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What Has Come BeforeEdit

Vaelish Gant \ Ship Rethnor

Akar Kessell \ Dwarves

Ice Witch \ Reghed Tribes

Cult of Aruil \ Ten Towns

Black Ice \ Mad Pirates

1356 DREdit

Akar Kessell dies in Kelvin's Cairn
The Crystal Towers created by the Crystal Shard turn to dust. The dust begins making the ice into Black Ice (100 year process)

1484 DREdit

Auril makes Hedrun Arnsfirth her Chosen. Her goal it to flex her muscles and remind everyone who is boss.
Hedrun is cast out of the Tribe of the Elk after the accidental death of her suttor, Olaf Tormhaalt, son of the tribe's shaman Mjenir Tormhaalt. She begins plotting her revenge.

Eleasias (August) 1485 DREdit

21 Ice Witch lays down a HUGE Winter storm. It's bad
Citizens of Ten-Towns try to give up sacrafices to Auril
Daverick Fain wanders into wilderness in search of Auril’s blessing, desperate for an answer
22 Daverick Fain receives Auril’s “embrace” and proclaims himself a Priest of the Frostmaiden, starts Cult of Auril by going around Ten-Towns (starting Bremen) and converting people
23 Ice Witch started with the sotrm and follows up the First beast attack on the Elk Tribe
24 Vaelish GantPallidor and goons (Ship Rethnor) + arrive in Byn Shander. Aarun secretly follows them. His goal is to corner the monopoly for the Brotherhood, with him at the top.
25 Vaelish befriends Duvessa Shane, speaker of Bryn Shander. Step one.
Pallidor secretly abandones his master, and leaves to find Akar Kessell's body in Kelvin's Carin. He hires Baerick Hammerstone and his mining crew to guide him.
26 Aarun uncovers that Ship Rethnor are secrertly wererats and sends for aid to Emryn Dawe in Luskan. He works with the cleric, Mithann
26 Vaelish and Ship Rethnor start a protection racket in Bryn Shander
27 Ice Witch's wrath moves South. She sends Wolves to attack travelers on Bremen's Run. This start of series of beast attacks on Ten-Towns
28 Akar Kessell is found and revived. He is now a undead wight. He, Pallidor and the dwarves head towards the Crystal Tower site inThe Spine of the World to locate anything remaining of the Crystal Shard
29 Bear Tribe aligns with Ice Witch. They establish a temple for her in Evermelt inside The Dragon's Lair
30 Caravan Leaves Luskan with Players

Vaelish Gant \ Ship Rethnor

Akar Kessell \ Dwarves

Ice Witch \ Reghed Tribes

Cult of Aruil \ Ten Towns

Black Ice \ Mad Pirates

Eleint (September) 1485 DREdit

1 Daverick Fain befriends Rycher in Lonelywood
3 Akar Kessel finds Black Ice at the location of the last tower in The Spine with Baerick and Pallidor. Baerick kills his crew to keep the ice to himself. They head towards the Dwarven Valley to fashion the Ice into tools and trinkets to currupt/destroy
8 Akar,Pallidor, Baerick and the Black Ice arrive at the Dwarven Valley. Akar and Pallidor start to kill miners and slowly turns them into Zombies over the next few days. Baerick starts to forge the Black Ice and give them to other Dwarves
9 Aglonell finds several poached traps surrounding Bryn Shaner, Gant’s goons steal the animals for food. This keeps happenings.
10 Gant forms coup with Myrtle (Gledenstag's Rest), Scramsax (Northlook), Rendaril (Rendaril's Emporium) and Sheriff Markham to vote no confidence against Duvessa Shane
11

Caravan reaches North/South Pass

12 Akar Kessel has been turning miners from the Valley into Zombies, Baerick has given several dwarves new armor, weapons and trinkets made of Black Ice. They begin to sell them to citizens of Ten-Towns
13 The Cult looking for a sacrafice, kill a local merchant in Dougan’s Hole. Their influence in Ten-Towns continues to grow
14 Caravan clears North/South Pass
15 Baerick Hammerstone yells at Stokely Silverstream questioning his leader ship. He takes a group of similarly disaffected dwarves and established a sanctum on the eastern side of the valley- they called in The Halls of Black Ice
18 Rycher finds Remhorazz Egg and gives it to Davrick who makes lair in Verbeeg Cave
20

Caravan intended arrival date

Hearing of the Black Ice, Vaelish sent an emissary to the Halls of Black Ice for alliance and for Black Ice. He arrives today
21

The day of the Autumnal Equinox

The attacks and winter has been scaring the Elk Tribe. They decide to send Hengar Aesnvaard to Bryn Shader to find aid
22 With more zombie attacks and dwarves joining the Halls of Black Ice, Stokely takes remaining Dwarves and heads to the West side of the Dwarven Valley to hold up in what he calls Battlehammer Hold
Aglonell tracks down Ship Rethnor's hideout in the hills near by (Helping Aglonell pg.10)
23 Baerick sells Black Ice Ram to Derrick Gaffner
Aglonell speaks to the Sheriff who ignores him (Helping Aglonell pg.10)
Aglonell goes to Mithann at the shrine of Amaunator to get help. She sets up a meeting with Aarun and him for the 26th
Bryn Shander call for election for a new Speaker. Duvessa Shane schedules it for the end of the month, on Highharvesttide. Stage 2.
24 Zombies attack The Nexus in the Dwarven Valley.
Hengar Aesnvaard arrives in Bryn Shander.
He is falsely accused of a crime by Brinna Alcott, a cultist. He is arrested.
In Hengar Aesnvaard absence, the Tribe of the Bear attacks the Tribe of the Elk
PRELUDE
25 Bear Tribe returned to Evermelt with Elk Tribe captives, Soren Arnsfirth is one of the captives
Mithann sends a letter to Aarun which is intercepted by Gant. Slim sends a fake letter to Aarun tell him to meet him at Northlook at midnight (Talking to Mithann p9)
Brinna Alcott changes her story about Hengar to Sherif Markham
Hengar sentenced to death by exposure in Bryn Shander
Caravan arrives in Bryn Shander with players
Ice Queen's simulacrum attacks Bryn Shander's gates with Yetis
Apothecary Rierdon offers to hire players to get money back from Slim (The Hysterical Apothecary pg.7)
Dunavan gets the silver weapons from the heros, stores them in his 2nd warehouse (Aarun's Weapons pg.10)
Guards tell players about the arrested Reghed Tribesmen (Hedgar) (The Grumbling Guards pg.7)
Helda Silverstream asks players to deliver her north to Kelvin's Cairn to visit Stokely Silverstream She waits in the Northlook Inn (up to 5 days) (The Dwarf Merchant pg.7)
ACT 1 - Akar is corrupting dwarves, Tribe of the Elk is being strong armed and Gant is going to make a power play to become leader
Derrick Gaffner's Howling Fiend crew attacks fishing vessel on Lac Dinneshere
Hengar is released by the players (or not)and rushes to Reghed Glacier (leaves latest tomorrow) (Freeing Hengar pg.12)
Knowing about Aarun's plot, Gant sends Marek the Shank to Dunavan's 1st warehouse. They are not there- so he sets it on fire using Alchemist Fire (Aarun's Weapons p10)
Slim meets Aarun at the Northlook Inn and murders him at midnight - 3 day travel (Confronting Slim pg.9)
Mithann can't find Aarun and is worried
26 Marek breaks into 2nd warehouse to steal weapons. If heroes stop him he runs back to his hide out, if not he steals the weapons and burns down the warehouse (Aarun's Weapons pg.10)
26 Aarun never shows up to Aglonell's meeting (he's dead), he asks the adventures for help - 3 day travel (Helping Aglonell pg.10)
If Hengar didn't leave yesterday, he leaves today for Reghed Glacier (Freeing Hengar pg.12)
Gant sends Pyrse sent to infiltrate Pirates
Pyrse infiltrates Pirates
28 Hengar (maybe) arrives at the Tribe of the Elk and if with players, rushes to Evermelt to confront the Tribe of the Bear who kidnapped Elk Tribe members (Crossing the Tundra pg.13)
If the players don't stop her, Hedrun sends her father Soren Arnsfirth to the Tribe of the Elk to demand their obedience and kill Mjenir Tormhaalt (Dragon's Lair pg.13)
Howling Fiend pirates attack Caer-Konig
29 Alliance of Hammerstone and Gant made
30

Helda leaves for Dwarven Valley if not gone already

Vaelish Gant \ Ship Rethnor

Akar Kessell \ Dwarves

Ice Witch \ Reghed Tribes

Cult of Aruil \ Ten Towns

Black Ice \ Mad Pirates

Highharvesttide (Holiday)Edit

Helda arrives to the Dwarven Valley, if not arrived all ready
Duvessa Shane scheduled public audience to address grievances, the town is abuzz with gossip and speculation. This is Phase 3 of Gant's plan
Slim send the heroes a [resources letter] pretending to be Duvessa if they've been trouble before. They wait in the Council Hall (The Wizard's Gambit pg.11)
Gant sends Duvessa a [resources letter] asking her to meet him at his office where he plans to kidnap her (The Wizard's Gambit pg.11)
Slim, his thugs and Gant's wuasit familiar captures and holds Duvessa in Gant's office, If the Slim survives he goes into hiding in Lonelywood(The Wizard's Gambit pg.11)
INTERLUDE - Actions only occur if players fail to stop villain during Act 1
Gant is elected as Speaker (The Wizard's Gambit pg.11) He will expand his reach outward from Bryn Shander into Ten-Town, the Dwarven Valley and even the Elk Tribes solidifying the hold in Icewind Dale for the The Arcane Brotherhood. (Fall of Bryn Shander pg.19)
Ice Witch beings her assault on Ten-Towns, the dwarves and the Tribes. She shakes Ten-Towns with violence but more important strengths the Cult of Auril's strength and influence. The dwarves mostly defend themselves. The Tribarians get it the worst- forced to move south and live in Ten-Town which creates a lot of tension between them and the Fishermen. (Howls from the North pg.20)

Silverstream and his cadre flee Dwarven Valley, maybe Baerick as well depending what the players do. Akar makes all the dwarves undead in the Valley depending what the players do (8. The Deep Mines pg.18)

Marpenoth (October) 1485 DREdit

1 Zombies emerge from The Mines and Black Ice trinkets spread considerably after this point making everyone (like the cultist) more aggressive. This happens none stop until the end of the adventure. (The Black Ice Spreads pg.20)
Howling Fiend Pirates establish themselves in Caer-Konig and Caer-Dinneval
2 Gant dispatches forces (Rethnor and Ten-Towns) to claim a reindeer herd and some mines to expands (Fall of Bryn Shander pg.19)
ACT II - Both Akar and Gant use Howling Fiend Pirates to suit their needs. While Davrick plans to grow a Remorhazz into maturity.
3 Pirates attack Easthaven (Pirates of Lac Dinneshere pg.21)
5 Remorhazz Egg hatches. Davrick Fain joins Rycher in Verbeeg lair as they work on maturing it and controlling it's mine (Fangs of the Frostmaiden pg.25)
ACT III - Things suck, everyone sane launches an attack on the Ice Queen and Akar Kessell
10

Council of Ten Towns (even with Gant), Stokely Silverstream and Jarund Elkhardt declare war on Ice Witch at the Sea of Moving Ice in her Black Ice Tower (The Witch's Sanctum pg.31)

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