TRUMP series chronology

WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS

This is the latest timeline published in Verachicca pamphlet.
The English names used are based on the latest published version from the BDs.

The main story of TRUMP begins at ±0000.

-3000

Krauss becomes an “immortal vampire,” but the cause of this is unclear.

-2800 【A World Covered in Ash】

Krauss annihilates the party sent to subdue him. He is burned in a fountain of oil, and his ashes rain down on the earth, resulting in sudden mutational changes giving rise to a subspecies of humans, the vampire race, all over the world.

-1000 【sacrifice TRUMP】(tentative title)

Krauss comes to be known as “TRUMP,” and a huge religious organization of vampires, the “Eternal Order”, is established around him. The story depicts the “Blood War” between the human and vampire race, the incident in which Krauss’ immortal companions, the “False of Vamp”, are wiped out from the earth by his initiative, and the relationship between Krauss and the vampires “Nico Vlad” and “Damian Stone”.

-????

The Blood Alliance Congress, the highest governing body of the vampires, is established. The Blood Parliament is in principle composed of vampires of the noble class.

-????

The “Vlad Institution” is established by Nico Vlad’s blood relatives for the purpose of monitoring TRUMP. The purpose of the Vlad Institution is to monitor TRUMP and maintain his inner peace, since the mental state of TRUMP has a psychological effect on the entire vampire race. For this reason, the Vlad Institution is averse to the “Primordial Faith” that cause throws TRUMP’s heart into confusion.

-???? 【VERACHICCA】

Nora, the head of the prestigious aristocratic Verachicca family, lives surrounded by her family’s friends and adopted children. All of the vampires in the Verachicca family show an intense affection and obsession with Nora. Then, a new adopted child, Candy, is welcomed into the family. When Candy gets caught up in the mounting game over Nora, the secrets of the Verachicca family are revealed.

-????

Wandering aimlessly around the world, Krauss meets a crazy old aristocrat in a city and is told to meet the “the boys and girls in their Cocoon period”, who are mirrors of his own mind.

-0100 TRUMP】

Seeking inner peace, Krauss hides his true identity and spends his days as a teacher in a clan. The story depicts the interaction between Klaus and Allen, a naive vampire boy. Allen gets a human woman pregnant, which leads to the burning of the Clan by humans (the Vamp Hunting Incident). The incident is covered up by the Blood Alliance Congress and Vlad Insititution.

????

After Allen’s death, his girlfriend Lulumina escapes with the help of “a certain collaborator” and establishes “Nebula Village” in a remote forest. She gives birth to Allen’s child.

????

Lulumina, the founder of Nebula Village, dies in a lake. There is a lot of speculation that it was an accident, suicide, or murder, but the truth is unknown.

-0056

Lulumina’s great-grandson, Rodin, is born.

-0044

Vampire hunter Shirayuki rescues Olga, who was kidnapped by vampires. Olga is already pregnant with Shunrin.

-0038

Shunrin overhears a story about his father, a vampire named Pizarro.

-0034

The “Stigma Incident” occurs, caused by Dhampirs from a Primordial Faith cult that believes in TRUMP.

-0028 【The snow melts and Spring begins】

Sixteen-year-old Shunrin, who is now vampire hunter, bids a final farewell to Shirayuki, the person who nurtured and mentored him.

-0026

The Inquisition, led by Dali’s father Claude, purges many Primordial Faith cults and their followers. Dali and Gerhard were students of the Clan at the time. They finished their Cocoon period in the Clan, and enter the Institute of Noble Education in order to join the Blood Alliance Congress as senior members of congress.

-0025

The vampire with a silver eye escapes from the Clan.

-0024 【CRIMSON SIN -The hunters’ case file-】(tentative title)

A case file of the vampire hunters. The story depicts the activities of GUILT, an organization that pursues various incidents that occur between the human and vampire races. “The Silver Eye” case occurs, in which “the vampire with a silver eye” repeatedly commits heinous acts. He is captured by vampire hunters and sent to Hell Clan. During this incident, the man who would later become Ga Banri (SPECTER) lost his wife to murder.

-0024

Rodin picks up a human baby in the forest. This causes Rodin to lose his position as the village chief. Rosa’s father becomes the new village chief. Rodin is forbidden to give the baby a name, so he calls the baby “No-me” (no name) for convenience.

-0024

Dali and Gerhard enter the Blood Alliance Council.

-0023

Dali’s father, Claude, is murdered by someone. Dali and Gerhard are senior members of congress.

-0023

The man who would later become Ga Banri (SPECTER) enters a vampire hunter training school to avenge his murdered wife.

-0022

A family of fallen aristocrats who live in a remote village is murdered, and only the son survives.

-0020 【Simon doesn’t have any motive】

An incident that takes place one night when three vampire hunter cadets are having their training in the mountains. Shortly after, the three of them obtain their hunter qualifications.

-0020 【Marionette Hotel

Dali and his fiancee Frieda arrive at a hotel. All the staff and guests in the hotel have their Initiative controlled by someone. Detective Dali and his assistant Frieda solve the mystery surrounding the hotel.

-0019

Marco enters the Blood Alliance Congress.

-0018

Dali is appointed as the commander of The Inquisition, and Gerhard becomes his inspector partner.

-0017

Dali’s son Raphael and Gerhard’s son Angelico are born.

-0015 【SPECTER】

Four boys in the Cocoon period escape from the Clan and kill the chief of Nebula village, which is situated near the vampire and human border. They form a partnership with Rosa, who is obsessed with Primordial Faith.

-0015

Cases of disappearances of boys and girls in the Coccon period from clans around the world begin to be reported.

-0014 【GRAND GUIGNOL】

The first half of the Grand Guignol timeline. The story depicts the conflict between young Dali Delico and the Blood Alliance Congress, and the birth of Ul, who is a dhampir. Dali is suspended by The Inquisition on suspicion of impregnating a human woman, Sue Olsen, who had been under their protection. Later on, Dali is secretly ordered by Johannes to investigate “the disappearance of boys and girls in the Cocoon period”. Two vampire hunters, Shunrin and Utamaro, are dispatched by GUILT as joint investigators and guards, and together with Dali they begin to investigate the case. This is the detailed story of what Sekishu refers to as the “Delico Family Case” in SPECTER.

-0014 SPECTER】

The main timeline of SPECTER. The events of the total destruction of Nebula Village and the birth of Sophie are recounted through the incident reports of Sekishu, who witnessed the events. No-me names the baby born to his sister-in-law Harriet and the botanist Cranach “Sophie”, and Krauss names the kitten he takes in “Allen”. After Sutcliff predicts No-me’s “untimely death”, No-me takes over the name “Ga Banri” and sets out to become a vampire hunter.

-0014 【GRAND GUIGNOL】

The latter half of the Grand Guignol timeline. An investigation team led by Dali pursues the truth behind “the disappearance of boys and girl in the Cocoon period”. The Delico family is attacked by Barlach Bell, a member of Pendulum, and a mysterious man named Damian Stone. A number of people are killed, including Dali’s wife, Frieda. After the incident, Dali and Gerhard, who apostatized from the Primitive Faith, join the Vlad Organization. Dali takes the Initiative of Ul, a baby who has lost his mother and father.

-0013 【DELICO’S NURSERY】

A series of indiscriminate murders by the anti-social organization “Pendulum” occurs. Dali is appointed as the team leader of the investigation, but asks for a leave of absence to take care of his children. Johannes thinks that Dali’s ability is essential to solve the case, and sends congress members Gerhard, Dino, and Enrique to persuade him. When Gerhard becomes frustrated with Dali’s lack of motivation and asks him to “try to balance childcare and investigation,” Dali reluctantly agrees to take on the investigation. In exchange, he orders Gerhard, and Enrique to do the same. Dali calls the investigation headquarters, which is now full of children, “the nursery”.

-0008

Banri, who used to be known as No-me, obtains his vampire hunter qualifications.

-0006 【The End of Spring】(tentative title)

A joint team consisting of Shunrin, Utamaro, Banri, and Sekishu pursue Pizarro, a wanted vampire criminal. Shunrin dies.

-0005 【Donatello’s Reminiscence】

Teacher Donatello recalls “the vampire with a silver eye”.

-0005

Sai becomes a fully-fledged hunter and teams up with his mentor, Rosui.

-0005

The clan is occupied during a massive riot by vampires in the Cocoon period.

-0003 【COCOON -Dark of the Moon

The story depicts the friendship and fallout between Raphael and Angelico, the sons of Dali and Gerhard respectively. Donatello, the mastermind behind the incident, disappears from the Clan, and Diego is sent to Hell Clan. Donatello is later taken into Pendulum’s custody.

-0003 【Pendulum】

Vampire hunters Rosui and Sai pursue Sura, a pharmaceutist who is secretly manufacturing the illegal drug “COCOON”. Rosui and Sura die. Kiki and Greco meet. Sai, who has lost his partner, teams up with Banri, who has also lost his partner.

-0002 【Waiting for Angelico】

Georges and Morrow prepare a gift for Angelico to celebrate his birthday.

-0002

Julio and Emile join the Blood Parliament and work hard to rise through the ranks, but get caught up in a factional conflict.

-0001 【Diego on the horizon】(tentative title)

Diego attempts to escape from Hell Clan. After many complications, he succeeds in escaping, but dies soon after due to his short lifespan as a dhampir. Julio and Emile are told of Diego’s death.

-0001 【GUILT】(tentative title)

The story depicts the battle between a group of hunters led by Sai and Banri, and Pendulum, a vampire anti-social organization.

±0000 【TRUMP】【COCOON -Upon one of the Star

The story of how Sophie came to the Clan, lost his dear friend Ul to death, and became immortalized by Krauss. Banri, a vampire hunter who infiltrated the Clan under special orders from the Vlad Institution, is reunited with Sophie, who named him. Banri dies during an incident in the cClan, and Sutcliff’s prophecy from 14 years ago becomes reality. Following a series of events, the Clan is burned to the ground, and the Vlad Institution, which had been protecting and monitoring TRUMP, loses track of Krauss.

+0017 【Donatello’s Reminiscence -Cocoon Period Illusion-】

Donatello writes a book about his Cocoon period illusion. In his illusion of the Cocoon period brought about by the drug COCOON, Donatello continues to live with young Gustav.

+???? 【Shared Illusion CLANFEST】(tentative title)

The Clan in the illusionary world of Donatello. There, individuals from different eras are gathered under one roof, and they all remain as students. Sophie and Ul form an idol unit and aim to win a contest held during Clanfest. All of this is just a product of Donatello’s illusion.

+???? 【Beautiful Youths】(tentative title)  

A group of youths in their Cocoon period party night after night. They use a specially formulated cocoon period-inducing drug (COCOON) to experience intense shared illusions. They call their world of shared illusions the “Beautiful World”. There, things that could never happen in real life take place, and their favorite pastime is to fight each other using special powers created by the hallucinations of the Cocoon period called “duels”. However, they gradually lose control of the “Beautiful World” that seems like a paradise.

+???? 【Damians】(tentative title)

Damien Stone’s knowledge and beliefs have been copied by “Damien Copies” scattered around the world. One day, they gather at a certain place. Why were they gathered there?

+????

Sophie wanders the world in pursuit of Krauss, who has control of his Initiative.

+2000 【BLOSSOM】(tentative title) 

Sophie creates the Pseudo-Clan, an experimental facility disguised as a sanatorium. He begins his research on immortality. In the process, Sophie assumes the name “False”. False keeps abducted Cocoon period vampires in the pseudo-clan, and manipulates their memories using Initiative to create a “shared illusion community”.

+2200

Lily and Snow arrive at the Pseudo-Clan.

+2500 

Lily realizes the truth about the Pseudo-Clan and rejects False (Sophie). False uses Initiative to erase Lily’s incriminating memories.

+2700 【Hoffman and the Twin’s Chrysalis】

Shinran and Rindou escape from the Cocoon period lover Hoffman’s clan.

+????

Shiran and Rindou are brought to the Pseudo-Clan by Sophie. They are reunited with Margaret, whom they met in Hoffman’s clan.

+2750

Shiran and Rindou learn about False’s (Sophie’s) plans and become his collaborators.

+2775

Yang Fra escapes from the Pseudo-Clan and disappears.

+2777

Yang Fra, who has changed his name to Henruda and lives as a human, meets Annabel and Erica.

+2785

Annabel gives birth to Gerbera, a mixed race of human and vampire. She breaks off her relationship with Erica and Henruda to protect them.

+2800 【Marigold】

Gerbera, who has killed and injured humans due to her Cocoon period impulses, is about to be executed. The execution is thwarted by Sophie and Camellia. Annabel is bitten by Sophie and turns into a vampire. Annabel, who is being controlled by Initiative, is killed by Gerbera. Gerbera abandons her original name and takes the name Marigold, and is taken to the Pseudo-Clan by Sophie.

+2800~2950 【Nirin Zaki (Two Flowers Blooming)】

Marigold comes to the Pseudo-Clan, but her Initiative is taken by Sophie. As Snow begins to become more and more like False, his Initiative becomes less and less effective on her. Snow regains her memories, and is able to keep them despite Sophie having control over her Initiative.

+2990 【LYCORIS】(tentative title)

The story depicts the conflict between the characters in LILIUM, Sylvatica, Camellia, Cherry, Lily, Snow, Shiran, Rindou, and False, centered around a girl named Lycoris. Sylvatica says, “Don’t forget me,” and then throws herself from a tower in the clan and dies. The story leads to the opening scene of “LILIUM”.

+3000 【LILIUM】

Lily begins to remember her erased memories of Sylvatica as she begins to become more and more like False and his Initiative becomes less and less effective on her. It is revealed that False has named the potion that temporarily immortalizes vampire boys and girls “Ul”. False is restrained by Lily’s initiative (they should otherwise be on par in hierarchy) because he is weakened by the lack of blood and because he is a dhampir. Lily uses her Initiative to make the vampires in the Pseudo-Clan commit suicide, releasing them from False’s control. The Pseudo-Clan burns down. Lily becomes the third vampire to gain immortality.

+????

Sophie goes wandering again in pursuit of Krauss.

+???? 【Kill!Barn!!】

In the mansion of a vampire known as Lord Immortal, a party called “Kill!Barn!!”, inspired by a Cocoon period illusion book, takes place within a Cocoon period illusion. A group of peculiar vampires who are addicted to the Cocoon period gather at the mansion to participate in “Kill!Barn!!”. Lord Immortal orders the participants to kill themselves, kicking off a crazy party.

+3100~3300【Kuro Sekai (Black World): Lily’s Quest for Eternal Memory, or, A Few Thoughts on her Eternal Cocoon period】

Lily, now an immortal, wanders the world in search of the one who gave her eternal life. This is the story of a girl who lives in an eternal Cocoon period, as she meets and parts with others in her travels over a period of 200 years.

+3100【Intruder of Ideas】
+31?? 【Those who follow, and those who overcome】
+31?? 【Seek, Support, Wait】
+31?? 【The Mirror that Reflects the Girl】
+31?? 【Carriage Days】
+31?? 【Withering Ul】
+3200【Pretending to be Family】
+32?? 【Church of the Blue Rose】
+32?? 【Two lively people in a quiet village】
+32?? 【Blood and Memory】
+32?? 【Two Chains】
+32?? 【A Hundred Years of Loneliness】

(Detailed timeline from Suemitsu’s blogazine.)

+4497 【The bandit dies in the moonlit night】

A man is entrusted with the daughter of a woman he killed while on a journey. He has a twisted love for the girl, and they live together. This is the story of the old man who appears at the beginning of TRUMP.

+4500 【TRUMP】

Sophie, who is wandering the desolate world in pursuit of Krauss, revisits the site of the Clan. After killing an old bandit, Sophie tells the story of what happened 4,500 years ago to Galanthus, a human girl who was with the old man. Galanthus then accompanies Sophie on his journey.

+6000 【Snow Moon Flowers】(tentative title)

A wandering Lily meets Galanthus, a girl who looks exactly like Snow. Lily also meets Sophie there. Sophie also meets Krauss again.

+12000 【Tracks of the Stars (TRUMP series final work)】

The story of Sophie and Krauss’ wandering journey.