In the dense Burmese jungle, British troops were being driven back towards India, their spirits sapped by a series of defeats at the hands of the advancing Japanese. Corporal Dan Farley had been left in command of a group of fearful survivors. They expected to be killed at any moment... but then a grizzled veteran Sergeant -- ruthless and tough -- came of out of nowhere to save their skins. Dan wanted to be like this lethal newcomer, but the mysterious NCO was on a mission of his own. He had a score to settle with a brutal Japanese Colonel. This quest was personal and it could only end in death... but whose?