The Bloodstone Lands are one of the wildest areas in the Forgotten Realms. In this sourcebook, the author of the Icewind Dales trilogy explores this frozen region. Presented for players and DMs alike are people, places, and events that shaped the Bloodstone Lands-the political movers and shakers who carved their own brand of civilization from the rocks and ice. In addition to this insider information,... [click here for more]
"A village is only as livable as its surroundings. We are caretakers not only of our homes, but of our world." -Inum Strange sentiments, perhaps, from one who lives in what many perceive as a frozen wasteland, but the philosopher Inum speaks for the Ulutiun people of the Great Glacier. Their tribes share that icy landscape with arctic dwarves who enjoy sunbathing, sled-animals that... [click here for more]
The winter wind screamed mercilessly outside the tribal longhouse. Inside, the clan huddled comfortably around a blazing fire and heard the heroic legends of the skalds.
"On a night worse than this," began the woman's tale, "our ancestors defeated the ice giant Gruumvok. The creature had already devoured their herds, smashed their village, and crippled some of their best warriors. But through their... [click here for more]
The threat of death lurks everywhere Dmitri lost sight of his quarry in the gathering darkness and stumbled back from the carnage. Minutes ago, he and his comrades had been trudging homeward across the snowfield when, without warning, their guide plunged beneath the snow in a spray of slush and blood. By the time the ice borer attacks subsided, only Dmitri was left, himself beaten and bloodied from... [click here for more]