From the Shadows is a Ravenloft Adventure, it is succeeded by Roots of Evil
Azalin wishes to speed up the process of the Grand Conjunction. He has captured heroes (The Players) and will send them back in time to steal the Holy Symbol of Ravenkind. Then the borders of Ravenloft will be at their weakest. Then he will force them to kill him transferring his essence into his phylactery which by then they will have carried to Darkon's border. Then he will escape in the phylactery.