This is the Monthly Challenge version of Mikirod's great map, Maedhros' Ransom, the Monthly Challenge map for May. It's based on part of J R R Tolkien's book, The Silmarillion. Your task is to finish it in as few days as possible. You can have exploration ON or OFF, the choice is yours, but Skoth must be set to CPU Emperor, and you must use this version of the map. All submissions to email@example.com (or firstname.lastname@example.org) by 23:59 EST on Saturday 31st May 2003, please. Here's the story:
Morgoth has imprisoned Maedhros in his fortress at Thangorodrim.. The life of Fëanor's son is hanging by a thread. Fingon takes the initiative and comes out to rescue his cousin, but Morgoth has set his lieutenant, Skoth, to avoid any interference.