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"The Frozen King is not a human. He is something else, something far worse- a demon scorned, banished by the Ruler of his circle of Hell, Mephistopheles, for attempting to usurp control from him. He was banished to the Material Plane, our plane, and cursed to be unable to withstand the heat of his original Circle."
Yunah, "Episode 26: The Moon"

The Frozen King is the Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition campaign of the group colloquially known as "stupid squad". The game began on January 20th, 2017, and spanned 40 sessions, with the final session concluding on the 8th of December 2018. The game was written and run by Ollie. The main cast, the adventuring group "The KC" is composed of 7 members: Keen, a tiefling thief; Belmont Célestin Laur Du Fois, a human cleric; Cik Ulysses, a dragonborn fighter/wizard, Seraphina Half-hill, a halfling druid; Selxi Tanoa Rewyn Mygani Celyaris Ariwyse Ufefi Nimlyn, a gnome fighter; Orna Charmfaire, an elven warlock; and Cezall, a half-orc barbarian.


'The Frozen King' contains examples of:

  • Band of Brothers: The KC.
  • Big Bad: The Frozen King.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Taken to extremes with Symon Devilles. His charming behaviour doesn't simply hide his true personality, but also disguises the fact that he's a vampire who has been making young women fall in love with him for nearly 40 years so he could take them to the Deadlands and drink their blood with his sister.
  • Break the Cutie: Marie, after Karlina returned from the Deadlands and told her that Bell killed Symon.
  • Darkand Troubled Past: Everyone.
  • Evil Chancellor: Rensford, who orchestrated the Queen's death and manipulated Prince Hilren.
  • Evil Is Deathly Cold: The Frozen King and his associates.
    • And the "deathly" part is literal: Bell died instantly when Vysanthys froze him.
  • Handicapped Badass: Cik, Keen, and Karlina.
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  • Fantastic Drug: Glorin.
  • Frame-Up: The KC at the end of the first season, when Rensford frames them for Queen Cerolia's death.
  • Malicious Slander: The KC's reputation as Queen-killers that Rensford spreads after they flee King's Watch at the end of season 1.
  • Mercy Kill: Eloise in the Deadlands.
  • No Shirt, Long Jacket: Voyage.
  • Odd Friendship: Bell and Cik.
  • Taken for Granite: Bell, after being petrified by Savora in Senfari. Also briefly Keen, and less briefly the several wood elves they found at the entrance to the old library.
  • Tear Jerker: Also innumerable, but notably Seraphina leaving and Bell's death.
  • The Cavalry: Yunah, when she appeared in the Friman Woods to tell the KC to flee from Vysanthys.
    • Additionally, when Karlina appeared to help defend Hardersfield after splitting off from Gerard.
  • Vampires Are Rich: The Devilles. It may have been in an ash-covered island, but they still lived in a castle!
  • You Can't Go Home Again: Part of many of the KC's backstories, and the current situation with King's Watch because of the grip Rensford has on the city.

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