• -2510 DR
  • The enclave of Spiel is created in Netheril. Within 10 years of its creation, the enclave contains so many colleges, universities, and institutions that they outnumber the taverns and festhalls. Spiel touts itself as a center of learning for the enclaves, specializing in folklore (from the Angardt and Rengarth barbarian tribes, as well as older cultures discovered in the south), elven and dwarven lore, and a great deal of military history. »

  • -963 DR
  • Birth of Carbury in the enclave city of Spiel. He quickly takes advantage of the city's universities and colleges and becomes a proficient spellcaster specializing in illusions and phantasms (particularly in spells that fooled the mind). »

  • -841 DR
  • Carbury (who had developed a ruthless side) sees the power that an archwizard possessed. He seeks to take control over the enclave of Spiel through a series of extravagant illusions designed to make everyone believe that he was the Terraseer. His hoax is discovered by a band of adventurers, however, and Carbury is executed for his attempt. »

  • -339 DR [Year of Sundered Webs]
  • The citizens of Xanth rejoiced in the streets when the floating city of Spiel crashes to the earth. Most of the residents knew their time in the area was coming to a close. Without the other enclaves to protect them, there would be nothing to stop the orcs, kobolds, goblins, and other creatures from overrunning the grounding cities. Within a few decades, Xanth is abandoned. »