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All events are in relation to Myne's birth. Time before Myne is BM and after is AM. Spring is treated as the beginning of a year.

Early History and Part 1

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Concurrent with Part 2

Part 2
Year Season Book Description
AM 7 Summer P3V2 SS3 Justus and Eckhart infiltrate the lower city to investigate about Myne[1].
AM 7 Summer P2V1 Ch1-10 Myne becomes an apprentice blue shrine maiden. Fran, Gil, and Delia are assigned as her attendants[2]. Benno and Mark help bring Myne's donation to the temple and finalize the terms of her service with Ferdinand[3]. Hugo and Ella are hired as Myne's cook to prepare for the Italian Restaurant[4].
AM 7 Summer P2V1 Ch12-15 Myne discovers the horrible conditions of the orphanage[5]. After discussing with Lutz, Benno and Ferdinand, Myne becomes the orphanage director and reforms the orphanage. The orphanage branch of Myne workshop is established, allowing children and gray priests to forage in forest, produce plant paper and cook their own food to sustain themselves[6].
AM 7 Summer P2V1 Ch16 Myne develops karuta and diptych as gifts for her attendants. She meets Johann for the first time to create the stylus[7].
AM 7 Summer P2V1 Ch20 Myne participates in the Star Festival for the first time. When the orphanage people play with taue fruits, they discover the truth that taue fruits are actually seeds of trombe[8].
AM 7 Summer P2V1 Ch22-EP Lutz runs away from home due to his family objecting him leaving the city to do business with Benno[9]. After knowing the circumstances from Myne, Ferdinand summoned Lutz, Deid, Karla, and Benno to the temple to help mediate the matter. The misunderstanding is cleared and Lutz returns to home. Benno signs Lutz up as a leherl[10].
AM 7 Summer P2V2 Ch1-3 Myne takes Wilma and Rosina on as her attendants[11]. She starts practicing harspiel and learning noble etiquettes after resolving the conflict between Rosina and other attendants[12].
AM 7 Autumn P2V2 Ch7-12 Myne initiates her plan to print books, beginning with the development of black plant paper ink and woodblock printing[13]. Woodblock printing ends in failure, thus they resort to mimeograph printing by cutting thick paper instead. The first ever mass-produced book, the Children's Bible, is born[14].
AM 7 Autumn P2V2 Ch13-14 Egmont messes up the temple's bookroom to keep Myne from participating in the Harvest Festival. While Myne organizes the cleanup, she develops the Myne Decimal System for organizing books[15].
AM 7 Autumn P2V2 Ch21-24 Myne is called upon to enact the Healing Ritual at a trombe extermination. While the Knight's Order fights the feytree, Shikikoza attacks and wounds Myne, causing another trombe to sprout and severely wounds her[16]. Myne still manages to finish the ritual successfully with the help of Ferdinand's rejuvenation potion, but exposes her enormous mana capacity to the gathered knights[17].
AM 7 Autumn P2V2 EP Ferdinand probes into Myne's memory under the archduke's permission, learning about her memories of the previous life as Urano[18].
AM 7 Autumn P2V3 PR The medknight Shikikoza is sentenced to death for his crimes during the trombe extermination. To keep the incident quiet, Aub Ehrenfest allows his relatives to live and officially report their son being killed honorably in the line of duty on the condition they swear to never directly go after Myne, who Shikikoza's mother holds personally responsible for her son's death[19].
AM 7 Autumn P2V3 Ch1 Benno founded the Printing Guild and starts selling the Children's Bible[20].
AM 7 Autumn P2V3 Ch2 Johann accepts Myne's order of metal letter types as his leherl final test[21].
AM 7 Autumn P2V3 Ch3 The rights for plant-paper ink is sold to the Ink Guild. Realizing that the guildmaster Wolf is plotting against Myne under nobles' instructions, Myne starts staying in the temple for safety[22].
AM 7 Winter P2V3 Ch5-6 Benno, Ferdinand, and Karstedt have a meeting together to discuss about Myne's treatment. Damuel is assigned as Myne's bodyguard as his punishment. Myne refuses to become Karstedt's adoptive daughter immediately, but Ferdinand informs her that she must be adopted into nobility by 10 or face execution[19].
AM 7 Winter Cornelius, Hartmut, Adolphine, and Rudiger enter the Royal Academy.
AM 7 Winter P2V3 Ch8 Myne and Ferdinand complete the dedication ritual together with other blue priests, despite Bezewanst bringing in a few small chalices of unknown origin[23].
AM 7 Winter P2V3 Ch9 Myne and attendants celebrate Rosina's coming of age together[24].
AM 7 Winter P2V3 Renate is born.
Konrad is born during the same year, season unknown.
AM 8 Spring The city security is tightened. Nobles from other duchies are prohibited from entering the city without the archduke's permission[25].
AM 8 Spring P2V3 Ch11 Johann completes the metal letter types. The overjoyed Myne gives the title of Gutenberg to all personnel involved and faints[26].
AM 8 Spring P2V3 Ch12 Wolf is murdered and Myne's stay in the temple is extended. Ferdinand summons Gunther and Effa to inform them about Myne's planned adoption into nobility[27].
AM 8 Spring Wilfried gets baptized during spring celebration feast.
AM 8 Spring P2V3 Ch13-16 "Brother" Sylvester and Karstedt join Myne and Ferdinand for the Spring Prayer. Count Bindewald's devouring soldiers and commoners from Ahrensbach attack them near the duchy border in Garduhn, but are eliminated[28].
AM 8 Spring P2V3 Ch17 Sylvester visits the orphanage and workshop in temple. Benno recognizes Sylvester as the archduke, while Sylvester tells him the intention to make printing the duchy-backed industry[29].
AM 8 Spring P2V3 Ch19 Sylvester visits the commoner forest with Lutz and Leon for hunting and gathering information about Myne[30]. He gives Myne the magic tool for adoption contract when he returns to the temple[31].
AM 8 Spring P2V3 Ch21 Kamil is born[32].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 PR Count Bindewald, Bezewanst, Grausam, Gloria, and other Veronica faction conspirators have a secret meeting in Glaz to plan for Myne's abduction[33].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch2 Dirk is taken in by the orphanage. Myne proclaims him to be Delia's brother[34].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch4-5 Myne, Benno and Lutz meet Bierce, Josef and Heidi to discuss about ink sales and development. The development for coloured ink begins[35].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch6 Myne begins experimenting with wax paper for printing, starting with applying wax on stencils[36].
AM 8 Spring Sylvester and Karstedt left Ehrenfest for the Archduke Conference[37].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch8 Count Bindewald attempts to enter the city, but gets turned away by guarding soldiers and knights.
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch9 Delia is tricked into bringing Dirk to Bezewanst and make him sign a submission contract towards Count Bindewald. Myne dismisses Delia for her misconduct[37].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch10-13 Count Bindewald enters the city with a forged permit and attempt to kidnap Myne with Bezewanst. Fights break out in the lower city and later in the temple, causing Myne to activate her adoption contract. Ferdinand, Sylvester, and Karstedt intervene and arrest both conspirators as well as their attendants on the spot[38].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch14-15 To prevent execution of her family and attendants, Myne becomes the daughter of Karstedt and has her name changed to Rozemyne, to make it easier for adoption into the archduke's family. Myne and her family bid their farewell and sign the magical contract to end their kinship[39].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 Ch14-SS1 Myne blesses her family and friends in a final act before completing the contracts, healing her father's, Fran's and Damuel's injuries[40]. Damuel's mana capacity starts growing again, while Freida and Gustav find out about Myne's adoption into nobility due to coincidences[41].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 EP Myne's funeral takes place in the lower city[42].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 SS4-5 Ferdinand summons Benno to announce future plans. Benno tells Freida and Gustav the truth about Rozemyne and seek their cooperation, while allowing them to become contributors of the Italian Restaurant[43].
AM 8 Spring P2V4 SS4 Rosina is bought as Rozemyne's personal musician, whereas Monika and Nicola are taken in as Rozemyne's new attendants. Arno is executed for his misconduct[44].

Concurrent with Part 3

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Concurrent with Part 4

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Header.pngReferences

  1. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 3 Volume 2. Justus's Grand Lower City Infiltration
  2. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 1: Attendants and the Fealty Ceremony
  3. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 4: Benno's Meeting with the High Priest
  4. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 10: Training the Chefs
  5. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 12: The Reality of the Orphanage
  6. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 15: Cleaning Up the Orphanage
  7. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 16: Ideas for New Products
  8. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 20: After the Festival
  9. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 22: Lutz Running Away From Home
  10. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 1. Chapter 24: Family Meeting at the Temple
  11. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Chapter 1: One Wilma, Please
  12. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Chapter 3: An Attendant’s Job
  13. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Chapter 9: Making Picture Books with Woodblock Printing
  14. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Chapter 12: Binding Children’s Bibles
  15. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Chapter 14: The Myne Decimal System
  16. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Chapter 23: Rescue and Reprimand
  17. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Chapter 24: The Healing Ritual
  18. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 2. Epilogue
  19. 19.0 19.1 Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 6: Punishment for the Knight's Order and My Future
  20. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 1: Printing Guild
  21. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 2: Johann's Task
  22. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 3: The Ink Guild and the Beginning of Winter
  23. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 8: The Dedication Ritual
  24. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 9: Rosina's Coming of Age Ceremony
  25. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 8: Both Sides of the Story
  26. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 11: Completion of the Metal Letter Types
  27. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 12: Temple Stay Extended
  28. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 13-16
  29. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 17: The Wild and Uncontrollable Blue Priest
  30. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Leon - Sylvester Undercover
  31. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 19: A Gift From the Blue Priest
  32. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 3. Chapter 21: A New Member of the Family
  33. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Prologue
  34. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 2: The Abandoned Child
  35. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 4: The Ink Guild and Succession
  36. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 6: Challenging Wax Stencils
  37. 37.0 37.1 Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 9: The Two who Left
  38. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 10-13
  39. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 14: The New Me
  40. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Chapter 15: Ripped Apart
  41. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Freida - A Visit to the Noble's Quarter
  42. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Epilogue
  43. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Benno - Maybe Lessen the Workload
  44. Ascendance of a Bookworm. Part 2 Volume 4. Fran - To Serve as the High Bishop's Attendant

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