The Taming of Sméagol
The Land of Shadow#64 (x1)
Quest
1A-B (6)
Setup: Put Gollum into play engaged with the first player. Each player searches the encounter deck for 1 location, reveals it, and adds it to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.

Frodo and Sam left the Fellowship above the falls of Rauros and crossed the great river to climb the Emyn Muil upon the Eastern shore. After days of wandering through that maze of rocky crags, they have finally reached the edge of the Dead Marshes only to discover that Gollum is following them.

The players cannot advance unless the first player controls Sméagol.

Forced: After a player declares any number of attackers against Gollum discard the top card of the encounter deck. Gollum gets +X for this attack, where X is the discarded card’s

Things would have gone ill with Sam, if he had been alone. But Frodo sprang up, and drew Sting from its sheath. —The Two Towers