The Great Wars tries to recreate every major battle sequence seen in the TV series Babylon 5. He has the Rangers gather his old friends on Minbar for a farewell party. The Earth Alliance is the name of a fictional alliance of the nations of Earth and off-world colonies in the television series Babylon 5. Meanwhile Delenn is summoned by the Grey Council. Neutralizing at least 26 out of the 36 destroyers without firing a shot, the remaining ships still in operation were easily overwhelmed and disabled by Sheridan's White Stars. Next War Earth-Minbari War – page 31. Later meeting with Sheridan, she pointed out that while morally he had done the right thing, politically it was inconvenient to say the least. Delenn organizes the various races into a history-making Alliance. Station personnel reserve the right to intercept and monitor communications in and out of Babylon 5.There'll be stiff penalties against anyone caught inciting to riot or taking any action against the security of this station, Earth or any of its holdings. The fight to liberate Earth proved to be very costly with both sides taking many losses. Franklin and Marcus attempt to persuade the Mars Resistance to assist Sheridan in opposing President Clark. G'Kar's standing among the Narn is threatened from without and within. Vir faces calamity when his fiancée – whom he has never met – arrives on the station, and his "work" as the Centauri ambassador to Minbar is revealed. The fate of Babylon 4 is discovered when Sinclair returns to the station to request Sheridan's help: Sinclair had been destined to use time travel to take Babylon 4 back in time to the previous Minbari-Shadow war, where he is transformed into the revered Minbari leader, Valen, using the same device Delenn used for her transformation. We are here on behalf of the thousands of civilians murdered under orders from the current administration, who have no one else to speak for them. Last moments during the conflict against Clark's forces on Earth. It is considered one of the five major galactic diplomatic/military powers (Earth Alliance, Narn Regime, Minbari Federation, Centauri Republic and the Vorlon Empire) in the Babylon 5 pilot episode movie "The … However, Earth was on the brink of another civil war. However, Earth was on the brink of another civil war. When the Narn attack a Centauri colony, Londo and G'Kar nearly come to blows. Despite some initial opposition, the appearance of the Minbari force prompted the Earth vessels to quickly depart once Delenn reminded them of what happened the last time that humans and Minbari clashed. With a pair of trainee Psi Cops in tow, Bester pursues a murderous rogue telepath to Babylon 5. Londo receives important news about his political future. Twenty years after his return from Z'ha'dum, Sheridan feels his life fading. The Shadows move against Babylon 5 itself. The events that lead up to the civil war occurred over many years, with the major tipping point before the civil war broke out being the dissolution of the Grey Council by Delenn in mid-2260.. This action is a source of internal strife between some Minbari. † The final episode of the series is set in 2281. Hague's flagship, the EAS Alexander, was able to escape, with the other ships loyal to Hague shot down by Clark's forces within a few days.[4]. Before he could be captured, General Hague attempted an unsuccessful counter-insurgency. As of this moment, Babylon 5 is under martial law.A curfew of 1900 hours will be maintained until further notice. However, Clark failed to realize that Sheridan was by nature a truth-seeker and considered aliens to be potential allies. Babylon 5, Episode "Severed Dreams" - During the Earth Alliance Civil War of 2260 the EAS Agrippa (an Omega-class Battleship) led a battlegroup to the Epsilon System, with orders to seize control of Babylon 5 and arrest John Sheridan and the command staff. In 2018, the show began airing nightly on the Comet TV Sci-Fi Network. The situation become more tense when an Earth Force heavy cruiser arrives at the station to "protect Earth's interests", and the fusion reactors on Epsilon 3 begin to act erratically, threatening to destroy the planet and Babylon 5. Garibaldi investigates an abandoned level of the station. Franklin deals with his stim addiction. Sheridan discovers a connection between his late wife and the mysterious Mr Morden, and makes enemies of everyone around him when he has Morden detained. [11] With ISN no longer serving as the new order's propaganda arm, former ISN reporters were freed, and returned almost immediately to their jobs. God help us all. Several of his "shower revelations" about the B5 story were already played out in an abbreviated manner. ESA Paris is a Warlock-class Destroyer built by Earth Alliance after the Earth Alliance Civil War and is place under the command of Captain Marcia Taylor. If you value your lives, be somewhere else.". Garibaldi investigates an unauthorized use of a restricted communications channel. He requests help from Kosh, which brings profound consequences. The transition of Earth government from a democratic, elected government to an authoritarian, militaristic one and back to a democracy again is a major theme of the series. Catherine Sakai heads to Sigma 957 to survey it for Quantium-40, ignoring G'Kar's grave warnings. Delenn tries to organize a Minbari religious ceremony to help the command crew and the ambassadors to adjust to their new situations. The show centers on the Babylon 5 space station: a focal point for politics, diplomacy, and conflict during the years 2257–2262. Garibaldi, having relapsed in his alcoholism, is aided by Lise, and the two marry and return to Mars. A brief civil war breaks out on Earth, culminating in President Clark's suicide and Sheridan's surrender to Earth forces. Bester returns with the news that Earth Alliance plans to isolate and discredit Babylon 5. Dr. Franklin takes a position on Earth as head of xenobiology. Earth Alliance ResistanceBabylon 5Orion VIIProxima IIIMars ResistanceArmy of Light The year ends with the death of Earth Alliance president Luis Santiago, which the staff of Babylon 5 believe to have been an assassination. He also subdues Sheridan, allowing the latter to be kidnapped. Londo returns to Centauri Prime, with G'Kar as his bodyguard, and discovers intrigue and danger in the Royal Court. Meanwhile Ivanova escorts a damaged starliner through Raider territory. Franklin continues his walkabout through Down Below. Combatants However, Clark failed to notice that changing the laws before his eyes does not impress him. G'Kar faces torture at the hands of Cartagia. As the majority of Earthforce by now was either allied with Sheridan, destroyed, or had been otherwise incapacitated, the rebels started coordinating with the Mars Resistance, laying plans to defeat Clark's remaining forces. That's mutiny at best, treason at worst. An alien couple comes to Dr. Franklin with their terminally ill son. While he could be referring to any telepaths, he most likely refers to those telepaths living in Down Below, who would not be around after "Phoenix Rising". Franklin and Marcus arrive on Mars to begin coordinating with the resistance. A traveler arrives on the station, claiming to be a character out of the Arthurian legends. After the Shadows and Vorlons joined the remaining First Ones beyond the Rim, Clark lost his allies amongst the Shadows and became obsessed with Babylon 5 since it was outside his control. The League of Non-Aligned Worlds are reorganized into an Interstellar Alliance with Earth, Minbar, Narn, and Centauri, acting as a United Nations across the galaxy, with the Rangers as their enforcers. Londo finds that the political climate on Centauri Prime has worsened under the rule of Cartagia, the insane emperor. Sheridan's fleet manages to overcome all EarthForce resistance before mounting an attack on the Sol System. The Vorlons attack the Shadows at Sheridan's insistence, but the Shadows kill Kosh in retaliation. It seems inevitable. 2261 • No Surrender, No Retreat (Season 4)** When a revolt against the Earth-appointed government breaks out on Mars, Garibaldi worries about a former lover stationed there. Famous entertainers. Earth's government becomes more totalitarian, suppressing dissent and broadcasting propaganda. 2266 • A Call to Arms (4th film) Sheridan's ship is found adrift and empty some days later. Babylon 5 will fight vs the Earth Alliance. Ambassador Mollari realizes his deal with the Shadows has become dangerous and tries to sever ties with Mr. Morden, but fails. DVDs, Babylon 5 – page 7. 2257 • The Gathering (Pilot) Sinclair's decisions of the last year catch up with him, when an internal affairs investigator arrives to test the crew's loyalty to Earth Force with the help of a telepath. A rogue telepath with exceptional powers takes refuge on Babylon 5, and two PSI Cops arrive to capture him. Byron and the telepath colony bring an ultimatum to the Interstellar Alliance. 2261 • Thirdspace (2nd film)*** Some time in the future, there's gonna be a bad war, and Sinclair is going to grab Babylon 4 and move it through time. [1], A year after ascending to the presidency, Clark's doctor, Everett Jacobs gave testimony that Clark's claim that a case of the flu kept him off of Earth Force One was a lie, that he hadn't been sick at all. In one last vindictive act, he turned the planetary defense grid towards Earth, leaving a note with the words "Scorched Earth" as the only clue to his intentions. Her weapon systems disabled, the Agamemnon prepared to ram the last platform before its particle beams could fire, destroying it before it could fire on Earth. Londo continues to seek prestige and power back home; a group of Technomages visit the station; and Ivanova is forced to settle a dangerous dispute among the Drazi population. A Minbari war cruiser comes to Babylon 5 to display the body of a recently dead Minbari leader, while Ivanova and Talia battle for the fate of a young girl with newly discovered telepathic powers. With the Vorlons and Shadows gone, Earth's totalitarian government attempts to use the captured Sheridan as a propaganda tool, but Garibaldi - now free from Psi-Corps influence - rescues him. Sheridan is targeted by an assassin in the lead up to his inauguration as President of the Interstellar Alliance. At the end of season four of Babylon 5 it was shown that Earth remained a member of the Interstellar Alliance (ISA) for 500 years after its initial membership. But the artifacts seem to have a will of their own, and start to manipulate Hendricks' assistant. Meanwhile, raiders are attacking transport ships near the station. Babylon 5: The Lost Tales is a direct-to-DVD production, the DVD contains two 35-minute episodes, each focusing on a particular character. A Narn outpost adjacent to Centauri space ignites a conflict between the two races, when Londo gets an offer to take care of the problem. The battle now heavily favored Sheridan due to him having a superior numbers advantage and effectively dividing the Omega fleet in half: with half of the Omega fleet now on Sheridans side the other half still loyal to Clark. Sheridan eventually persuaded the Babylon 5 command staff officers to join the counter-conspiracy. Babylon 4 reappears at the same place it disappeared four years earlier, and Sinclair and Garibaldi lead an expedition to evacuate its crew. Garibaldi settles into his new corporate life. Garibaldi arrives on Mars to meet his new employer, William Edgars. [5][6], "I have received orders this day, April 9, 2260 from the President of the Earth Alliance declaring a state of emergency. Franklin's walkabout comes to a bloody conclusion. G'Kar discovers he has become a religious figure, and unable to stay on the station or return to Narn, exiles himself to travel the galaxy, taking Lyta with him since she is in a similar position. Furlan, Mira – pages 18, 31-32, 46. The Nightwatch expands its influence over Babylon 5. Centauri War, Drakh War Delenn must return to Minbar and justify her relationship with Sheridan to her people, and makes an important discovery in the process. The Great Wars tries to recreate every major battle sequence seen in the TV series Babylon 5. Furious over the killing of innocent civilians, Sheridan finally declared "enough is enough", deciding to go on the offensive against Clark in September of 2261. In retaliation, President Clark ordered the full scale carpet bombing of civilian population centers on Mars. Despite the political changes that would be involved, Earth was convinced to join the IA with an offer of more-advanced technology, particularly artificial gravity. The Earth Alliance is the official government of Earth and its colonies. Mollari, fearing the Vorlons will destroy Centauri Prime, destroys the Shadow base there and executes Mr. Morden. Finally giving the resistance on Earth the support they needed, Sheridan's forces jumped from Mars into Earth orbit. Sheridan commands the final assault on President Clark's forces with the help of Garibaldi, Franklin, Lyta and the Mars Resistance. The Narns onboard the station begin to challenge G'Kar's leadership. Sheridan and Delenn bring formal charges against the Centauri Republic, bringing the Centauri and the Alliance to the brink of war. When a technomage predicts that a young Centauri prince will someday become the Centauri emperor and destroy humanity, ISA President John Sheridan must decide whether to assassinate the prince. In order of series chronology: The five seasons of the series each correspond to one fictional sequential year in the period 2258–2262. 2260 • Point of No Return (Season 3) During the Third Age Earth possessed a thick oxygen/nitrogen atmosphere and a 1g gravitational pull. Sheridan is compelled to act against Earth after receiving horrible news from Ivanova. At the height of the Shadow War, Sheridan stages a final showdown between the Vorlons and the Shadows at Coriana 6. Babylon 5 becomes part of the Brakiri "Day of the Dead" festival, in which people are visited by the deceased from their past. Soon thereafter, Sheridan was elected President of the newly formed Interstellar Alliance. Knowing that Sheridan and his supporters would come after him sooner or later, he levied an embargo against the station, while at the same time using ISN to launch a propaganda war in an attempt to destroy Babylon 5's credibility. With its prominent use of planned story arcs, the series was often described as a "novel for television". The Corporate League had long allowed the stripping of citizenship for capital offenses, and sentences of hard labor for various crimes. In the battle that ensued, the Churchill was critically damaged and elected to ram the Roanoke, destroying both vessels while combined fire from B5's defense grid and the Alexander resulted in the eventual loss of the Aggripa with all hands. The Earth Alliance Civil War was an armed conflict brought about by a division in Earthforce and the citizens of the Earth Alliance over the conduct and policies of EA President Morgan Clark and his regime. The next day, Sheridan attempts to leave while Delenn is asleep, but she stops him to say a final goodbye. We are here on the authority of a multi-planetary force, that can no longer stand by and watch one of their greatest allies falling into darkness and despair. President Morgan Clark†General Robert LeftcourtGeneral Richard FranklinCaptain Trevor HallCaptain Jake Thompson†Captain Leonard Anderson Sheridan and Delenn finally depart Babylon 5 for the IA's new headquarters on Minbar. Offering amnesty to Sheridan and those who had followed him, Luchenko convinced Sheridan to resign from Earthforce, although he agreed to do so only after she put the amnesty offer in writing. Through him they instigate full-scale war with the Narn, using weapons of mass destruction to conquer the Narn homeworld. The command crew take a chance when an ISN reporter arrives on the station, claiming that he wants to do an objective and truthful story on Babylon 5. Earthforce's Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General William Hague, had suspected for a long time that Clark was involved in the assassination of former President Luis Santiago, and had begun a low-level counter-conspiracy that included Captain John Sheridan. Delenn approaches Neroon in an attempt to end the Minbari civil war. 2278 • In the Beginning (1st film)* 2245–48 • In the Beginning (1st film)* 2262 • The Wheel of Fire (Season 5)† Decisive Earth Alliance Resistance victory; downfall of Morgan Clark's dictatorship. They inform her that they have selected a new leader: her. ""Inconvenient doesn't even begin to cover it.". Leaders Following this battle, Babylon 5 would become a bastion of opposition against Clark, since effectively it was the only Earth Alliance planet or base that Clark did not control. 2263 • The River of Souls (3rd film) Garibaldi is faced with the decision of whether or not to betray Sheridan. Lyta becomes closer to Byron and the colony of telepaths, while Franklin investigates a secret from the Hyach race's distant past. The "Conspiracy of Light" is jeopardized when Bester comes to Babylon 5 to find a dealer of the telepathy-inducing drug Dust, one who has made G'Kar's acquaintance…. 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