The Destroyer Assassin's Play-Off Author:Richard Sapir & Warren Murphy For centuries the ancient House of Sinanju has been recognized as the center of learning for all the martial arts. From this ancestral nucleus of Oriental power and prestige have come the world's deadliest assassins and killers, also man's greatest protectors and warriors. — To become a Master of Sinanju, however, has been to totally perfect one... more »'s mental, spiritual, and physical powers. Very few mortals possess even a fraction of the necessary skills. Mere muscle or brain do not matter. Rarer still have been the men who dare to even approach the lowest steps of this shrine to violence and sudden death at Sinanju.
The masters of Sinanju have been the sun source and essence of the martial arts since prehistory. Recent upstart fighting techniques such as Kung Fu, Karate, Ninja, Aikido are but minor variations in the deadly armament of a Master. Only foreplay to the Grand Battle.
And now, for the first time, a Westerner, a White Man-Remo Williams-must defend the Holu Place against his relentless arch-enemy, Nuihc. Not since the Mongol invasions and the barbaric Chinese War Lords has the land trembled in such anticipation.
The scenario begins in New Jersey. The die is cast in a U.S. government submarine. Now Chium and the Premier of Korea will witness the Grand Battle. And Remo Williams-the Destroyer-will be allowed but one blow. One split-second opportunity to punch, slash, chop, smash or kick...
The ghosts of a thousand warriors danced in the dust as the two men faced each toehr. And Chiun knew...« less
The Destroyer series follows the adventures of Remo Williams and his mentor, Chiun..the elderly master assassin of a mythical martial art named Sinanju. Remo and Chiun are part of a top secret government agency that protects America from any threats...be they terrorists, mobsters, criminals and of course a colorful cast of Super villans.
This installment is one of the first epic adventures in which Remo and the reader are introduced to more of the Sinanju lore as he participates in a series of challenges.
The series is a mix of action, humor, satire with sometimes adult humor