Not all the evil belong to the male gender, in fact, most of the horrors conceived by any race in the D&D universe have a female face.
Little is known about the author of the notebook. Tharsys Itsindi estimates that at some point she actively participated but refuses to give further more details about its identity. Others assert that the author is not one, but many witches.
The incidents counted in the gathering with the Witch are not factual; are facts themselves, which occurred in an already distant era.
Every adventurer can spin tales of horrific monsters, lost expeditions, and fabled treasures found in Xen´drik, in the depths of the King Forest in Cormyr or under the Mists of Ravenloft in the Land of Barovia,. Some stories are passed down over the generations. Others are embellishments of personal experiences. When people gather in the taverns, they typically tell tall tales, with each storyteller trying
to top the one before.