The next day at Arthas’ new base camp.

The Frostmourne sword snaps out of its crystal case abruptly, as crystal shards exploded in all directions.  One such crystal shard stroke Muradin, killing him instantly.  The cursed sword levitated high above, then landed on Arthas’ hand.

After taking his vengeance upon Mal’Ganis, Prince Arthas wandered off into the frozen wastelands of Northrend.

Tormented by Frostmourne’s maddening voice, Arthas lost the last vestiges of his sanity.

Now, driven by the sword’s dark will, Arthas plans to return home to Lordaeron and claim his just reward …