This section of the 1998 timeline covers The Big Fall and events immediately after. Dates are based on confirmed in-show data as well as estimates. Where precise data is available, references are provided.
Due to lack of stated years, dates will be shown as BF (before the Big Fall) and AF (after the Big Fall). BF dates are counted negatively, like the conventional dating BC.
0 BF – The Big Fall
Vash and Knives Escape
Rem Tries To Stop The Crash
Knives Declares His Success
Vash and Knives Land
Knives and Vash’s escape pod lands on the planet. Knives is exultant and Vash is devastated and angry. When Vash says Knives isn’t human, Knives lashes out in anger and beats him viciously.