- Ilias: The crystal was called the Tear of Gaia. It increased the strength of all spells a thousandfold. Bhaal’s army lost battle after battle and finally fled back into the Void.
- Ilias: But soon after the war, tension grew between the humans, elves and dwarves. Bilbur betrayed his friends and stole the Tear.
- Ilias: The incredible power of the Tear corrupted the hearts of the survivors. All three races wanted to own the crystal and so they went to war against each other.
- Ilias: The war only came to an end after all the dwarves were killed and the Tear of Gaia broke into three parts. The elves took one of the fragments and moved to Ysdar.