Nathaniel Thorp, a soldier in the Revolutionary War, is at the Battle of Bunker Hill, and flees after being shot. He finds himself confronted by Death, and gambles his life on a game of Faro. After cheating to ensure his victory, Nathaniel finds himself cursed to wander the world, ending lives as the personification of Death for almost 200 years (MAG 29).
Jeremy Bentham begins work on the Panopticon, a prison where the prisoners were visible at all times by the guards, on the site of what will become Millbank Prison (MAG 41).
Winter - Albrecht von Closen is haunted by a strange man after investigating the tomb of Johann von Württemberg in the Schwartzwald (MAG 23).
Robert Smirke begins work on Millbank Penitentiary (MAG 41).
Rudolph Zeitler is found dead in his home after stealing jewelry from the von Closen household, possibly including a coin from Johann von Württemberg's tomb. Doctors rule his injuries as "beyond the capacity of human violence" (MAG 23).
Works is completed on Millbank Penitentiary (MAG 41).
Sampson Kempthorne takes on as a protege, George Gilbert Scott, who frequently (and violently) redesigns his plans for various workhouses to be far more cramped and claustrophobic. He later is encountered by a cloaked and disconcerting figure, who disappears, leaving evidence of Gilbert Scott's presence. Upon finding Gilbert Scott's worksite, he finds that a labourer is convinced that his friend has been placed inside a wall by a "Governor", though none had yet been assigned to the site (MAG 50).
Robert Smirke constructs the complex beneath 100 Pall Mall (MAG 35).
Robert Smirke retires, and begins looking into "alternative" religions. In future his buildings will host an abnormally high number of paranormal incidents (MAG 35).
Late May - Benjamin Carlisle and his wife leaves Savannah, heading along the Oregon Trail (MAG 58)
Late November - Benjamin Carlisle and his wife are lured into the Appalachian mountains by Eustace Wick, who tries to kill and eat them. Both men are killed in the struggle, and Mrs. Carlisle is left alongside the corpse of her husband, which she begins to believe is telling her to eat him (MAG 58).
Millbank Penitentiary is demolished (MAG 41).
A branch of the von Closen family moves to England (MAG 23).
Wilfred Owen encounters "the Piper" whilst left for dead on the fields of France during the First World War (MAG 7).
Wilfred Owen dies, ostensibly just as the war ends (MAG 7).
Elsa von Closen marries Michael Kaey (MAG 23).
Mary Kaey is born (MAG 23).
“Simon Fairchild”, a con artist, is thrown from a fourth floor window by an irate member of the public (MAG 52).
November - Sgt. Walter Heller, after being injured during Operation Crusader, is hospitalised in Alexandria in Egypt. While taking a walk during his recovery process, he locates a lost offshoot of the Serapeum of Alexandria. Inside, he finds himself pursued by a robed, cyclopean figure. He also feels watched by many pairs of eyes, a phenomenon repeated over half a century later when he gives his statement to the Magnus Institute in 1997 (MAG 53).
November - Yuri and Ivan Utkin visit the Circus of the Other with their father. Ivan goes missing and is made to walk a tightrope as main attraction. While searching for his brother, Yuri finds a collection of circus freaks that defy biological explanation (MAG 44).
Autumn - Trevor Herbert and his brother Nigel are taken in by the "vampire" Sylvia McDonald. Nigel is drained of blood, but Trevor is able to kill the sated creature with a knife wound to the stomach, followed by setting it on fire. The house of Sylvia McDonald is also set alight, and burns to the ground (MAG 10).
Raymond Fielding runs a halfway house for orphans on Hill Top Road in Oxford on behalf of the local diocese. He takes on a girl called Agnes, who the rest of the neighbourhood dislike (MAG 8). Ronald Sinclair is compelled to return back to the basement of the house, where Fielding is waiting with a large fractal-patterned table and a sinister apple, but is able to escape (MAG 59).
June - Trevor Herbert kills the "vampire" Robert Arden (MAG 10).
April - Rosa Meyer is going through the belongings of Christopher Meyer. Whilst handling a hand mirror she glimpses a face behind her, leading to a feeling of being watched that doesn’t fade away (MAG 60).
4th July - Nathaniel Thorp gives his statement to the Magnus Institute, cutting off a finger to prove his supernatural nature, having been freed from his curse a few years prior (MAG 29).
Raymond Fielding eventually disappears, and leaves the house on Hill Top Road to Agnes, who apparently perishes in a fire (MAG 8).
Trevor Herbert kills a violent criminal named Alard Dupont, incorrectly believing him to be a vampire (MAG 10). Herbert later described Dupont as a drug dealer and a mute, and that he was killed when Herbert panicked hearing his scream, which he did not expect (MAG 56).
Jurgen Leitner asks for Harold Silvana and Rachel Turley to dig a hole beneath 100 Pall Mall. When asked to confirm that he has the owner of the building's permission, Leitner becomes aggressive, and they do not do the job (MAG 35).
Julia Montork's mother flees the family house in Dartford in the dead of night, leaving behind a pendant apparently belonging to the Peoples' Church of the Divine Host. No missing person report is filed by her husband, despite him working in the police force (MAG 9).
Autumn - Carlos Vittery accidentally kills a spider, the resulting half-formed spiders giving him life-long arachnophobia (MAG 16).
Harold Silvana, Rachel Turley, and Alfred Bartlet (with the help of Gerard Kaey) discover a passageway while doing renovation work beneath the Reform Club in Pall Mall. Alfred dies, allegedly from a heart attack, and Gerard escapes with a book. All survivors, as well as the police that investigate, deny all knowledge of the incident (MAG 35).
One "Detective Rayner" contacts the Montork family, asking Robert Montork to do an unknown act he clearly does not want to do (MAG 9).
Rosa Meyer dies in HM Prison Holloway (MAG 60).
The Leitner library is dealt with by the Magnus Institute (MAG 4).
An unknown entity pursues Julia Montork, only stopping when her father completes a ritual involving human sacrifice and 41 human hearts. Robert Montork goes to prison for these crimes (MAG 9).
Ivo Lensik's father commits suicide after suffering from schizophrenia (MAG 8).
Trevor Herbert kills a vampire going by the name of Hannah Edwards (MAG 56).
May - Joshua Gellespie meets John in Amsterdam, unwittingly agreeing to look after the wooden coffin (MAG 2).
Late October - Sebastian Adekoya is confronted in Chiswick Library by the mother of Jared Hopworth, as she returns The Boneturner's Tale. Late that night, Sebastian returns to the library to be confronted with a changed Jared, who takes The Boneturner's Tale and flees (MAG 17).
September - Michael Crew first appears at Lion Street Books in Chichester (MAG 46).
January - Herbert Knox’s former lover, Kirsten, dies after losing her balance and falling down a flight of stairs, leaving Knox Ex Altiora (MAG 46).
February – Michael Crew buys Ex Altiora from Lion Street Books, though his cheque bounces. When Herbert Knox tries to find him to request payment, he uses Ex Altiora in a ritual to try and fend off the Lichtenburg figure that has been pursuing him. He throws himself from a church spire, and neither he nor Ex Altiora return to Lions Street Books (MAG 46).
March - An explosion in Alexandria destroys several buildings – Jonathan Sims later theorises that this is related to the Serapeum of Alexandria being located by Sgt Walter Heller and Gertrude Robinson six months earlier (MAG 53).
4th August - Desmond and Samantha Folger die in a car crash on the M1 near Sheffield (MAG 3).
Late March - Robert Mantauk is visited in HMP Wakefield by Maxwell Rayner. The lights blow midway through the visit, and the guard Phillip Brown hears Raynor tell Montork "You didn't think you could kill it for long, did you?". In the coming months, taps in the prison begin to run with stagnant water (MAG 52).
Early June - Robert Kelly takes part in a charity tandem jump in Doncaster, but when he leaves the plane there is no ground, only an endless, bright, blue sky stretching out before him. When he lands, his co-workers tell him he was falling for 15 minutes, but for Robert it felt like hours, or even days (MAG 21).
3rd June - Joseph Tuse hears an impact in one of his fields in Doncaster, and finds in them a parachute with no body. There is no skydiving above his property that day (MAG 21).
7th June - Robert Kelly is reported missing by his mother, after "the sky ate him" (MAG 21).
24th July - Isaac Marsters and Alice "Daisy" Tonner stop a Breekon and Hope delivery van that is driving dangerously slowly in the rain on the M6 near Preston. Upon being shown the interior of the van by "Tom", Breekon and Hope, Masters opens the coffin being transported, and disappears down the staircase inside. Tonner is injured and made to sign Section 31 (MAG 61).
1st November - Phillip Brown and Peter Gordo encounter an unnatural darkness inside the cell of Robert Montork in HMP Wakefield including another growling figure in the darkness (MAG 52). Robert Montork is found dead in HMP Wakefield. He was stabbed 47 times in the chest, and the light bulb in his cell was blown out (MAG 9)
Fiona Law, a research assistant at the Magnus Institute, passes away from complications following a liver transplant (MAG 29).
July - Paul McKenzie is visited at night by a presence that attempts to gain access to his bedroom every night for over a month (MAG 27).
October - Paul McKenzie dies of a stroke (MAG 27).
5th July - Toby Carlisle begins a bimonthly series of hours-long hammering that causes his downstairs neighbour Christof Rudenko some distress (MAG 18).
August - Nikolai Denikin dies. In the aftermath, his granddaughter, Leanne, finds a bright red calliope organ in his attic, along with a collection of wooden dolls. She plays it to her boyfriend, Josh, who is found mangled, with his jaw removed, after they split up. The calliope organ is removed, and later finds its way to the Magnus Institute's artifact storage (MAG 24).
January - Christof Rudenko delivers a package to his upstairs neighbour, Toby Carlisle, learning his name (MAG 18).
November - Jessica McEwen is taken by some apparition in Old Fishmarket Close (MAG 1).
Antonia Haley takes part in a salvage dive of the Maria Fairchild in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, near Sable Island, Nova Scotia, accompanied by Simon Fairchild. In the wreck, Hayley discovers a portal in the hull to a region of high-pressure water with a colossal hand on the other side (MAG 51).
7th April - Amy Patel witnesses Graham Folger's appearance change due to a malicious entity. Graham has in his possession a large table with a fractal pattern upon it (MAG 3).
17th April - Sebastian Adetoya is found dead, allegedly from a hit-and-run, with a number of his bones twisted (MAG 17).
November - A woman by the name of Agnes Montague is found dead in her Sheffield flat (MAG 8).
December - Daniel Rawlings was taken by some apparition in Old Fishmarket Close (MAG 1).
"The Book of Solomon owned by MacGregor Mathers and Jurgen Leitner" is purchased on eBay by user grbookwork1818 (MAG 4).
Early - The Daedalus satellite is launched by Stratosphere Group, a consortium of scientific and aerospace groups including Pinnacle Aerospace (majority owned by the Fairchild family), Nathaniel Lucas (of the Lucas family) and Optics Solutions Ltd. (based in Ny-Ålesund) (MAG 57).
Late - Carter Chilcott goes to the Daedalus alongside Jan Kilbride and Manuela Dominguez in the employ of Conrad Lucas. He eventually escapes his isolation experiment (and various paranormal phenomena) after his exit code fails by refusing to eat or drink until the experiment ends (MAG 57).
Summer - Gregory Pryor, a private investigator, follows Hector Lerado on the orders of Lerado’s wife, Nicola. He discovers that Lerado is involved in drug smuggling with the Ukrainian mafia, and upon Lerado’s loss of a shipment, tails him to a butcher’s in Stockwell. There, Lerado is butchered and disposed off down a tooth-lined chite in the floor by a “man” called Jared, while Pryor hides in a locker. When Pryor attempts to escape, Jared removes the bones from his left arm. When police investigate the site, they find the body of Harry Gough, the owner of the property buried beneath the floor (MAG 49).
22nd October - Christof Rudenko confronts his upstairs neighbour Toby Carlisle over smells emerging from his flat. A hazmat team is called out when it is revealed that the flat is full of decaying meat (MAG 18).
"Antonio Blake" begins having prophetic dreams after suffering from a breakdown (MAG 11).
May - Ashley Dobson is taken by some apparition in Old Fishmarket Close (MAG 1).
June - Megan Shaw is taken by some apparition in Old Fishmarket Close (MAG 1).
8th August - Alan Parfitt found the person that left the strange rubbish bags outside 93 Lancaster Road, Leytonstone (MAG 5).
Lee Kipple attends a performance by the band Grifter's Bone, causing him to black out and wake up wandering Kilburn covered in wounds from a boxcutter. Afterwards, he takes to wearing earplugs and growing his hair to hide the fact that his ears are constantly bleeding (MAG 42).
January - Trevor Herbert notices a 40 year old woman repeatedly taking the place of several others at homeless shelters. He confronts her, and mentally compells him to leave. He is able to fight off the compulsion, which he credits as being due to his experience with vampires. After a struggle, Herbert cuts her, and she splits apart into spiders (MAG 56).
August - Jason North finds a ritual site near Loch Glass in the Highlands of Scotland. This ritual site contains many burn marks, as well as photographs of Gertrude Robinson. He finds himself cursed, and everything he loves and owns begins to set alight, from his car, to his house, to his wife (MAG 37). N.B. This event is difficult to date, though the speed at which the curse takes effect suggests no more than a few weeks pass between it and Jason North's statement (06/10/2009) and his death (10/10/2009).
10th August - Jason North sets himself alight with petrol, being admitted to Raigmore Hospital, where he dies three days later (MAG 37).
September – Andrea Nunis is warned by Gerard Kaey to keep her mother’s face in mind while travelling the streets of Genoa, as she is “marked”. She gets lost and finds herself trapped in a “crowd with no people”, and eventually emerges thanks to Kaey’s advice (MAG 48).
Spring - Dr. Neil Thompson sells an antique syringe, allegedly belonging to John Snow, to Mikaele Salesa (MAG 45).
March - Nathan Watts is tempted by some apparition (MAG 1).
March - John Fellows is taken by some apparition in Old Fishmarket Close (MAG 1).
30th May - After a lab accident, Dr. Neil Thompson is drained of blood by a swarm of mosquitoes at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (MAG 45).
10th July - Trevor Herbert gives a statement of his career as a vampire hunter to the Magnus Institute, before passing away from his cancer (MAG 10).
October - Sean Kelly disappears from the port of Felixstowe (MAG 33).
Late November - Lawrence Mortimer travels to America to meet an "internet friend", Arden Neily, to go hunting in the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. Over the next few days, they are hunted by an individual with the manner of an apex predator. Arden is killed by the predator, whereas Lawrence is able to flee (MAG 31).
1st December - Arden Neily's body is found (MAG 31).
Jordan Kennedy, a pest controller, is called out to a house that has an ant infestation. After clearing the bottom floor and identifying a yellowed fridge as the source of the issue, Kennedy is confronted by John Amhurst, who threatens him before lifting him bodily. Kennedy uses a lighter to set Amhurst on fire, and leaves quickly after, after smelling a distinct and unpleasant smell (MAG55).
Early 2011 - Lee Rentoul puts a curse on Paul Noriega after unwillingly spending 5 years in prison for him with the help of a old woman named Angela from Bexley. After Rentoul kills Noriega (at a meeting with Mikaele Salesa), the curse passes to him, causing him to progressively lose parts of his body (MAG 14).
April - Sean Kelly's body washes up on the coast of Morocco, with the coroner placing it as having spent no more than 5 days in the water (MAG 33).
29th May - Lee Rentoul approaches the Magnus Institute for help. He later disappears (MAG 14).
19th July - Bertrand Miller dies in Ivy Meadows Care Home (MAG 36).
Late July - Ivy Meadows Care Home closes down. Most of the workforce is undocumented, and many of the surviving occupants go missing (MAG 36).
August - Nicole and Josh Baxter, morticians at Baxter and Gordon Funeral Directors, are called out to recover the corpse of Bertrand Miller from John Amhurst, the "new Director" of Ivy Meadows Care Home. The corpse is found covered in strange, weeping, yellow rashes (MAG 36).
August - Diego Molena is arrested at the scene of an arson near Clapham by PC Basira Hussein and PC John Spencer. When cuffing Molena, Hussein is burned by the metal of the cuffs. Spencer is later found scalded to death in a bathtub, after trying to burn the (suspected Leitner) book Molena had on him at the time of the arson.This is the first occasion PC Hussein has to sign Section 31 (MAG 43).
4th September - Nicole Baxter returns to Ivy Meadows Care Home and finds the entire population of the care home infected. Two unknown individuals (an old Mancunian man, and a young woman with a scar on her face) confront her, convince her to flee, and set the building alight (MAG 36).
23rd December - Gerard Kaey and another unknown man (presumed to be Diego Molena, see MAG 43) are brought into St Thomas Hospital in London for severe burns sustained near St. Mary's Church. Lesere Saraki witnesses Gerard "kill" the other man, before apparently returning to his hospital bed (MAG 12).
27th December - Gerard Kaey is released from St Thomas Hospital under the care of his mother (MAG 12).
May - Andre Ramao, having bought a Chinese urn from Mikaele Salesa, begins inexplicably losing items, with no record of them ever having existed. He becomes progressively more obsessed with the urn, until he falls asleep in front of it, when all the items are returned. After fleeing pale, filthy hands pushing themselves out of the urn, Andre's husband disappears (MAG 38).
Alexander Scaplehorn, a tax specialist working for the Inland Revenue, is drawn to the basement of The Trophy Room, a taxidermy shop in Barnet, while examining the business' books. He finds a face within the darkness of the basement, and when he tries to flee, is blocked by Daniel Rawlings, along with Breekon and Hope (MAG 54).
12th July - David Laylow and Thomas Han leave their posts at a meat processing plant in Dalston. Later, David Laylow claims to have been trapped in a strange dream-like version of the slaughterhouse. Thomas Han disappears altogether (MAG 30).
Late September - Jennifer Ling confronts Lee Kipple about his reaction to mention of the band Grifter's Bone and discovers what happened to him (MAG 42).
Late October - Jennifer Ling follows the suggestion of an online comment and wanders around Soho looking for a performance by Grifter's Bone. Upon finding it, she sets her phone to record it and leaves. Upon her return, all 11 members of the audience are dead, with many of them matching descriptions to those killed in violent circumstances in London the preceding month. She is unable to play the recording. N.B. Jennifer Ling's statement implies that this occurs in October, but states it happened in November (MAG 42).
Mid November - Jennifer Ling assaults her neighbour Agatha Norrel with a claw hammer, before turning it upon herself. Neither of the women survive. It is suspected that she manages to decode the recording she previously made of Grifter's Bone before the attack (MAG 42).
23rd February - Jane Prentiss makes a statement to the Magnus Institute. Following this, she is found in her attic, having buried her arm in what looks to be a wasp's nest found in her flat on Prospero Road, in Archway. She is taken to hospital, and begins showing signs of "infestation". She murders six hospital staff as she escapes, and one nurse breaks his neck while trying to flee (MAG 32). Jordan Kennedy is called in, and tries (and fails) destroy the nest on behalf of the landlord, Arthur Nolan. Nolan is forced to set himself alight using a match and a strange flame-shaped scar pattern on his stomach to deal with the issue. Once the nest catches, Kennedy again detects the unpleasant smell he last encountered when confronting John Amhurst (MAG55).
14-15th June - Laura Popham and her sister, Alena Sanderson, get lost caving in Lost Johns' Cave in Lancashire. Laura is eventually found, but Alena is nowhere to be seen (MAG 15).
18th July - PC Alice Tonner and PC Basira Hussein are called to the scene of a suicide attempt in Kensington. The victim, despite multiple gunshot wounds to the head, survives long enough to be taken to hospital (MAG 43)
20th November - Timothy Hodge met and had sex with Harriet Lee, before she explodes into worms (MAG 6).
31st December - "Antonio Blake's" father dies, despite his attempts to prevent it (MAG 11).
Early 2015 - Carlos Vittery begins to be haunted by the spider he killed in 1991. Eventually, some time after the 9th of April, he is found dead, with "foreign organic matter" in his throat, encased in web (MAG 16).
January - Melanie King witnesses Sarah Baldwin conversing with a strange figure while filming for a paranormal YouTube channel at the Cambridge Military Hospital in Aldershot (MAG 28).
March - Mark Bilham goes to Hither Green Dissenter's Chapel in search of Natalie Enis after a confrontation between her and Katherine Harper (his girlfriend, her past housemate) (MAG 25).
11th March - Natalie Enis is reported missing (MAG 25).
15th March - Elias Bouchard finds Gertrude Robinson’s desk deserted but covered in blood matched to Gertrude’s. There is more present than a human could lose and survive, so she is reported missing (MAG 40).
22nd March - Evan Lucas dies from a congenital heart failure (MAG 13).
30th March - Naomi Herne attends the funeral of Evan Lucas, before crashing her car while returning home. She wanders across a haunting dreamscape of graveyards and crypts, before being assisted by the voice of Evan on the wind, and being hit by a passing car in the early hours of the morning (MAG 13).
15th May - Gertrude Robinson is shot dead. Elias Bouchard finds only a large amount of blood on her desk. In addition, police respond to reports of screaming from Hither Green Dissenter's Chapel (MAG 25).
Helen Richardson, an estate agent in Wimbledon, finds a door while showing a house to Michael that shouldn't exist. After passing through it, she finds herself trapped in a labyrinthine dimension of corridors, mirrors and paintings, along with a thin creature with sharp hands. She escapes and finds three days have passed.
31st March - Sasha James sees a distorted figure through the glass of a window. She later meets the man, who claims to be named Michael, and who offers to help save Jonathan's life. Michael leads her to a pub containing what was once Timothy Hodge, and saves her from the worms infesting Hodge's body (MAG 26).
Summer - A hypnotic table with a piece missing, previously seen by Ronald Sinclair in the house of Raymond Fielding on Hill Top Road and Amy Patel in the living room of Graham Folger, is delivered to the Magnus Institute by two deliverymen, Breekon and Hope (MAG 36).
29th July - Jonathan Sims, while recording a statement, puts a hole in the drywall of the Magnus Institue's archives. In pour the worms that had been laying siege to the archive since March (MAG 39). Elias Bouchard is able to activate the CO2 fire suppression system, killing the worms and Jane Prentiss. While fleeing, Sasha James escapes into the institute's artifact storage, where she becomes the victim of the table delivered by Breekon and Hope, and is replaced by Not-Sasha. Two cassettes holding case recordings go missing - notably, they are the two cassettes that previously held a recording of Sasha. In the aftermath, Martin Blackwood finds the corpse of Gertrude Robinson in the catacombs beneath the Institute, dead of gunshot wounds to the chest (MAG 40).
August - Jonathan Sims adventures into the catacombs beneath the archives, locating a strange, closed "doorway" that had been constructed by the worms a month earlier. He is told to leave by a voice from the darkness, and quickly does so. He also begins to record secondary statements for his successor, detailing his investigation into Gertrude Robinson's death (MAG 41).
19th September - Basira Hussein gives her statement to the Magnus Archives, and secretly agrees to pass Gertrude Robinson's tapes to Jonathan Sims from the Metropolitan Police evidence room (MAG 43).
2nd October - Helen Richardson goes to the Magnus Institute to make a statement about her encounter with Michael and his twisting corridor. Afterwards, she leaves through a door that does not exist and is claimed by Michael, who appears to Jonathan Sims and stabs him, to no lasting damage (MAG 47).
1st December - Detective Alice "Daisy" Tonner delivers a tape to Jonathan Sims, confronting him about her and Basira Hussein's suspicions regarding the murder of Gertrude Robinson. She also confirms that vampires exist, and are taken care of by the police when they are brought in (MAG 61).