The area where the first flame was discovered. It is also the area where Gwyn sacrificed himself to rekindle the first flame.
Also known as the Throne of Want.
The first flame has manifested itself a guardian, a Soul of Cinder. If defeated, you can choose to link the flame, refuse to or usurp it entirely.
To enter the Flameless Shrine, you need to collect all four of the Lord of Cinder ashes, which means defeating:
Once you have placed their ashes on their respective thrones, Ludleth the Exiled will sacrifice himself and reveal the Flameless Shrine to you.
In the Flameless Shrine, proceed outside and use the bonfire to proceed to the Kiln of the First Flame. From here you can enter the boss fog to figh the Soul of Cinder.