"In Washington a female CIA agent has been marked to die for what she knows about a KGB plan to turn the North African deserts into Russia's private farmland. In Moscow a serial killer is targeting beautiful women--while intelligence officer Illya Petrovich is fighting for his life in a Politburo war. In Hong Kong the aging sorceress, Hari, begins a game of triple cross--when the round-eyed American ninja, Daremo, and his woman, Rhea, come to pay her their respects. --- The seeds of evil that were planted in the spring have now come forth in full bloom, From the U.S. to the Far East the world's foundations will be shaken by the last act in a drama of political intrigue, underworld chaos, and private war. Armies of assassins are moving into the night: each with a mission, each with a destiny--and Daremo and Rhea have begun their final battle."