The bend in the road rushed towards them, just a few more seconds.
Then, with a succession of jarring crashes that shook the whole
body of the car, a burst of fire hit them from behind. The
windscreen starred into a sheet of opaque diamond lacework, the
dashboard clock exploded powdering Shermaine's hair with particles
of glass, two bullets tore through the seat ripping out the
stuffing like the entrails of a wounded animal.' Bruce Curry is the
leader of a mercenary band with the dubious support of three white
officers. His mission is to relieve a mining town cut off by the
fighting and to retrieve a priceless consignment of diamonds.
Ranged against his ill-disciplined unit are bandits, guerrillas and
hostile tribes that infest the land. But there is another, even
deadlier enemy – one of his own men . . .