• 321 DR [Year of the Blessed Sleep]
  • Valashar is added to the Shoon Empire, stretching from the headwaters of the Sulduskoon to those of the Amstel River to the north with its western border abutting the halfling realm of Meiritin. The Tethyrian prince Ashur Tornamn, forth nephew of King Karan II Tiiraklar, is named king of this short-lived realm. »

  • 358 DR [Year of the Battle Talons]
  • Open hostilities resumes between Iryklathagra and Shoon VII, a battle that again visits destruction upon Valashar during a rare visit by the qysar to the periphery of his domain. »

  • 375 DR [Year of the Woeful Resurrection]
  • Ashar's March
    Ashar Tornamn of Valashar begins a 15-month march north along the Sword Coast and into the Western Heartlands seeking to expand the hegemony of the Shoon Imperium. »

  • 376 DR [Year of the Leaping Hare]
  • After thirty-five years of expansion under King Ashar, Valashar (and the Shoon Empire) stretches as far north as the Troll Mountains and the High Moor by summer. Responding to the claim of northern lands by King Ashar and the expansion toward Cormyr's western border, Crown Prince Azoun I mounts a bold campaign that swiftly crushes Valashar's armies on the Fields of the Dead and drives the Shoonite forces back through Amn, Tethyr and Valashar before sacking Ithmong and other garrisons along the way. The Shoon Empire's borders shrink back to the Giant's Run Mountains, and Lord Tornamn is exacuted. »

  • 491 DR [Year of Faltering Fires]
  • The realm of Cortryn is founded by Tethyrian and Calishite immigrants led by a powerful noble family of Calimshan. The realm absorbs or consolidates the bulk of the realms of Valashar and Meiritin while extending its northern border up through the Troll Mountains. Eshpurta is founded as Cortryn's northermost city and fishing center. »