From the text:
While nurturing your memories the storm bells toll, exposed you had no warning. The lost are coalescing in the shadows.
Shadows and Ash is a re-theming of the minimalist game skeleton, Ghost/Echo. Players exist in an afterlife inspired by Wraith: The Oblivion.
The principle resolution mechanism is to roll 1d6 for each danger and for each goal, then to assign results. 65/43/21 = good/mixed/bad outcomes.