Artwork for podcast Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden DND
Ep. 1 – Heart of Cold
Episode 14th December 2020 • Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden DND • Quests And Chaos
00:00:00 03:26:57

Share Episode


Feel the cold touch of death in this adventure.

North of the Spine of the World and west of the towering Reghed Glacier is a frigid expanse few dare to explore, let alone inhabit. This icy land of windswept tundra recently became locked in a perpetual, dark winter without reprieve. Auril the Frostmaiden, the divine embodiment of winter’s fury, has withdrawn to this cold corner of the world to live among mortals. Further, she has cast a terrible spell over Icewind Dale, to the detriment of most of its denizens.

The people of Icewind Dale know Auril’s wrath when they feel it, and they have a name for the unending winter she has inflicted on them. They call it the Everlasting Rime. No one understands why the Frostmaiden has imposed her will in this way or why the other gods refuse to challenge her. This prolonged winter, which has gone on for more than two years, threatens to doom not just the flickering lights of civilization known as Ten-Towns but also the indigenous flora and fauna that need sunlight and the change of seasons to survive.

Mentioned in this episode:

QNC Podcasts and Patreon

Find more Quests and Chaos podcasts at and support us at

Patron Thank you June 2023

A Thank you to our June 2023 Patrons





More from YouTube