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The storylines of the Alien, Predator and Alien vs. Predator science fiction film franchises have been merged into a single continuity by the release of the Aliens versus Predator comics series (1989) and the films Alien vs. Predator (2004) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007). Since the inception of the original film Predator, various Predator stories have been released in a number of media fleshing out the history and events of the overall expanded universe. The following is a fictional timeline of events as they unfold in the Predator/AVP universe, as found primarily in the, Alien, AVP, Prometheus and Predator film series, and various Predator comics, novels, and officially licensed video games.

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Date Description Source
Circa 3.2 billion BC Milky Way Galaxy: One Engineer sacrifices himself to seed Earth with the building blocks of life. Prometheus
2996 BC Earth: The Yautja arrive on Earth, teach humans to build pyramids, and are worshipped as gods. An ancient civilization located in a huge cavern beneath the volcanic Bouvet Island grows to the height of its power. Alien vs. Predator
October 10, 2896 BC Earth: The Yautja return to Earth and begin a hunting ritual in which several humans sacrifice themselves as hosts for Xenomorphs so that the Yautja may hunt them as a rite of passage. This ritual continues every one hundred years on the 10th of October. The Yautja activate their self-destruct mechanisms if overwhelmed by the Xenomorphs, which causes the destruction of some early human civilizations. Alien vs. Predator
2000 BC Northern Cambodia: A young cambodian hunter called Funan and three other are hunting wild pigs near a pyramid temple, the three hunters are killed by a xenomorph and Funan is badly injured. Before he passed out, he witnessed a yautja fight the xeno. A Yautja hunting expedition goes awry when the Xenomorphs multiply out of control. The Yautja wipe out all trace of the infestation.  Alien vs. Predator (novel)
300 AD Brodilovo, Bulgaria: Saint George witnesses a ball of fire fall from the sky. From the ball of flame arises a dragon (actually a Yautja) which he faces. Aliens vs. Predator: Old Secrets
1325 AD China: Li Yat Sen, a charlatan, liar and thief is beaten and expelled from his village and is the sole witness to the crash of a mostly intact Yautja ship in the mountains.  Aliens vs. Predator: Eternal
1700-1709 AD Japan: Shogun Tokugaway Tsunayoshi and his forces face sudden attack by a group of Yautja, ending in a final duel between one Yautja and a blind swordsman, chosen by Shinto monks. The monks make prophecy that the duel will continue in the future where the swordsman, in some form, will have to face the Yautja again in another duel. Predator: Blood Feud
1718 AD Guinea Coast, Africa: Pirate Captain Raphael Adolini must fight his mutinous crew and is aided by a Yautja referred to as the "Golden Angel". At the end of the encounter, the captain gifts the Yautja with his flintlock pistol with the engraving: "Raphael Adolini 1715". Predator 2
Predator: 1718
1863 AD Ozark Mountains, America: A group of Union and Confederate soldiers team together to fight a Yautja drawn by the American Civil War. Predator: Hell Come a Walkin'
1881 AD Bengal, India: A Yautja hunts villagers and British toops, including Edward Soames, in Bengal, India, giving rise to the local legend of a rakshasa, or Hindu demon, stalking the area. Predator: Nemesis
1896 AD London, England: The same Yautja hunts in London, England, giving rise to the legend of the murderer Spring-Heeled Jack. It is faced again by Captain Edward Soames, who is employed by the secret order of the mysterious Diogenes Club, led by Mycroft Holmes. Predator: Nemesis
October 10, 1904 AD Bouvetoya, Antarctica: The whaler Emma, sailed to Bouvetoya at the start of the whaling season for the Nyberg Brothers oil company. The Emma successfully hunt almost 300 whales during the year. Later they see stranges lights in the sky, and the crew recovers a yautja pod and bring it to the camp. crew member Karl Johanssen see the predator kill his crew mates and flees to the ice. Later returns almost dead by hypothermia and before he died, he witnessed a predator fights an alien in the mess hall. Alien vs. Predator Unrated Edition and novelization
August 1914 AD France: World War I - The Yautja are attracted to the massacres and battles in the war at various locations. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
June 18, 1916 AD Verdun, France: Jean Brunaud and his squad witness a Yatuja in battle at the trenches near Verdun. The helmet of one of the fallen Yautja is eventually passed down by mysterious people to CIA lawyer Griggs Irving in 1992. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
1919 AD Two Witch Mesa, Cibola County, New Mexico: A Yautja ship lands in the area. A Yautja attacks during a skirmish between Enoch Nakai's great grandfather and the Navajo men of his community against white oilmen who have laid claim to an ancient Navajo burial site. Afterward a man from the Indian Agency arrives and questions Nakai's great-grandfather. One of the victim's wives gives Nakai's great-grandfather a prong from a Predator weapon, which his grandfather passes on to Enoch in 1994. Predator: Blood on Two-Witch Mesa
1926 AD Florida Everglades: A Yautja hunts an escaped convict from the Big Cypress Penitentiary and the three prison guards sent after him. Predator: God's Truth
1930 AD New Way City, USA: A Yautja stalks mob boss Bruno Borgia. Bruno's wife Isabella shoots the Yautja in the eye, causing his blood to splatter on her and her infant son Hunter. The now one-eyed Yautja makes a hasty escape, leaving behind some of his equipment. Failing to kill himself, shamed by defeat and having exposed his race to the humans, the Yautja, now known as Scarface, is exiled by his clan to a planet inhabited by deadly alien creatures. Predator: Concrete Jungle
1931 AD Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana: A Yautja mistaken for the legendary local Gollywomp hunts three musk rat trappers in the bayou. His artifacts remain with a trapper. Predator: Strange Roux
August 16–20, 1936 AD

Nghasa, Kildeer Station, Serengeti, Africa: A Yautja hunts railway workers, mistaken for a killer lion, and must then face a human hunter and local game wardens sent in to deal with it. Gives rise to the legend of the Dudu Ya Porini.

Predator: The Pride at Nghasa
1939-1945 AD Llanganati Mountains, Ecuador, South America: During World War II, a Nazi commandant and his team encounter a Yautja during their quest for Incan gold. Predator: Demon's Gold
August 6, 1945 AD Hiroshima, Japan: Atomic bombs are dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. According to later US government records, the heat and conflict attract Yautja. Predator 2
Summer, 1947 AD Upper East Side, Manhattan, NY: A Yautja hunts mobsters during a turf war between the gangs of mob bosses Tony Vincenzo and Bernie Jinks and a crime reporter named Max who is covering the story. O.S.S. type military intelligence officers think its related to aliens and try to cover up the incident for national security reasons. Predator: The Hunted City
1958 AD

Fleener Creek, Oregon: A Yautja hunts a hunter and his son, Buddy Wilcox, in the woods near the town, seriously affecting young Buddy.

Predator: Kindred
1959 AD Hollywood, CA: A Yautja lands for a hunt in Hollywood. He attacks the offices of American National Pictures and then the Atomic Drive-In where the premier of a gimmicky new sci-fi film in 4-D is taking place. Predator: It Came From the Fourth Dimension
1968 AD Vietnam: A Yautja hunts during the Vietnam War and the South Vietnamese officer from the famous footage of the execution of a North Vietnamese prisoner is later accused of committing a bloody massacre which was actually a Predator attack. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
1984 AD Nicaragua: A Yautja attacks and decimates a Contra-training camp headed by US Special Forces Officer Faulkner. Predator: Captive
Circa 1979 AD Earth: Last known cholera case, no known cholera case since then. Alien3
1987 AD Val Verde, Central America: A Yautja lands in Val Verde, Central America and hunts an elite mercenary team assigned by Major General Homer Phillips and lead by Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer. All of Dutch's team are killed one-by-one by the Yautja before being faced and killed by Dutch. Predator
Summer 1988 AD Fleener Creek, OR: During the heat record in the region not experienced since 1958, a Yautja returns to the area after 30 years and faces convicted murderer James McCutcheon, local townspeople, local sheriff Kelly Mathis, and Buddy Wilcox, who faced it 30 years earlier. The incident is at least in part covered up in the national media by FBI Bureau director Timothy Gray. Predator: Kindred
Summer 1989 AD New York City, NY: In the midst of a heatwave and a drug war, Yautja fight Detective Schaefer, brother of Dutch, and his partner Detective Rasche, street gangs, the police and the army. The military officer in charge of the operations dealing with the Predators is Major General Phillips from the Val Verde incident. Val Verde, Central America: Detective Shaefer fights another Yautja in Val Verde. Predator: Concrete Jungle comic and novel
1990 AD Yamal Peninsula, Siberia, Russia - About 5 months after the events in New York, a Predator ship crashes near an oil refinery station in Siberia. Major General Phillips sends an undercover US military team lead by himself and Detective Schaefer to recover it. A Russian team is also sent to do the same. The teams face each other and the Yautja. Predator: Cold War
October 1, 1990 AD Mumbai, India - Peter Weyland is born to an Oxford-educated Professor of Comparative Mythology and a self-taught engineer. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 11, 1990 AD Chicago, IL - A Yautja hunts rival gang leaders Enrique Cerezo and Estaban Rojas Herrera in Chicago's South Side. The vigilante/mercenary Cross, who is working to end the gang war, unknowingly crosses paths with the Predator. The incident is investigated by US intelligence agents R.B. Goode and K.J. Wallace, who are perhaps members of the Task Force assigned to investigate Predators lead by Agent "Blondie," who may be Commander Claude Loudermilk or Special Agent Peter J. Keyes. Predator: Race War
Summer 1990 AD Lexington, KY: The ex-South Vietnamese officer who witnessed and was blamed for a Predator attack in 1968 is secretly killed for his knowledge by unknown CIA agents in Lexington, KY, where he had since relocated and worked as a horse trainer. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
Summer 1991 AD Cibola County, New Mexico: A Yautja, referred to by local Navajo Indians as an Adilgashi, attacks Cole Army Base, terrorizes the town of Agate and the surrounding area. The creature is faced by Army Corporal Enoch Nakai and a military unit lead by Colonel Trench and his second in command Major Amblin. The forces at Cole are lead by Colonel Athelry and Sargeant Coates who, along with a military scientist, briefly get to study the Predator's ship. Nakai faces the beast in the volcanic region called El Malpais. Predator: Big Game
1992 AD Nicaragua: A Yautja interrupts a US military team under DEA agent Marty Dworkin trying to capture a dictator in Nicaragua. CIA agent Joe Bob Cantrell faces the creature. He is found with the bodies of the drug-runners strung-up and blamed for it by the army.Virginia: Cantrell gets a secret trial and accuses the army of knowing the truth and trying to cover it up. CIA lawyer Griggs Irving takes Cantrell's case. Cantrell's story reminds him of the case of the South Vietnamese officer accused of the same thing in 1968. He investigates. A mysterious source leaves him a package with the journal of Jean Brunaud from WWI, detailing his encounters and stories of the Yautja. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
August, 1992 AD Tucson, Arizona: A government Task Force made up of special agents brought in under false pretenses based on their unknowing interaction with Yautja hunts the Canyon Killer. The team is lead by an agent called "Blondie" and scientist named Wanda, who are the only ones who know the truth about the assignment.Paloverde State Penitentiary, Arizona: A Yautja hunts murderer Mark Anthony Towers who has confessed to the Canyon Killings erroneously taking credit for all of the unsolved Yautja killings.Chicago, IL: The Task Force recruits a vigilante mercenary named Cross to help capture the Yautja.Paloverde State Penitentiary, Arizona: The Task Force sends Cross in to organize the prisoners it is hunting and capture it. Under Cross' leadership, the inmates battle the Yautja. Note: By Aug 1992, there have been 270 unsolved Predator-style killings around the country. The crimes have come to be called "Canyon Killings" after a well-publicized incident in an Arizona canyon where some hunters are killed and decapitated by the unknown "Canyon Killer". Other Canyon Killer incidents prior to this time include: Angola, Africa: 1) an incident in Angola, Africa some years earlier where the vigilante Cross was working as a mercenary. His unit's sweeper team faced an unexplained attack by an unknown number of Yautja. 2) Another incident which left possession of a Yautja helmet in the hands of a government research scientist named Wanda. 3) A Yautja killed some friends of the Native American tracker named Fal who is considered the greatest tracker alive. 4) A vigilante named Kate who used to hunt sexual predators was killed by a Yautja, causing her girlfriend Tiger, who was working with a police force at the time to swear revenge. 5) A military demolitions expert named Percy witnesses a Yautja active during time in a war zone. 6) A special agent known as "Blondie" and his team come across Yautja handiwork around the world deriving their origins and habits, most recently in South America, possibly at first thinking it is the work of lunatic environmentalists. Despite his efforts, they haven't been able to capture a Yautja alive and others always come for the body. Predator: Race War
1992 AD Tokyo/Nikko, Japan: A Yautja attacks a street gang and a Tokyo dojo while hunting blind martial arts sensei and inventor Juta Tanaka. Tanaka faces the Yautja in a duel near Nikko, Japan, fulfilling the prophecy of Shinto monks 300 years earlier. Inspector Mitsugi of the Tokyo Police investigates the incidents and calls in the army. General Miyamoto Kataro a former student of Tanaka's aids him during the incident. Predator: Blood Feud
Summer, 1993 AD New Jersey Pine Barrens, New Jersey: A psychopathic Bad Blood Yautja on the run from Yautja law enforcers crashes his ship near the New Jersey national park, attacks a nearby paintball range and other locals. The creature is sought by a huge CIA Task Force assigned to hunt the Yautja lead by commanding Agent Claude Loudermilk and his second in command Agent Garvin. It is also hunted by a fellow-Yautja law enforcer from space. A group of four awol CIA agents lead by "Poppa" John Pulnick and including Mandy Graves faces the beast and the team lead by Loudermilk, their former superior officer. Predator: Bad Blood
April, 1994 AD Cibola County, New Mexico: Enoch Nakai, now working as a gas station attendant after his Yautja-related incident, talks to his grandfather who shares a story and evidence that Enoch's great-grandfather also witnessed a Yautja attack 75 years earlier. Nakai is offered a job working for the government tracking the Yautja by a mysterious, blonde, mustached agent calling himself John Smith (who could possibly be "Blondie"). Predator: Blood on Two-Witch Mesa
August 10-October 1996 Val Verde, South America: A crazed Yautja runs rampant in the area where Dutch faced the Yautja in 1987 and his brother fought one in 1989. Two military units and an expensive military robot are sent in after it; then Detective Schaefer is coerced by General Homer Phillips back into the country to face it. The President of the country, known as El Presidente, says his people have known of and faced the beasts for centuries. Predator: Dark River
Summer 1997 AD Los Angeles, CA: A Yautja lands in Los Angeles and begins hunting gang members involved in a drug war and faced by a team of policemen lead by Lieutenant Harrigan.[3] The Yautja is itself also hunted by a clandestine government military team known as the OWLF (Other World Lifeform) unit, lead by Special Agent Peter Keyes and his second in command Agent Garber. The unit has detailed information about the Yautja and records of the Val Verde incident. Harrigan is gifted with Raphael Adolini's flintlock pistol by the "Golden Angel", aka Greyback. Agent Garber becomes head of the OWLF unit. Predator 2
1997 AD Off the Southern Coast of Chille: A Yautja ship lands in the ocean several miles from one of the archipelagos that make up the South Chillean Coast attracted by a volcanic rift that has caused unnaturally warm waters and opened up a fissure into undersea crevices with new creatures to hunt. An unnamed secret "Organization", headed by "the directors", with a past history of dealings with the Yautja, assigns one of its top agents, Captain Rafe Cromartie of Special Operations and his team to investigate and/or capture an alien or its technology. The Chillean authorities grant the organization a two-day window of opportunity, before sending in the Chillean Navy, the U.S. Military, the CIA and others who will probably follow. One of the team receives top secret deep cover emergency training based on the organization's cumulative knowledge of the Xenomorphs. The creature faces Cromartie's team, including Cromartie, special agent Maria Theresa O'Higgins Pavez, Agents Brahm and Matteson and one of the new unknown life-forms from the fissure that it had been hunting. Predator: Hell and Hot Water
1997 AD Colonel Alexander Woods submits his final report regarding an unexplained nuclear explosion off Bouvet Island in 1979, and those believed responsible. The results are inconclusive. His daughter Alexa Woods begins working on 'The Ice' (Arctic/ Antarctic environments.)

Mount Ranier: Later in the year, Alexa Woods and her father climb Mount Ranier. Following complications from a broken leg, Colonel Woods dies during the descent.

Alien vs. Predator and novelisation.
May, 1998 AD Nevada Desert: Billionaire Tyler Stern, who has created a Yautja-specific biosphere in the middle of the Nevada Desert, traps a one-armed Yautja within it. Corporal Faulkner is employed as security. Stern and his staff face the creature. Predator: Captive
1999 AD Yellowstone National Park: Naturalist Maya Bergstrom, ex-combat photographer George Maxwell, and a nameless government agent encounter three Bad Blood Yautja on a rampage, who are in turn hunted by an age-old Predator sent to stop them. Bergstrom uncover's evidence regarding the true reason Yautja have come to Earth so often and the origins of the species' involvement with Earth. Predator: Homeworld
October 1, 2004 AD Days after his 14th birthday, Peter Weyland is granted a Method Patent for a synthetic trachea constructed entirely of synthetically-engineered stem cells. It is his 12th registered patent to date. Weyland Industries Timeline
Sunday, October 3, 2004 AD Bouvet Island, Antarctica: A Yautja ship nears Earth, initiating a heat bloom beneath Bouvet Island near Antarctica which is detected by belonging to Weyland Industries. The icebreaker Piper Maru is dispatched to investigate. Maxwell Stafford starts combing the globe looking for various experts for the expedition. Alien vs. Predator
October 8, 2004 AD Nepal: Maxwell Stafford meets Alexa "Lex" Woods in Nepal asking for her assistance aboard the Piper Maru. Late that day Stafford meets with Professor Sebastian De Rosa and his assistant Thomas Parkes in Teotihuacan to recruit them for the Piper Maru expedition. Alien vs. Predator
Sunday, October 10, 2004 AD Bouvet Island, Antarctica: A Weyland Industries team led by company head Charles Bishop Weyland discovers a pyramid beneath Bouvet Island, where they are caught in a battle between the Yautja and Xenomorphs. Alien vs. Predator
Thursday, October 14, 2004 AD Gunnison, Colorado: A Predalien crashes aboard a Predator ship outside of Gunnison, Colorado. Several Facehuggers and the Predalien escape, invading the town and creating more Xenomorphs. A lone Yautja arrives and fights the Xenomorphs in a battle with the a group of local people caught in the middle. The United States government gets involved with the attempt to contain the situation in an extreme way. A recovered Yautja shoulder cannon is delivered to a woman identified as "Ms. Yutani".[5] Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
2007 AD Iraq: A U.S. Army unit stumbles across a fight between a lone Yautja and a lone Xenomorph while patrolling a small town in Iraq. Weyland Industries helicopters arrive to cover up the incident afterward and confiscate photographic evidence of the creatures. Alien vs. Predator: Sand Trap
2009 AD Africa: Paramilitary security specialists for Graham Directive Security lead by man named Thorpe face off against a group of deadly Yautja from the 'Killer' clan in a third-world African nation, as the Killers themselves are stalked by a more traditional Yautja. Thorpe has prior knowledge of the Yautja from a previous encounter. Predator (Series 2)
2010 AD Eight individuals are abducted from earth, dropped on an unknown planet and hunted by three Super Predators. The human members are all trained in combat except a doctor who hides a terrible secret. They fight the Yautja while surviving other beings shipped to the planet. They come to learn they are being hunted for sport and that the planet works as a game reserve. Predators
March 27, 2015 AD Weyland Corp launches first industrialized space mission to install solar panels that align and move in Earth's orbital plane but at an axial tilt, imitating a perpetual summer solstice. The renewable energy gathered in the months following this expedition made Peter Weyland his first billion. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 30, 2015 AD Following Weyland's success with solar panels, Weyland Corp receives funding from a trio of major venture capital firms. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 2, 2016 AD Using a precursor to the atmospheric processor of his own invention, Peter Weyland is able to generate a localized synthetic atmosphere above the polar ice cap, effectively ending global warming. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 17, 2016 AD At the age of 26, Sir Peter Weyland becomes one of the youngest people to ever achieve knighthood. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 10, 2017 AD Sir Peter Weyland is honored with the Nobel Prize in Science for his extraordinary atmospheric work over the polar ice cap. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 19, 2017 AD Using capital from his 2015 success, Weyland acquires copyrights to technology developed by NASA's innovative but poorly funded Project Prometheus. With Weyland's significantly augmented funding for the project, JIMO became a reality and proves the existence of simple life in Europa's ocean. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 1, 2022 AD Scientists from the Health Division identify the genetic chain of events for 98% of cancers. Using genetically-altered cells as well as elements found beyond Earth’s heavens, Weyland successfully deploys an effective cure for almost all cancers. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 4, 2023 AD

Sir Peter Weyland is awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his cancer cure.

Weyland Industries Timeline
February 28, 2023 AD In a now legendary TED Talk, Sir Peter Weyland clarifies his vision for Weyland Corp, laying the groundwork for the next 50 years of "building better worlds". Weyland Industries Timeline
August 5, 2023 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 8,128,899 for Method and Apparatus for cybernetic individuals for use in scientific and industrial environments. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 10, 2024 AD Weyland military engineers make first significant improvement to rifling technology since the 19th century, tripling speed and doubling accuracy of projectiles. Exact rifling pattern and twist rate remain classified. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 6, 2024 AD Weyland Corp makes first foray into the luxury goods market with its Holographic Environment Simulator. It is the first HES able to accurately recreate the aesthetic, mood and sounds of any place in the known world, as well as provide live video feed from any calibrated receiver. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 10, 2024 AD Weyland Corp introduces first rifle able to track targets from over 500 kilometers away, as well as determine target's health, physique and whether they can be locked down. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 7, 2025 AD Weyland manufactures the first advanced android prototype model of its kind. He is affectionately called David, a name Sir Peter Weyland had initially reserved for his own human son. Weyland Industries Timeline
2025 AD Tokyo, Japan: Gideon Suhn Lee (formerly known as Li Yat Sen), trillionaire and possessor of a crashed Yautja ship, uses Yautja-based technology and mercenaries to cause conflict around the world, hoping to draw out a new Yautja hunting party so he can go on prolonging his 738 year old life using their body parts. His activities draw the attention of journalist Becka McBride and, when he accidentally unleashes a pair of Xenomorphs form the ship, a new Yautja hunting party. Aliens vs. Predator: Eternal
March 26, 2026 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 9,158,239 for a chemical composition of classified properties able to almost perfectly replicate the biological features and texture of human skin. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 3, 2026 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 10,445,075 for Method and Apparatus for self-adjusting crosshairs that auto-process windage, Coriolis effect, trajectory, etc. -- eliminating the need for spotters and mathematical formulas. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 30, 2026 AD Weyland acquires Genentech, significantly bolstering the company's biotech holdings. Weyland Industries Timeline
November 18, 2026 AD Weyland privatizes NASA's famous Kepler mission, increases its funding 10-fold and within the year discovers 6,546 more bio-compatible planets. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 1, 2028 AD Weyland makes significant adjustments to the David android prototype, facilitating David's first interaction with humans. This initial meeting is very promising. Weyland Industries Timeline
March 31, 2028 AD Weyland Corp becomes first company in history to achieve a market capitalization of $100 billion in five years. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 20, 2028 AD San Francisco, USA: Weyland labs in San Francisco discover the body’s ability to hypersleep - the complete cessation of life processes, which can be restarted when stasis is removed. The search for a practical application begins. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 9, 2029 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 11,280,599 for Method and Apparatus for a device that enhances the capacity of an extraterrestrial planetary environment to support life; effectively the first fully-automated atmospheric processor. This patent is expected to make our founder’s famous boast a reality: “There are other worlds than this one, and if there is no air to breathe, we will simply have to make it.” Weyland Industries Timeline
September 18, 2029 AD 'Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (European Organization for Nuclear Research) runs out of government funding. Weyland acquires the organization as well as their Large Hadron Collider and other facilities. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 12, 2029 AD After years of litigation, Weyland wins the David patent lawsuit against the Japanese start-up Yutani Corporation, effectively protecting the investments of both Weyland Corp and its shareholders. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 27, 2030 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 12,004,556 for Method and Apparatus for a device that can initiate, monitor and terminate hypersleep. HCs revolutionize space travel permitting increasingly longer, more advanced missions and enabling unprecedented discovery. Weyland Industries Timeline
2030 AD New Wave City, USA: The Yautja known as "Scarface" is offered a chance for redemption. Humans have been using the technology that he left behind on Earth in 1930 to kill other Yautja and to wage mob warfare. The warring mob factions all pay tribute to Lucretia Borgia, daughter of Hunter and granddaugther of Bruno, who Scarface faced in 1930. Scarface battles the mob in order to recover the Yautja technology. He faces MOTHER, the computer that controls the city, as well as his old adversaries Isabella Borgia, her son Hunter and Lucretia Borgia. A man called Mr. Weyland buys out Borgia Industries. Predator: Concrete Jungle
August 10, 2031 AD Luna Terraforming begins on Luna with plans for multiple settlements. Weyland Industries Timeline
April 3, 2032 AD Weyland acquires Northrop Grumman, Boeing, BAE Systems and  Lockheed Martin. These major acquisitions significantly bolsters multinational defense, security, and aerospace technology holdings. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 20, 2032 AD Weyland scientists discover the inverse relationship between velocity and the flow of time making the long sought-after concept of faster than light travel a reality. The search for practical application begins. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 4, 2033 AD Weyland creates new 5.56 millimeter round made of metals mined from the circumstellar habitable zone planets orbiting within  Gliese 581 capable of traveling at max velocity in any atmosphere at any range. Weyland Industries Timeline
October 4, 2033 AD Dr. Richard Post serves as Chief Statistician to the Electronics Division. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 17, 2034 AD Weyland Corp introduces the first FTL-capable SEV (space exploration vehicle). Weyland Industries Timeline
May 11, 2035 AD The National Science Foundation (NSF) lifts restrictions on the commercial use of David androids. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 30, 2035 AD After android regulations are lifted, the third generation David is deployed internally in order to test human acceptance of cybernetics individuals. Results are encouraging. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 21, 2035 AD Weyland Corp opens several new offices across the globe expanding corporate presence to Greece, Antarctica, El Salvador, and South Africa to name a few. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 25, 2036 AD Weyland Corp launches the Explorers Academy—an alternative grad school for underprivileged college students interested in the fields of biotech, nanotech, cybernetics and terraforming. Top graduates of the program are offered positions at Weyland Corp. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 15, 2037 AD Fortune 500 names Weyland Corp number one on their list of "10 best companies to work for". Weyland Industries Timeline
December 21, 2037 AD Weyland astronomers note an area of space appearing very rich in minerals and other natural resources. Weyland expected to travel there within the century. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 4, 2038 AD Weyland Corp becomes chief employer of Asian Conflict veterans supplying 35% with steady work. Weyland Industries Timeline
March 2, 2039 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 13,345,075 for Method and Apparatus for an add-on feature to Weyland Storm capable of compensating for composition, density, pressure and refractive index of any atmosphere. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 14, 2039 AD

Weyland astronomers discover multiple |moons and a ringed planet just outside the Zeta II Reticuli System, which are possibly able to support life. Weyland expects to travel there within the century.

Weyland Industries Timeline
May 28, 2039 AD GJ 667Cc: Using the Weyland Atmospheric Processor, the first functional and breathable atmosphere is produced on planet GJ 667Cc clearing the way for further terraforming activities on other planets. Weyland Industries Timeline
2037-2040s AD Birmingham, England: The organization known as Spearhead is formed to combat Yautja with state of the art technology. At the same time, Subotai, an immortal Japanese samurai, decides on a final showdown with the Yautja. (date revised and roughly estimated by SpaceWuss. Must take place after AVP: Eternal, because London is now underwater, but was present in that story. BUT the novel Predator: Forever Midnight states that in 2117 it has been "nearly a hundred years without recorded incident" of any Predator appearances. 2037 would be 80 years previous which, while pushing the '"nearly hundred years" comment, could still be said to be close to a hundred years. Though 12 years is pretty quick for the sinking of a city.) Predator: Xenogenesis
April 1, 2042 AD David 4 becomes the first commercially available model of the David series. He is eventually expected to improve work-flow and efficiency at offices and homes across the world. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 18, 2042 AD Weyland Corp awarded government contract to build and maintain HD 85512 b Class E Correctional Unit. Prisoners from Earth and other facilities are successfully relocated, and many have since been rehabilitated into society. Weyland Industries Timeline
November 20, 2042 AD Weyland Corp writes $5 billion check to Little Explorers—a charity dedicated to the education of troubled middle school students interested in science and technology. Weyland Industries Timeline
April 19, 2051 AD Weyland Corp makes essential updates to on-planet transport. The new vehicle is capable of traversing any known terrain and has virtually no weight limit for cargo, passengers and equipment. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 14, 2052 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 14,524,002 for Method and Apparatus for first manned land-vehicle capable of negotiating vertical surfaces. This technology permits Weyland scientists and terraforming teams to reach previously inaccessible destinations. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 7, 2052 AD Weyland makes significant intellectual and emotional updates to the David android, further increasing human acceptance. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 1, 2055 AD NAFE (National Association for Female Executives) names Weyland Corp a Top 50 Company for Executive Women. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 29, 2056 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 15,725,924 for Method and Apparatus for a mechanised exo-skeleton used for lifting and moving heavy objects such as crates and vehicle weaponry. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 6, 2057 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 15,999,127 for Method and Apparatus for an ejectable luxury pod able to sustain one human life for up to 50 years. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 22, 2059 AD Weyland introduces unique expedition security apparatus able to decontaminate indoor and outdoor environments. Apparatus mines surrounding air for flammable compounds, making it ultra light-weight as well as self-replenishing. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 9, 2060 AD Weyland Corp introduces revolutionary, game-changing language tool. It is the first ever to require no actual learning on the consumer’s behalf. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 2, 2061 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 16,572,092 for Method and Apparatus for the first fully-automated diagnosis and surgical station. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 26, 2062 AD By 2062, only 7% of humans can recognize the sixth generation of David as a cybernetic individual. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 1, 2063 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 17,900,353 for Method and Apparatus for an antigravity device that 3D live-maps any foreign terrain, revolutionizing the pre-process of terraforming and developing new colonies. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 11, 2064 AD Significantly upgraded space suit includes a variety of Weyland patented features, such as cadium exo-skeleton; info display with mission details; vitals: environmental stats and more. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 23, 2065 AD Washington, DC, USA: Sir Peter Weyland Memorial Library built in Washington, DC. Weyland Industries Timeline
November 20, 2065 AD As Weyland Corp expands their terraforming activities and colonial endeavors, the company is approached by the US government to begin work on the formation of a colonial peacekeeping force trained or populated by marines in the event of future conflict. Weyland Industries Timeline
April 27, 2066 AD As production costs for the David series decreases, Weyland Corp is increasingly able to extend those savings to everyday consumers, leading to remarkable proliferation of the product. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 6, 2068 AD Weyland builds and successfully deploys thousands of Seventh Generation Davids into workplaces across the universe. Human acceptance of David 7 reaches an all-time high thanks to Weyland’s highly classified emotional encoding technology, David 7 can accurately replicate most human emotions down to the tiniest nuance while consistently achieving all mission objectives. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 30, 2070 AD Since FDA approval, one dozen Medpod 720i  have been produced with tens of thousands on back order. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 13, 2071 AD Weyland Corp becomes Worldwide Olympic Partner and official "Cybernetics Company" of the Olympic movement through 2091. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 16, 2071 AD Weyland Corp earns patent number 18,364,003 for Method and Apparatus for the Synapse Reestablisher, a device able to temporarily restart brain activity of deceased individuals. Weyland Industries Timeline
March 9, 2072 AD Weyland Corp consolidates all products and solutions into seven verticals: health, transportation, energy, electronics, terraforming, security and cybernetics. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 1, 2073 AD Based on recent classified findings by Weyland researchers, the company determines the exact coordinates of a new destination for long-time pet project: Project Prometheus. New round of investment is immediately opened and mission planning enters full-swing. Weyland Industries Timeline
2093 AD The spaceship Prometheus, under contract to Weyland Corp seeking the origins of humanity, arrives at LV-223 after two years of travel. A large structure which turns out to be a ship filled with Urns is found, and inside is a threat that could cause the extinction of the human race. Prometheus
2101 AD The National Security Act of 2101 establishes the United States Colonial Marine Corps structure as is known, with a strenght of roughly 165,000 marines. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual
2104 AD United Americas is formed. Alien
2116 AD The USCSS Nostromo is built. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual
2116 AD Australia: Dr. Lucien Keitel finds traces of Xenomorphs 1.6 billion years old in Australia's Great Desert. Aliens: Apocalypse - The Destroying Angels
2117 AD Planet Midnight: After nearly a hundred years without recorded incident, Yautja attack a thousands-strong human colony on the Planet midnight. Predator: Forever Midnight

July 3rd, 2122 AD

The crew of the Nostromo, under contract to Weyland-Yutani, are awakened from hypersleep to investigate a signal coming from the moon Acheron (LV-426). There, one of the crewmembers encounters Xenomorph Eggs and a Facehugger attaches itself to him. The resulating Alien hunts the crew, killing them one-by-one and is faced by a lone survivor Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley.

Alien

Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual

October 19th, 2145 AD A contagion from the virile research center of the USS Emerson broke out and start killing all the adult crew. Leaving only Synthetic childcare supervisor Meeker and the children aboard. Aliens: Alchemy
April 1st, 2147 AD The USS Emerson finds a suitable planet and attempt to land but it crashes. Meeker and the children survived and founded the town of Emerson. Aliens: Alchemy
Circa 2159 AD Hadley's Hope colony is stablished on Acheron LV-426 as a terraformer colony. Aliens
2165 AD Tientsin (Eta Boötis A III) campaign is fought by the U.S. Colonial Marines with a strenght of 240,000 marines at the end of the campaign. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.
Circa 2169 AD

Marine 70 program is stablished late 2169 or early 2170 with the abandonment of "triangular" system for a "Pair" or "Buddy" system, allowing more mobile and fast operations with "Faster and Meaner" teams.This changes include the use of two pair teams, one smartgun team and one rifle team, the use of the UD4-L as gunship and the introduction of the M577 APC.

the M41A Pulse Rifle enters into the service as the basic rifle.

Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.
2176 AD STARTAC introductory seminar to the USCM staff college by Colonel James Mortimer, USASF. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.

June 12th, 2179 AD

Ripley is discharged from the Gateway hospital, after been encountered by a salvage team. After an inquiry with the ICC comission about the destruction of the Nostromo, she had her rank revoked. Working now in the docks operating power loaders. Two weeks later, she accompanies a group of United States Colonial Marines aboard the USS Sulaco to investigate LV-426 after Weyland-Yutani loses contact with a terraforming colony there. They discover that Xenomorphs have overrun the colony and encounter a Queen. The Marines battle the Xenomorphs. Notable paticipants in the struggle are Ripley, Corporal Dwayne Hicks, a young girl colonist named Newt and the synthetic Bishop.

Aliens

August 12th, 2179 An unnamed colonel blames Michael Bishop for the lost of the USS Sulaco and offer him his help, for a price. Space Command at O'Niell Station detects a mass in the Zeta 2 Reticuli system, after a check, they tagged it as the USS Sulaco. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.
September 5th, 2179 The Weyland-Yutani office on Gateway learns of Carter Burke's death during the events at LV-426, as no data was recovered and Bioweapons division has the situation locked, a briefing is made to discuss all the events back to 2122. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.
September 11th, 2179 Weyland-Yutani dispatched an extraction team to the coordinates of the Derelict ship, and start looking from there. The search party is in charge of Seiji Tanaka aboard of the Shinyo Maru. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.
September 15th, 2179 The crew of the Shinyo Maru rediscover the Derelict and recovers two eggs for the Science Division. The Origin facility is stablished inmediately Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.
2179 AD After the events of LV-426, while traveling through space, Weyland-Yutani illegally boarded the Sulaco. Hicks is woken by Samwell Stone and Turk. Ripley's hypersleep pod is ejected in an escape vessel which crashes on Fiorina "Fury" 161. She is rescued by the inmates of an all male prison facility. A Facehugger is also aboard the escape vehicle. A Xenomorph results from this and soon stalks Ripley, the prisoners, and the skeleton crew at the facility. Ripley struggles to prevent the Weyland-Yutani corporation from obtaining a sample of the Xenomorph to study. Alien3/Stasis Interrupted

2179 AD

The USS Sephora arrives on LV-426 with a battalion sized force and a full compliment of surface bound nuclear warheads on a mission to investigate the USS Sulaco after it was dispatched to LV-426 17 weeks earlier. Aliens: Colonial Marines
2180 AD Projected introduction of the UD-24 Heavy dropship with a lift capacity 70,000 kg. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual.

Circa 2185 AD

A plague struck the town of Emerson, the inhabitants moved the settlement two day trip away from the ship's remains. Aliens: Alchemy

2189 AD

Private Anderson jolts up in response to the facility alarms and fights Xenomorphs on LV-426.

Aliens versus Predator

2209 AD Weyland-Yutani find the planet BG-386 and send colonists there. Later, a Synthetic known as Karl Bishop Weyland finds a Yautja pyramid hidden deep underground and with it, a Xenomorph Queen. He decides to use the Queen to harvest more Xenomorphs. Eventually, an unusually smart Xenomorph known as Specimen Six breaks out, releases the Queen, spawns a Predalien, and infects the whole colony along with a Weyland-Yutani ship. The USCM are sent to investigate and a Yautja arrives to search for some missing Young Bloods. Aliens vs. Predator (2010)
2356 AD Almost two hundred years later, samples of Ripley's blood are recovered from Fiorina 161.[8] Alien Resurrection
2379 AD The United Systems Military (USM) clones Ripley aboard the USM Auriga and also produces a Xenomorph Queen. The Ripley clone has unusual DNA which gives her certain Xenomorph-like abilities.[8] Alien Resurrection
2381 AD The USM breeds Xenomorphs on board the Auriga for experimentation, which break out and overtake the ship. Ripley and several mercenaries face them aboard the ship amidst a crash-landing toward the Earth.[8] Alien Resurrection

Timeline (with Spoilers)Edit

Date Description Source
Circa 3.2 billion BC Milky Way Galaxy: One Engineer sacrifices himself to seed Earth with the building blocks of life. Prometheus
2996 BC Earth: The Predators arrive on Earth, teach humans to build pyramids, and are worshipped as gods. An ancient civilization located in a huge cavern beneath the volcanic Bouvet Island grows to the height of its power. Alien vs. Predator
October 10, 2896 BC Earth: The Predators return to Earth and begin a hunting ritual in which several humans sacrifice themselves as hosts for Xenomorph aliens so that the Predators may hunt them as a rite of passage. This ritual continues every hundred years on the 10th of October. The Predators activate their self-destruct mechanisms if overwhelmed by the Xenomorphs, which causes the destruction of some early human civilizations. Alien vs. Predator
2000 BC Northern Cambodia: A Predator hunting expedition goes awry when the Aliens multiply out of control. The Predators wipe out all trace of the infestation.  Alien vs. Predator (novel)
1058 AD Approximate launch date of the Steel Egg. Aliens: Steel Egg
1300 AD Brodilovo, Bulgaria: Saint George witnesses a ball of fire fall from the sky. From the ball of flame arises a dragon (actually a Predator) which he slays with his lance.  Aliens vs. Predator: Old Secrets
1325 AD China: Li Yat Sen, a charlatan, liar and thief is beaten and expelled from his village and is the sole witness to the crash of a mostly intact Predator ship in the mountains. Starving and near death, he eats the remains of the Predators inside, which heals him and gives him unnaturally long life. He will go on to use the technology within to make himself rich. (date estimated by SpaceWuss based on comments in the story by Becka McBride and Gideon Suhn Lee, location taken from Sen's name which is Chinese) Aliens vs. Predator: Eternal
1700-1709 AD Japan: Shogun Tokugaway Tsunayoshi and his forces face sudden attack by a group of Predators, ending in a final duel between one Predator and a blind swordsman, chosen by Shinto monks. The monks make prophecy that the duel will continue in the future where the swordsman, in some form, will have to face the Predators again in another duel. Predator: Blood Feud
1718 AD Guinea Coast, Africa: One or more Predators visit Earth. Captain Raphael Adolini comes ashore on the Guinea Coast with three of his men in the midst of an argument. The men recently sacked a church, killed the priest and stole the sacraments. Adolini says he intends to return the stolen goods. His men try to kill him unsuccessfully and he then has to battle his entire crew. The fight is witnessed by a Predator, referred to in the story as a Golden Angel. Adolini and the Predator fight off the crew together, killing them all. But Adolini is mortally wounded. He gives the Golden Angel his flintlock pistol bearing the inscription "Raphael Adolini 1715", who in return buries Adolini with his own alien sword. Predator 2
Predator: 1718
1863 AD Ozark Mountains, America: A group of Union and Confederate soldiers team together to fight a Predator drawn by the American Civil War. All but three of the soldiers—one Confederate and two Union troops—die before the beast is defeated. Predator: Hell Come a Walkin'
1881 AD Bengal, India: Predator hunts villagers and British toops, including Edward Soames, in Bengal, India, giving rise to the local legend of a rakshasa, or Hindu demon, stalking the area. Predator: Nemesis
1896 AD London, England: The same Predator hunts in London, England, giving rise to the legend of the murderer Spring-Heeled Jack. It is faced again by Captain Edward Soames, who is employed by the secret order of the mysterious Diogenes Club, lead by Mycroft Holmes. Soames defeats the beast, its body sinking to the bottom of a mud pit. Holmes orders its ship, which was hidden in the sewers of London, to be sunk into the sea. Predator: Nemesis
October 10, 1904 AD Bouvetoya, Antarctica: Aliens and Predators wipe out the inhabitants of a whaling camp on Bouvetoya in the South Atlantic Ocean. One whaler, Karl Johanssen witnessed a Predator fighting an Alien before dying of hypothermia. Alien vs. Predator Deleted Scene and Novelisation
August 1914 AD France: World War I - The Predators are attracted to the massacres and battles in the war. Cloaked Predators are shown active at at least two locations. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
June 18, 1916 AD Verdun, France: Jean Brunaud and his squad witness a Predator in battle at the trenches near Verdun. He tries to tell his superiors but goes unheeded, despite Predators being witnessed killing German and French troops. He keeps a helmet of one of the fallen Predators. It is eventually passed down by mysterious people to CIA lawyer Griggs Irving in 1992. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
1919 AD Two Witch Mesa, Cibola County, New Mexico: A Predator ship lands in the area. Enoch Nakai's great grandfather and the Navajo men of his community face off against white oilmen who have laid claim to their ancient burial site. A skirmish is set off by a Predator's attack on the white men. The Predator attacks all of them and is finally chased off when a stray shot shorts out its invisibility, the sherriff arrives with his men and they turn on it, as well. Afterward an a man from the Indian Agency arrives and questions Nakai's great-grandfather and then nothing more is heard of it. One of the victim's wives gives Nakai's great-grandfather a prong from a Predator weapon, which his grandfather passes on to Enoch in 1994, after his own encounter with a Predator. Predator: Blood on Two-Witch Mesa
1926 AD Florida Everglades: A Predator hunts an escaped convict from the Big Cypress Penitentiary and the three prison guards sent after him. Only the lead guard survives, keeping his story a secret. Predator: God's Truth
1930 AD New Way City, USA: A Predator stalks and kills mob boss Bruno Borgia. Bruno's wife Isabella shoots the Predator in the eye, causing his blood to splatter on her and her baby son Hunter. Now with only one eye, the Predator makes a hasty escape, leaving behind some of his equipment. He attempts to reach his ship, but an explosion caused by rioters incapacitates him. He sets off the ship's self-destruct sequence but fails to kill himself. Shamed by defeat and having exposed his race to the humans, the Predator, now known as Scarface, is exiled by his clan to a planet inhabited by deadly alien creatures. Predator: Concrete Jungle
1931 AD Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana: A Predator mistaken for the legendary local Gollywomp hunts three musk rat trappers in the bayou, only to end up invited to dinner in a very unexpected way. His body is done away with, his artifacs remain with a trapper. Predator: Strange Roux
August 16–20, 1936 AD Nghasa, Kildeer Station, Serengeti, Africa: A Predator hunts railway workers. A hunter is sent in to deal with it along with the local game wardens. Only one of the wardens survives. The Predator escapes in his ship. Gives rise to the legend of the Dudu Ya Porini. Predator: The Pride at Nghasa
1939-1945 AD Llanganati Mountains, Ecuador, South America: During World War II, a Nazi commandant and his team encounter a Predator during their quest for Incan gold. They destroy a village and use a child as their guide. He is the only survivor who keeps his story a secret. Predator: Demon's Gold
August 6, 1945 AD Hiroshima, Japan: Atomic bombs are dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. According to later US government records, the heat and conflict attract Predators. Predator 2
Summer, 1947 AD Upper East Side, Manhattan, NY: A turf war is going on between Tony Vincenzo and Bernie Jinks. A crime reporter named Max is covering the story. A Predator interrupts a hit on Vincenzo, who wounds the monster. Vincenzo is arrested. "The feds got me when I was arrested. Spooky O.S.S. types -- military intelligence. They think this is some sort of space whoozit and they want it covered up for national security." In the end, the Predator is blown up by a grenade. A fed/cop pressures him and tells him to keep it a secret. Max destroys the only evidence of the monster, some photos of it he took during the fight. Predator: The Hunted City
1958 AD Fleener Creek, Oregon: A Predator hunts a hunter and his son, Buddy Wilcox, in the woods near the town. The father is killed, the child is left forever affected by the meeting. He and the Predator will meet again 30 years later. Predator: Kindred
1959 AD Hollywood, CA: A Predator lands for a hunt in Hollywood. He attacks the offices of American National Pictures and then the Atomic Drive-In where the premier of a gimmicky new sci-fi film in 4-D is taking place. He is defeated by the son of the inventor of the 4-D glasses and the movie's director. Another Predator appears to recover the body. Predator: It Came From the Fourth Dimension
1968 AD Vietnam: A Predator hunts during the Vietnam war and the South Vietnamese officer from the famous footage of the execution of a North Vietnamese prisoner is later accused of committing a bloody massacre which was actually a Predator attack. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
1984 AD Nicaragua: A Predator attacks and decimates a Contra-training camp headed by US Special Forces Officer Faulkner. Only Faulkner survives the incident. Predator: Captive
1987 AD Val Verde, Central America: A Predator lands in Central America and hunts a U.S. Special Forces unit assigned by Major General Homer Phillips, but is defeated by the unit's leader and only survivor Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer. A local rebel named Anna Gonsalves also survives. Predator
Summer 1988 AD Fleener Creek, OR: During record heat in the region not experienced since 1958, convicted murderer James McCutcheon and his gang escape into the woods near Fleener Creek, Oregon only to come across a Predator who has returned to the area after a hunt 30 years earlier. He kills McCutcheon's associates who have already killed two sheriff's deputies on a hunting trip nearby, causing a panic in the town. Local Sheriff Kelly Mathis, McCutcheon—who starts to worship the beast—and local family man Buddy Wilcox hunt after the beast as it kills others. Wilcox, the survivor of the Predator attack thirty years ago that claimed his father, turns himself into a human Predator to face and finish the beast. He buries what's left. The incident, or at least what happened to McCutcheon, is covered up in national media by FBI Bureau director Timothy Gray. Predator: Kindred
Summer 1989 AD New York City, NY: A Predator fights Dutch Schaefer's brother Detective Schaefer, his partner, Detective Rasche, and street gangs. Shaefer fights another Predator in Val Verde. Shaefer, Rasche, the gangs, the police and the army then face a fleet of Predators in New York City. The military officer in charge of the operations dealing with the Predators is Major General Philips from the Val Verde incident. Predator: Concrete Jungle comic and novel
1990 AD Yamal Peninsula, Siberia, Russia: About 5 months after the events in New York, a Predator ship crashes near an oil station in Siberia and attacks the refinery. An undercover US team is sent in by Major General Philips, who recruits Detective Shaefer to join them, in order to capture the Predator's technology. A Russian team is also sent to do the same. Shaefer teams up with the lead Russian officer who survived the initial attack to fight the Predators and destroy their ship. Predator: Cold War
August 11, 1990 AD Chicago, IL: "South Side Slayings" - The vigilante/mercenary Cross crosses path with a Predator, gangwar between Enrique Cerezo and Estaban Rojas Herrera in Chicago's South Side. Cross kills a Predator without realizing it while killing the men. The incident is investigated by agents R.B. Goode and K.J. Wallace who are part of an agency from some part of the US intelligence structure, perhaps the Task Force assigned to the Predators that may be lead by "Blondie," or Claude Loudermilk, or Peter Keyes.) Predator: Race War
Summer 1990 AD Lexington, KY: The ex-South Vietnamese officer who witnessed and was blamed for a Predator attack in 1968 is secretly killed for his knowledge by unknown CIA agents in Lexington, KY, where he had since relocated and worked as a horse trainer. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
Summer 1991 AD Cibola County, New Mexico: Cole Army Base, Agate, New Mexico. El Malpais.A Predator, referred to by local Navajo Indians as an Adilgashi, lands due east of the Cole Army Base in the North Plains of New Mexico. It is encountered by alienated Army Corporal Enoch Nakai while out on patrol and kills numerous soldiers. Nakai's superiors meanwhile find the Predator's ship and take it into the base to study secretly. The investigation is lead by Colonel Athelry, Sargeant Coates, and a military scientist. The Predator destroys the base by setting off the self-destruct device in his captured ship, leaving Nakai as the sole survivor. The Predator then terrorizes the town of Agate and the surrounding area causing a panic and bringing in more military reinforcements lead by Colonel Trench and his team. Corporal Enoch Nakai is allowed to join them. Trench's second in command Major Amblin is sent in to kill the monster and dies with his men. Nakai goes awol to face the beast in a final battle in a hidden jungle oasis set in the middle of the volcanic waste known as El Malpais, which it has been using as a base, and brings back its head. Presumably the rest of it is destroyed with the burning oasis. Predator: Big Game
1992 AD Nicaragua: A US military team under DEA agent Marty Dworkin goes in to capture a dictator in Nicaragua. CIA agent Joe Bob Cantrell is a member of the team. Dworkin is killed and the mission is interrupted by the attack of a Predator. Cantrell survives, fighting off the beast, but passes out. He is then found with the bodies of the drug-pushers strung-up by the Predator and blamed for it by the army.Virginia: Cantrell explains what happened and at his secret trial and that the army knows what happened and is trying to cover it up. He asks for a lawyer and CIA lawyer Griggs Irving is assigned. Irving takes Cantrell's case and says his story reminds him of another case, the story of a South Vietnamese officer accused of the same thing during Vietnam. He tries to track him down, but finds he's already dead. A mysterious source then leaves him a package with the journal of Jean Brunaud from WWI, detailing his encounters and stories of the Predators then and the helmet of one of them. Unknown what became of Cantrell or Griggs after this point. Predator: The Bloody Sands Of Time
August, 1992 AD Tucson, Arizona: By Aug 1992, there have been 270 unsolved Predator-style killings around the country. The crimes have come to be called “Canyon Killings” in the style killings by the “Canyon Killer,” after a well-publicized incident in an Arizona Canyon where some hunters are killed and decapitated.Other Canyon Killer incidents prior to this time include: 1) an incident in Angola, Africa some years earlier where the vigilante Cross was working as a mercenary. His unit's sweeper team is all killed and strung up, Predator style. They assume it is done by Simbas, rogue mixed-tribe African fighters. 2) Another incident which left possession of a Predator helmet in the hands of a government research scientist named Wanda. 3) A Predator killed some friends of the Native American tracker named Fal who is considered the greatest tracker alive. 4) A vigilante named Kate who used to hunt sexual predators was killed by a Predator, causing her girlfriend Tiger, who was working with a police force at the time to swear revenge. 5) A military demolitions expert named Percy witnesses a Predator during time in a war zone while firing a bazooka. 6) A special agent known as "Blondie" and his team come across Predator handiwork around the world deriving their origins and habits, most recently in South America, possibly at first thinking it is the work of lunatic environmentalists, but realizing otherwise because they killed even the dogs. Despite his efforts, they haven't been able to capture a Predator alive and others always come for the body.Based on his appearance, temperament, and stylish dress-sense this agent may be either Claude Loudermilk or Special Agent Peter Keyes.Now, a Task Force of special agents lead by "Blondie" and Wanda hunts the Canyon Killer. Though both of them actually know what they are really seeking and hope to capture a Predator alive, other team members are brought in under false pretenses based on their unknowing interaction with Predators.Murderer Mark Anthony Towers confesses to the Canyon Killings erroneously, having witnessed the actual Canyon Killer Predator killing the people in Tucson, Arizona. Towers is found guilty and takes credit for all of the unsolved Predator killings. This catches the attention of the real Predator. Towers is taken to Paloverde State Penitentiary, Arizona, where he is killed by the Canyon Killer Predator in revenge for him taking the credit. The Predator is then stuck inside the prison.Chicago, IL: The Task Force recruits a vigilante mercenary named Cross, who has survived a prior run-in with a Predator in Chicago two years earlier without realizing it, to infiltrate the prison and help capture the Predator.Paloverde State Penitentiary, Arizona: The Task Force sends Cross in to organize the prisoners it is hunting and capture it. Under Cross' leadership, the inmates battle down and defeat the still-living Predator, but it is then retaken by three other Predators who appear."Blondie" vows to be more personally involved next time. Cross leaves the group, Percy and Tiger threaten to do the same. Predator: Race War
1992 AD Tokyo/Nikko, Japan: Blind martial arts sensei and inventor Juta Tanaka's dojo is decimated by a Predator who hunts him. Inspector Mitsugi investigates the murders and calls in the army. Juta was actually a boy (or perhaps the reincarnation of a boy) chosen to face attacking Predators by shinto monks three hundred years ago. He goes back to the site of his final duel with one of the Predators back then near Nikko, Japan. Mitsugi and some troops follow and chase off the Predator when he appears. Juta is put under house arrest, but is able to get away with the help of General Miyamoto Kataro a former student, who brings him an ancient sword admitting that no one in the military really knows what's going on. Back near Nikko, Juta duels the Predator, hunt brother of the one he slew three hundred years earlier, and slays him. Other Predators arrive and take away the body, telling him it is over. Predator: Blood Feud
Summer, 1993 AD New Jersey Pine Barrens, New Jersey: A group of four awol CIA agents lead by "Poppa" John Pulnick is brought out from hiding when a psychopathic Predator (known as a Bad Blood) crash lands near a paintball range near the national park being used as a cover by one of the rogue agents and kills all the customers.A huge CIA Task Force assigned to hunt the Predator descends on the forrest area, lead by commanding Agent Claude Loudermilk, former handler of the rogue agents. The CIA unit tries to capture both the rogue agents and the Predator, who is also hunted by a fellow-Predator law enforcer.Loudermilk, much of his team and most of the rogue agents do not survive the encounter. Rogue agent Mandy Graves defeats the Bad Blood and has her injuries treated and receives a ceremonial neclace as a gift from the other Predator law enforcers who arrive to take the alien bodies.The CIA team is recalled under acting commander Agent Garvin. Predator: Bad Blood
April, 1994 AD Cibola County, New Mexico: Granted an honorable discharge after his incident with a Predator, Enoch Nakai works at a gas station, frustrated by the government cover-up of the events and his inability to relate what he has gone through to anyone. He talks to his father who shares a story and evidence that Enoch's great-grandfather also witnessed a Predator attack 75 years earlier. Nakai is then approached by a mysterious blonde, mustached agent calling himself John Smith, who has been observing him, and offered a job working for the government to track the Predators. Nakai is inclined to take up the offer. Predator: Blood on Two-Witch Mesa
August 10-October 1996 Val Verde, South America: Detective Shaefer is coerced back into the South America country his brother went missing in to kill the crazed Predator he thought he killed seven years before. Two military units have been sent in to observe or kil the beast and bring back a blood sample by General Homer Phillips. The President of the country, known as El Presidente, says his people have known of and faced the beasts for centuries. He said he intercepted a CIA file stating Shaefer had beat the beasts on two occasions. At the end of the story Shaefer shows up to interogate Phillips about what he knows about his brother. It is not known what he finds out or what happens to either of them next. Phillips, however, is conspicuously missing from all other documented government efforts to hunt the Predators from this point on. Predator: Dark River
Summer 1997 AD Los Angeles, CA: A Predator lands in Los Angeles and begins hunting gang members and policemen involved in a drug war, but is defeated by Lieutenant Michael Harrigan.[3] The Predators are hunted by a clandestine government military team known as the OWLF (Other World Life Form) unit is lead by Special Agent Peter Keyes, they have detailed information about the Predators and records of the Val Verde incident. The Predator's body is reclaimed. Harrigan is given the gift Raphael Adolini's flintlock pistol by an Elder Predator, presumably the Golden Angel Adolini fought with. Keyes is followed by Agent Garber as head of the OWLF unit. Predator 2
1997 AD Off the Southern Coast of Chille: Several miles from one of the archipelagos that make up the South Chillean Coast, a Chillean fishing vessel witnesses a Predator ship landing in the ocean in the midst of a violent thunderstorm. The captain radios the Chillean Coast Guard who do a surface inspection and find nothing. An agent in the coast guard forwards the captain's report to an unnamed secret "Organization", headed by "the directors", with a past history of trying to deal with the Predators, they realize what the incident is. The organization assigns one of its top agents, Captain Rafe Cromartie of Special Operations and his team to investigate, capture an alien or alien technology. The Chillean authorities grant the organization a two-day window of opportunity, before sending in the Chillean Navy, the U.S. Military, the CIA and others will probably follow. One of the team receives top secret deep cover emergency training based on the organization's cumulative knowledge of the aliens. The Predator, attracted by a volcanic rift that has caused unnaturally warm waters and opened up a fissure into an undersea, underground world of new life and new creatures to hunt, takes to hunting Cromartie's team, as well. It is defeated by Cromartie, special agent Maria Theresa O'Higgins Pavez and one of the new unknown life-forms from the fissure that it had been hunting. Two other of Cromartie's team, Agents Brahm and Matteson, also survive. Cromartie files a report stating that current policies concerning interception and investigation of the Predators are totally inadequate and that the mode of operations should be changed or it will only cause the death of more agents. He resigns his command. Predator: Hell and Hot Water
1997 AD Colonel Alexander Woods submits his final report regarding an unexplained nuclear explosion off Bouvetoya in 1979, and those believed responsible. The results are inconclusive. His daughter Alexa Woods begins working on 'The Ice' (Arctic/ Antarctic environments.)

Mount Ranier: Later in the year, she and her father climb Mount Ranier. Following complications from a broken leg, Colonel Woods dies during the descent.

Alien vs. Predator and novelisation.
May, 1998 AD Nevada Desert: Billionaire Tyler Stern, who has created a Predator-specific biosphere in the middle of the Nevada Desert, traps a one-armed Predator within it. US Special Forces Officer Faulkner joins Stern's team undercover as head of security, but really to keep tabs on the Predator. He has faced them before in Nicaragua in 1984. Realizing the danger, Faulkner calls in an assault team known as Nimrod Squadron to shut down the facility. But the Predator ultimately activates its self-destruct sequence, destroying the biosphere and the approaching team's helicopters. Predator: Captive
1999 AD Yellowstone National Park:





Naturalist Maya Bergstrom, ex-combat photographer George Maxwell, and a nameless government agent encounter three Bad Blood Predators on a rampage, who are in turn hunted by an age-old Predator sent to stop them. Bergstrom uncover's evidence regarding the true reason Predators have come to Earth so often and the origins of the species' involvement with Earth.

Predator: Homeworld
October 1, 2004 AD Days after his 14th birthday, Peter Weyland is granted a Method Patent for a synthetic trachea constructed entirely of synthetically-engineered stem cells. It is his 12th registered patent to date. Weyland Industries Timeline
Sunday, October 3, 2004 AD Bouvet Island, Antarctica: A Predator ship nears Earth, initiating a heat bloom beneath Bouvet Island near Antarctica which is detected by satellites belonging to Weyland Industries.[2] Specifically, Weyland Industries satellite P12 picks up a heat bloom over Antarctica and the icebreaker Piper Maru is dispatched to investigate. Maxwell Stafford starts combing the globe looking for various experts for the expedition. Alien vs. Predator
October 8, 2004 AD Nepal: Maxwell Stafford meets Alexa "Lex" Woods in Nepal asking for her assistance aboard the Piper Maru. Late that day Stafford meets with Professor Sebastian De Rosa and his assistant Thomas in Teotihuacan to recruit them for the Piper Maru expedition. Alien vs. Predator
Sunday, October 10, 2004 AD Bouvet Island, Antarctica: A Weyland Industries team led by company head Charles Bishop Weyland discovers a pyramid beneath Bouvet Island, where they are caught in a battle between the Predators and Aliens. Alexa Woods is the only survivor. As the Predator ship departs, an Predalien erupts from the body of a dead Predator. Alien vs. Predator
Thursday, October 14, 2004 AD Gunnison, Colorado: A hybrid Predalian crashes aboard a Predator ship outside of Gunnison, Colorado. Several facehuggers and the hybrid creature escape, invading the town and creating more Aliens. A lone Predator arrives and fights the Aliens in a battle with the a group of local people caught in the middle. The United States government gets involved with the attempt to contain the situation in an extreme way. A recovered Predator shoulder cannon is delivered to a woman identified as "Ms. Yutani".[5] Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
2007 AD Iraq: A U.S. Army unit stumbles across a fight between a lone Predator and a lone, facehugger-produced Alien while patrolling a small town in Iraq. Weyland Industries helicopters arrive to cover up the incident afterward and confiscate photographic evidence of the creatures. Alien vs. Predator: Sand Trap
2009 AD Africa: Paramilitary security specialists for Graham Directive Security lead by man named Thorpe face off against a group of deadly Predators from the 'Killer' clan in a third-world African nation, as the Killers themselves are stalked by a more traditional Predator. Thorpe has prior knowledge of the Predators from a previous encounter. Predator (Series 2)
2010 AD Eight individuals are abducted from earth, dropped on an unknown planet and hunted by three predators. The human members are all specialists trained in combat except a doctor who hides a terrible secret. They come to learn that they are being hunted for sport and that the planet functions as a game reserve to the predators. They fight the Predators while surviving other beings shipped on the planet by the Predators. The group even finds a living air assault soldier called Noland having survived on the planet for years, he initially gives them shelter with the purpose of creating a trap to feed on them, he fails and upon fleeing he is killed by a Predator. Two of the Predators are eventually killed although many members of the human group lose there lives but the mercenary Royce, sniper Isabelle and doctor Edwin, who try and find a way to flee the remaining Predator. Edwin is then revealed to be a serial killer and drugs Isabelle while explaining to her that he likes the planet and wants to stay. Royce eventually wounds Edwin and ties hand grenades around him to use him as a trap for the remaining head predator, dubbed Berserker (Super Predator). After distracting the Predator Royce fights and manages to overcome him eventually killing him. Later Royce and Isabelle see that other preys are being dropped on the planet by the predators and Royce tells her they must find a way to get off the planet. Predators
March 27, 2015 AD Weyland Industries launches first industrialized space mission to install solar panels that align and move in Earth’s orbital plane but at an axial tilt, imitating a perpetual summer solstice. The renewable energy gathered in the months following this expedition made Peter Weyland his first billion. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 30, 2015 AD Following Weyland’s success with solar panels, Weyland Industries receives funding from a trio of major venture capital firms. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 2, 2016 AD Using a precursor to the atmospheric processor of his own invention, Peter Weyland is able to generate a localized synthetic atmosphere above the polar ice cap, effectively ending global warming. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 17, 2016 AD At the age of 26, Sir Peter Weyland becomes one of the youngest people to ever achieve knighthood. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 10, 2017 AD Sir Peter Weyland is honored with the Nobel Prize in Science for his extraordinary atmospheric work over the polar ice cap. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 19, 2017 AD Using capital from his 2015 success, Weyland acquires copyrights to technology developed by NASA’s innovative but poorly funded Project Prometheus. With Weyland’s significantly augmented funding for the project, JIMO became a reality and proves the existence of simple life in Europa’s ocean. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 1, 2022 AD Scientists from the Health Division identify the genetic chain of events for 98% of cancers. Using genetically-altered cells as well as elements found beyond Earth’s heavens, Weyland successfully deploys an effective cure for almost all cancers. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 4, 2023 AD Sir Peter Weyland is awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his cancer cure. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 28, 2023 AD In a now legendary TED Talk, Sir Peter Weyland clarifies his vision for Weyland Industries, laying the groundwork for the next 50 years of Building Better Worlds. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 5, 2023 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 8,128,899 for Method and Apparatus for cybernetic individuals for use in scientific and industrial environments. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 10, 2024 AD Weyland military engineers make first significant improvement to rifling technology since the 19th century, tripling speed and doubling accuracy of projectiles. Exact rifling pattern and twist rate remain classified. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 6, 2024 AD Weyland Industries makes first foray into the luxury goods market with its Holographic Environment Simulator. It is the first HES able to accurately recreate the aesthetic, mood and sounds of any place in the known world, as well as provide live video feed from any calibrated receiver. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 10, 2024 AD Weyland Industries introduces first rifle able to track targets from over 500 klicks away, as well as determine target’s health, physique and whether they can be locked down. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 7, 2025 AD Weyland manufactures the first advanced android prototype model of its kind. He is affectionately called David, a name Sir Peter Weyland had initially reserved for his own human son. Weyland Industries Timeline
2025 AD Tokyo, Japan: Gideon Suhn Lee (formerly known as Li Yat Sen), trillionaire and possessor of a crashed Predator ship, uses Predator-based technology and mercenaries to cause conflict around the world, hoping to draw out a new Predator hunting party so he can go on prolonging his 738 year old life using their body parts. His activities draw the attention of journalist Becka McBride and, when he accidentally unleashes a pair of Xenomorphs form the ship, a new Predator hunting party.  Aliens vs. Predator: Eternal
March 26, 2026 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 9,158,239 for a chemical composition of classified properties able to almost perfectly replicate the biological features and texture of human skin. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 3, 2026 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 10,445,075 for Method and Apparatus for self-adjusting crosshairs that auto-process windage, Coriolis effect, trajectory, etc. -- eliminating the need for spotters and mathematical formulas. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 30, 2026 AD Weyland acquires Genentech, significantly bolstering the company’s biotech holdings. Weyland Industries Timeline
November 18, 2026 AD Weyland privatizes NASA’s famous Kepler mission, increases its funding 10-fold and within the year discovers 6,546 more bio-compatible planets. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 1, 2028 AD Weyland makes significant adjustments to the David android prototype, facilitating David’s first interaction with humans. This initial meeting is very promising. Weyland Industries Timeline
March 31, 2028 AD Weyland Industries becomes first company in history to achieve a market capitalization of $100 billion in five years. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 20, 2028 AD San Francisco, USA: Weyland labs in San Francisco discover the body’s ability to hypersleep - the complete cessation of life processes, which can be restarted when stasis is removed. The search for a practical application begins. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 9, 2029 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 11,280,599 for Method and Apparatus for a device that enhances the capacity of an extraterrestrial planetary environment to support life; effectively the first fully-automated atmospheric processor. This patent is expected to make our founder’s famous boast a reality: “There are other worlds than this one, and if there is no air to breathe, we will simply have to make it.” Weyland Industries Timeline
September 18, 2029 AD 'Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (European Organization for Nuclear Research) runs out of government funding. Weyland acquires the organization as well as their Large Hadron Collider and other facilities. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 12, 2029 AD After years of litigation, Weyland wins the David patent lawsuit against the Japanese start-up Yutani Corporation, effectively protecting the investments of both Weyland Industries and its shareholders. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 27, 2030 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 12,004,556 for Method and Apparatus for a device that can initiate, monitor and terminate hypersleep. HCs revolutionize space travel permitting increasingly longer, more advanced missions and enabling unprecedented discovery. Weyland Industries Timeline
2030 AD New Wave City, USA: The Predator known as "Scarface" is offered a chance for redemption. Humans have been using the technology that he left behind on Earth in 1930 to kill other Predators and to wage mob warfare. The warring mob factions all pay tribute to Lucretia Borgia, daughter of Hunter and granddaugther of Bruno, who Scarface faced in 1930. Scarface battles the mob in order to recover the Predator technology. Eventually it is revealed that MOTHER, the computer controlling New Way City, is actually Isabella Borgia, who has been kept alive since 1930 by Scarface's blood. Her son Hunter has gone through genetic manipulation and has become a hybrid of human and Predator traits. A final battle takes place between Scarface and Hunter, with Scarface taking Hunter's head as a trophy. Scarface is then recovered by his clan. At the end. It is seen that an individual known as Mr. Weyland bought out Borgia Industries and Lucretia Borgia became the new MOTHER. Predator: Concrete Jungle
August 10, 2031 AD Luna Terraforming begins on Luna with plans for multiple settlements. Weyland Industries Timeline
April 3, 2032 AD Weyland acquires Northrop Grumman, Boeing, BAE Systems and  Lockheed Martin. These major acquisitions significantly bolsters multinational defense, security, and aerospace technology holdings. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 20, 2032 AD Weyland scientists discover the inverse relationship between velocity and the flow of time making the long sought-after concept of faster than light travel a reality. The search for practical application begins. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 4, 2033 AD Weyland creates new 5.56 millimeter round made of metals mined from the circumstellar habitable zone planets orbiting within  Gliese 581 capable of traveling at max velocity in any atmosphere at any range. Weyland Industries Timeline
October 4, 2033 AD Dr. Richard Post serves as Chief Statistician to the Electronics Division. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 17, 2034 AD Weyland Industries introduces the first FTL-capable SEV (space exploration vehicle). Weyland Industries Timeline
May 11, 2035 AD The National Science Foundation (NSF) lifts restrictions on the commercial use of David androids. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 30, 2035 AD After android regulations are lifted, the third generation David is deployed internally in order to test human acceptance of cybernetics individuals. Results are encouraging. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 21, 2035 AD Weyland Industries opens several new offices across the globe expanding corporate presence to Greece, Antarctica, El Salvador, and South Africa to name a few. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 25, 2036 AD Weyland Industries launches the Explorers Academy—an alternative grad school for underprivileged college students interested in the fields of biotech, nanotech, cybernetics and terraforming. Top graduates of the program are offered positions at Weyland Industries. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 15, 2037 AD Fortune 500 names Weyland Industries number one on their list of “10 best companies to work for.” Weyland Industries Timeline
December 21, 2037 AD Weyland astronomers note an area of space appearing very rich in minerals and other natural resources. Weyland expected to travel there within the century. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 4, 2038 AD Weyland Industries becomes chief employer of Asian Conflict veterans supplying 35% with steady work. Weyland Industries Timeline
March 2, 2039 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 13,345,075 for Method and Apparatus for an add-on feature to Weyland Storm capable of compensating for composition, density, pressure and refractive index of any atmosphere. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 14, 2039 AD

Weyland astronomers discover multiple moons and a ringed planet just outside the Zeta 2 Reticula System, which are possibly able to support life. Weyland expects to travel there within the century.

Weyland Industries Timeline
May 28, 2039 AD GJ 667Cc: Using the Weyland Atmospheric Processor, the first functional and breathable atmosphere is produced on planet  GJ 667Cc clearing the way for further terraforming activities on other planets. Weyland Industries Timeline
2037-2040s AD Birmingham, England: The organization known as Spearhead is formed to combat Predators with state of the art technology. At the same time, Subotai, an immortal Japanese samurai, decides on a final showdown with the Predators. (date revised and roughly estimated by SpaceWuss. Must take place after AVP: Eternal, because London is now underwater, but was present in that story. BUT the novel Predator: Forever Midnight states that in 2117 it has been "nearly a hundred years without recorded incident" of any Predator appearances. 2037 would be 80 years previous which, while pushing the '"nearly hundred years" comment, could still be said to be close to a hundred years. Though 12 years is pretty quick for the sinking of a city.) Predator: Xenogenesis
April 1, 2042 AD David 4 becomes the first commercially available model of the David series. He is eventually expected to improve work-flow and efficiency at offices and homes across the world. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 18, 2042 AD Weyland Industries awarded government contract to build and maintain HD 85512 b Class E Correctional Unit. Prisoners from Earth and other facilities are successfully relocated, and many have since been rehabilitated into society. Weyland Industries Timeline
November 20, 2042 AD Weyland Industries writes $5 billion check to Little Explorers—a charity dedicated to the education of troubled middle school students interested in science and technology. Weyland Industries Timeline
April 19, 2051 AD Weyland Industries makes essential updates to on-planet transport. The new vehicle is capable of traversing any known terrain and has virtually no weight limit for cargo, passengers and equipment. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 14, 2052 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 14,524,002 for Method and Apparatus for first manned land-vehicle capable of negotiating vertical surfaces. This technology permits Weyland scientists and terraforming teams to reach previously inaccessible destinations. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 7, 2052 AD Weyland makes significant intellectual and emotional updates to the David android, further increasing human acceptance. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 1, 2055 AD NAFE (National Association for Female Executives) names Weyland Industries a Top 50 Company for Executive Women. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 29, 2056 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 15,725,924 for Method and Apparatus for a mechanised exo-skeleton used for lifting and moving heavy objects such as crates and vehicle weaponry. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 6, 2057 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 15,999,127 for Method and Apparatus for an ejectable luxury pod able to sustain one human life for up to 50 years. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 22, 2059 AD Weyland introduces unique expedition security apparatus able to decontaminate indoor and outdoor environments. Apparatus mines surrounding air for flammable compounds, making it ultra light-weight as well as self-replenishing. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 9, 2060 AD Weyland Industries introduces revolutionary, game-changing language tool. It is the first ever to require no actual learning on the consumer’s behalf. Weyland Industries Timeline
September 2, 2061 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 16,572,092 for Method and Apparatus for the first fully-automated diagnosis and surgical station. Weyland Industries Timeline
February 26, 2062 AD By 2062, only 7% of humans can recognize the sixth generation of David as a cybernetic individual. Weyland Industries Timeline
December 1, 2063 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 17,900,353 for Method and Apparatus for an antigravity device that 3D live-maps any foreign terrain, revolutionizing the pre-process of terraforming and developing new colonies. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 11, 2064 AD Significantly upgraded space suit includes a variety of Weyland patented features, such as cadium exo-skeleton; info display with mission details; vitals: environmental stats and more. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 23, 2065 AD Washington, DC, USA: Sir Peter Weyland Memorial Library built in Washington, DC. Weyland Industries Timeline
November 20, 2065 AD As Weyland Industries expands their terraforming activities and colonial endeavors, the company is approached by the US government to begin work on the formation of a colonial peacekeeping force trained or populated by marines in the event of future conflict. Weyland Industries Timeline
April 27, 2066 AD As production costs for the David series decreases, Weyland Industries is increasingly able to extend those savings to everyday consumers, leading to remarkable proliferation of the product. Weyland Industries Timeline
July 6, 2068 AD Weyland builds and successfully deploys thousands of Seventh Generation Davids into workplaces across the universe. Human acceptance of David 7 reaches an all-time high thanks to Weyland’s highly classified emotional encoding technology, David 7 can accurately replicate most human emotions down to the tiniest nuance while consistently achieving all mission objectives. Weyland Industries Timeline
June 30, 2070 AD Since FDA approval, one dozen Medpod 720i  have been produced with tens of thousands on back order. Weyland Industries Timeline
May 13, 2071 AD Weyland Industries becomes Worldwide Olympic Partner and official “Cybernetics Company” of the Olympic movement through 2091. Weyland Industries Timeline
August 16, 2071 AD Weyland Industries earns patent number 18,364,003 for Method and Apparatus for the Synapse Reestablisher, a device able to temporarily restart brain activity of deceased individuals. Weyland Industries Timeline
March 9, 2072 AD Weyland Industries consolidates all products and solutions into seven verticals: health, transportation, energy, electronics, terraforming, security and cybernetics. Weyland Industries Timeline
January 1, 2073 AD Based on recent classified findings by Weyland researchers, the company determines the exact coordinates of a new destination for long-time pet project: Project Prometheus. New round of investment is immediately opened and mission planning enters full-swing. Weyland Industries Timeline
2089 AD Elizabeth Shaw finds in Scotland a cave painting depicting primitive men around a large being, who points to a group of stars. Prometheus
2091 AD The spaceship Prometheus, under contract to Weyland Corp, leaves Earth heading for LV-223. Shaw is one of the key members, as Peter Weyland thought her theories about the origins of humanity could help him overcome death. Prometheus
2093 AD Prometheus arrives at LV-223 after two years of travel. A strange structure which has a cavern filled with Urns is found. A storm traps two crewmembers, Milburn and Fifield, inside a cave. They are attacked by snake-like creatures. Inside the Prometheus, the android David finds inside an urn a dark liquid substance, with whom he infects Holloway, who then passes onto Shaw through sex. Prometheus
2094 AD As the storm passes and the crew goes after the missing members, David discovers one of the former inhabitants of the Derelict is still alive, and Holloway's infection ravages his body, leading Meredith Vickers to torch him alive. Shaw discovers herself pregnant despite being sterile, and an automated surgery table cuts a squid-like creature from her womb. An infected Fifield kills seven crewmembers before being killed by Captain Janek. Janek suggests Shaw that the planet was used by the Engineers as a military base until they lost control of their biological weapons; the ampoules. The caves within the strange structure are revealed as corridors of a ship. The remaining crew goes to awaken the Last Engineer, who kills Peter Weyland, Ford and Jackson and decapitates David, but Shaw manages to escape. The ship starts to take off, but Janek rams the Prometheus onto it to take it down. Vickers is crushed by the Derelict, but Shaw survives and goes to the Prometheus Lifeboat. There she finds both the overgrown squid creature and the Engineer, who tries to kill Shaw but she escapes by unleashing the squid onto him. Shaw goes after David, and the two manage to leave LV-223 with another Derelict ship, sometime later a Deacon emerges from the Engineer's body. Prometheus
2101 AD

United States Colonial Marine Corps is formed.

Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual
2104 AD United Americas is formed. Alien
2116 AD The USCSS Nostromo is built. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual
2116 AD Australia: Dr. Lucien Keitel finds traces of xenomorphs 1.6 billion years old in Australia's Great Desert. Aliens: Apocalypse - The Destroying Angels
2117 AD Planet Midnight: After nearly a hundred years without recorded incident, Predators attack a thousands-strong human colony on the Planet midnight. Predator: Forever Midnight
2122 AD The crew of the Nostromo, under contract to Weyland-Yutani, are awakened from hypersleep to investigate a signal coming from the moon Acheron (LV-426). There, one of the crewmembers encounters Alien eggs and a facehugger attaches itself to him. The resulting Alien kills off the crew members until it is defeated by Ellen Ripley.Aliens Alien
2179 AD Ripley accompanies a group of United States Colonial Marines aboard the USS Sulaco to investigate LV-426, after Weyland-Yutani loses contact with a terraforming colony there. They discover that Aliens have overrun the colony and encounter an Alien queen. Ripley, Corporal Dwayne Hicks and the sole surviving colonist, a young girl named Rebecca "Newt" Jorden, are the only survivors after the colony's atmosphere processing station explodes, and enter hypersleep for the return trip to Earth.[6] Aliens
2179 AD Several Alien eggs are on board the Sulaco and hatch while Ripley, Hicks, and Newt are in hypersleep. A fire breaks out and the hypersleep pods are ejected in an escape vessel, which crashes on Fiorina 161. Ripley is apparently the only survivor and is rescued by the inmates of an all-male prison facility. A facehugger is also aboard the escape vehicle, and an Alien soon attacks the prisoners. Ripley learns that she has an Alien queen gestating inside her, and after defeating the Alien she commits suicide to prevent the Weyland-Yutani corporation from obtaining it.[7] Alien 3/St
2179 AD The USS Sephora arrives on LV-426 with a battalion sized force and a full compliment of surface bound nuclear warheads on a mission to investigate the USS Sulaco after it was dispatched to LV-426 19 weeks earlier. Colonial Marines from the ship find and rescue Corporal Dwayne Hicks, who survived the crash of his escape vessel and who's death was faked. Aliens: Colonial Marines
2209 AD The Weyland-Yutani Corp find the planet BG-386 and send colonists there. Later, a Synthetic known as Karl Bishop Weyland finds a Pyramid hidden deep underground and with it, an Alien Queen. He decides to use the Queen to harvest more Xenomorphs. Eventually, an unusually smart Alien called Specimen Six breaks out, releases the Queen, spawns a Predalien, and infects the whole colony along with a Weyland-Yutani ship. The USCM are sent to investigate, unfortunately, a large number of Predators are drawn to the planet as well, and one of them happens to be more skilled than either side could possibly imagine. Aliens vs. Predator (2010)
2356 AD Samples of Ripley's blood are recovered from Fiorina 161.[8] Alien Resurrection
2379 AD The United Systems Military (USM) clones Ripley aboard the USM Auriga and extracts the Alien queen from her. The Ripley clone shares part of the queen's DNA and has Alien-like abilities.[8] Alien Resurrection
2381 AD The USM breeds Aliens on board the Auriga for experimentation, which break out and overtake the ship. Ripley and several mercenaries escape while the ship crashes into Earth, destroying the Aliens with it.[8] Alien Resurrection

ReferencesEdit

  1. Alien vs. Predator "Making-Of" Featurette [Featurette]. 20th Century Fox. Paul W.S. Anderson describes how AvP's past occurs 5,000 years before 2004.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Alien vs. Predator [Film]. 20th Century Fox.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Predator 2 [Film]. 20th Century Fox.
  4. Predator [Film]. 20th Century Fox.
  5. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem [Film]. 20th Century Fox.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Aliens [Film]. 20th Century Fox. Carter Burke states that Ripley has been in hypersleep for 57 years. Burke later orders a Hadley’s Hope administrator to investigate the derelict on 6/12/79 (June 12, 2179).
  7. Alien 3 [Film]. 20th Century Fox.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Alien: Resurrection [Film]. 20th Century Fox.


Sources & External linksEdit

AVP Zone at the Official Dark Horse Comics Website

Predator: Cazador de Trofoes, fan-made role-playing game campaign at Aliens: Game Over, featuring a detailed and mostly accurate Predator timeline at the end.

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