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This page chronicles the history of the Matrix Universe and the events that took place in it.

20th ,21st and 22nd CenturiesEdit

Circa 1980-2025 Edit

  • Mankind at the peak of human civilization
  • Technology is advanced in a rapid pace

Early 21st CenturyEdit

2026Edit

2069Edit

2079Edit

2090Edit

2101Edit

  • Construction of the Logos

2106Edit

2111Edit

2090-2139Edit

  • B1-66ER kills its master Gerrard E. Krause
  • B1-66ER is put on trial and found guilty of murder
  • B1-66ER is sentanced to death and is destroyed
  • Machines and humans start to riot in protest of each other's actions
  • The Machines are exiled from human society
  • The Machine City of "01" is established in Mesopotamia
  • Machine technology and AI becomes more advanced
  • 01's economy competes fiercely with the rest of the world
  • Blockades are formed around 01 in an attempt to disrupt its economy
  • The Machines send ambassadors to the United Nations Organisation with a proposal of Peace
 

2139Edit

  • End of the Second Renaissance

2139-2199Edit

  • The United Nations launch a nuclear attack on 01, starting the Machine War but doing very little permanent damage to the Machines
  • Operation Dark Storm begins to cut off the Machines from the sun, the sky is permanently darkened
  • The Machines modify themselves to become war machines
  • The war continues and the Machines overwhelm the humans
  • The Machines are victorious over the humans; The Machine War comes to an end
  • The United Nations form an Instrument of Surrender. The human bodies are taken by the Machines for use as Batteries. A thermonuclear device is detonated inside the United Nations Headquarters, destroying New York City
  • Nuclear winter sets in
  • Humans are captured by the Machines and used for experiment
  • The Machines develop a way to extract energy from humans and combine it with fusion power

23rd,24th,25th,26th CenturiesEdit


Note : The Following Dates are based on Speculation


  • In order to pacify the humans, The Architect designs the first Matrix as a perfect Utopian paradise
  • The first Matrix fails because of its perfection and lack of choice
  • The Merovingian is set to be deleted, but refuses and returns to the Matrix to go into exile
  • Persephone is exiled along with the Merovingian and is bound to him as his wife

  • The Architect redesigns the Matrix as a grotesque, hellish nightmare
  • The second Matrix fails because of its excessive suffering and lack of choice
  • The Oracle solves the problem of choice

23rd CenturyEdit

  • The Third Matrix is is redesigned as a late 20th Century Mega City
  • The cycle of The One is developed and implemented
  • A human is born inside the Matrix with the ability to change what he wanted, to remake the Matrix as he sees fit
  • 99% of the humans accept the Matrix
  • The One self substantiates and begins freeing other humans
  • The free humans hide from the Machines in an underground city that they name Zion
  • The One dies; The Oracle prophesies his return
  • The Matrix continues for approximately one hundred years
  • A professional athlete Dan Davis breaks a world record and attempts to self-substantiate
  • The Agents ensure that the professional athlete stays in the Matrix
  • Glitches occur within the Matrix and are eliminated
  • Humans begin experimenting with turning Machines into allies
  • The experiments with the Machines result in disaster
  • The second One appears, follows his intended path and meets The Architect
  • The One makes the logical choice to save humanity
  • Zion is destroyed
  • The One chooses 23 individuals from the Matrix to build a second Zion
  • Other programs deviate from their parameters or are no longer necessary due to the One cycle
  • Deviant and useless programs set for deletion choose to hide with The Merovingian

24th CenturyEdit

  • The Matrix is rebooted for the third time
  • The Fourth Matrix is designed
  • The One dies; The Oracle prophesies his return
  • The Matrix and Zion continue for approximately one hundred years
  • The third One appears, follows his intended path and meets The Architect
  • The One makes the logical choice to save humanity
  • Zion is destroyed for the second time
  • The One chooses 23 individuals from the Matrix to build a third Zion

25th CenturyEdit

  • The Matrix is rebooted for the fourth time
  • The Fifth Matrix is designed
  • The One dies; The Oracle prophesies his return
  • The Matrix and Zion continue for approximately one hundred years
  • The fourth One appears, follows his intended path and meets The Architect
  • The One makes the logical choice to save humanity
  • Zion is destroyed for the third time
  • The One chooses 23 individuals from the Matrix to build a fourth Zion

26th CenturyEdit

  • The Matrix is rebooted for the fifth time
  • The Sixth Matrix is designed
  • The One dies; The Oracle prophesies his return
  • The Matrix and Zion continue for approximately one hundred years
  • The fifth One appears, follows his intended path and meets The Architect
  • The One makes the logical choice to save humanity
  • Zion is destroyed for the fourth time, after a seventy two hour defense
  • The One chooses 23 individuals from the Matrix to build a fifth Zion

27th and 28th CenturiesEdit

2599-2699Edit

  • The Matrix is rebooted for the sixth time
  • The Seventh Matrix is designed
  • The One dies; The Oracle prophesies his return
  • The Matrix and Zion continue for approximately one hundred years
  • A man named Geoffrey leads a team of five people to find wheat in the Real World
  • Geoffrey's team finds an abandoned university town and discovers a seed depository
  • Geoffrey's team is attacked and slaughtered, though Geoffrey survives
  • Geoffrey returns to Zion and presents several baked goods to the people of Zion
  • A group of Zionites creates a massive wheat field on the surface using UV lights powered by the Machines' power lines
  • The machines slaughter the Zionites operating the field
  • Grain taken from Zion's stockpile is used twice a year for a Bread Feast
  • Morpheus is freed from the Matrix
  • Morpheus learns of Geoffrey's story at the Bread Feast
  • Morpheus visits the Oracle who tells him that he will find The One
  • Trinity hacks into the IRS database
  • Morpheus becomes Captain of the Hovercraft Nebuchadnezzar and frees Trinity from the Matrix
  • Ghost is freed from the Matrix on the same day as Trinity
  • Ghost and Trinity develop a close, brother-sister relationship
  • Trinity becomes First Mate of the Nebuchadnezzar and other crewmembers join
  • Trinity visits the Oracle who tells her that she will fall in love with The One
  • Private Investigator Mr. Ash is hired by the Machines to track down Trinity
  • Trinity kills Mr. Ash on board a train as he begins to turn into an Agent
  • Morpheus finds someone who he believes could be the One
  • The man Morpheus believes to be the One fights an Agent and is killed
  • Morpheus finds four more people who he believes could be the One
  • Each potential One fights an Agent and is killed
  • Cypher begins doubting the prophecy of The One
  • Morpheus gains notoriety as an international terrorist
  • A hacker named Thomas A. Anderson, aka Neo, begins searching the Internet for Morpheus
  • The crew of the Nebuchadnezzar begins monitoring Neo as a sixth potential One
  • Cypher expresses his lack of faith in Neo to Trinity
  • Trinity takes a shift monitoring Thomas Anderson from the Heart o' the City Hotel
  • Cypher betrays Trinity's location to Agents Smith, Jones, and Brown
  • Trinity escapes from the Heart o' the City Hotel
  • The Agents begin their search for Neo
  • Neo sells an illegal disk to his friend Choi, who invites him to a rave
  • Neo and Trinity meet for the first time
  • Neo goes to work at MetaCortex where Agents Smith, Jones, and Brown catch up to him
  • Neo is contacted by Morpheus who tries to help him out of the building
  • Neo is captured and interrogated by Agent Smith
  • A tracking bug is placed inside Neo's navel, and he wakes up in bed
  • Neo is contacted by Morpheus again
  • The bug is extracted from Neo's navel
  • Neo meets Morpheus for the first time at the Hotel Lafayette
  • Neo chooses the Red Pill over the Blue Pill and is extracted from the Matrix
  • The Nebuchadnezzar recovers Neo from the sewer and begins the recuperation process
  • Neo sees the Matrix for what it really is and is told of the Prophecy of The One
  • Neo's training begins
  • Cypher meets with Agent Smith to negotiate his betrayal
  • The crew of the Nebuchadnezzar takes Neo to see the Oracle
  • Cypher betrays the location of the Hotel Lafayette to the Agents
  • Neo meets Spoon Boy
  • Neo meets the Oracle and interprets her response to mean that he isn't the One
  • The crew of the Nebuchadnezzar is attacked at the Hotel Lafayette and Mouse is killed
  • Cypher is captured by the police
  • Morpheus is captured by Agent Smith
  • Cypher's paddy wagon crashes, he escapes and exits the Matrix
  • Cypher critically wounds Tank and kills Dozer
  • Cypher kills Apoc and Switch
  • Tank recovers from the attack and kills Cypher
  • The Agents begin attempting to extract the Zion access codes from Morpheus' mind
  • Neo and Trinity enter the Matrix to save Morpheus
  • Neo and Trinity demolish the lobby of the Government Building
  • Using a B-212 helicopter, Neo and Trinity ambush the Agents and rescue Morpheus
  • Morpheus, Trinity, and Neo safely land on a rooftop as the helicopter crashes into a nearby building
  • Morpheus and Trinity exit the Matrix, but Neo is trapped by Agent Smith
  • Neo defeats Agent Smith, but he quickly returns
  • Sentinels close in on the Nebuchadnezzar
  • Neo runs to the Heart o' the City hotel
  • Neo is killed by Agent Smith outside of Room 303
  • Trinity confesses her love to Neo
  • Neo is brought back to life due to the imbalanced equation of the Matrix
  • Neo destroys Agent Smith
  • Neo declares his intentions to the Machines

2703Edit

  • Smith is faced with deletion or exile, and he chooses exile
  • Tank dies and his brother-in-law Link volunteers to take his place on board the Nebuchadnezzar
  • The Keymaker is faced with deletion or exile, and he chooses exile
  • The Keymaker is imprisoned by The Merovingian
  • Sati is designed by Rama-Kandra and Kamala
  • Spoon Boy is freed from the Matrix
  • Simulations to guage betrayal among Zionites are implemented throughout the Zion crews
  • Michael Popper begins questioning reality
  • The crew of the Nebuchadnezzar begins monitoring Michael Popper
  • Michael Popper is cornered by Agents
  • Michael Popper self-substantiates by committing suicide off the roof of his high school
  • Neo refers to Michael Popper as Kid, which becomes his handle
  • The Machines begin mustering sentinels for the invasion of Zion
  • The Machines begin digging towards Zion
  • The crew of the Osiris is chased by a group of Sentinels to the surface where they find the army
  • The crew of the Osiris is pursued by the army back into the Tunnels of the Real
  • Thadeus records the last transmission of the Osiris
  • Jue mails the transmission to P.O. box 731222 inside the Matrix
  • Zion in zion, with zion and zion for lion with iron in zion
  • The crew of the Logos is sent to retrieve the last transmission of the Osiris
  • Ghost infiltrates the post office and recovers the transmission
  • Ghost and Niobe are pursued by Agents Johnson and Jackson
  • Ghost and Niobe escape from the Matrix and transmit the last transmission of the Osiris to Zion
  • Commander Lock orders an immediate full recall
  • Ghost and Niobe go to the airport to call the captains of the fleet
  • Axel is captured by Agents Johnson, Jackson, and Thompson
  • The crew of the Vigilant goes to the Airport to rescue him
  • Ghost and Niobe agree to help the crew of the Vigilant to rescue Axel
  • Niobe infiltrates the hangars and attempts to rescue Axel
  • Ghost shoots the front tire off the Gulfstream that Axel is aboard as it takes off
  • Ghost shoots down a helicopter piloted by an Agent
  • Niobe attempts to rescue Axel as he is transferred to a cargo plane
  • Niobe steals the Agents' car and drives it into the back of the plane as it takes off
  • Niobe crushes the Agent against a pile of cargo boxes
  • An Agent takes over the pilot's body as Niobe gives Axel a parachute
  • The Agent tries to close the cargo door, but Axel manages to jump out in time
  • Niobe and the Agent fight
  • Niobe opens the door again and kicks the Agent out
  • Ghost recovers Axel and picks up Niobe after she parachutes out of the plane
  • Axel and Ghost exit the Matrix through a hardline in a subway station
  • The Trainman warns Niobe that Zion only lasted 72 hours "last time"

2703Edit

  • Neo begins having prophetic dreams about Trinity
  • Bane (posessed by Smith), fires the EMP; instantaneously taking down 5 ships
  • Bane is descovered by the crew of Mjolnir
  • Bane kills Maggie
  • Neo leaves for 01 with Trinity in the Logos
  • Bane tries to kill Neo and Trinity, but is killed by a blinded Neo
  • The assault on Zion Begins
  • Most of the APU's fall against The Sentinels
  • Niobe pilots the Mjolnir to Zion through the Mechanical Line
  • Mjolnir enters Zion and fires the EMP destroying all the Sentinels in the Dock
  • The Logos reaches the Machine City
  • Neo and Trinity soar above the nanobots in an attempt to save themselves from the large number of Sentinels
  • The Logos is disabled by the electrical disturbances in the clouds
  • The Logos crashes into the Machine City
  • The Logos crashes into a tower in 01
  • Trinity says her final goodbye to Neo
  • Zion is breached by Digger 2
  • Neo makes a deal with Deus Ex Machina, demading peace among the Machines and the Humans in exchange for the destruction of the rogue Agent Smith
  • Deus Ex Machina accepts the terms and orders the sentinels to stand down
  • Neo and Smith battle in the Matrix
  • The whole population of the Matrix is assimilated by Smith
  • Neo is assimilated by Smith
  • Smith is deleted
  • Neo's body appears to be killed
  • Deus Ex Machina accepts the truce
  • The sentinels leave Zion
  • The Sentinels retreat from Zion; The Machine War comes to an End
  • The Matrix is restored from the damage caused by Smith
  • The Matrix is reset
  • The humans still in the Matrix who were infected by Smith are all restored and returned to their beds
  • The Assassin tries to recycle Trinity's body as part of his function
  • Other Machines prevent the Assassin from recycling Trinity's body because they are working on her cranial jack
  • The Architect meets with the Oracle in a park to discuss the truce
  • The Architect agrees to let the humans that want to leave the Matrix do so without harassment
  • Sati creates the best sunrise the Matrix has ever seen

2704-5Edit

The MMORPG "The Matrix Online" continues the narrative, starting in 2005 (plus beta testing in 2004)
  • The citizens of the Mega City assess the damage caused by the rainstorm and by the fight between Neo and Smith
  • Hundreds of obsolete and beligerant programs are exiled and form gangs within the Mega City
  • The Machines declare the Richland district open and unrestricted for all redpills
  • The Agents begin hunting down the Exiles to delete them from the Matrix
  • The Exiles discover ways to hack into the access nodes placed throughout the city
  • The Assassin is set to be deleted for his disobedience regarding the recycling of Trinity's body
  • The Assassin flees to the Matrix with the help of The Merovingian
  • Morpheus demands that the Machines return the body of Neo to Zion, but they refuse
  • Morpheus is considered to be deceased by the citizens of the Mega City
  • The framework of the HvCFT Novalis is salvaged and repaired
  • Sawayaka becomes the captain of the HvCFT Novalis II
  • Glitches caused by Agent Smith begin appearing in the Matrix
  • Leaks in the code of the Matrix begin to appear, redpills begin to tap these data nodes for information
  • Humans within the Matrix are extracted at the highest rate ever
  • Massive hoverbarges are provided to house all of the new redpills
  • Due to a lack of adequate training disks, redpills start trading valuable information for new abilities
  • The Machines try to fix the glitches caused by Smith
  • Hundreds of redpills experience déjà vu
  • Thousands of humans are freed from the Matrix in a single day
  • The Machines start losing power
  • The Machines attempt to optimize their systems to compensate
  • Morpheus encourages all redpills to strain the system so that the Machines will be inclined to return Neo's body
  • The Machines consider Morpheus' actions to be in violation of the Truce
  • The Machines contact Lock to request that Morpheus be stopped
  • Commander Lock orders all Zionite redpills to apprehend Morpheus on sight
  • The Merovingian's lieutenants begin to shadow Morpheus

2709Edit

The Matrix Online shuts down in 2009, after five years of online narrative.
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