Alither was a sage from the city of Lyrabar in Impiltur.

Alither studied the legends of Adhe Wood in the Vast and believed that the many mutant spiders there were produced by a diseased or magically altered deepspawn named "the Father of Spiders", dwelling there by 1370 DR.[1]


  1. Ed Greenwood (November 1998). The City of Ravens Bluff. (TSR, Inc), p. 148. ISBN 0-7869-1195-6.