A tin company hires China Smith to negotiate "tribute" with a local bandit leader who has raised his rates for not attacking company trucks eight-fold in recent months. When Smith penetrates the bandits' stronghold and learns that the outlaws have made no such demands. It's up to the beachcomber to discover where the money is disappearing. Written by
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The city of Singapore is only a stone's throw from the deep forest of the Malayan Peninsula. Alive with wild animals and guerilla bandits, this tropical jungle takes its daily toll of dead men. Now the Perak Company is anxious to come to an understanding with a certain Malayan bandit named Kai Yee and they need someone to deal with him. Now that somebody is me - China Smith by name.