Later, she recalls more: they were called by their lord (Perimal Darkling? Gerridon?) from a dim world.
They taught Jamethiel Dream-Weaver the Great Dance, and then Jame.
She thought that Beauty was a young one of their kind, but unlike her elders,
an innocent one -- and unfallen darkling, much like Jame herself.
It is not clear if these are the same shadows that by mating give the shape-shifting ability.