Sith Lord of the Rings
CANON STAR WARS TIMELINE
Note: This Timeline is Canon for this campaign up to just after the point that reads “Yavin Evacuation”
Luke Skywalker begins training to become a Jedi.
Disaster. Alderaan is destroyed by the Death Star.
Rescue of Princess Leia. Leia Organa is rescued from the Death Star; Obi-Wan Kenobi purposely dies in duel with Darth Vader and becomes a Force spirit.
Battle of Yavin. The Death Star is destroyed by the Rebel Alliance.
Royal Award Ceremony.
Evacuation of Yavin.
Mission to rescue the survivors of Alderaan. Leia Organa and Evaan Verlaine search the galaxy for surviving Alderaanians.
Darth Vader’s Tie Fighter arrives in the Arda System
Vader lands on Arda near the Elven City of Rivendell.
Drawn by The Dark Power of The Ring, and The Dark Side of the Force, Vader intercepts The Fellowship of the Ring near the ruins of The Mines of Moria. Gandalf and Frodo escape this initial assault, only to be met and defeated later by Vader, who claims the Ring
After a mental conflict of days, Vader, assisted and protected by The Dark Side, destroys the will of The Ring and seizes the power for himself.
Sauron, sensing the Ring has been claimed, dispatches The Nine Nazgul to challenge Vader.
Vader defeats The Witch King of Angmaar using The Ring and The Dark Side and the Nazgul swear fealty to their New Dark Lord.
Vader storms Barad Dur, in Mordor, and aided by The Ring and The Dark Side, destroys Sauron’s will and absorbs the Dark Lord’s remaining power into The Ring.
Vader Departs Arda to rendezvous with Emperor Palpatine at the Second Death Star, orbiting Endor.
Vader confronts The Emperor and bearing the full might of The Ring, defeats Palpatine easily, assuming The Throne.
Gandalf the Grey is reborn as Gandalf the White. Gondor sends the full might of its military to aid Rohan against Isenguard. Sauraman is defeated.
Gandalf uses his full power and that of the other surviving wizards, along with the Three Rings of the Elves, to hide Arda and its system.
(Note. VR stands for Vader’s Rule)
Vader Dispatches the Imperial Fleet to Arda, where The Nazgul are retrieved and returned to Endor, where they assume the role of Vader’s Imperial Guard, discarding their black cloaks and garb for the Traditional Red Armor of The Imperial Guard. Shortly after,
Vader dispatches the Imperial Fleet to destroy the Rebel Fleet massing near Sullust
The Battle of Sullust
The Imperial Fleet, no longer searching for the scattered elements of the Rebellion, shatters and destroys The Rebel Fleet. Admiral Ackbar, Mon Mothma, and the rest of the Rebel Alliance Leadership (minus those hiding at Echo Base on Hoth), are killed.
Vader publicly announces to The Galaxy his rule and the Destruction of The Rebel Alliance.
Echo Base is evacuated by order of Princess Leia, who is now declared by the surviving Rebels as Leader.
Luke Skywalker arrives at Dagobah to begin his training as a Jedi under the tutelage of Yoda
The Rebel Survivors scatter across the galaxy, going into hiding, while General Organa dispatches Han Solo and Chewbacca to discover the source of Vader’s new power.