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Rime of the Frostmaiden: The Flickering Flame

New reader? Click here if you want to familiarize yourself with the cast of characters, or here to go to the beginning of our story. Otherwise, read on! Another hour had passed. Bit couldn’t have told his companions how he knew this. If he had asked Raoul how long they had marchecd, the druid might… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: The Flickering Flame

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Trouble in Ten Towns

New reader? Click here if you want to familiarize yourself with the cast of characters, or here to go to the beginning of our story. Otherwise, read on! It was the pain that woke him up. Boko gasped and tried to sit up, but the pain pressed against him like a spear held at his… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Trouble in Ten Towns

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Welcome to Bryn Shander

New reader? Click here if you want to familiarize yourself with the cast of characters, or here to go to the beginning of our story. Otherwise, read on! Keothakan forged ahead along the Ten Trail, mindful to slow his gait so the others could keep pace. Occasionally he ranged ahead to scout for danger before… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Welcome to Bryn Shander

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Bonds of Battle

New reader? Click here if you want to familiarize yourself with the cast of characters, or here to go to the beginning of our story. Otherwise, read on! Kip shifted uncomfortably in his saddle, unable to shake the feeling that he was slipping backwards. Even after a tenday’s journey astride the strange, flightless bird, Kip… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Bonds of Battle

Rime of the Frostmaiden: The Adventure Begins

New reader? Click here if you want to familiarize yourself with the cast of characters. Otherwise, read on! The sun was shining over Icewind Dale. Out on the lake, fish jumped in the early morning light. A cold breeze ruffled the water, sending a pleasant shiver down Raoul’s neck. Far to the north, the forbidding… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: The Adventure Begins

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Secrets

As part of character creation, Rime of the Frostmaiden suggests that the DM give each player a secret about their character that they can either keep hidden or share with the party whenever they like, the idea being to stoke a sense of paranoia in the players in keeping with the survival-horror genre. I put… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Secrets

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Raoul’s Secret

Raised first as a servant, and later as an apprentice, in the Hosttower of the Arcane, you witnessed firsthand the callousness and cruelty of the wizards of the Arcane Brotherhood. The day you decided to leave that life behind was the most frightening of your young life, because you knew how slim the chances were… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Raoul’s Secret

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Bishop’s Secret

During the years you served in the Waterdeep guard, you were devoted to many things–to the worship of Helm, to the glory of Waterdeep, to the protection of its people, and to the care of the orphans at Helm’s Hall. But there was one thing you were devoted to most of all … Her name… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Bishop’s Secret

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Bit’s Secret

Your life began in Icewind Dale, and that’s easily where it could have ended. Abandoned by your clan, forced to wander alone, you were saved by a glimpse of gold in the neverending white, taken to someplace … different … given a power and a purpose that you still struggle to understand. You left the… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Bit’s Secret

Rime of the Frostmaiden: Boko’s Secret

While it’s true what you told your goliath companion, Bit–that your journey to Icewind Dale was inspired by your desire to write untold tales of derring-do in the frozen north–that inspiration wasn’t technically what prompted you to leave Waterdeep in the first place. That had more to do with some lurid tales you had told… Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Boko’s Secret