Inktober 2019 Day 4: Freeze

Today's Prompt:

An unnatural phenomena blankets the land in cold.


A bolt of frost cast as a spell from an outstretched hand.


A godsend technology which holds the cold at bay, or which ensures it.


Our relationship with the freezing cold is a mixed one, is it the same in your world?

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4 Oct, 2019 13:02

There's nothing like a frozen cave to keep food fresh...

4 Oct, 2019 13:23

There seems to be an issue with my block links, so you can find my article here

Visandar the Unliving
Visandar the Unliving
4 Oct, 2019 13:07

The freezing wastes of Northrime are home to the almost russian dwarves of Gishgarack and their frozen fortress Fort Freezingrad

4 Oct, 2019 13:44

instrument of the chaotic and violent Divine known as Braster, the Elemhorn was "instrument"al in creating the forces of the elements, including freezing cold.

4 Oct, 2019 14:22

The Ice Keepers of the Nomadic tribes of the eastern deserts:

4 Oct, 2019 15:15
Konstantin Viktor Mika
4 Oct, 2019 15:22

Day 4: Stuck in the ice

4 Oct, 2019 15:59


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Konstantin Viktor Mika
5 Oct, 2019 21:45


4 Oct, 2019 15:57

Day Four: Freeze ...and the story continues to unfold (muahahahAHAHAHA!)   or  

30 Days of Darkness
Generic article | Oct 6, 2021

When Dax went missing, no one could find him. Not even the great Morphiophelius. He now shares his story in an exclusive interview with Höbin Luckyfeller.

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4 Oct, 2019 16:01

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Journeyman TheDumbOwl
Alex (TheDumbOwl)
4 Oct, 2019 17:35

You need a strong will to master bakemancing. Mainly because it's cold as hell in.. well.. Kold.  

The struggle of the bakemancers by TheDumbOwl (Me)

4 Oct, 2019 18:57

This needs work, but at least I got to start an article I should've done ages ago.

Elemental Magic
Physical / Metaphysical Law | Oct 4, 2019

4 Oct, 2019 19:15

4 Oct, 2019 20:12

Ariel Webster
4 Oct, 2019 20:51
Zeke Lionhart
Luiz Henrique P. de Carvalho
4 Oct, 2019 21:22

Frostfire Fridge

Solving the problems of food conservation, the Frostfire Refrigerator makes use of the Runeforging Usage of Rune Magic to enhance objects for various applications technology to keep an insulated box cold for an indefinite amount of time.

4 Oct, 2019 21:26

4 Oct, 2019 22:09

Kai Moore-Austen
4 Oct, 2019 23:06

The Crystal Mines of Largen hold untold mysteries in the harsh frozen terrain.

Kelissana Eralyn
4 Oct, 2019 23:25

5 Oct, 2019 01:59

A series of unfortunate events led to the worst scrap of a battle the War of The Frost ever saw!

The Battle of Corman Hill
Military Conflict | Oct 5, 2019

5 Oct, 2019 03:51

5 Oct, 2019 04:12

A snapt twig, a sudden move, and here, you are surrounded... 4:31 [Freeze]

5 Oct, 2019 04:28

The Ice Magi of the Varri might leave you frozen in more than just fear, but we don't know for sure since no one returns alive.

The Varri of the Frozen Seas
Organization | Oct 5, 2019

Mysterious Ice Magi of Southern Kevanti, Pirates mostly, but also unofficially officially a navy.

5 Oct, 2019 05:02

Benudej Zoa
its double frozen just for freeze!

~Confused Soup
Sage Timepool
Garrett Grace Lewis
5 Oct, 2019 05:16

Another sketch today, couldn't fit "freeze" into the articles I reworked!

Azra Hawthorne
5 Oct, 2019 06:41

A lost keep frozen to time with only one inhabitant.

Atena Luna
5 Oct, 2019 08:03

5 Oct, 2019 10:56

I completely forgot to post this yesterday. I’ve done a thing!

Visit Daeliha, Iphars & Khulgran
Love to code, but this one is driving me crazy!
Hey look, I have a CYOA maybe you wanna play it? :3
5 Oct, 2019 12:52

So... I'm incredibly intelligent and perceptive and I 100% haven't been posting what I've written in the comments of the prompt page (though they are on the discord). Which means that I'm going to go back and fix that, yay me. Anywho, here is my take on this prompt. Bloodchill

5 Oct, 2019 15:59

5 Oct, 2019 20:47

Had some trouble brainstorming, so I just made an article for an Ice Storm.

Andrew Daly
6 Oct, 2019 01:02

Have you ever been in a dentist's office and, upon hearing your name called, froze up?

Inktober IV: Freeze
Generic article | Oct 6, 2019

6 Oct, 2019 08:19

6 Oct, 2019 14:33

Frozen in fear or confusion? Yes! (popped in a spoiler because of blood, probably unnecessary but I thought I'd be careful <3)

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Inktober 4 - Freeze by Isaac Thompson

Writer of Tiyu Amara, and The Last Line
6 Oct, 2019 19:58

A short story about a place frozen in time.

Where everything came to a stop
Prose | Oct 6, 2019

6 Oct, 2019 20:02  

Grab your hammer and go worldbuild! :3
Aria Grill
Aria Grill
7 Oct, 2019 07:11
Sage Innokha
Victoria Stone
10 Oct, 2019 18:18

Inktober19' #4: Dustin Barker

11 Oct, 2019 01:43

Tilandrial's take on the aurora borealis:   The Dancing Lights

14 Oct, 2019 14:33

What’s more freezing than ice? The hands of the people who carve it!

Snow Sector Ice Carving Contest (IT ‘19)
Tradition / Ritual | Oct 14, 2019

Eric Ehlers
15 Oct, 2019 00:04
16 Oct, 2019 14:56

A year of frozen land sparks one of the largest humanitarian efforts in Alorean history. The White Year

Jacob Billings
17 Oct, 2019 20:58

Another spell for another prompt. A spell used for power and aesthetic spells, it is the second most common Ice Magic spell.

Winter Wind
Spell | Oct 17, 2019

21 Oct, 2019 11:31

Water ice is a beloved dessert, but beware: you might catch a cold!

Water Ice
Item | Oct 26, 2019

Dr Jimothy
Jimmy Shrekson
21 Oct, 2019 20:14

Drew Peppley
22 Oct, 2019 02:43

26 Oct, 2019 17:47

Day 4: Freeze I added new info to the top sidebar on my Orichulum (creation process) article for this post.

29 Oct, 2019 20:03

So not original. Deadly winter. Well, I did write something happening in winter in the Cold Case challenge, might as well write about winter in its own right too.

30 Oct, 2019 05:39

Snowy barren wasteland anyone?

Organization | Feb 19, 2020

1 Nov, 2019 08:06

We associate freezing with ice

by Snake__Venom

1 Nov, 2019 15:20

Enchantment: Frostwalker's Grace
Spell | Nov 1, 2019

Seek a new dawn, in Malkora!
Check out Antecedents, my entry for On the Shoulders of Giants!
1 Nov, 2019 15:38 Freeze!