From the back cover:
Even from a distance, the ruins of the Evil One's fortress appeared forboding, yet your band of seasoned adventurers continued to cautiously approach. It was night fall, and you had all agreed that it would be best to enter under the cover of darkness. Your mission was simple - slay the remaining numbers of the Evil One's minions so the village of Bakers Piont could sleep comfortably at night without having their virgin daughters abducted. In return, they agreed to forget a certain indiscretion of one of your more light-fingered party members who was awaiting execution in their jail, and the 100gp each that they had agreed to pay you did not sound bad either.
You approached the front gates without incident. After sorting through the rubble in the collapsed tower, you discovered a trap door with stairs descending beneath. Following them, you soon entered a subterranean level of the fortress. After several hours of exploring, your group was ambushed by the minions of evil! The insuing battle was long and bloody. When you finally managed to slay the last of them and searched the area, you discovered their hidden treasure hoard.
The chest was trapped, and it cost you the life of a party member. Inside, you found a small box with a latch, a pouch made of an unusual hide holding 10 stones bearing strange markings, a vial of green ointment, a pair of jet black gloves, a bottle marked Brandy, and a sword with an imp carved in it's handle. As you examined the sword, you thought the imp blinked his eyes...