The Green Brain picture by Pennington is one of my favorite covers. If you take outside of the context of the book, it looks as though it's that "over your dead head" sort of imagery.
@AToE: Yes. And No. I knew of Jacurutu, and I have been apart of Jacurutu. But there are certain things that if said compromise the freedom of another. I cannot answer inquiries of myself, for the sleeper would awaken. The Dark One would shed my vassal, and bonds of great importance would be broken.
Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain. -- Frank Herbert