From back cover: "The War of the Ring is over, but evil things live on. High on Weathertop, the ancient and revered site known as Amon Sûl, Orcs gather to attack travelers on the Great East Road. Within the peak lies a secret passage to the Deeps, great caverns beneath the earth guarded by fearsome denizens. In one cavern lies the legendary Staff of Truth, powerful relic of the Edain. A riddle leads you to search for the magic weapon, which promises great powers. can you solve the riddle, find the Staff, and escape with your life?"