To honor the retirement of Valik Ethril, Aldnoa Astrashiy created the festival of Autumnhearth. To honor his campaigns, most regions of Tara adopted this as a part of their own regional harvest festival.
Valik Ethril hoped to retire upon his return to the Heroes Guild after 62 years of service. Now in his eighties, he found must of his energies spent. However, upon his return, he was met with a grand celebration of his efforts so that he might spend his twilight days in peace. However, the festival effectively created the ceremonial title of Master of Festivals, which effectively ended Valik Ethril's retirement.