From the back cover:
- Leaving the once-peaceful kingdom of Analand behind, you set off courageously into the wild, lawless land of Kakhabad. Your mission is to recover the legendary Crown of Kings from the evil Archmage, who has it deep within his terrifying Fortress at Mampang. Without the guidance of the Crown, your homeland is lost...
The Shamutanti Hills is Book One of Steve Jackson's four-part Sorcery! epic. In this gargantuan quest, you must journey from the Shamutanti Hills (Book One), through the dangerous streets of Kharé (Book Two), across the wilderness of the Baklands (Book Three) and finally (Book Four) to the terrifying Mampang Fortress itself.
Sorcery! introduces an exciting new system of magic to the Fighting Fantasy genre. Choose whether to play as either a sword-wielding warrior, relying on your strength in battle, or a spell-casting wizard, whose survival will depend on your knowledge of the Sorcery! Spell Book's darkest secrets. Each book in the Sorcery! series is a complete adventure; you don't need to have read a previous book to move on to the next.