• c. 1270 DR
  • Zelphar Arunsun, son of Khelben "Blackstaff" Arunsun is born in Neverwinter. »

  • 1300 DR [Year of Starfall]
  • Lhestyn weds Zelphar Arunsun, a powerful mage from Neverwinter (and acknowledged youngest son of Khelben the Elder). »

  • 1302 DR [Year of the Broken Helm]
  • Khelben "Ravenscloak" Arunsun the Younger is born to Lhestyn and Zelphar Arunsun in Waterdeep. »

  • 1311 DR [Year of the Fist]
  • Zelphar Arunsun is crushed to death by a sorcerous hand of force. The perpetrator remains unknown to the Lords to this day (in truth, he was murdered by a lich of the Twisted Rune as a favor to the Shadow Thieves). Khelben the Elder secretly returns to Arunsun Tower after the death of his son. Over the next ten years, he trains his grandson and namesake Khelben the Younger). »

  • 1312 DR [Year of the Griffon]
  • Durnan of Waterdeep founds the Red Sashes as his own personal agents in Waterdeep, creating a precaution against such blatant disregards for the watch which grows common in the Dock Ward (such as the death of Zelphar Arunsun). »

  • 1314 DR [Year of the Shadowtop]
  • Death of Lhestyn Arunsun (widow to Zelphar Arunsun). Piergeiron Paladinson becomes the new Open Lord of Waterdeep. »