• 1374 DR [Year of Lightning Storms]
  • Eleint 5 The Council of Six and the Sothillis the Murkul of Murannheim jointly dispatch heralds announcing the Trade Way Truce, ending hostilities between the Sothillisian Empire and the Kingdom of Amn. This marks the beginning of the Stinger War, pitting the tlincallis of Oaxaptupa, as the stingers call themselves and their newly established kingdom, against the allied forces of Amn, including the Renegades of the Eclipse. Of course, the Swordbelt Alliance, as the surface-dweller truce-army comes to be called, is one of temproary convenience, and hostilities often break out between the various factions, significantly undermining their effectiveness. »

  • 1376 DR [Year of the Bent Blade]
  • The Swordbelt Alliance sacks the subterranean city of Oaxatupa, scattering the tlincallis like a giant stepping on an anthill. In the years that follow, the stingers boil up to attack targets throughout Amn and Murannheim without warning, forcing the two neighbors to maintain their uneasy truce. Although the Armory of Nedeheim is never recovered, adventurers return from ruined Oaxatupa with reports of a portal to the Abyss from which demonic servitors of Obox-Ob continue to pour forth in support of the tlincallis. The Council of Six institutes a heavy war tax on Amn in preparation for years of warfare. »