[from the back of the book]
Mendena has fallen, Tobrien belongs to the Empire again. But what was the price for this victory? In the hour of Rohaja's triumph duke Helme Haffax reveals himself in Perricum and announces that he had taken the fortified city.
But what plans cherishes the brilliant strategist? Why is he in the proximity of Rondras main temple and the sword of swordslooking for, being the carrier of Belhalhar's splinter?
While all sides battle through the streets of the port city, the heroes must win as much information as possible. Because soon it becomes clear: Perricum was just the beginning! Soon Haffax' troops back off to the the west and start the long and bloody march toward the capital. It is left for your heroes to reveal the true motivation of the shadow marshal and to oppose the duke and his allies, when it comes to nothing less than the fate of the Middle Empire.
The Shadow Marshal is the final volume of the two-part campaign to the former arch marshal, duke Helme Haffax, which began in Die verlorenen Lande. It's all or nothing - for the duke, the Empress, the empire and, not least, for your heroes.