Jian Author:Eric Van Lustbader The consummate warrior. The man who excels. The supreme master of all the arts - love and combat, strength and wisdom - who holds the fate of all China in his hands. In a vast arena with its vivid scenarios of war and revolution, its intricate loyalties of clan and creed, many vie for total mastery. — Jake Maroc is the top agent for the Quarry... more », the secretive government agency. Nichiren, Jake's sworn enemy, is a cold killer with a deadly secret. Shi Zilin is a wily Communist minister, a survivor of eras in turmoil. Which one of them will emerge the true Jian?
Four ancient pieces of jade are the key to unlocking the grand scheme of the Jian. The prize is Hong Kong - the glittering jewel that sets the KGB, the Communist Chinese, and the Americans in deadly battle.« less