- Clinically depressed Tatyana Steiner commits suicide on the eve of her older brothers' double wedding ceremony.
- Archon Michael Steiner marries Regina McQuiston.
- Steven Steiner marries Margaret Olsen.
- Less than a month after the double wedding a devastating earthquake hits Tharkad City. The Triad is almost completely destroyed and thousands killed including 67 representatives of the Estates General and Regina McQuiston, but Tatyana's illegitimate infant son Robert Steiner miraculously survives.
- Grief stricken Michael Steiner renounces the Archonship to lead the LCAF against a Draconis Combine attempt to retake Nox where he dies.
- Steven Steiner sworn in as Archon of Lyran Commonwealth.