• 1346 DR [Year of the Bloodbird]
  • Of seven students chosen by the High Mages of Selu'Maraar, three are marked for great destinies. The youths Keryth Adofaer, Talor Vurtalis, and Jhanra Merlistar excel at the basics of High Magic. They privately learn more about High Magic in an unorthodox manner - Taranath unveils three selu'kiira and places them upon their brows, sending the students into comas while the gems force-feed the knowledge of millennia into their brains. All High Mages and students remain behind closed doors in their estate on the outskirts of Sylkiir. »

  • 1369 DR [Year of the Gauntlet]
  • Tarsakh 17 After thirteen years under the influence of a selu'kiira, Jhanra Merlistar, Keryth Adofaer, and Talor Vurtalis emerge from reverie with the full powers of High Mages. Taranath instructs them on the legends that drove them to such desparate measures: "The Ravager shall swim upon the seas and unleash forces that shall destroy peace. Only by the power of the Six shall Seros hope to restore harmany". »

  • 1370 DR [Year of the Tankard]
  • Ches 14 High Mage Talor Vurtalis summons a Whirlpool Gate recklessly within Myth Nantar, endangering others without concern, and disappears. Qos the Living Reef actually speaks aloud upon Talor's disappearence: "From one fin, many ripples and blooded water". »

  • Nightal 8 Talor Vurtalis is found, though he sorely wounds those Dukars who discovered him. He resides in the Cliff City of Atin, having renamed himself to Atin and taken control of the great beast that lives there. »