• -2482 DR
  • Netherese wizards of House Orogoth build a fortified villa in the southern reaches of the High Moor, near the northern edge of the Serpent Hills. Several generations of Orogoths sought the power of Faerun's wyrms, and legend has it that some eventually obtained it - at least after a fashion. »

  • c. -2300 DR
  • Many of House Orogoth's Netherese servants succumb to the Serpent Curse, a magical malady that transforms humans into a snakelike race known as ophidians, and are driven into the hills to the west. »

  • 375 DR [Year of the Woeful Resurrection]
  • Human Varae-worshippers from the Shining Plains come north in search of the lost city of Ss'thar'tiss'ssun. They discover an artifact created by House Orogoth that transforms them all into ophidians. »