The year is 1900 and China is once again plunged into barbaric chaos. The Boxers, a cult of young peasants who blame the foreign missionaries for the nation's ills, are rampaging through the country.
Into this maelstrom fall former captain and army scout Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice and '352' Jenkins, Fonthill's former batman, to visit Alice's uncle, a country missionary. Threatened by the Boxers, the three escort the missionary and his family to the safety of Peking.
En route, the party is attacked by the red-bannered Boxers and the missionary is killed. Proving this to be Fonthill's most dangerous mission....
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