When his parents pass away, the young and handsome Jason De Vildman is placed in charge of a vast South African game reserve. Poachers are killing the Rhino and selling the horn for millions of dollars on the black market. Jason catches some of the poachers and in retribution, Ahmed, his mentor and friend is deliberately killed. Jason goes to the village of the Sagatti tribe to arrest the tribal chief and gets into a knife fight where, “he meets himself at the tip of his blade,” and spares the chief’s life in exchange for the information he needs to wage war on the smugglers.Jason knows he must take the battle to the cartel that is responsible for the poaching and smuggling of the horn. He stows away aboard the smuggling ship that is bound for the orient. He is discovered and beaten until he fabricates a story that saves him from being thrown overboard. The captain of the ship Wolf Hochstetter is suspicious but assigns the dirtiest jobs on the ship to his stowaway. In a tropical cyclone that nearly destroys the ship; Jason saves the captain’s life and becomes a trusted member of the crew affording him the opportunity to meet the lone mysterious woman aboard the freighter. She leads him to those who are ultimately responsible for the killing of the rhino: The maniacal head of the Hong Kong Triad, the world famous gem dealer and others.On a flight aboard the Concord supersonic jetliner, Count De Grunwald meets Michelle Trudeau. Beautiful, limpid green eyes, flawless face, auburn hair and vision of slender perfection. They begin a relationship that leads her to terrible danger in the Orient.The story goes on across the world and raging seas!Character listJason De Vildman - Central character, game wardenAhmed - Friend a family retainerBamatu - Chief of the Sagatti tribeUuka - Son of the chief and poacherBilly Botha - Tracker, hunter and friendBryce Pittston - Army office working with JasonCount Dimitrie de Grunwald -Rich, handsome, worldly ring leaderMichelle Loraine Trudeau - Beautiful tabloid reporterChristian Marquand - World famous gem merchantWolf Hochstetter - Captain of the Castle of OrionBull Meecham - First mate of the OrionCountess Maria Fedorovna - Gem courier and mysterious lady aboard OrionTend Si Peng – Maniacal leader of the Hong Kong TriadKwan Loon - The Count’s right hand manBeekman - Durban Harbor policemanChief Commissioner Willig-Trusted friend of Jason . . . or is he?