• -3386 DR
  • Hoyden is established by elves seeking to end the squabbling between the nations of Eaerlann, Miyeritar, and Illefarn. Hoyden enjoys a peaceful existence with the sylphs and pixies. Each helped the other in dealing with the troublesome orcs of the Hidden Forest; the orcs, in turn, quickly learned to leave Hoyden alone, though infrequent tests of the village's defenses were not unheard of. »

  • -485 DR [Year of Masks]
  • The city of Algid in Netheril is destroyed by the phaerimm. The few people who survive are taken in by neighboring communities or enclaves.

    With the destruction of Algid, the residents of Hoyden starts their immigration south and west. »