1895-06-13 - Jonas Bergli is born in Bergen, Norway. He leaves the city and the country at twenty and doesn’t return in fifty years.
1931 - Jonas Bergli encounters a group of people changing his life forever. In later conversations and writings he calls them «the Shadowalkers».
1934-10-07- Ulrike Meinhof is born.
1961-10-31 - Judith Breen is born in Albany, New York.
Høsten 1965 - The Breen family arrives in Norway.
Våren 1968 - Fierce student protests begins in Paris and during large parts of the western world.
Oktober/November 1969 - «Days of Rage» in Chicago, USA. Members of the rebel group «The Weathermen» and other autonomous radicals clash with the police.
1970-05-05 - Ulrike Meinhof helps freeing Andreas Baader from prison. Not long after they form the group that will become «The Baader-Meinhof gang», Red Army Faction.
1970-09-29 - In the suburb of Loddefjord in the city of Bergen little Judith watch while Lene Bohrman and Ketil Ytreeide is shot and killed in front of her by units of the police.
1970-09-29 - Roland Vallens is born in the city of Antwerp, Belgium....
1971-01-15 - Ulrike Meinhof, with aid develops and pens The Concept of the Urban Guerilla, a manifesto published later the same winter. During the following year it’s being read by thousands the world over. The term «Red Army Faction» is used for the first time.
1972-06-15 - Ulrike Meinhof is captured by German police.
1974-12-15 - Emmet Dalton Terrill is born in Bergen of American parents.
1975-01-22 - Elin Hansen is born in Bergen.
1975 - Sometimes during the year nineteen year old Giovanni Rossi joins the Red Brigades.
1976-05-09 - Ulrike Meinhof is murdered by the authorities in the Stammheim prison outside Stuttgart.
1977-07-20 - Karine Lie, on the day of her eighteenth birthday leaves home and Norway, to travel the world.
1977-09-05 - The industry captain and chairman of the German employer organization Hans-Martin Schleyer is kidnapped by units of Red Army Faction. «The German Autumn» begins. RAF rocks the modern German society to its core.
1977-10-18 - In complete panic and disarray German leaders give the order to their assassins to murder Andreas Baader, Gudrun Enslin and Jan Carl Raspe in the Stammheim prison. Most people buy hook, line and sinker the authorities version about suicide. Virtually all the first generation members of RAF are now either dead or in prison. Second, third and fourth generation continues the struggle for many years.
1977-10-19 - Hans-Martin Schleyer is found killed in a car in Mulhouse, France after a message from the kidnappers. He is shot three times in the head.
Høsten 1978 - Judith runs away from home. Parents never report it to the police. A teacher does. A few months later the parents vanish, never to be seen again.
1978-11-11 - Judith Breen and Olav Brevik get married during a simple ceremony in Copenhagen city hall.
Våren 1979 - Judith returns visibly pregnant to Bergen with Olav Brevik, Wilhelm Otterman and several others in what is a very international group. Helped with both those international forces and locals they’re occupying an old derelict house in the northern parts of town. A curiosity here is that the later very notorious Australian bank robber Nelson Braithwaite was also living in the house for a while, until all foreigners there were expelled from Norway because of their «subversive activities». The remaining had to move from The Green House. They move in with Judith and Olav in the house of Judith’s parents.
1979-07-02 - Lene Brevik is born.
Høsten 1979 - Judith, Olav and Lene travel east and move in with Olav’s father, at the Brevik Mansion outside Oslo.
1980-08-08 - Lisbeth Kaspersen is born in Fredrikstad.
Sommeren 1985 - Karine Lie returns to Norway and Oslo after many years in exile. In her modest suitcase she carries part of at least one manuscript. The Undead Politician is published by a small publisher later the same year.
1987-05-17/18 - Karine and Judith meet for the first time. Not long afterwards Karine leaves Norway, never to return. She writes and publishes several books in English the next two years and translates The Undead Politician, which becomes a great commercial success.
Judith follows her not long after that, after causing a major scandal during a birthday party at the Brevik Mansion. She never becomes legally divorced from her husband. After drifting aimlessly from place to place for months she arrives in Copenhagen and stays there. She meet up with Wilhelm Otterman and meet for the very first time Yvonne Bastian, Kathy Fuller, Jemma Elvir, Morten Falck, Steve Cockrum, Sybille Xavier and Dorte Kelser.
1988 - Early in the year Karine Lie and Giovanni Rossi arrive Copenhagen in each other’s passionate company. With them the stage is set. All fifteen (or fourteen) are present.
August - Breen meets Ole Sivert Olsen at Copenhagen Central Station. She and Otterman encounter Kimberly Russel at Pan discotheque, a dating spot for homosexuals later that night.
Oktober - The three, with Fuller, Elvir and Bastian move into the squatted house The Green Rose in Liberty City, joining Halgrimson, Loeser and Lie among several others. Kelser joins fairly quickly as well.
1988-11-11 - The environment and freedom meeting is held on City Hall Plaza. Among the speakers is nineteen-year-old Roland Valens. When the meeting is well over half done the police attacks and all of it dissolves in chaos and blood and blind violence. Many policemen and countless protesters are injured. Three protesters are killed or die at the hospital later. During the ruckus Breen encounters Rossi. The circle is complete. The stage is set. Later that night Øvrehøyde police station burns to the ground and all the arrested escape. Breen is arrested again during the course of the night, but released some days later.
1988-12-01 - Their first bank robbery. They get away with a large, unknown amount in used bills. Nobody is physically injured. The money is, in all likelihood used to finance initial equipment and expenses.
The gauntlet has been thrown. The age of The Green Rose has begun.
1988-12-21 - The radical organization The Green Rose is formed, consecrated through the performance of a heathen ceremony.