Mathael Darcine was the only child born to Ferenell & Giddia Darcine, in the town of Coltaur near the remains of the Tangled Trees in 1204DR. Less than six months after his birth, the village of Coltaur was wiped out by an Orc and Ogre incursion that saw the deaths of hundreds of Elves, including Mathael's parents. How the child survived the carnage is anyone's guess but he was found by Elstrin Raystil when his unit arrived too late to help. Elstrin was Master of Shadows for the High Council of Elves and saw destiny in Mathael's survival and sought guardianship of the boy and had it granted. Mathael spent his young life learning the arts of the shadows, penetrating deep into drow enclaves and fell beast encampments manipulating, assassinating and doing the bidding of the High Council to protect and serve the Elven people.
When news of a new and hopeful reclamation of Phlan reached the ears of the High Council, they saw opportunity to not only create a powerful new ally in the North but also an opportunity to regain lost Elven treasures in the Ruins of Phlan. Mathael was sent to Phlan to join a company and carry out the directions of the High Council, a mission he was only too happy to accept.
Mathael is as lethal as he is devoted to the victory of Good over Evil. Every life he takes is dedicated to Sehanine Moonbow and he believes that the end always justifies the means, particularly in the case of overcoming the spreading evil of the fell races.