- Everyone arrives. Most people panic.
- After things are somewhat sorted out, a conference is held in the library. John is elected King, and quickly crowned. At the advice of Alan, a Magna Carta is put in place to limit his power.
- John, Mike, Alan, and Rod escort Merc down to the vaults to put the JoJ? away.
- John assigns everyone jobs who wants one.
- Everyone eats dinner in the great hall, celebrates the coronation, and mostly head to bed.
- King John gets down to MASSIVE LEGAL STUDY and orders a census.
- Everyone reports to their various assignments.
- Rod vanishes. Merc goes shopping.
- Merc heads off into Shadow, happily oblivious that...
- Sean throws half the family into a panic by discovering that Amber is at war.
- Hasty investigation by Alan, John, and David reveals Amber has always been at war with Oceania, located somewhere across the eastern ocean.
- Reports on the local situation continue to pour in.
- Alan starts sending ambassadors to the various cities of the Pale of Amber.
- Phil heads north into Shadow to see what's past Arden.
- Travis works to outfit the corps of explorers John has commissioned
- Sean hangs out in the city.
- Still no sign of Rod.
- Bremer and Dan work at getting their networks running and chuckle mysteriously a lot.
- Mike and David hold a conference with King John. Mike tells him that the Navy is in wretched shape and asks for more funding and permission to purge the officer corps, which is given. David reports that in three days the enlistment of 3/4ths of the army is going to be up, and the other 1/4th barely know how to hold a sword, and asks that John please extend the enlistment of the majority by a month so he has something to defend the kingdom with while he trains more. John agrees.
- Alan, Dan, Travis, and Bremer work like mad dogs.
- Draft riots break out in the city over the enlistment laws. Mike lead Royal Marines ashore to quell the rioting. Merc arrives and causes a huge rainstorm which quickly quashes the rioting. It also floods the dock quarter leaving hundreds homeless, and leaves the Naval yard a shambles.
- Merc heads west into Shadow.
- Sean heads north into Shadow.
- David fights a battle in the south with outriders of the nomadic Habiru tribe.
- Merc starts heading back to Amber.
- Merc enters Arden after the Cup of Life.
- Phil discovers the city of Ladysmith on the other side of Arden, and enters it.
- John and Dan scry out the Habiru and discover that they are led by a prophet called Elijah, and that they have a animal god or something similar in a box.
- Alan joins David in the south.
- John pulls Andrew away from SNK to go find the Unicorn.
- John and Travis join Merc in Arden to enter Chapel Perilous after the Cup of Life.
- Alan negotiates the Treaty of Roses, in which seven city-states of the Pale of Amber becomes vassals of the crown and most of the rest join a defense pact against the Habiru.
- David continues to move the armies.
- Andrew enters the Primal Pattern's realm in search of the Unicorn.
- Phil is wined and dined by the Forewoman of Ladysmith, who expresses interest in a treaty of some sort.
- Phil is recalled by Dan to help David.
- John, Travis, and Merc fight the Grail Knight Tristram.
- The Habiru ford the Canary River by calling upon El-Shaddai to turn the water into brass.
- John, Merc, and Travis continue fighting Tristram.
- Mike finishes the first wave of refits.
- Dan and Bremer keep an eye on Oceania and harass the Habiru from afar.
- The Habiru destroy the city of Bow-On-Canary.
- David, Alan, and Phil march the armies towards the Habiru.
- Andrew begins the Test of Faith.
- No word from Sean.
- No word from Rod, either.
- John, Merc, and Travis continue fighting Tristram. He's Helluva tough.
- The Battle of Bow Priory, Day 1. David leads the armies of Amber against the Habiru near a Unicorn monastery outside of Bow. Phil leads a charge that breaks the Habiru ranks. The Prophet Elijah then steps forward and causes the swords and arrowheads of Amber's army to start turning white hot and melting. Alan steps on this as fast as possible, but Amber gets mauled. Attempts are made to contact Merc, who is out of contact inside the Chapel. The battle rages most of the day, with Alan and Elijah throwing down in a powers battle while David tries to defeat an army 20 times bigger than his with melty weapons and Phil rallies the troops wherever things are ugliest. The battle ceases at evening, as both armies camp for the night.
- John, Merc, and Travis continue fighting Tristram. Damn, he's persistent, that Tristram.
- Mike fights off an attack on the city by Oceania scuba divers.
- The Battle of Bow Priory, Day 2. A meteor falls on the Habiru army, killing about an eighth of them. Brem turns to Dan and tells him it isn't the same as nuking Paris. Dan tells him that it was awful pretty anyway. David leads the army back onto the field, Alan having created new weapons via the power of the Pattern. Phil leads a charge and gets set on fire by Elijah; he is saved by Avenger's powers over fire. David begins to break the Habiru lines. Elijah calls up El-Shaddai, who appears over the battlefield as a bull with one horn and begins to trample Amber's army. Alan tries to cut the flow of power to El-Shaddai, distracting it long enough for David to pull back the army. Alan vs El-Shaddai continues until sundown, when it returns to its box and Alan passes out.
- John, Merc, and Travis continue fighting Tristram. Daaaaaamn.
- The Battle of Bow Priory, Day 3. Bremer and Dan unleash the dogs with the bees in their mouth and when they bark they shoot bees. The Habiru scream and slap and run around like fools while David attacks. El-Shaddai appears again. Alan holds him off for an hour before clutching his head, groaning about Barbara Gowdy, and passing out. El-Shaddai begins to trample the army of Amber underfoot. Phil leads a desperate charge through the Habiru lines and fights Elijah in single combat.
- A hole opens in the sky over the battlefield and Andrew appears, riding the Unicorn. They proceed to start slapping down El-Shaddai like the Flawed-Pattern copy he is.
- John, Merc, and Travis defeat Tristram, claim the Cup of Life, and use it to save John from the verge of death. They return to Amber.
- Phil kills Elijah in a duel.
- Andrew and the Unicorn finish slapping down El-Shaddai. David crushes the Habiru.
- The remaining Habiru flee the field or surrender.
- The Unicorn takes the box El-Shaddai had been in and vanishes.
- Victory celebrations in Amber. Preparations made to resettle or intern the Habiru.
- Rod still missing.
- Sean appears, says hi, discovered Rebma, they're friendly, Queen Moire says she wants to have my baby, how are you guys doing?