Singapore, 1941 In the dark, fearful days before the surrender of Singapore, a United Marine Corps plane disappears after taking off from Selatar airfield. Malaya, 1957 Sixteen years later during the Malayan Emergency, a tiny British Army patrol stumbles across a plane wreck in the Negri Sembilan jungle. Within minutes, a murderous exchange of fire between the patrol and a Communist terrorist erupts. This sets in train events that take twenty-five years to unfold. The UK and Malaysia, 1982 Why are British and American intelligence agencies increasingly desperate to locate the three surviving members of the patrol? And a plane that crashed forty years ago? What secrets does the wreckage hold? The three former soldiers find themselves haunted and shadowed by circumstances that climax in the writhing green of the Negri Sembilan jungle. What stunning revelation will confront a shocked British Cabinet?