Ulrich von Bek
The War of Usurpation comes to a suitable conclusion; almost all is restored to normal.
A theory is put forth regarding a gunman; some time is spent quietly in Shadow.
Evidence of a confusing nature is discovered; some odd encounters; a vital assignment is outlined. A team is assembled.
The long journey into Shadow halts briefly for a time of rest and planning, and a little fun.
A strange assistant provides a lead that proves to be very helpful; the kind of persons that are required are located. A deal is struck.
A round of interviews precedes the conclusion of the deal.
The engineers gather; another strange encounter causes some bother.
Some locals get intrigued; final travel arrangements are made.
A flight over the sea is followed by a few trips through Shadow; the engineers are understandably confused.
The arrival of the engineers prompts a semi-formal ball to celebrate the end of the War. Many strange things occur.