2013 was the fifth year since Chris's discovery. However, like the two years before it, it began with nothing of note, ever since Chris began serving out his sentence. For a while, it remained to be seen if this ordeal (which ended in July) would finally knock some sense into him, though judging from past experiences, it seemed pretty unlikely. Indeed, as of the end of this year, Chris had learned nothing, except for feelings of betrayal and alienation that would haunt him throughout the year, and basically define it.
2013 was the first year Chris didn't upload any art or mention sex or his delusions. He also continued to appear in public without the Medallion of Fail, and he showed more awareness of the trolls. Oddly, Chris made occasional references to his weight, claiming that he's dropping pounds despite continuing with his unhealthy lifestyle.
However, this year is still notable as being the year where Chris' ego would cause him to become alienated with the few people he has left as "friends" (namely, Anna and the congregation of his church). It even caused him to get chastised for his attention-whoring by a well-known voice actress from My Little Pony in April. And in October, Chris discovered that his high school gal pals had merely tolerated him and allowed him into their group out of pity.
Even the Wal-Mart store he frequents has had enough of him - in September, an act of blatant vandalism by Chris caused him to be thrown out and banned from the store. He cursed the Manajerk for this incident, and went back to his pattern of publicly blaming his old "forgiven" enemies. Chris would later reveal that even his own family wants nothing to do with him or his mother – Cole Smithey didn't even invite them to his wedding in March, and ignored Chris completely when confronted by the latter on Twitter.
In May, the 2013 Imgur Leak of all of the Facebook posts made by Chris between 2012 and 2013 was gathered, shedding some light on what happened during Chris's absence since the death of his father earlier in 2011.
All in all, 2013 can be considered the least eventful year since Chris's discovery, a low point in activity and spirits alike. It marks the peak as well as the end of the Dark Ages/Second Exile, as it would be followed by the Renaissance of 2014.
- Main article: January 2013
- Main article: February 2013
- Main article: March 2013
Another bland month; however, Chris's step-brother Cole is married sometime during the interval.
- Main article: April 2013
Like previous months, uneventful. Chris mainly stayed to his Facebook profile.
- Main article: May 2013
- Main article: June 2013
- Main article: July 2013
This month saw little activity aside from a few Facebook updates.
- Main article: August 2013
- Main article: September 2013
- Main article: October 2013
This month marks Chris's first realization that his former gal pals had been (or still are) simply being friendly with him out of pity. It also marks Chris's first video of 2013; being a recreation of his beloved high school in Lego form.
- Main article: November 2013
- Main article: December 2013