First book in the second Deltora Quest series of fantasy novels for children. Thousands of Deltorans are enslaved in the Shadowlands. To rescue them Lief, Barda and Jasmine must find a weapon powerful enough to combat the Shadow Lord's magic on his own ground. Includes illustrations and a set of stickers. Author is a prolific children's writer, whose other titles include 'Something Special' and the Rowan of Rin series.