- "And when the Warlock Lord had finally gained power, he went up against the Great Kings and he did blasphemy in their midst! And although the Kings were powerful they did not have the knowledge to defeat the Warlock Lord alone. so it was that the time did come and the Kings called upon the great rocs and they were lifted away from the dreaded Witch King! But the Kings did'st control the dragons of that land and there was a war as none had ever known before or will ever know again! The Warlock Lord would have succeeded if it were not for the intervention of the Druids' Circle of Twelve. these great wizards combined their magical powers to cast down the Warlock Lord and, thus, he was banished from this age! If he ever returns to power, Tarkus will not live to see the rising sun..."
In the NES and Gameboy Color version, the text is shorter:
- "And when the Warlock Lord had finally gained power, he went up against the great kings! The evil one would have succeeded if it were not for the Circle of Twelve. If he ever returns to power, arkus wil notlive to see the rising sun..."