They shot the Chinese courier and took the documents he was carrying. Then they cut off his hands and rolled him into a shallow grave.
Another act of barbary in a savage jungle war, another dead Communist and another successful mission for the police and the SAS.
Thirty-five years later - Members of the ambush party start dying. Unpleasantly. One of them has had his hands cut off. The past is catching up with the men who stood in that jungle clearing - the past in the form of a man with artificial hands and an insane urge to reclaim what was taken from him - at any cost.