Prior to the events of the story, the Matriarch had survived the second coming of the Morastrum, ultimately ushering in a new age of peace. She sealed the 4 Abyss Gates with the help of Ferdinant, Baurus and Vassar. Following these events, she resided in Justerm and had a family.
The Matriarch was assisted in her endeavors by the ancestors of Fullbright XXIII.
At an undisclosed time prior to sealing the Abyss Gates, the Matriarch was in Pidona looking for a suitable weapon. The master of a workshop in Pidona assisted the Matriarch in forging the magic spear known as Arakes. The spear became the workshop's prized work however it was stolen following the end of the War of Ludwig and Clemens.