There they held a cuncil and he revealed to them that Brona returned and he could be defeated only by the Sword of Shannara, which could be wielded only by Jerle's descendants. With his brother they joined Balinor Buckhannah, Hendel, Menion Leah and two Elves.
In the process the brothers were separated from the team.
Shea was the last known person to use Elfstones and kept the last ones in Shady Vale.
After the pain and loss Shea witnessed, he was disillusioned by adventures and returned to working his inn with his son. This was a point of friction with Jak who dreamed of adventures and becoming a hero like his father. After one of their arguments, Shea left silently.
Jak's dreams would come true, as allanon returned to Shady Vale to warn them that Brona was building him power againas monsters roamed the Four Lands. He sent Jak to Leah while he helped Shea defend Shady Vale from the monsters. The Border Legion also came to their aid.
After the final defeat of Brona, Shea came to Tyrsis for the cereony to reseal the Sword of Shannara and reconciled with his son.