33 AD: Set awakens for a brief time, covering the noonday sun in darkness. He is restless for three to seven nights, giving commandments and prophecies to his childer across the world, including telling them he will return in the future. The night after his voice falls silent, members of the Council of Tanis visit his hidden tomb and find his sarcophagus shattered, seemingly from the inside. Set is not heard from again.
37 AD: Gaius, better known as Caligula, becomes emperor of Rome.
39 AD: The Trung sisters lead a successful rebellion, driving the Chinese from Au Lac. The eldest, Trung Trac, rules an independent kingdom.