The Hellslayer's tale is a classic story of revenge. Odyn wished to take the souls of the bravest as champions but Helya sent her kvaldir to take the souls first. The people of Stormheim suffered as their pawns.
The kvaldir came to the Hellslayer's ship at night and killed her son and took his soul to serve Helya for eternity. The Hellslayer took up her axe and the spear of her son and sought vengeance. Finish her quest. Defeat Helya and forge a hammer from the Frostveined Shale.