From the secret annals of Realms history come these never-before-published tales of infamy, featuring the most nefarious villains of that magical world—Artemis Entreri, Manshoon of Zhentil Keep, Elaith Craulnober, Zulkir Szass Tam, and many others—told by your favorite authors, including: Ed Greenwood, R.A. Salvatore, Elaine Cunningham, Troy Denning, Christie Golden, and others.
Realms of Infamy contains the following short stories:
- "So High a Price" by Ed Greenwood, in which Elminster foils a plot by Manshoon and Fzoul Chembryl to seize control of Zhentil Keep.
- "The More Things Change" by Elaine Cunningham, telling the story of how Elaith Craulnober became a Waterdhavian crime lord.
- "The Meaning of Lore" by Barb Hendee, in which a young Oghmite scholar lies and cheats his way into the secret vaults of the Seat of Lore in Berdusk.
- "Raven's Egg" by Elaine Bergstrom, in which a dying Lord Sharven of Espar looks back on his life.
- "The Third Level" by R.A. Salvatore, in which a young Artemis Entreri ingratiates himself with the Basadoni cabal of thieves.
- "Blood Sport" by Christie Golden, in which a vampire-slaying bounty hunter tries to defeat Jander Sunstar.
- "Gallows Day" by David Cook, in which Pinch and his thieving companions rescue a captured comrade.
- "A Matter of Thorns" by James M. Ward, in which a murderous lord is harassed by a malevolent rose bush.
- "Stolen Spells" by Denise Vitola, in which a thief-for-hire is betrayed by his client and plots revenge.
- "The Greatest Hero Who Ever Died" by J. Robert King, in which a mysterious stranger travels to an isolated settlement and shares an unlikely tale.
- "Twilight" by Troy Denning, recounting the giant legend of Ulutiu's affair with Othea and the fall of Ostoria.
- "The Walls of Midnight" by Mark Anthony, in which a ruthless Zhentarim agent steals a magical object from an old sorcerer's tower.
- "And Wringing of Hands" by Jane Cooper Hong, in which a small-time alchemist secretly provides an assassin with poison.
- "Thieves' Honor" by Mary H. Herbert, in which the horse-thief Teza is caught up in a plot involving Prince Laric Balindre of Telflamm.
- "Laughter in the Flames" by James Lowder, in which two Cormyrean nobles decide to pay Cyric a visit.
- "Vision" by Roger E. Moore, in which a blind half-goblin leads a goblin warband on a quest for redemption.