From the back cover:
- You stand resolute at the South Gate of Kharé, the city of chaos - and gateway to the Baklands of Kakhabad. If you are to reach the dark Mampang fortress, where the evil Archmage has hidden the legendary Crown of Kings you are searching for, you must first cross the city. You will need all your wits about you to survive the horrors ahead and to make sense of the clues which may lead you to success - or to your doom!
Kharé - Cityport of Traps is Book Two 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.