"Believe me when I say, if you do not fear Dark Elves, you are a fool, for there is much to be afraid of."
Silmanus and Mara are the unlikeliest of allies: an elven wizard and a human outlaw. Plunged together in a struggle for survival, desperation and necessity form an uneasy alliance between elf and human, an alliance challenged by the most lethal warriors in Aeternerras—the sinister Dark Elves. Much to his astonishment, Silmanus discovers his lowly views towards humans are misplaced as he fights side-by-side with them as equals. But could a wizard and a human have anything in common?
"As you are not an Arcanist—that is, someone who uses magic—you are probably under the impression that living things have souls or spirits."
On the other side of the world, companions Amber and Jeddo—dwarf and gnome—have devoted their lives to hunting down monsters that escape The Fell Lands, naturally reaping the profits that this profession brings. Their ventures become far more trouble than they are worth when the two are taken captive by Dark Elves becoming entangled in a web of death and deceit.
"Growling, Amber pushed herself to her feet, but Mordasine’s boot shoved her back down. 'On your knees, filth,' he hissed."
In From out of the Shadows, blood is spilled and tears are shed as these four fight for freedom. Many questions remain, questions of trust, motivations, and uncertainty. One question supersedes them all, "What are the Dark Elves plotting – and what other evils are lurking in the shadows?"