What the Satyr knew:
Long after the events described in the legend regarding the Crown of Illiria, King Messimen, his wife and her sister Illiria returned to the World Serpent who lurked in the Black Morass. They had seen the damage man was bringing to Bluffs by “civilizing” the land and they wanted to stop it. They pleaded with the serpent, and the serpent gave to each of them a drop of blood, which transformed them. The world serpent then possessed King Messimen. Together, King Messimen, Illiria, and the Aliyay rallied the wood elves of the Blufflands together to destroy the humans. But the Fey Courts intervened for reasons unknown and banished King Messimen (and with him the serpent) into an extra dimensional space created by the Arkhosians thousands of years before.