From the introduction:
Welcome to the thrilling world of The Dark Eye! Heroic adventure awaits you in the fantasy setting of Aventuria. This guide explains the basic concepts of the game, and the introductory scenario and pre-generated characters allow you and your friends to start playing right away!
This item is very similar to the more-common Quick-Start rules for the game, though they are not identical. This item has additional content, is printed on better paper with a card-stock cover, and has some different interior art. It is easily recognized by the Free RPG Day logo on the cover.