- Release Date:2006-02-07
- In-universe Date:-6962 DR
- Series:Realms of the Elves
This story begins in −7628 DR in the gold elven realm of Siluvanede. Valmaxian is a young gold elf mage who has trouble mastering the creation of magic items. His frustration and thirst for magic leads him to steal one of his master’s scrolls to summon the demon En’Sel’Diren. Valmaxian asks for magic, and En’Sel’Diren agrees to grant it, for a price none of them yet knows.
Collected in Realms of the Elves