Smeraldo Books is a Twitter account made solely for BTS’s Bangtan Universe storyline. This storyline is an alternate universe created by Big Hit Entertainment that goes connects through BTS’s albums.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) August 9, 2017
The characters have the members’ real-life names, but their storylines should not be conflated with their real-life counterparts.
You can understand the fictional storyline by watching their music videos as well as through other stories and album notes.
— Elite Daily
The smeraldo is a fictional flower was found on June 12, 2013 (BTS’s debut date) and is an important part of the Bangtan Universe.
The account was first revealed on January 7, 2019 with its first post:
Smeraldo Books is named after the Smeraldo flower which means ‘The Truth Untold’ in the language of flowers. We will do our best to deliver the truth through the books made by Smeraldo Books.
<스메랄도북스>는 '전하지 못한 진심'이라는 꽃말을 가진, 스메랄도에서 따왔습니다.
<스메랄도북스>가 만드는 책은 진심을 전할 수 있도록 최선을 다하겠습니다.
— SMERALDO BOOKS (@Smeraldo_Books) January 7, 2019
It’s been over a year since the account updated with new information. On July 23, the account made a surprise post revealing new notes.
“Seokjin. June 27 year 22. The smeraldo was trampled under my feet. And a time loop began again.”
The photos revealed with the post included translations in Spanish, Japanese, and English with the hashtags #화양연화(The Most Beautiful Moment in Life) and #TheNotes2.
— SMERALDO BOOKS (@Smeraldo_Books) July 23, 2020
Fans are back at it with the theories as they try to put together the pieces for what will happen next.
— UK BTS ARMY⁷ (@UKBTSARMATION) July 23, 2020
This is probably when he decides to save Jungkook and the Highlight Reel begins. I don’t remember the exact dates ‘cause I read them long ago but I’m 80% sure. #TheNotes2 #화양연화 pic.twitter.com/azQjtHKjHu
— N ⁷⟬⟭🍯🐻𝒮𝓊𝑔𝒶’𝓈 𝐼𝓃𝓉𝑒𝓇𝓁𝓊𝒹𝑒 (@nwinter_bear) July 23, 2020
ANOTHER TIME LOOP 😱😭
— MonoColor ⁷ (@colorful52) July 23, 2020
— 𝗳𝗹𝗼⁷ (@fleurvante) July 23, 2020
Who’s ready for their comeback? Time to brush up on the Bangtan Universe story line because we’re about to start a whole new chapter!