- Regan Burns dies of ovarian cancer.
- The first traceable payment from Kombayn Nikoladze to the bank account of Albert Wentworth (alias of Vyacheslav Grinko).
- Varlam Cristavi secures a position as Minister on President Kombayn Nikoladze's Cabinet, representing the district of Marneulis.
- The NSA experiences its first system-wide crash when the immense volume of high-tech communications technology combined with the accelerated pace of developing technology and encryption overwhelms Second Echelon.
February 3 – September 7Edit
- Dermot P. Brunton consults NSA on reconstructuring network in wake of January 22nd crash.
- Dermot P. Brunton enters "Civilian Boot Camp" program at MCRO Paris Island, South Carolina.
- Dermot P. Brunton becomes a full-time employee of the NSA, Technical Consultant for Inter-Agency Liaison.
- Denis Galtsev (alias of Vyacheslav Grinko) receives 200 shares of Nikoladze's GFO Inc.
- Varlam Cristavi begins selling information regarding Kombayn Nikoladze's oil policies to CIA Agent David Tanahill. Information drops continue irregularly, at a frequency of two-to-ten weeks.
- Philip Masse's second attempt to breach the CIA internal network.
- Douglas Shetland involved in Operation SAND GLASS in Ghazni, Afghanistan.
- A man under Douglas Shetland's command mistakenly shoots U.S. soldier Kelly Lewis in Bagram, Afghanistan. In the media furor following the "Bagram Incident", Shetland is removed from the field.
- Monthly payments made from Kombayn Nikoladze to the bank account of Albert Wentworth cease when Vyacheslav Grinko assumes a new alias.
- Second failed CIA assassination attempt on Sadono.
February 3 – April 15Edit
- Bagram incident trial. Douglas Shetland is found not guilty of all charges. Promoted to a 5-star desk job just shy of civilian work.
- East Timor is born a democracy.
- Ingrid Karlthson is assigned to the U.S. embassy to East Timor in Dili.
- Alice Madison is transferred to Georgia.
- Douglas Shetland leaves the United States Marine Corps.
- Alice Madison secures administrative position in Georgian Secretary of Defense Chokheli's office.
- Mitchell Dougherty is ticketed for "Recklessly Slow Driving" in Cheverly, MD.
- Douglas Shetland is awarded over $700,000 in damages from counter-lawsuit to the Bagram Incident.
- Philip Masse receives first paycheck from Nikoladze's GFO Inc., continuing bi-weekly.
- The NSA creates Third Echelon.
- Checkmate begins.
- The Zhao attempts to poison several American cities using radioactive fuel rods from Chernobyl (Sam Fisher is sent into stop it).
- Displace International is founded by Douglas Shetland.
- François Coldeboeuf is arrested for invasion of privacy, the charges are later dropped.
- Conjecture that Philip Masse was the one responsible for the release of the "U.S. gAy" virus.
- The President of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia is assassinated by Abkhazian separatists. Industrialist Kombayn Nikoladze seizes power and installs a "pro-Western" regime.
- The former Soviet Republic of Georgia sees an economic revival.
- Sam Fisher is called back into active service and recruited by Irving Lambert into Third Echelon to spearhead the "Splinter Cell" program.
- U.S. Vice President Lee Wendell visits the former Soviet Republic of Georgian on a goodwill mission.
- The Georgian Information Crisis begins.
- Third Echelon uncovers evidence of an illegal Georgian invasion of Azerbaijan. NATO declares war on Georgia.
- Georgia initiates information warfare attacks on major military and civilian targets across the U.S. Dozens of Americans die in the carnage.
- Third Echelon field runner Vernon Wilkes, Jr. is killed on assignment.
- Sam Fisher discovers the existence of a splinter faction of the People's Republic Army (PLA) of China led by General Kong Feirong that is supporting President Nikoladze.
- Sam Fisher kills Russian terrorist Vyacheslav Grinko during the latter's failed attempt to execute captured American soldiers.
- Sam Fisher assassinates Kombayn Nikoladze at the Georgian Presidential Palace.
- The Georgian Information Crisis ends.
- Anna Grímsdóttir goes on psych leave. Carly St. John becomes acting technical director in her absence.
- Armen Trofimov (alias of Vyacheslav Grinko) desposits $150,000 (U.S.) in a Swiss account.
- Marvin Kurzweil (alias of Philip Masse) desposits USD 80,000 in a bank account off the Cayman Islands.
- Enrica Villablanca is involved in "monkeywrenching" incident at Highsen & Block chemical plant in Allachua, Florida, in which a security guard was killed and she went underground as a result. (Version 1 of Double Agent.)
August 7 Edit
- At 06:01 Hours Sam Fisher begins his training CIA Training Farm, Camp Peary, Virginia.
- Sam completes his training and is formerly introduced to the NSA.
- Robert Blaustein arrives in T'Bilisi to begin investigation of Agent's Madison's disappearance.
- First contact between Robert Blaustein and Thomas Gurgenidze.
- Negative report on CIA Agent Alice Madison.
- Report of possible security breach at Robert Blaustein's base of operations.
- Robert Blaustein misses daily report to Langley.
- Blaustein's CIA-implanted tracking subdermal motion is reduced to less than 10 meters per day.
October 16 Edit
- At 20:01 Hours Sam arrives in T'bilisi, Georgia to locate CIA agents Blaustein and Madison.
- At 23:01 Hours Sam infiltrates the Georgian Defence Ministry to follow leads on Vyacheslav Grinko, whom was involved with the deaths of the two CIA agents.
- After two days of near-anarchy in the Georgian government, Varlam Cristavi assumes power, promising to hold elections within a month.
- Displace International spearheads Operation RIVER DOG in Akhalts'ikhe, Georgia with zero American casualties, six Georgian casualties and a Georgian airfield and eleven aircraft captured.
October 27 Edit
- At 09:28 Hours Sam arrives at a GFO Oil Rig in Georgian Waters to retrieve critical information related to the Georgian Information Crisis. The oil rig is attacked by US forces as Sam tracks a technician holding the information.
- Seven former Ministers from Nikoladze's Cabinet opposed to Cristavi's rule vanish.
- Conjecture that the CIA had a heavy hand in the disappearance of those seven ministers.
October 30 Edit
- A cyber attack hits the USA crippling the nations critical infrastructure.
- Sam Fisher kills Philip Masse in an abandoned factory outside Severomorsk in Russia.
- Fisher neutralizes a Georgian cell at Vselka.
- Dermot P. Brunton's security clearance is maximized.
- Dermot P. Brunton is promoted to Inter-Agency Liaison for Third Echelon.
- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Operation Barracuda.
- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow.
- The U.S. installs a temporary military base on East Timor to train the developing defense of the "world's youngest democracy." Resistance to the U.S. military base in Southeast Asia is widespread and passionate, but the threat Indonesian militias pose to Timorese democracy is deemed sufficient justification. At the same time, the U.S. doesn't mind having an excuse to install active military personnel within easy reach of both North Korea and the largest Muslim population in Asia.
- Springfield Demonstration; American/Indonesian terrorists unleash the smallpox virus in Springfield, Texas.
- Enrica Villablanca surfaces as a member of the JBA in 2006.
- Anti U.S. resentment comes to a head under the leadership of guerilla militia leader Suhadi Sadono, acting with the unofficial support of major corrupt factions of the Indonesian government. Suhadi's men attack and occup the U.S. embassy in Jakarta, taking dozens of civilian and military personnel hostage.
- Indonesian Crisis begins.
- Fisher is assigned to Saulnier Cryogenics to defuse a terrorist plot. The DDD get away with ND133 devices.
April 3 Edit
- News reports Indonesian guerrillas retreat from the fighting.
- Fisher is assigned to Jerusalem with the cooperation of Shin Bet to recover Smallpox samples.
- Dahlia Tal is killed by Sam Fisher for double-crossing Third Echelon.
- Fisher is assigned to a Refinery in Indonesia to trace Sadano's calls.
- Fisher is assigned to Komodo Shipyard to trace an encrypted relay in a submarine.
April 19 Edit
- Shadownet spies are deployed across America to stop the ND133.
- Fisher is sent into Jakarta and captures Suhadi Sadono at a TV station.
- The Indonesian Crisis ends.
- LAX Airport Incident: American terrorist Norman Soth is killed by Sam Fisher during his failed attempt to unleash the smallpox virus in LAX. *The last smallpox-armed ND133 is destroyed by the Los Angeles Police Department Bomb Squad.
- Fisher is sent to a Steel Factory in Warsaw, Indiana to investigate a shipment of weapons stolen from the NSA.
- Agent Frasier is identified as a double agent and is captured (or killed) by Fisher.
- North Korean and Chinese forces blockade and board a Japanese cargo ship in the Yellow Sea.
- The North Korean government releases no official statements and their ambassador remains out of contact.
- While at the UN, Chinese Ambassador Long Dan urges the U.S. and her longtime Japanese allies to remain calm, calling the blockades "a legitimate response to what the rest of Asia views as a possible remilitarization of Japan."
- In the eyes of many in Asia, the I-SDF itself is a violation of the Postwar Constitution prohibiting Japan from maintaining a military force capable of striking beyond its borders. In Asia, the memories of Imperial Japan are still fresh.
- The National Security Council orders the USS Clarence E. Walsh to close at flank speed while working on a formal response.
- Admiral Toshiro Otomo, head of Japan's newly formed Information Self-Defense Force, had this to say: "This is an another distressing attempt by China and North Korea to further depress our faltering economy. The I-SDF and Japan appeal to our allies for the military support promised us under the postwar constitution of nineteen hundred and forty-seven."
- Sam Fisher is assigned to Peru to find American computer engineer Bruce Morgenholt, who has been kidnapped by a Peruvian separatist group known as the People's Voice lead by Hugo Lacerda.
- Sam discovers the body of Morgenholt who has torture to death by the People's Voice.
- Sam his also tasked with eliminating Hugo Lacerda as a target of opportunity.
- The body of kidnapped engineer Bruce Morgenholt is discovered in a village in Peru this morning. Implicated in the kidnapping and failed ransom attempt is Hugo Lacerda, alleged leader of the "People's Voice", a newly-formed guerrilla organization.
- Guerrilla leader Hugo Lacerda is assassinated by Sam Fisher aboard the Maria Narcissa.
- The USS Clarence E. Walsh is en-route to the Yellow Sea for her first assignment, amid rising tensions in the region.
- Sam Fisher is assigned to investigate the MCAS Banco de Panama for information regarding Lacerda's arms smuggling operation.
- Third Echelon send newly recruited splinter cell agents to the Panamanian Canal Administration Building. Acting on information newly discovered by Sam at the Panamanian bank, they are tasked to search for evidence of Vice President Segundo Ruiz de Medeiros's illegal activities.
- USA East Coast and Japan are hit by a blackout.
- Fisher infiltrates a Penthouse in Manhattan to discover who Dvorak is.
- He then infiltrates Displace International to find the link between the PMC and Lacerda.
- Sam is in Hokkaido drinking at the Sanjuro hotel and watches the USS Walsh attack unfold on live TV. Douglas invites Sam to work for his company Displace.
- The USS Walsh is attacked and destroyed in a missile attack engineered by Displace International. North Korea becomes the scapegoat as the missile originated from their nation.
- Douglas Shetland murders Abrahim Zherkezhi to prevent him from confessing about the origin of the crisis.
- The East Asian Crisis begins; North Korea invades South Korea; the U.S. rushes to South Korea's defense.
- Fisher infiltrates the launch site of the Super Silkworm Missile and discovers that it had been hacked. He also disables another missile threatening the USS Ronald Reagan.
- Fisher is assigned to Seoul on an intelligence-gathering mission.
- Displace International is identified as the major instigator of the crisis. Sam Fisher exposes the I-SDF as Displace's major accomplice.
- Douglas Shetland is killed by Sam Fisher in a bathhouse in Tokyo.
- Admiral Toshiro Otomo, head of the I-SDF, is thwarted in his attempt to re-militarize Japan and subsequently captured by Sam Fisher. He accepts full responsibility for the crisis before the Hague, ending the East Asian Crisis and the Three-Block War.
- Stanley Dayton joins the JBA. (Version 1 of Double Agent.)
- Sam Fisher averts a nuclear missile launch in Iceland by Islamic terrorists. (Version 1 of Double Agent.)
- Sarah Fisher is involved in a hit-and-run by a drunk driver in Evanston, Illinois and dies at Brady Memorial Hospital in Chicago. (Version 1 of Double Agent.)
- Sam Fisher participates in Third Echelon's experimental hallucinogenic/drug resistance testing program. (Version 2 of Double Agent.)
- Sam Fisher covertly rescues his daughter and her friends (one of them, the daughter of a high-level diplomat) after they are kidnapped in Washington, D.C. (Version 2 of Double Agent.)
- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
- Sam Fisher goes undercover as a convicted felon in Ellsworth Federal Penitentiary and befriends inmate Jamie Washington.
- The JBA acquires Red Mercury and creates a bomb to destroy a cruise ship off the coast of Cozumel. Sam is sent to set the bomb in the engine room.
- The JBA and its allies agree to a meeting in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where they make plans to launch Red Mercury attacks on three cities, two of them including Los Angeles and New York City.
- Double Agent (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- Sam and Hisham are sent to Iceland to investigate a foundry suspected of manufacturing weapons.
- Sam receives news that is daughter Sarah Fisher has killed in a hit-and-run by a drunk driver.
- Sam and Jamie escape from Ellsworth Federal Penitentiary during a prison riot. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- Now part of the JBA, Fisher conducts intelligence-gathering operations. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- Fisher is involved in the capture of the RSS Rublev. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- Fisher then spys on the JBA HQ. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- The JBA decide to test their Red Mercury device on a Cruise Ship at Cozumel. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- Fisher then spys on the JBA. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- The JBA and their allies meet in Kinshasa. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- Jamie Washington finds Irving Lambert inside the JBA compound. Lambert is captured and tortured by the JBA. Sam is ordered by Emile to shoot him and he reluctantly does so, under Jamie's supervision. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- He betrays the JBA and prevents the detonation of the Red Mercury Device in New York, but must escape capture by the police. (Version 1 of Double Agent)
- Sam and Jamie escape from Ellsworth Prison during a prison riot. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- Jamie introduces Sam to John Brown's Army (JBA) and he is recruited as a member.
- (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- Agent One & Two are sent to Kinshasa to investigate a chemical bunker.
- Once inside, Fisher explores the JBA Headquarters. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- The JBA robs a subway in the New York Underground. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- The JBA decides to test their Red Mercury device on a Cruise Ship in Cozumel. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- The JBA heads to the sea of Okhotsk to secure an oil tanker. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- The JBA and their allies meet in Kinshasa. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- Fisher gathers more intelligence at the JBA HQ as they ship out their Red Mercury devices. He must decide whether to save or reveal Irving Lambert's cover. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- The JBA deploy their Red Mercury to New York. Fisher reveals himself as a Third Echelon mole and executes the JBA leadership.
- Enrica Villablanca is killed by a Splinter Cell agent. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- Sam Fisher contacts Lawrence Williams and explains the events of the JBA crisis. (Version 2 of Double Agent)
- Splinter Cell: Conviction (novel).
- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Endgame.
- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Essentials.
- Sam is captured by the NSA while visiting his daughter's gravesite at Elysian Fields Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
- Fisher is interrogated by Agent Williams.
- Sam escapes from Fort Meade with a CD containing Lambert's encrypted files and goes underground.
- ↑ Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (novel), page 40
- ↑ Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Checkmate
- ↑ Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Fallout, page 122
- ↑ http://splintercell.wikia.com/wiki/File:Sarah_Fisher_obit.jpg
- ↑ http://splintercell.wikia.com/wiki/File:Deathcertificate.jpg
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