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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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Oct 4, 2019 13:02

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

Oct 4, 2019 13:23

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

Oct 4, 2019 13:07 by Visandar the Unliving

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

Oct 4, 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.

Oct 4, 2019 14:22

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

Oct 4, 2019 15:15 by Heliopath
Oct 4, 2019 15:22 by Low-Life in High Orbit

Day 4: Stuck in the ice

Oct 4, 2019 15:59 by Jaime Buckley


Storyteller, Cartoonist,..pretty awesome friend =)
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Oct 5, 2019 21:45 by Low-Life in High Orbit


Oct 4, 2019 15:57 by Jaime Buckley

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.

Storyteller, Cartoonist,..pretty awesome friend =)
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Oct 4, 2019 16:01 by Jaime Buckley

Storyteller, Cartoonist,..pretty awesome friend =)
Subscribe to Life of Fiction to see the live results of all this worldbuilding.
Oct 4, 2019 17:35 by Alex (TheDumbOwl)

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)

Ahoy hoy! Have a happy day! Check out my world Vertinall!
Oct 4, 2019 18:57 by Camilla S

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

Oct 4, 2019 19:15 by Gary

Oct 4, 2019 20:12 by AP.

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

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.

Oct 4, 2019 21:26

Oct 4, 2019 22:09

Oct 4, 2019 23:06 by Kai Moore-Austen

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

Oct 4, 2019 23:25 by Kelissana Eralyn

Oct 4, 2019 23:54 by Kai

Oct 5, 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

Oct 5, 2019 03:51 by Asmod

Oct 5, 2019 04:00 by MappingDragon
Oct 5, 2019 04:12 by M Kelley

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

Oct 5, 2019 04:28 by Amara King

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.

Oct 5, 2019 05:02 by Lengna Olio

Benudej Zoa
its double frozen just for freeze!

~Confused Soup
Oct 5, 2019 05:16 by Grace Gittel Lewis

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

Oct 5, 2019 06:41 by Azra Hawthorne

A lost keep frozen to time with only one inhabitant.

Oct 5, 2019 08:03 by Atena Luna

Oct 5, 2019 10:56 by Catoblepon

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

Visit Daeliha, Iphars, Khulgran & Shattered
Love to code, but this one is driving me crazy!
My world Shattered won as the "Most ground-breaking premise new world"!
Oct 5, 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

Oct 5, 2019 15:59

Oct 5, 2019 20:47

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

Oct 6, 2019 01:02 by Andrew Daly

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

Oct 6, 2019 08:19

Oct 6, 2019 14:33 by Isaac A. Thompson

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

Show spoiler
Inktober 4 - Freeze by Isaac Thompson

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

A short story about a place frozen in time.

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

Oct 6, 2019 20:02  

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

Inktober19' #4: Dustin Barker

Oct 11, 2019 01:43 by Silver

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

Oct 14, 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

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

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

Oct 17, 2019 20:58 by Jacob Billings

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

Oct 21, 2019 11:31

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

Water Ice
Item | Oct 26, 2019

Oct 21, 2019 20:14 by Jimmy Shrekson

Oct 22, 2019 02:43 by Drew Peppley

Oct 26, 2019 17:47 by Melissa White

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

Oct 29, 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.

Oct 30, 2019 05:39

Snowy barren wasteland anyone?

Organization | Feb 19, 2020

Oct 31, 2019 22:21
Nov 1, 2019 08:06 by Snake Venom

We associate freezing with ice

by Snake__Venom

Nov 1, 2019 15:20 by Polina "Line" Arteev

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

Seek a new dawn, in Malkora!
Craft a bright new world, in Ayun Sovos!
The Feral Sovereign returns for Summer Camp 2024!
Nov 1, 2019 15:38 by Terry-Lynn L Freeze!