After an attack from below by the Drow. The Traveling Sword took it upon themselves to head off into the Underdark and fight the Drow into submission. Several years past and none of the soldiers sent into the Underdark returned. The war is considered to be over, however the Traveling Sword has been greatly weakened. Among those lost include Morgal Blacktooth, Beacon, and Anath.
In the intervening years Durza proved to be an adept leader, and he led the Sword through the tough years. Until recently when Grand Master Deaenla Xeaz send Durza and his partner Eridan on a special mission.
Now the The Traveling Sword awaits new recruit to protect the land in this uncertain time.