• -167 DR [Year of Sudden Kinship]
  • Nightal The beholders occupy Volothamp and Schamedar by year's end, though their entrenchment within eastern Calimshan overextends their reach, and the beholders lose control of Ankhapur, one of their largest surface strongholds. »

  • 1331 DR [Year of the Leaping Dolphin]
  • Numerous high-ranking wizards among all the Guilds Arcane of Calimport, Almraivne, Volothamp, Memnon, and Keltar mysteriously abandon their homes and positions to depart on some mysterious mission within the Marching Mountains. More than thirty in all, they abandon their holdings and responsibilities for this unknown calling. »