There are two timelines that Clone can follow, and it's up to the GM to decide which to use. Both are exactly the same up until the Invid War Aftermath. One follows the events of the Aftermath comic, and the other does not, choosing to cast the events of "Aftermath" as a novel written by Rand years after the Invid leave. Both are presented Below.
2035... Then Back to the Creation of the Universe
In 2035 C.E. the "Invid Transfiguration" causes a fragmentation chain
reaction that reverts back 10,000 years before the beginning of time -
before our Expanding Universe(Robotech Universe). Many new mirror
universes are created, including the pure protpculrure universe,
Pakalla. Only one sentient species exists in Pakalla - the Serpentine
Monte Yarrow. Pakalla resides as a protoculture "fringe" universe
physically existing 10,000 years ahead of the Expanding Universe.
7,000 Years ago
The Pakalla Universe stops expanding and becomes in danger of being
overcome and destroyed by the still advancing Expanding(Robotech)
Universe. Monte Yarrow devise plan to record all life in the Expanding
universe to be preserved as Protoculture copies in Pakalla -- and then
plan to destroy the Expanding Universe completley. It is the only way
they can save Pakalla.
4,000 Years ago
The Monte Yarrow cross a dimensional barrier into the Expanding
universe and succeed in recording and then destroying all species in
the Andromeda Galaxy - All species except one: The Gotruzzelo, also
known as t"The Merchants of Pain". The Gottruzello defeat the Monte
Yarrow, destroying 70% of their forces and driving 20% back to Pakalla.
The Gottruzello then cross over to Pakalla to "Take back what is
theirs" and close the dimensional portal behind them. Hundreds of
thousands Monte Yarrow go dormant in hopes they will someday be rescued
by their people.
On Earth, a group of scientists known as the Initiates Mordecai assume
control of a small island in the South Pacific. Their leader is
Contanez Vaudell, a mysterious man.
Gilles Vaudell is born the first and only son of Contanez Vaudell. He
is raised in the United States by his mother, Lucinda Vaudell. He is
told little of his ancestry.
Demont Terril(Later Vaudell) is born. Demont's father, Bertrand Teril,
goes to the island to work with Contantez
Contantez Vaudell's island is destroyed in a nuclear accident..
Everyone there is killed, including Contantez and Bertrand. Gilles'
Mother accuses sabotage on the part of the US government. A few days
later, Lucinda Vaudell is murdered by Kyoko Terril, Demont's mother.
Kyoko blamed the Vaudell family for the death of her husband, Bertrand.
Kyoko is slain by Lucinda's bodyguards.
Demont is orphaned after
the demise of her parents. She is raised along with Gilles by a trust
fund organisation set up by the Vaudell family will.
1980, September 9
Titus Faulkner, Captain of the Mordecai, is born.
After correcting the mistakes in a collection of theoretical physics
books, Gilles is placed in a special school for gifted children - where
he recieves a Doctorate of Science by the time he is 18.
Demont Begins to recieve psychatric care after shoving young Gilles off
a 20 foot cliff. Gilles breaks his arm and decides he loves her.
At age 18, Gilles uses his family's vast resources to build the Island
of the IHE in tribute to his father. He forms an organisation known as
the Immuno Heredity Enigma -- The IHE
Construction of the Isle of the IHE and Assent City is completed.
Gilles and Demont are married.
An Alien Space Ship crash lands on an Island in the South Pacific. It
is dubbed the SDF-1 and the governments of humanity combine their
eforts to rebuild it in the name of a united earth. For now...
Doctor Gilles Vaudell steals robotechnology from the downed SDF-1 and
begins construction of his own Super Dimensional Fortress on the Isle
of the IHE. The existence of the island known of the Isle of the IHE
and its city, Assent City is common knowledge at the time of the SDF-1.
The island's construction was well televised up to the point of a year
before its completion. The Global Civil War drew attention away from
it by them and the greater populace had come to think of the island as
just another place for cultists to congregate. Although the Mordecai's
construction is not complete until after the Invid War, the Reflex
Shield (originally powered by protoculture) is the first component
Doctor Vaudell's spies discover the protoculture power plant hidden
aboard the SDF-1 years before the United Earth Government does.
Protoculture smaples are taken and the members of the IHE build their
own scaled down version of the Protoculture Matrix back at their island
headquarters. Dr. Vaudell applies an incorrect dose of gravitic force
to the protoculture in his possesion and opens a dimensional portal to
the protoculture universe called Pakalla. This breach was invisible to
Gilles and his team, but all too clear to an alien in Pakalla named Una
Von Raxe. Her race is called the Gottruzello ans she watches the
humans for months and grows more and more fascinated with them. In
them, she sees a means to bring life back to the Andromeda Galaxy(lain
waste to long ago by a dragon-like species called the Monte Yarrow.).
After leaving her people instructions as to when and where they could
retrieve her, Una moves through the dimensional portal into our
Universe. The shift in polarity generated by her movement through the
portal causes an explosion in Gilles' lab that kills seven scientists
and radiates Demont with protoculture. Since then, Una has used her
shape shifting ability to watch Demont very closely... and
every-once-in-a-while... Una whispers to her in her sleep about
colonising the Andromeda Galaxy
2003, August 8
Loweth Sczanna, Mordecai Shock Diver, is Born.
2005, July 21
Rueis Keaguinea, Mordecai Shock Diver, is Born.
2009 First Robotech War
The Aliens known as Zentraedi come looking for the SDF-1 and begin a
war with the earth.
The Zentraedi are defeated but only at the cost of earth's near
complete destruction. The Mordecai's experimental reflex shield's
activation comes at a critical time. Only two hours after its test run
and the Zentraedi bombardment of the Earth commences. Doctor Vaudell's
construction of the Mordecai goes unhindered thanks to the protection
the Reflex shield provides for the Isle of the IHE. The planet was
burnt but the island was unscathed
Jim "Lunk" Cooper and Lancer"Yellow Dancer" are born.
Scott Bernard and Nova Satori are Born
Rook Bartley is Born
Rand Sommersville is born.
Annie "Mint" LaBelle is Born
Talios Niketas and Bibi Ava, Mordecai Bridge Crew members, are born
The SDF-1 leaves the earth for deep space, taking with it the heroes of
the Last Robotech War: Admirals Rick Hunter and Lisa Hayes.
2031 Second Robotech War
The alien Robotech Masters, the creators of the Zentraedi, come to
earth to finish what the Zentraedi failed to do: retrieve the
Protoculture Matrix from the SDF-1 before their enemies, the Invid, can
attempt to do the same.
Gilles and his people begin developing the Shock Diver Athmosphere Drop
Suit during the time of the Robotech Masters Invasion. It is developed
as a combat device as universal as the Zentraedi Battlesuit but for the
Micron user. Surprisingly it is discovered that this technology is
very versatile - very modular - even down to the molecular level. As
with most of his projects, Gilles is the first to test the suit. The
shuit responds in the positive hundreds of times beyond expectation.
The armour proivdes Gilles with escape velocity and propels him three
thousand kilometres beyond earth's atmosphere. However, once in orbit,
the good doctor runs out of power and dissappears into the black void
for two days before he is recovered. When Found he is dehydrated with
life support running on solar reserve. On his return to Earth, he lies
on the floor of the rescue shuttle babbling about a vision that came to
him from the depths of space - a vision of immortality - a vision he
calls the Xalon process.
The Second Robotech War ends with the Masters also failing to retrieve
the protoculture matrix -- instead their gigantic ship crashes on the
spot where the SDF-1 was finally destroyed years prior. This act
spreads the mutated spores of protoculture all over the earth, which
have blossomed into the "Invid flower of life". The prescence of the
Flower of Life on earth is detected by the Invid.
Gilles, now 56 and suffering from Lung Cancer, is the first to undergo
the Xalon Process (an advanced type of organ cloning & longevity
process). The operation is a success. Gilles' cancer is cured and his
physique is returned to that of a 25 year old.
2033 Third Robotech War
The invid arrive and quickly enslave humanity. The invid need the
flower of life for food and will stop at nothing to make earth a giant
harvesting ground. On the Isle of the IHE, the reflex shield, now
running on antimatter, protects Gilles and his people from the Invid
A clone of Gilles is created with the intent that the clone become the
living computer of the Mordecai. He is called the Mordecai Mind.
Later a system of checks and balances based on merit is created for
those IHE citezens undergoing the Xalon process.
To hide himself from the Invid, Lancer, a soldier, disguises himself as
a female rockstar and changes his name to Yellow Dancer.
Scott Bernard's Mars division is wiped out in earth orbit by the Invid.
Scott crash lands on earth and later meets Rook, Rand, Lancer, Annie,
and Lunk. the six of them form a resistance group and begin to fight
against the Invid
As part of Invid expermintation, Invid scouts Marlene, Sera, and Corg
are reborn as Humans. Merlene forgets she is Invid, becomes atached to
Scott Bernard, and joins Scott's resistance group. Sera begins to fall
Confronted in Orbit by the Saturn attack group, and personally on the
ground be Scott Bernard's resistance group, the invid surrender and
undergo the "Invid Transfiguration". The Transfiguration causes all
Invid to become pure protoculture. They become a single phoenix-like
object and destroy 90% of the Saturn group as they leave the solar
system. They then open a dimensional portal, the force of which causes
them to lose their collectve identity as they are flung back 10,000
years before the dawn of time. They become the Protoculture universe
Pakalla, existing 10,000 years ahead of the Expanding Universe. The
Third Robotech War has Ended.
This timeline is based on events in The Robotech Saga. The Common
Timeline and Timeline which does not follow the Aftermath plot were
written by Rosearik Rikki and Tavisha Wolfgarth and published in
Robotech: Mordecai # 5 as "A Mordecai Databook history of What has come
before". They are reprinted here without permission, and I hope that
nobody sues me over this. The timeline that follows the events of
'Aftermath' was written by me based on data from the Timelines in Clone
#0-5 and Mordecai #1, as well as the synopsis of the events of
'Aftermath' # 1-6 in Aftermath # 12, and, again, I hope nobody sues me
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