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Why is time in the galaxy far far away described by reference to Yavin rather than Endor?

I've searched everywhere I can think of but I can't find a source that gives an in-universe reason for the choice of the Battle of Yavin as the epoch rather than the Battle of Endor. That said, an ...
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Timeline of The Witcher tv series

In an interview with one of the showrunners, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, she says: Is this crazy? Like, is it crazy to do that with this story? Is it crazy to say that Ciri's (Freya Allan) story takes ...
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How Could Merlin Possibly Study in Slytherin House Centuries Before it Was Founded?

He didn't study in Slytherin House "centuries before it was founded" The character Merlin in the Harry Potter books lived after Hogwarts was founded, unlike the person of that name from British ...
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Timeline of the Harry Potter movies

1881 or 1882 Dumbledore is born. Dumbledore is forty-five in 1927, which would mean he’s either born in 1881 or 1882. Simply subtracting his age from the year gives 1882, but if his birthday is ...
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When did Geralt ride with the Wild Hunt?

Between the end of The Lady of the Lake (the last book) and the beginning of The Witcher (the first game) In the book, However, it is revealed in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings that (in game ...
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Where does the original Droids animated series fit into the pre-Disney canon/chronology?

According to Leland Chee (Lucasfilm's in-house chronology expert), the Droids TV series exists around 15BBY, 15 years prior to the events of A New Hope. 15 BBY for Droids has been in use since ...
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Chronologically, when does the Death Star scene of Revenge of the Sith take place?

According to the film's junior novelisation, it appears to have been within a few days of Padmé's funeral on Naboo. The book describes it as "shortly after" Obi-Wan and Yoda watched the funeral ...
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Timeline of The Witcher tv series

Specifically for the Netflix television show the entire timeline of major event is listed here. Conjunction of the Spheres: Unknown but prior to 500 Birth of Stregobor: 786 Laws of Magic created: 839 ...
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Timeline of the Harry Potter movies

I present, the hopefully somewhat complete HP movie timeline: 1910 Crimes of Grindelwald (flashback, year stated when flashback begin) Newt Scamander attends Hogwarts, in Hufflepuff and gets a ...
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How long was this person dead before being left?

Obviously massive spoilers for S06E01 & E02 This isn't on any book so far (we will see what happens when the sixth book comes out). On the show, we don't see a watch or calendar to know the exact ...
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When did Julie's parents die?

Julie's parents died in 1986, as can be seen from their tombstones. Since the film was slated for release in 1987 (and appears to be set in the present day), we can deduce that her parents have been ...
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Post-Return of the Jedi timeline

Note: This answer is Community Wiki, so it can be edited and updated as more stories set in this period appear, providing us with more information Works set between Return of the Jedi and The Force ...
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How could Borel know of Jurt? (The Chronicles of Amber/Knight of Shadows)

Merlin and the Logrus ghost of Jurt never met Borel (who, as you noted, was dead before Jurt was born) -- they met a Logrus ghost of Borel which, being an apparition created by the Logrus, knew what ...
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Where did Mrs. Weasley make sandwiches in book three

While staying at the Cauldron Molly does some shopping. It seems likely that amongst her purchases were some sliced bread and fillings. At that moment Mrs Weasley entered the bar, laden with ...
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The chronology and genealogy of Erich Zann

Paris is not mentioned in "The Music of Erich Zann" as far as I remember. Since Paris is the largest French city it seems the most logical city to have a street and a neighborhood the narrator could ...
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Why is time in the galaxy far far away described by reference to Yavin rather than Endor?

Some relevant information has come in since this post and its answers were last updated: We now know from "Rogue One" that the war between the Rebels and the Empire started the same year as the ...
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Why is time in the galaxy far far away described by reference to Yavin rather than Endor?

It makes sense to me. You have a period where effectively three (probably more to come) planet-killing bases are constructed and destructed in the space of thirty years. Each one weakens or ...
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Why was the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A in service for so short a period?

Could be that it had nothing to do with the age of the ship itself. Constitution class ships weren't seen after ST:VI, so maybe Starfleet was pulling the entire class out of service. 1701 was ...
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How can Namor be the first mutant if there are much older ones?

The “First Mutant” title was actually explained in canon not too long ago. I’m having trouble recalling which exact run and issue; but basically in the issue Hank McCoy and his fellow X-Club eggheads ...
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Where did Mrs. Weasley make sandwiches in book three

They were staying at the Leaky Cauldron, feet away from the most awesome magical market in the world, Diagon Ally. Since in the statement she says she has made the sandwiches, she may have purchased ...
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Timeline of The Witcher tv series

I've just watched the series, and I agree with your confusion -- it took me several episodes to realize everything we saw Geralt and Yenefer do was fairly far in Ciri's past. There were clues, but ...
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How much time passed between Clone Wars S3E04, S1E22 and S3E10?

I did some research on Wookieepedia about this. Sphere of Influence (S3E04) covered four concurrent events: Blockade of Pantora, Kidnapping of the Papanoida Daughters, Rescue on the Pantora Droid ...
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The chronology and genealogy of Erich Zann

When no one else steps up there's only one way, so I read the Laundry series and the Irish story myself, paying attention to any references to Erich Zann. These are my findings. The Laundry Series by ...
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Is there a discrepancy in Turn A Gundam timeline?

Where Bandai and Tomino disagree, Tomino is wrong. Period. The fact is that many Gundam series were created without Tomino, and so his say on things is ultimately irrelevant. Bandai's official ...
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When is Fahrenheit 451 set?

recently I came across an article stating that Fahrenheit 451 was set in 24th century which was mentioned somewhere in the beginning of the novel..I personally do not remember reading anything time-...
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