• -34,000 DR
  • It is believed that the first human appear in the northern savannas of Katashaka. They soon migrate outward to populate the rest of the world.

    In the lands south of Mhairshaulk, human tribes depended on fishing, hunting and herding to sustain themselves. The tribes of Lopango, however, utilize irrigation techniques which allowed them to take up pastoral farming.

    Unfortunately the proximity of primitive human tribes to Mhairshaulk proved disastrous. Sarrukh raiding parties routinely patrolled Thinguth lands returning to Mhairshaulk with humans for food or slavery. A few are experimented upon by their sarrukh captors. Tainted and augmented by sarrukh magic, these unfortunate individuals in time become known as vrael olo, the yuan-ti. »

  • -30000 DR
  • The empires of Merrouroboros, circa -29,500 DR

    In the south, the first human civilizations are devastated by the dreadful Tarrasque, which pushes southward from the Black Sea. The Lopango, Eshowe, Thinguth, and Tabaxi tribes are conquered, their culture subsumed by the newly formed empire of Katashaka. Only the humans of northern Maztica, under the protection of the feathered serpent Qotal, escapes enslavement. »

  • 1374 DR [Year of Lightning Storms]
  • Hondo the Black becomes the first Faerûnian to navigate the Strait of Lopango and explore the fabled Dark Continent of Katashaka. Accompanied by representatives from Chult, Hondo successfully establishes contact with the native tribes of Tabaxi. »