Knowing the planet has a gateway to Agartha, the Apothicons send meteors of Element 115 to Earth. They believe humanity will one day use Element 115 to wage war amongst themselves, opening a rift that will allow the Apothicons to escape the Dark Aether.
The Great War between humanity and the Apothicons begins.
Together with the Keepers, Primis defeats the Apothicons, bringing the Great War to an end.
Sir Pablo Marinus is saved from the clutches of a Margwa by the four unknown heroes. They would later become known as Primis.
Before they seemingly disappear from history, Primis instructs the Wolf King to begin building Der Eisendrache.
Honoring the Wolf King's dying request, his loyal servant Arthur scatters and buries his bones in the grounds of Der Eisendrache, accompanied by the King's Wolf.
Temporal Rifts teleport Arthur to Resolution 1295 in 2025 Angola.
A meteor containing Element 115 crashes near the Stony Tunguska River.
Doctor Edward Richtofen joins the Illuminati.
Large deposits of Element 115 are discovered near Breslau Germany. Doctor Ludvig Maxis, a german scientist, is sent to investigate.
Maxis forms Group 935, an experimental organization dedicated to the study of Element 115. Maxis tells his scientists they "represent the future of technological advancement" and will be "pioneers of human discovery." The group swears to work in secrecy from their respective governments. As Maxis says, "we cannot afford to let this power fall into the wrong hands."
Maxis invites Richtofen to join Group 935. He agrees, secretly acting on behalf of the Illuminati’s interests.
The Imperial Japanese Army discovers Element 115 meteor fragments in a swamp within Japanese territories. They build the Rising Sun Facility to continue research. Division 9 is created to oversee its operation.
The United States Government discovers deposits of Element 115 at Groom Lake, Nevada.
Maxis and Richtofen begin teleportation experiments with the Matter Transference Prototype, to mild success. The subjects are teleported, but their chemical composition is altered, leaving them catatonic and changed.
Using Element 115, Maxis and Richtofen resurrect one of the teleported corpses for the first time. Initially it obeys, but soon becomes rabid and attacks them. The test subject is euthanized.
Richtofen begins development of the Wunderwaffe DG-2.
Maxis turns to the Reichstag for additional fundraising. Germany agrees to the request, expressing interest in their weapons research, teleportation technology, and the reanimated undead subjects.
During Test Trial 151, Richtofen and Doctor Schuster successfully teleport a walnut. This is first successful test where the chemical composition of the object is maintained throughout the process.
"Edward’s Walnut Delivery" fails to impress Maxis, who declares it was a waste of time. He reveals to Richtofen that Group 935 will soon be funded by Germany. Richtofen worries this will lead to massive defections, he and Schuster decide to continue their teleportation experiments behind Maxis’ back.
Richtofen and Schuster conduct their first human teleportation test Richtofen is so confident in its success, he volunteers the MPD, the Aether Pyramid hidden by the Apothicons. While inspecting the device Richtofen is electrocuted and begins hearing the many voices of corruption including that of the Shadowman. The device then teleports him to Shangri-La. Corrupted by the Dark Aether, Richtofen is gradually being driven insane by an obsession find Agartha.
Richtofen is worshipped by the natives of Shangri-La: an altar is built in his name. Richtofen encounters the Focusing Stone for the first time.
After nearly a month, absent Richtofen returns to Schuster with a plan to build Griffin Station.
Richtofen announces his involvement with the Illuminati. When asked how he could abandon his obligation to the order he says, "Teddy was a liar."
Construction of Griffin Station on the Moon begins. Frustrated with Maxis’ alignment with Germany, other disgruntled Group 935 scientists join the cause.
Maxis instructs his assistant Sophia to write a letter to the Reichstag High Command requesting additional funds. Though he reports that mass production will soon be under way shortly, Der Reise lacks not only the funding, but sufficient volumes of Element 115.
In response to Maxis’ request, Germany creates two new facilities for Group 935. They are the Kino Facility, a repurposed theatre, and the Asylum Facility at the Wittenau Sanatorium in Berlin.
As per Germany’s request, the Japanese Imperial Army hands over the Rising Sun Facility to Group 935. Division 9 remains involved on site.
Group 935 establishes a research facility in Siberia near the Tunguska River.
Group 935 establishes a research facility at Der Eisendrache.
Nikolai Belinski’s wife is killed during the German advance into the Soviet Union. In an effort to numb the pain, Nikolai increasingly turns to Vodka.
Maxis gives Fluffy to Samantha. The dog is expecting a litter.
Maxis tests the first file for storage on the data servant.
On the data servant, Maxis catalogs locations with prominent Element 115 deposits. He includes information about its various applications and cities that the reanimation of dead cells is a possible side effect.
Richtofen completes the Wunderwaffe DG-2 prototype.
With Griffin Station completed Richtofen names Doctor Groph lead scientist and returns to Earth to continue the charade with Maxis. Working alongside Schuster Groph is left to discover the power of the MPD.
In a speech to his staff, Groph talks optimistically about Griffin Station’s establishment as a permanent base of operations.
Maxis develops the Ray Gun prototype at the Rising Sun Facility. H. Porter works on developing the 2nd Generation Model.
A result of temporal rifts in 1963 Kino, Monty reaches across time and offers little nudges. One nudge is developing Group 935’s Element 115 fused elixirs. They create four medicinal beverages known colloquially as Juggernog, Quick Revive, Speed Cola, and Double Tap.
Group 935 continues development of a weapons upgrade machine.
Groph and Schuster unwittingly discover how to charge the MPD. When Schuster kills a rat near the device, its death inexplicably begins filling the tank, charging the device. They report their findings to Richtofen.
Richtofen begins sending soldiers and scientists to the moon to be sacrificed; their souls used to charge the MPD.
Takeo Masaki is dispatched by the Emperor to oversee the work of Group 935 and Division 9 at the Rising Sun Facility.
Richtofen shares the Element 115-based Elixir Recipes with Griffin Station. They develop Mule Kick.
Nikolai’s brother is killed in the Battle of Stalingrad.
Richtofen creates the Monkey Bomb.
In a personal log, Maxis expresses concern over Element 115’s impact on Richtofen’s behavior. No longer trusting him, he wonders if it was a mistake to invite him to Group 935.
Accompanied by Sophia, Maxis is transferred to the Kino facility to focus on creating Germany’s undead army. Samantha is left in Richtofen’s care.
Maxis worries he and Sophia have grown too close. He considers sending her away.
Nikolai is captured by German Forces during the Battle of Stalingrad. He becomes a subject in Group 935 experiments.
Maxis reports success with Subject Two-Six, whose "violent outbursts have been greatly reduced." Maxis believes "this method of treatment will be 100 percent effective in most cases."
The Battle Stalingrad ends.
Maxis reports the treatment has been perfected. He believes if "Subject Two-Six can retain the impressions longer than twenty-six hours, then the delivery of the zombie army can be accelerated."
After attacking a handler, Subject Two-Six is killed and deemed "another setback."
Harvey Yena begins his work with Group 935.
Primis arrives from Dimension 63. In an effort to prevent the events that are about to unfold they formulate a plan to stop this dimension’s Richtofen.
Richtofen is contacted from the House by Maxis, who warns that "The test subjects must never be allowed to be awakened, the havoc that could be awakened upon the future by such simple-minded individuals would be catastrophic."
Takeo reports to the Emperor that the work being done at the Rising Sun Facility is "unacceptable."
Primis Richtofen is teleported to the House in Agartha, reuniting him with Maxis.
On the orders of the Emperor, Takeo is taken prisoner by Group 935 and Division 9. He is used as a test subject for experiments.
After the setbacks with Subject Two-Six, Maxis reports new success with the undead Army. However, he maintains his belief that the undead cannot be controlled or maintained.
Pablo Manius, a Mexican Spy, is captured by Group 935 at Der Eisendrache.
In his cell, Pablo writes of visions of a great war. He describes a "great battle against strange demon-like creatures who were trying to devour the Earth." In his vision, he sees four knights protect him from certain death. He makes a note that the knights wore tunics similar to those in Der Eisendrache.
An Allied plane malfunctions over an airfield and crashes. German Army trucks, transporting the undead and Element 115 between Group 935 facilities is struck in struck in the crash. The marines surviving the crash hold out against the undead as long as they can.
Peter McCain infiltrates Group 935 at Der Riese.
Groph and Schuster develop the Wave Gun.
Richtofen travels to the siberia Facility to do further research on "live specimens." As her temporary guardian, he takes Samantha with him. Group 935 begins transferring three test subjects for experimentation: Nikolai, Pablo, and Takeo.
While Richtofen works at the Siberian Facility, Group 935 begins development of Deadshot Daiquiri.
The test subjects arrive at the Siberian facility for Richtofen’s experiments.
CIA Handler Cornelius Pernell confirms that Peter McCain has successfully infiltrated Group 935 and has been transferred to the Asylum Facility. Cornelius suspects Group 935 is losing control of their experiments and has sent in a Marine Recon unit to extract McCain. Tank Dempsey is the lead to the Squad.
Peter is outed as a spy and captured by Group 935.
Many in the facility have begun hearing voices coming from the walls, including the sobbing of a boy and a girl, screaming, and "a man shouting for children to close the windows."
Richtofen reports Pablo has died following a spleen removal. He also reveals he’s been performing experiments on Samantha. WW2 ends. Group 935 continues their research. Temporal Rifts begin to affect the asylum facility. An Orderly reports increasing problems with test subjects.
An outbreak occurs at the Asylum facility. Peter McCain escapes.
Dempsey, John Banana, Smokey and a fourth marine arrive at the Asylum Facility to find it overrun by zombies. They fight off the horde as long as they can. Dempsey is apprehended by group 935.
John Banana writes messages and records his last words while being eaten alive by an undead Smokey.
Richtofen reports another spy has been captured and will be brought in to replace "the Mexican." The subject is Dempsey.
Cornelius Pernell attempts to send a transmission to Peter McCain, telling him to rendezvous at the Rising Sun Facility.
Dempsey arrives at the Siberian Facility.
Richtofen documents the personality traits of his test subjects. Dempsey’s "intellect seems low, but his will is strong." Takeo is "still staring at the floor, muttering what sounds like some kind of proverb over and over again." Nikolai has "recently begun responding to stimuli, but only after injections of a new serum made primarily from vodka." Richtofen notes that their minds have been almost entirely broken, with no memory remaining who they once were.
Richtofen returns to Der Riese with Dempsey, Nikolai, Takeo, and Samantha.
Maxis reports on Richtofen’s findings with his live test subjects, noting that while their baseline psyche remains intact, all specific memories have been lost.
Infuriated to learn that Maxis has not been mass producing the DG-2 as he swore he would, Richtofen revels in his plot to destroy Maxis and Samantha, vowing that he will no longer continue to work his undead army.
Groph reports to Richtofen the MPD is nearly ready.
Grophs radios Richtofen to inform him that the device has been powered up and is awaiting the conduit. Richtofen says he will proceed with Operation Shield and dispose of Maxis and Samantha.
Samantha is teleported to the moon while Groph and Schuster work on the MPD. Running into the MPD, she is drawn inside of it, where she becomes corrupted by the Dark Aether. Maxis is teleported to the Crazy Place and develops the power to merge with electricity. Richtofen returns to the moon. Learning Samantha is trapped in the MPD, he orders Groph to teleport Maxis there to coax her out of the device. He also warns Groph to keep an eye out for an "evil looking dog." Richtofen returns to the moon.
Maxis and Richtofen perform teleportation test trials on Test Subjects Number 3, 4, and 5. All fail, including Test 5, where Maxis uses Fluffy. As Test 6 chamber. Samantha sees fluffy and runs into the teleporter. Maxis chases after her. Richtofen seals them both in the test chamber and teleports all three of them.
In an effort to free Samantha, Maxis approaches the MPD and persuades her to come out. Once she does, Maxis gives her an instruction, "Kill them... all." Maxis kills himself and merges with the technology of Griffin Station, while Samantha unleashes the undead upon the base.
Though frustrated that the “matter transference tests… have been largely unsuccessful,” Maxis acknowledges that the test subjects departure from their original point of origins is undeniable.” However, Richtofen’s suggestion that the subjects have been transported not through space, but time itself causes Maxis to worry if his “irrationality may soon prove a liability to our endeavors.
Richtofen returns to Der Reise and awakens Dempsey, Takeo, and Nikolai. With no recollection of who they are or who Richtofen is, they agree to help him. The four would become known as Ultimis.
H. Porter activates the alarm as an outbreak occurs at Der Reise. Before taking a cyanide capsule, he says he's "all out of hope... god forgive us all."
Peter McCain parachutes over the Rising Sun Facility. He dies shortly after.
Ultimis travels to the Rising Sun Facility to recover Richtofen's diary. Upon reading it, Richtofen begins to form his plan to defeat Samantha.
Ultimis returns to Der Reise. With his diary, Richtofen plans to use the teleporter to return to the moon and confront Samantha. Unfortunately the Wunderwaffe DG-2 overloads the teleporter and sends them through time - causing Richtofen to drop his diary.
Group 935 is disbanded.
The United States and the Soviet Union share the resources recovered from Group 935's various research stations. Richtofen's diary is among the items recovered by the Soviet Union.
The Pentagon hires many former Group 935 scientists in an effort to replicate their work.
As with their US counterparts, the Soviets hire many former Group 935 scientists. Among them is Harvey Yena, who forms the Ascension Group.
The Pentagon begins experiments involving their own versions of the undead.
The US Government transfers a number of Element 115 experiments to the Groom Lake Facility.
Gersh and Yuri Zavoyski begin working for the Ascension Group.
Explorers Brock and Gary discover Shangri-La. During an eclipse, they're unwittingly trapped in a time loop. Sally, sent back in time from 2011, is trapped in the same loop. Ultimis arrives in Shangri-La. With the help of Brock and Gary, they acquire the Focusing Stone.
The Pentagon constructs their own prototype teleporter, and commence experimentation.
Studying Group 935's medicinal elixir research, The Ascension Group develops PhD Flopper and Stamin-Up.
Gersh begins work on Project Thunder.
Gersh and Yuri begin work on the Gersh Device, codenamed Project Mercury.
The Pentagon begins development on their own version of the Wunderwaffe DG-2.
The Pentagon begins development on their own version of the Winter's Howl.
From Der Reise, Ultimis teleports to Kino. This marks the first time Ultimis travels across space and time. Temporal Rifts occur across dimensions. In light of these developments, Monty feels obligated to step in, and begins to make changes in the background across time. He helps Group 935 invent Perk machines. He adds chalk drawings to walls. Little nudges. Ultimis locates a Lunar Lander and fly to the Ascension Facility.
Yuri begins to notice the appearance of children's toys around the facility.
Gersh informs the senior staff that Yuri has been removed from Project Mercury and has been transferred to Rocket Research.
Upon reading Richtofen's diary, Yuri begins to hear Samantha's voice. Over several days, her voice will consume him, driving him to resume work on the Gersh Device. He obeys.
Gersh announces to the Committee that Project Thunder is nearing completion. gersh reveals Yuri may need to be removed from Ascension entirely, having observed his being "hostile towards other scientists... and frequently observed muttering to himself."
Obeying Samantha's wishes, Yuri tricks Gersh into activating the Gersh Device. The rift created absorbs him and allows Samantha to travel through. Yuri is also absorbed and transported to the Pentagon.
In the Pentagon, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and Robert McNamara meet with Fidel Castro in the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Due to the events at the cosmodrome, a zombie outbreak occurs. Samantha sends Yuri to the Pentagon to thwart their survival.
After Gersh is freed and Ultimis departs from the Cosmodrome, the outbreak ends at the Pentagon. All four survive.
Ultimis arrives at the Soviet Cosmodrome and free Gersh from the Casimir Mechanism. Richtofen recovers his diary, and learns that they need the Vril Device from the Siberian Facility for his plan. Maintaining his ethereal form, Gersh sends them into a rift to their next destination before beginning his travels across space and time.
In an effort to avoid another undead outbreak, the US Government creates the Broken Arrow program, establishing several facilities across the country. The Groom Lake Program is folded into Broken Arrow.
Broken Arrow recovers a shard of Element 115 from Division 9.
Russman begins work at Broken Arrow. Over the course of his employment, his extensive exposure to Element 115 leads to significant memory loss.
Broken Arrow begins live animal experiments with the shard, creating Bios.
A containment breach involving the Bios occurs at one of the Broken Arrow facilities. Russman is one of the few to escape alive. The facility is shut down and abandoned. Its projects are transferred to other locations.
Victis arrives at the abandoned Broken Arrow facility. Still being pursued by undead Richtofen, they recover the Element 115 Shard and depart through another rift.
After entering the rift, Ultimis arrives at the Siberian Facility in 2011, where they find themselves trapped in a closet while George A. Romero films his latest project at the location. Samantha, in her pursuit of Ultimis, unleashes an undead outbreak. The film's stars fight the undead horde, ultimately recovering the Vril Device for Richtofen. Ultimis teleports to Shangri-La in an effort to acquire the next artifact required to defeat Samantha: The Focusing Stone.
Following the disappearance of the Call of the Dead cast and crew, Romero's assistant Sally begins the search for her boss. Her journey leads her to Shangri-La during an eclipse, which sends her back in time to April 25th, 1956.
Broken Arrow creates the Denizens.
Broken Arrow accidentally creates Avogadro.
In desperate need of more Element 115, Broken Arrow uses an excavator to drill near the Nuclear Testing Facility known as Nuketown.
A nuclear bomb explodes outside of Nuketown as a result of Broken Arrow's drilling. CIA and CDC operatives arrive to find an undead outbreak already in progress. One of the missiles from the moon hits Nuketown, killing all on site... except for Marlton Johnson, who survives by hiding in a nuclear bunker.
Using the Vril Device and the Focusing Stone, Richtofen completes his Grand Scheme and swaps bodies with Samantha on the Moon, giving him full control of the zombies and the Aether. Maxis contacts the remaining members of Ultimis through the station's electronics and asks for their help to defeat Richtofen. They agree. they launch missiles at Earth, leaving it fractured and broken. They sever Richtofen's connection with the Aether, but he maintains control over the zombies. Once Maxis controls the Aether in 2035 he returns to the Moon and plucks Samantha from Richtofen's body to join him in Agartha.