The events in the Solstitium collection use a retrograde chronology flowing across all three volumes; 13 days, a blink.

 

To the left the event clock, to the right the ruling theme quote from the Seasons holy book, Hadap Hollum.

                
       Wednesday AM   “Chaos serves.”
    331.17.00 hours AD    From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
ante diem-before the Day   Introductory Canticle; thine eye and tooth
     
     Wednesday PM   “Let us speak to each other only of trues,
   325.05.01 hours AD    and thus requited, sing allelues.”
ante diem-before the Day   From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
    The Chapter of the Firm Hand; 1st finger, right hand
     
       Thursday AM   “If you love me, invest in my secrets.”
   309.71.20 hours AD    From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
ante diem-before the Day   The Chapter of the Loving Hand; The open palm
     
     
       Thursday PM   “Look where we’re not and that’s where we’ll be. This is real fear.”
   300.01.60 hours AD    From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
ante diem-before the Day   The Chapter of the Eager Hand; 1st finger, left hand
     
     
         Friday AM   “True genius is a stranger to itself. Keep it that way.”
   280.19.09 hours AD    From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
ante diem-before the Day   The Chapter of the Savory Hand; 6th finger, center hand
     
     
         Friday PM   “Tell me all there is to know of Political Correctness, my Liege.”
   272.72.09 hours AD    “A good question so I will not punish you.”
ante diem-before the Day   “Ah, blessings, Liege.”
    “Yes, they are. Learn from it and learn from this. PC in the 
    Kingdom establishes an artificial, enclosed ecology. Only those 
    things that feed it are to be allowed inside.”
    “Things?”
    “Don’t tire me. No matter what they are, only what they aren’t.
    Dangerous realities, dangerous to this artifact, are non PC. Treat 
    them as immoral and legislate them out of existence.”
    “This can be done? This is sufficient?”
    “No, imbecile but, for all your foolishness, another good question. 
    PC lasts only as long as the artifact stands and that’s never long.
    It’s volatile and with a necessary expiration date.
    It's the volatility that servers."
    “Chaos serves.”
    “Yes, yes I know. So, you unhappy thing, remember this. In the end, 
    the only thing legislation change is one’s mind.
    It's your craft to change the rest."
    From the Hadup Hollum, The Predator’s Creed.
    The Living Favors; Thine fist and face 
     
     
        Saturday AM   “We say, ‘Scrape the meringue off the stone pie’. By this we mean,
   259.41.02 hours AD    to cut through the diversions to find the truth. Find the truth and cover 
ante diem-before the Day   it up again. How else can you learn where to lie?”
    from the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
    The Chapter of the Hidden Hand; 2nd finger, right hand
     
     
        Saturday PM   “Stand at the Bidding House, name your own dear price,
   247.31.32 hours AD    and with blessing, I thank you. With glory, I take you”
ante diem-before the Day   From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
    The Chapter of the Helping Hand; third finger, right hand
     
     
        Sunday AM   “Ride the Bumpy Snake, for your father’s sake. Ride the Bumpy Snake
   232.80.08 hours AD    and be at peace my brother.”              
ante diem-before the Day   From Hadup Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
    Canticles of Covet; A chant of the Fadecci Plateman
     
     
         Sunday PM   “Say to the Prey, ‘Live a life full of the uncommon, my son.”
   220.75.00 hours AD    It will say back, ‘You talk like a bad commercial, get lost.
ante diem-before the Day   And I'm not your son.'
    Then, as you open him, be sure to pay your due benevolence.
    Say to It with love, ‘Would you like to be?’”
    From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed
    The Chapter of the Clasped Hand; 1st finger, right hand
     
     
         Monday AM   “Come my love and share my wealth, all counted in corpses; 
   211.44.01 hours AD    thine own the first and thy dearest friends joining elbows behind.”
ante diem-before the Day   From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed.
    The Chapter of the Helping Hand; first finger, upper hand
     
     
        Tuesday PM   “… but I’m a favored Son”
   180.49.19 hours AD    “Yes, well said. So you are.”
ante diem-before the Day   “Then why am I not ascended?”
    “Boy, don’t you know? Sons always pay for the sins of their fathers. 
    Even the ones who never birthed them.
    So be at peace and grind a little longer."
    From the Hadap Hollum, The Predator’s Creed.
    The Chapter of the Mentor’s Hand; Fist of our Father