a creature (a very, very dangerous creature) who is neither a lady nor particularly fair... They reach out to the Regent of Shadows for assistance--only to find him dead. So now they must find the killer--and hopefully, through him, Eddies parents. After the events in CASINO INFERNALE, Eddie Drood (AKA Shaman Bond) and his lady-love, the witch Molly, return to Drood Hall determined the track down the missing senior Droods. But to do that, they must first find The Lazarus Stone--an object of immense power (although exactly what it does no one is certain) which is currently in the keeping of The Lady Faire... Murdered.