The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 10 — Barrow Bound

SESSION TENBARROW BOUND Axeholm had been evacuated years before with a sordid tale about an elven ambassador who sought to sow dissent among the dwarves and who was, as a result, arrested and held prisoner, only to be killed while trying to escape her prison. The ambassador then rose as a banshee and drove the…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Sessions 8 & 9 — Two Hands

SESSIONS 8 & 9TWO HANDS Fighting their way past the remaining duergar, the adventurers holed up in the Hall of the Axeholm King, looting the bodies there before splitting up. Raben, Nodnal, and Elrian explored the King’s bedchamber, while Kari, Peron, and Nammosi took the backstair to investigate the upper floors. Gathering up items left…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 7 — Black Magic Woman

SESSION SEVENBLACK MAGIC WOMAN Elrian, holding the Dragon Barrow Key he’d pulled from the Asmodeus statue, stared long into the hate-filled eyes of Faheed Dorra, servant of the wizard they had crossed in the ruins of Herron Hall. He called for the key. “Give it to me,” he growled. Elrian tossed it to Nodnal instead,…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 6 — Caught in the Middle

SESSION SIXCAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE The party introduced themselves to Xen Prickett, a street-level thief out of Waterdeep who had happened upon a tale of treasure hidden in a dragon’s barrow and a map that promised the location of the key needed to unlock the wyrm’s tomb. The map led him to Axeholm, when the…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 5 — A Touch of Gray

SESSION FIVEA TOUCH OF GRAY Following their run-in with the undead dwarves, the adventurers were indecisive and unfocused, with everyone moving off in different directions with no clear leadership of purpose. This was nearly their undoing. While Nammosi searched the northern passage, with Kari following a short distance behind and Raben splitting the difference, Elrian…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 4 — Axeholm

SESSION FOURAXEHOLM As the spellcaster opened her bedchamber door, the party prepared for the worst. Elrian quickly tried to appease her, calling for discourse, but she snarled at the mage and cast the room under the veil of silence while Misty Stepping into the portal chamber. Raben pleaded the party’s cause, but the magic user…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 3 — Disturbance at the Herron House

SESSION THREEDISTURBANCE AT THE HERRON HOUSE The melee in the ruinous hall was fraught with mounting peril as the adventurers found themselves stumbling over the bodies of the vanquished dead. And while many of the more dangerous foes were felled, the arrival of Gwyneth Whitemane, the towering platinum-tressed beauty clad in full plate and armed…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 2 — Dance Along the Edge

SESSION TWODANCE ALONG THE EDGE The party stealthily made their way into Herron Hall, entering a grand foyer and descending the decaying, but once elegant stair. Two stone gargoyles stared down from overhead, while the rush of the waters in the central fountain deadened any noise from without. Elrian examined the intricate design, noting the…

The Rime of Infinite Winter: Session 1 — Cold Part of Town

SESSION ONECOLD PART OF TOWN Under the flag of the Lionshield Coster Merchant Company, a caravan of wagons travel northeast out of Waterdeep upon the High Road. The journey is not without danger, as the presence of bandits and highwaymen are an ever increasing concern. To protect the cargo intended for the Coster’s outposts in…