The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 28 — “A Tangled Web”

SESSION TWENTY-EIGHTA TANGLED WEB Peron and Raben watched over young Jamal Al-Zareef while Kari, Elrian, and Nodnal searched the bedchamber beyond the kraken pool. Kari snatched up some sort of wizard staff and headed back to the others, leaving Nod and El to continue their search. Nod found a secret passage east, but the kraken’s…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 27 — “The Lost Boy”

SESSION TWENTY-SEVEN“THE LOST BOY” The Lionshields discovered a ransacked wagon with a blood trail leading toward a nearby cave. The wagon was guarded by members of their own merchant guild. With stern faces they entered the cave hoping to find survivors, or possibly to retrieve whatever was stolen from the transport. Within they found a…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 26: “The Mother & Child Reunion”

SESSION TWENTY-SIXTHE MOTHER & CHILD REUNION After a long night of revelry and rest, Harbard roused the Lionshields and presented them each with a dagger, crafted from the horns of the Frostmaiden. “These will serve you well,” he said, solemnly, “should you meet her ilk again. They will afford some comfort from the Infinite Winter’s…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 25 — “Fire & Frost”

SESSION TWENTY-FIVEFIRE & FROST Trapped between gnoll vampires and a preternatural mist, the Lionshields found themselves in dire straights, but working in concert they were able to fight their way past the fiends and stay ahead of the mist, passing the unconscious woman between them as they struggled to save her — and themselves —…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 24 — “Blood in the Dark”

SESSION TWENTY-FOURBLOOD IN THE DARK The intrepid adventurers, on a quest at the behest of the druid Harbard Graybeard, initially with the promise of information regarding Elrian’s troubling dreams, crept easier into the cold dark of Frostmaiden’s Cave once Gemmell Axeholm sweetening the pot. The old dwarf swore to pay them Kari’s weight in silver…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 23 — “Stonehearth”

SESSION TWENTY-THREESTONEHEARTH The Highwayman’s Lute caravan cut a wake through the accumulating snow as they pressed on toward Cold Harbour. Three days over increasingly dangerous terrain they plodded, as the Infinite Winter became more and more encompassing. Nod, bearing the Ring of Warmth, hunted game and collected fresh water to ensure they did not tap…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 22 — “A Smoking Ruin”

SESSION TWENTY-TWOA SMOKING RUIN As Kari, Nammosi, and Elrian helped Peron’s father, Palant Dalanthan, escape the ravaging fire consuming the elf village, Nodnal passed by Peyton and lightly lifted the magical ring from his possession, intent on seeing an end to this once and for all. Peron, however, was faced with confronting his former companion…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 21 — Fire & Blood

SESSION TWENTY-ONEFIRE & BLOOD The Elven Village of Western Kettlebree was the setting for all-out civil war between the allies of House Dalanthan and House Daranthain. As the Lionshields stepped from Tanatar’s lodge, they saw naught but fire and blood. The battle raged on as the Lionshields joined the conflict, quickly helping to turn the…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 20 — The Devil’s Pawns

SESSION TWENTYTHE DEVIL’S PAWNS Choronzon explained how the lich Thoth-Ayron sought to end the Infinite Winter by creating the Ring of Summer Flame, and of how it was fueled by the lifeforce of elvenkind. But before traveling to Axeholm to craft the artifact, he first created a far weaker prototype, gifting it , with foul…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 19 — Legends & Demons

SESSION NINETEENLEGENDS AND DEMONS The Lionshields arrived through the magical portal, hot on the trail of Tanatar Daranthain and his Tabaxi ally, the assassin Cardoc Thongar, finding themselves in a long, imposing hall with two sets of doors to investigate. Kari and Nammosi headed north, discovering another portal chamber beyond, when the east doors opened…