Galen was a traveling merchant who bought and sold things along the Sword Coast. He had regular clients, among them being Daeghun Farlong. During the Harvest Fair in West Harbor in 1374 DR, Galen delivered a bow to Daeghun, in exchange for the furs Daeghun hunted. He also part of the Fair's Knave's Challenge. Eventually, Galen made it to the Weeping Willow inn. However, he and his bodyguards had to fight bladelings and duergar that attacked the villagers. Eventually, he was mugged by the same bodyguards, who demanded a bigger payment.