Dan gets a letter instructing him to do a little shopping. What do the cryptic instructions mean? Probably murder, but it all has Dan’s interest.
At the curio shop in chinatown, Dan asks for the mysterious piece of jade, taking care to follow his instruction to the letter. Dan Holiday is quickly whisked away to a part of the shop that the public never sees. Wat now? Where will this strange shopping trip lead from here?
Dan learns about this particular piece. It is only a third of a set, it has Chinese writing on it that is part of a larger message, it’s invaluable, but is it worth anything without the rest of the set? The aged shop owner gives Dan the jade as he sends Dan on his way.
Back at his apartment, Dan gets a phone call from his mysterious letter writer. Get ready for plot twitsts to explode. A woman with a gun shows up to intercept Dan. Dan finds himself mixed up in murder, revenge, and the object of a set up. If Dan keeps his meeting with his letter writer, will he again be facing down death?
When Dan wakes up from his thump on the head, he finds himself in the care of the old Curio shop owner. More death and murder falls onto Dan’s lap. Dan has been on the recieving end of the gunplay, and thumps long enough, now he starts doing his own investigating. The fats that are turned up lead Dan to the secret, and the treasure that the jade is part of, but first he needs to know who he can trust.
The mystery is unraveled, and the real treasure is exposed.