• 1365 DR [Year of the Sword]
  • Tsarra Chaadren becomes a senior apprentice to Khelben at Blackstaff Tower after seven years there, and begins teaching other apprentices. »

  • 1374 DR [Year of Lightning Storms]
  • Feast of the Moon Khelben "Blackstaff" Arunsun brings together many powerful mages in order to restore the denizens of the lost city of Miyeritaar's High Mages and cleanse part of the High Moor. In order to make the magic permanent, he and the Grand mage Ualair the Silent sacrifice themselves to create Rhymanthiin, the Hidden City of Hope.

    Laurel Silverhand Arunsun is pregnant with Khelben's twin children.

    After his death, Khelben's spirit remained in Blackstaff Tower to guide and advise future Blackstaffs.

    Tsarra Chaadren, the half-elf sorceress becomes the second Blackstaff. In public, she wears a magical illusion to make herself look like Khelben. »

  • 1399 DR [Year of the Fallen Friends]
  • Tsarra Chaadren, the second Blackstaff is killed in battle against a group of vampire-wizards in the Stump Bog. Most of the Moonstars and Tsarra's heir also fall against this coven of undead. Kyriani Agrivar retrieves Tsarra's blackstaff, and returns it to Blackstaff Tower for safekeeping. Upon her arrival, she proclaims herself the new (third) Blackstaff from atop Blackstaff Tower, with Open Lord Caladorn at her side. This form of proclamation of the inheritance to the title of Blackstaff becomes tradition. »