Minister Munongo is onto the wily Orsini and his scheme to fence $30 million in missing diamonds to a Belgian mining executive. The pressure's on in the Katangan capital, forcing the cunning former spy to use every last trick up his sleeve just to survive. But out in the jungle, things aren't any better for Cantor and his mercenary crew. Their diplomatic missiona cover to get the diamondstakes them ever deeper into hostile tribal territory. In the crucible of violence, character is revealed. In this second volume, Nury and Vallée display a masterful understanding of the villainous psyche.