From the Back Cover:
Roleplaying in the fantastical realm of Orb...
The legendary gamebook series "The Way of the Tiger" by Mark Smith and Jamie Thomson becomes a pen-and-paper RPG!
The Way of the Tiger RPG brings intense action in a world of strange fantasy, where ninja dwell in the darkness and sorcerers unleash powers beyond comprehension. Match your skill and cunning against brutal villains, strange beasts, and the followers of dark gods... Become a ninja of the Way of the Tiger and seek vengeance on Yaemon, Grandmaster of Flame.
Become a samurai of Eo or errant knight of Rocheval and wage war on the scorpion sons of Nil, Mouth of the Void. Become an elven enchantress of Tanajla and use mind-bending powers against the Order of the Scarlet Mantis. Become a templar of Time or scholar of Fate and manipulate your own destiny!
From the Sea of Snows to the Desert of the Forsaken... from the Island of Tranquil Dreams to the Mountains of Undying Solitude...
the realm of Orb awaits!