9661 DE was a year on the D'ni calendar.
- Dr. Richard Watson aides Yeesha in freeing the bahro from their enslavement to the Tablet.
- Yeesha rejoins her father Atrus to live on Releeshahn.
- Leevobro 20
- Leevotar 7
- Leevotar 17
- Marie Sutherland announces the creation of a "DRC Liaison" position, open to five explorers who are to be chosen by the community.
- Leenovoo 24
- The first five DRC Liaisons are elected to a 6 month term after considerable debate.