After our last meeting with lawyers, Mai Ling and Wang took me to a secret room in the basement of the Pleasure moon. She explained to me how it had been there since the Boxer Revolution. Evidently the revolutionaries had used it as a command center and hideout. Now it would become my den.

They left me there and went to tend to other matters concerning our consolidation of the Black Scorpion Tong.

I had slept but a few hours over the past week and my new body was beginning to hit its limits.

I laid down and closed my eyes. Soon I was greeted by the visage of an old friend...