Iskander was a wizard long time member of the Cult, being a strong dracolich traditionalist he did not like the new direction of the Cult under Severin. At one point just before Tyranny of Dragons Iskander was nominated second-in-command of the just conquered Xonthal's Tower, a bastion full of Cult's traditionalists. He noticed the unusual demise of many young promising member of the Cult before reaching their full potential; so Iskander start to think that in the Severin's Cult was in act a policy of advancement through assassination and/or the killing of too ambitious underling. Soon Iskander believed that he will be the next in the assassination's list. When he experiment a stomach affliction Iskander believe was a poison's attempt; so he decided to betray the Cult sending a message to the Council of Waterdeep praising to send agents to the Xonthal's Tower to free he in exchange for the Blue dragon mask currently there. An adventurers' band was sent by the Council to the Tower; just after they arriving and making contact with Iskander inside the tower however the fellow cultists discovered the Iskander's treason. The adventures managed to enter to save Iskander and the Mask but when finally they found him Iskander was dead and the Mask was reviled as a forgery.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Wizards RPG Team (2014). The Rise of Tiamat. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 62. ISBN 978-0786965657.
- ↑ Wizards RPG Team (2014). The Rise of Tiamat. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 62–63. ISBN 978-0786965657.
- ↑ Wizards RPG Team (2014). The Rise of Tiamat. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 64. ISBN 978-0786965657.
- ↑ Wizards RPG Team (2014). The Rise of Tiamat. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 74. ISBN 978-0786965657.