monsoon rain hammered down on to the dense green
roof of the jungle. Cardin heard the woman
scream but his binoculars were trained on the
man nailed to the tree.
eyes were kept prised open with sharpened
slivers of bamboo and yet, although the pain
inflicted on him was terrible, they were without
anger; peacful eyes, startingly blue and filled
Viet Cong closed in around Saigon, this incident
in the jungle was to change Cardin's war and his
life, for ever.
a period of years, what happened here would
influence the course of events in places as far
apart as Rome, London and Patagonia This event
would threaten the very foundatrions of the