These characters first appeared either in a series of Forgotten Realms comic books published by IDW Publishing, or as part of the video game series Baldur's Gate. Jaheira, Minsc, and Viconia first appeared in 1998's Baldur's Gate game. Baeloth first appeared in 2012's Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition game. Delina, Krydle, and Shandie first appeared in the comic series Legends of Baldur's Gate. Nerys joined the group in the second comic series, Shadows of the Vampire.