Heaven's Gate

Main

Applewhite and Nettles meet at Bellaire General Hospital in Houston, Texas

1972

Beginning

They leave Houston claiming to be "The Two"

1973

"The Two" meant they thought they had been sent to Earth by space aliens to "harvest souls" and to save as many people as they could.

Announced the "Harvest was closed"

1976

No one else was allowed to join their cult and they had to start preparing to "save their souls" by committing suicide.They had 39 members.

Preparation

"The Two" set up a remote camp near Laramie, Wyoming.

1976

Decided to divide the group into "cells"

1978

The members were to pair with someone of the opposite sex but no physical relationship was permitted. They were to move to different parts of the country to withdraw from the public view.

End

Nettles dies of liver cancer.

1985

Total Overcomers Anonymous made the “last call.”

1991 - 1992

The newly public group announced this was the final call for people to join their group before they believed the Earth was to be "spaded under."

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.

Total Overcomers Anonymous made a “final offer.”

1993

This was the last time people would be able to contact anyone in the group.