Zaire and Naz are convinced to enter the castle and they come into a main hallway type thing where a bag is laying. Naz of course attempts to steal it but is caught by Tarique. She quickly lies her way out of trouble but the bag disappears.
There’s nothing they can really do about that so they continue to the next room.
Tarique, Vassu, and Shava go up the ramp into the throne room with a little trouble and Tarique, being tired from the climb, sits down in the throne. She is then frozen to it and Shava tries to use Tarique’s axe to free her which doesn’t end up doing anything except partially freezing it. Meanwhile Vaasu convinces Tarique that this is merely a test of her loyalty to her (bahamut.)
Zaire, Azmus, and Naz go into the left most room and it ends up being a storage room. They loot it and Zaire finds the bag that had disappeared earlier. After this, Naz picks the lock for the rightmost room but all there is inside is frozen food and a partially frozen golden goblet.
Zaire wants to flame the room but Naz convinces him otherwise because the room might melt. Naz then tries to take the goblet but it is incredibly cold when she touchs it and then it glows. She then leaves it alone but there are other doors in the room. They go through one and hear a loud roar.
Tarique then manages to escape from the throne she was frozen to and Shava attempts with no avail to open a chest that’s in the throne room while Vaasu distracts Tarique.
Meanwhile past the door that Zaire, Naz, and Azmus went through there is an icy ladder which they all climb. Zaire and Naz fall as they’re going up and Azmus manages to catch them. Then Naz regains her grip and continues up the ladder but Zaire does not and both he and Azmus fall.
Naz reaches the top and sees rainbow clouds though she has absolutely no idea what this means. Zaire finally gets up as well but he also doesn’t really know anything about the clouds. They call down to Azmus who, being a high elf, went to high elf school and knows things. Azmus tells them that they’re in the astral sea and both Zaire and Naz decide that nothing can really be done from atop the tower they’re on.
Zaire climbs about halfway down and then falls and Naz jumps off and does a flip before landing fine. Azmus, Zaire, and Naz go back out of that room and are somehow teleported to the main hall rather than the frozen food room.
They then decide it’d be best to meet up with everyone and they go to the throne room. Zaire is exhausted by this point and rests on Tarique’s shoulder.
Everyone tries to go though the double doors in the throne room but they’re blocked by a magic barrier. Many things are tried to get through it but no one manages until Azmus just teleports through it. Though it leads to a gross dwarven tunnel and he leaves almost immediately and ends up back in the throne room.
Tarique hits the door with her partially frozen axe which tears a hole in it, though only for her. She goes through with Zaire still on her shoulder and they end up in a grassy field.
In several attempts to get though the door by tricking it to think she’s someone else, Naz shapeshifts before returning to Kveikja’s form and lockpicking the door. No one present seems to particularly care that she was not actually who she’d been.
Lockpicking the door worked and she went through only to end up in a jail cell that she immediately left. Zaire also leaves the place beyond the door because it is a place of the gods.
Shava tries to walk through the doors and succeeds because earlier, when trying various things, she hit the door with a beam of light but never bothered to try to get though afterwards. She ends up in a large college full of blank magic books. She leaves.
Zaire walks though the door and ends up in a dark cave but leaves soon after. He enters again and now there is another bat. After several attempts to either talk to it or hit it he realizes it’s an illusion and walks through the nearest wall, arriving at a porch in the astral sea.
Naz goes back into the jail cell and now there is a chest. It’s unlocked and she opens it but there’s nothing inside so out of frustration she throws it. It passes through a wall and she uses sneak and goes through the wall as well before meeting up with Zaire.
Vaasu goes through the door and ends up at what she had thought to be a rock before realizing it was a dragon when it took off. Vaasu attempts to stab the dragon but it does nothing.
Shava enters the college again and now there is a candle there. There are also a few books behind glass so she breaks that but the books have nothing in them as well. She then sets everything on fire with the candle, though the fire doesn’t actually burn anything though she doesn’t seem to realize this. She uses several ice spells to try to quell the fire but they do nothing. She gives up.
Azmus returns to the dwarves tunnels and this time there are dwarves actually there. Azmus ends up just teleporting through the wall and meets up with Zaire and Naz. They all go through the door in front of them only to find a large chasm which Zaire flies across. After a few attempts, Naz uses her grappling hook to get across. Both Zaire and Naz leave Azmus on the other side of the chasm and continue into the next room that houses only frozen trophies and a door. Despite Naz’s best attempts at unlocking the frozen door, she is unable.
Tarique is having a wonderful time at the grassy god fields and Bahamut appears and flies overhead. Then Bahamut swoops down and seemingly attempts to harm Tarique. Because of this Tarique thinks she had failed her god and falls to the ground crying.
Vaazu leaves the dragon rock place and returns to the ice castle but soon turns around and goes right back in. She sits on the dragon and then through an incredible feat of perception, she realizes that the place she is in is an illusion. She then appears alone at the astral sea porch.
Shava soon realizes as well that her room is an illusion and appears near Vaasu while Tarique realizes that Bahamut is not actually Bahamut and is also transported to the porch at the astral sea.
Tarique ends up talking with the actual Bahamut and he informs her that he is not Vaasu. She ignores this for now and decides that it will be dealt with later.
Shava, Vaasu, and Tarique enter the chasm room and Tarique throws Vaasu across, though Shava is too heavy for her to throw.
While that is happening Zaire tries a fire spell on the frozen door and it does absolutely nothing.
Shava ends up jumping into the chasm followed by Naz, Zaire (who glides down), Azmus (who teleports down), and Tarique. Vaasu ends up somewhat slipping into the chasm though mostly on purpose.
Everyone hits magic water inside a large glowing dome. Everyone climbs out and slide down the side of the dome. They end up in a dungeon. The dome is still a glowing dome.
Naz tries to steal a shackle that is attached to the wall and fails but doing this it is realized that the shackle is in fact made out of iron and not ice.
Zaire pulls out the magical bag he took earlier and Naz lies successfully to Tarique about it being his all along. Zaire then flies up and deposits the bag into the the water in the glowing dome. Everything starts to melt and Zaire lands in the water which apparently tastes like egg whites.
Tarique, using her history knowledge, finds out that the dome is not actually a dome but a dragon egg from the Primordial era. Zaire then realizes that he basically fertilized a dragon egg.
The room is filling up with water and everyone hides from the dragon, save for Zaire. Vaasu turns invisible.
The dragon turns out to be a lava dragon and it imprints on Zaire.
The room is now filled with a mixture of egg-whites and water and Azmus is so allergic to egg-whites he insta-teleports out of there.
Everyone tries to climb the walls since the room is filling up and after several attempts everyone makes it to the top. They come out from the mote surrounding the ice castle and clim up next to the bridge.
It then dawned on them that the whole exploring the castle was completely useless and they leave. As soon as they do it disappears from existence.
All are exhausted and go to sleep and everyone sleeps well except for the baby dragon who is following Zaire now. After waking Zaire suddenly runs off in what he thinks is pursuit of Kveikja and Naz follows.
Tarique and Shava go to check on the town and find out that everything is fine except the town is a little bit chilly. The two then buy an entire cake. Tarique decides to get a tattoo.
Zaire gives up his random search for Kveikja and hangs out in the trees outside of town, whilst Naz does a flip into town.