uranian eras

a chronological appendix to
Robert Gibson's
uranian Gleams

[Here reproduced with kind permission by the author]

Ooranye: era-table
 Era number and name

 Duration

[all days are 30-hour Uranian days]
 Absolute date of end day Remarks                  

 Hydrogen

 

 

19,636,085 days 

= 800 Uranian years

= 67,200 Earth years

 19,636,085  Man emerges from the lake of Dmara. 
 2  Helium  18 days, 18 hours, 36 minutes  19,636,104  Concepts "Syoom" and "Fyaym" catch on.

 Lithium

 

 

5,610,292 days

= 228.5 Uranian years

= 19,200 Earth years 

 25,246,396  Energy provided by excavation of the riches of the Sun-Egg (a mascon lode).

 4  Beryllium

 

 4385 days, 13 hours, 6 minutes

= 15 Earth years

 25,250,781  Desperate optimism as Sun-Egg depletion looms.  Anti-interdimensional research faction holds sway.

 5  Boron

 

 8766 days, 66 minutes

= 30 Earth years

 25,259,547  Reversal of factions.  Decision is made to attempt to draw power from another dimension.
 6  Carbon  1 day, 4 hours, 23 minutes  25,259,548  Escape of the eopc (the creature used in the interdimensional experiments).  Crisis.

 7  Nitrogen

 

 37,759 days

= 129 Earth years

 25,297,307  Moral darkness.  The Corruption Ray. 
 8  Oxygen  40 days  25,297,347  Sanity restored.  The healing time.
 9  Fluorine  22 hours  25,297,347  The rise of Hyala Movoun.
 10 Neon

 5558 days, 5 hours

= 19 Earth years

 25,302,905  The reign of Sunnoad Hyala Movoun 1.
 11 Sodium  130 days, 6 hours  25,303,035  The plundering of Chelth
 12 Magnesium 58 minutes  25,303,035  The "Flare of Arrest"
 13 Aluminium 2 hours 43 minutes  25,303,035  The interdimensional pact
 14 Silicon 1 day, 26 hours  25,303,036  The last hours of Hyala Movoun    

15 Phosphorus

 

 

14,626,687 days

= 595.9 Uranian years

= 50,057 Earth years

 39,929,723  The disc-on-stem cities built.  Syoom's period of greatest power.  Ends with the disastrous voyage of the First Great Fleet.
 16 Sulphur 36 minutes   39,929,723  Nemaean "blizzard" advances on Syoom 
 17 Chlorine 24 minutes   39,929,723  The Bank of Light's broadcast saves Syoom 

 18 Argon

 

 

12,666,934 days

= 516 Uranian years

= 43,350 Earth years 

 52,596,657  The sunnoadex continuous.  Epic of Deev and Karth. 
 19 Potassium 152 days 6 hours   52,596,809  "Stitching Syoom"
 20 Calcium 11 days   52,596,820  The White Sun 
 21 Scandium 3 days 9 hours   52,596,823  Tjoren's Offer; murder of Tjoren by Nalre Zitpoidl 
 22 Titanium

10,620 days 6 hours

= 36 Earth years 

 52,607,443  The Great Winter 

 23 Vanadium

 

 

55,391,027 days 

= 2256.7 Uranian years

= 189,565 Earth years

 107,998,470  Arelk; Gedars; boyish adventure; slavery. 
 24 Chromium 2 days 17 hours 42 minutes  107,998,472  Vyanth frees its slaves 
 25 Manganese 31 days   107,998,503  Great Slave Revolt 
 26 Iron

18,940 days 8 hours

= 64.8 Earth years

 108,017,683  Revolutions; totalitarian regimes 

 27 Cobalt

 

 

6,292,385 days

= 256 Uranian years

= 21,534.5 Earth years

 114,310,068  Recovery of Syoomean population.  Sky Patrol.  First teleological investigations.  Balloon flights. 
 28 Nickel 57 minutes   114,310,068  The Kalishan Voice 
 29 Copper

2961 days

=10.13 Earth years 

 114,313,029  First immigration of Quonians 

 30 Zinc

 

 

30,853,745 days

= 1257 Uranian years

= 105,591 Earth years

 145,166,774  .Most of the monorails built.  The "era whose length was always known". 

31 Gallium

 5260 days 22 hours  145,172,034  First mind-nauts.  Discovery of the Other Syoom.
 32 Germanium  63 days 4 hours  145,172,097  Energizing of Ipenemir Honnd
33 Arsenic  18 hours 47 minutes    The salient - 1
 34 Selenium  16 hours    The salient - 2
 35 Bromine  2 days 26 hours 35 minutes  145,172,099  The salient - 3
 36 Krypton  3 minutes 30 seconds    The salient - 4

 37 Rubidium

 

 

 5,955,630 days

242.6 Uranian years

20,382 Earth years

 151,127,729  The Age of Spies
 38 Strontium  42 days 151,127,771   Fyayman invasion; Syoomean secrecy as enemy advances into a trap
 39 Yttrium  163 days 28 hours 2 minutes 151,127,934  The trap is sprung; epic battle against Fyayman coalition

 40 Zirconium

 

 

 3,155,594 days

128.6 Uranian years

10,799 Earth years

 154,283,528  Teleological Guilds.  Origin of Yr, City of Mists.

 41 Niobium

 

 

 6,662,243 days

271.4 Uranian years

22,800 Earth years

 160,945,771  Great architectural achievements.  Age of elegance.  Teleological Guilds lose their purpose.
 42 Molybdenum  2 hours 17 minutes    Ghepions awakening - 1
 43 Technetium  28 seconds    Ghepions awakening - 2
 44 Ruthenium  17 days 21 hours  160,945,788  Ghepions awakening - 3
 45 Rhodium  1 hour 24 minutes    Ghepions awakening - 4
 46 Palladium  17 days 3 hours 2 minutes  160,945,805  Ghepions awakening - 5

 47 Silver

 

 

 3,857,055 days

157 Uranian years

13,200 Earth years

 164,802,860  Ghepions awake.

 48 Cadmium

 

 

 6,311,598 days

257 Uranian years

21,600 Earth years

 171,114,458  Modus vivendi with Ghepions
 49 Indium  18 minutes    Proclamation of the Mad City
 50 Tin  245 days 9 hours  171,114,703  War with the Mad City
 51 Antimony  89 minutes    The Feast
 52 Tellurium  33 minutes    The Debate
 53 Iodine

 17,277 days

59 Earth years

 171,131,980  Ghepion-human partnerships restoring trust

 54 Caesium

 13 minutes    Controlled death of the Hive
 56 Barium  54 days 7 hours  172,867,734  Preparations to meet the Foam

 57 Lanthanum

 

 

 1,051,880 days

43 Uranian years

3600 Earth years

 173,919,614  The Foam
 58 Cerium  123 days 22 hours  173,919,737  Crumbling of the Foam

 59 Praesodymium

 

 

 23,493,050 days

957 Uranian years

80,400 Earth years

 197,412,787  The "spotlit" appear
 60 Neodymium  1 hour 20 minutes    Zentonan: the chance conversation
 61 Promethium  4 days 29 minutes  197,412,791  Zentonan: the inner struggle
 62 Samarium  1 day 3 hours 47 minutes  197,412,792  Zentonan: the investigation
 63 Europium  2 hours 57 minutes    Zentonan: capture by the tyranny
 64 Gadolinium  13 minutes    Zentonan: escape
 65 Terbium  25 days 19 hours  197,412,817  Zentonan: the underground country
 66 Dysprosium  1 day 21 hours 51 minutes  197,412,818  Zentonan: the fight in the caves
 67 Holmium  56 days  197,412,874  Zentonan: the ascent of Mount Gnemek
 68 Erbium  2 days 1  hour  197,412,876  Zentonan: the downward glide

 69 Thulium

 

 

 14,025,686 days

571 Uranian years

48,000 Earth years

 211,438,562  Prospectors' golden age
 70 Ytterbium  144 days 13 hours  211,438,706  The Brown Smoke
 71 Lutetium

 34,964 days 24 hours

199 Earth years 8 months

 211,473,670  The first 'dassan call

 72 Hafnium

 

 

21,704,844 days

 884 Uranian years

74,280 Earth years

 233,178,514  The "Age of the Wise"

 73 Tantalum

 

 

 17,532,219 days

714 Uranian years

60,000 Earth years

 250,710,733  Relative decadence.  Detectives' golden age.

 74 Tungsten

 

 

 18,934,797 days

771 Uranian years

64,800 Earth years

 269,645,530  Kalyars
 75 Rhenium  5 hours    The world-spirit speaks

 76 Osmium

 

 

 22,090,596 days

900 Uranian years

75,600 Earth years

 291,736,126  The Great Triangle.  Cold war with Quonia.

 77 Iridium

 

 

 2,103,867 days

85 Uranian years

7200 Earth years

 293,839,993  The great days of the Sunnoad's Navy
 78 Platinum

 49,993 days 6 hours

= 2 Uranian years

= 171 Earth years

 293,889,936  Ghepions infiltrate Navy

 79 Gold

 

 

 9,066,758 days

= 369 Uranian years

= 31,029 Earth years

 302,956,744  The Quest for Solor
 80 Mercury

 7,342 days

= 25 Earth years

 302,964,086  The Cyborgs

 81 Thallium

 

 

 19,278,102 days

= 785 Uranian years

= 65,975 Earth years

 322,242,188  The era of psi
 82 Lead  40 minutes    The Draining

 83 Bismuth

 

 

 13,324,486 days

= 542 Uranian years

= 45,600 Earth years

 335,566,674  The mascon expeditions
 84 Polonium  2 hours 30 minutes    Nehal Fozdak murders and impersonates the Sunnoad
 85 Astatine  32 minutes    The Corruption Ray
 86 Radon  1 day 2 hours 40 minutes  335,566,675  Shaking off the influence
 87 Francium

 11,496 days 24 hours

= 39 Earth years

 335,578,171  Lawmen; vigilantes; Syoom's "last stand"

 88 Radium

 

 

 3,889,328 days

= 158 Uranian years

= 13,310 Earth years

 339,467,499  Syoom overrun and largely subjugated; gradual recovery; Taldis Norkoten's victory over Tu Rim

 89 Actinium

 

 

 11,176,884 days

= 456 Uranian years

= 38,319 Earth years

 350,644,383

 The great age that sums up all the others. 

First Contact with Terrestrials.

 90 Thorium  negligible on this time-track  350,644,383  The probability era
 91 Protactinium  8 days 9 hours 20 minutes  350,644,391  The Second Great Fleet's voyage to Arclour
 92 Uranium      Current era - Uranians achieve space travel

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