The Golden Legion was formed by Cordell as a consolidation of his previous adventuring companies, slowly training these remnants into a single military unit.
After defeating Akbet-Khrul in a great battle in Amn, Cordell's legion won the gratitude of the Council of Six and sponsorship for their legendary expedition to Maztica.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Tim Beach (1992). Gold & Glory. (TSR, Inc), p. 12. ISBN 1-56076-334-5.