February 28, 2031

seasonal flu, vaccines for the Counted

P8

September 1, 2031 - February 28, 2032

seasonal flu, vaccines available for counted. Will elixir be available for Uncounted?

Es

This section outlines the epidemics ("the Es") that affected smaller segments of a single population.

E1

April 3, 2024 - October 10, 2024

E1 is a bio-engineered version of e. Coli that was leaked into the water supply of major food-producing areas.

E2

November 4, 2024 - December 12, 2024

E2 is a MRSA problem due to hospitalizations, limited and local.

E3

August 1, 2025 - November 3, 2025

E3 is a bio-engineered version of salmonella that impacted chicken farmers and egg supplies. This rendered the egg albumin unsuitable to widespread generation of the seasonal flu vaccine in 2025.

E4

December 13, 2026 - May 12, 2027

E4 is bio-engineered version of the norovirus. It is lethal if the patient is not in a hospital and on an IV. Appears to be spread by household pets. Corps ordered to shoot dogs and cats on sight.

E5

May 12, 2027 - July 15, 2027

Localized Listeria outbreak

Vaccine for E4

December 12, 2027 - December 13, 2027

The vaccine for E4 becomes available on this date.

E6

July 31, 2031 - August 1, 2032

Tentative dates for the outbreak of this mutation of E4.

Events

This layer shows other events that are crucial to this timeline. Red denotes major causes of death of population outside of the Ps and Es.

Riots

October 14, 2025 - December 23, 2025

WHO Quarantines US

October 30, 2025 - October 31, 2025

Corps established

November 23, 2025 - November 24, 2025

President dies

November 30, 2025 - December 1, 2025

Starvation

January 1, 2026 - July 1, 2027

Until the Corps can get outposts up and going, trains running smoothly, and food supplies distributed, Starvation is a major cause of death.

secondary deaths

January 2, 2026 - June 15, 2026

Asthmatics with no inhalers, allergics with no epi, heart attacks with no surgery. No prescriptions, no power, no treatments. This is the wave of secondary deaths.

Careen's life

This is the personal dates and timelines for the protagonist of the stories Survived, Salvaged and Quarantined

Careen born

9/16/2005

High school graduation

May 31, 2023

Thanksgiving Jr. Year

November 23, 2025

Fall of her Junior year of college

Careen's mom dies

October 12, 2026

Careen's dad dies

November 12, 2027

Miscarriage

March 4, 2028

leaves Farm

May 2, 2028

Ruthorford

7/18/2030

Reaches Atlanta

5/26/2031