The crew of the Scarlet Queen find themselves in the tribal rituals of a native tribe. As the ship pulls into port, Red Gallagher has grown a flaming red beard. Cargo is dropped off, and a welcoming crew warns that the natives are restless. What has them riled up? A local hotshot has been stealing sacred pearls. Though Carney doesn’t want to get involved with the local uprisings, the natives won’t see it that way.
Before you know it, they’ve captured Red, and it’s up to Carney to rescue him. The natives are known to be ruthless killers, and not prone to let any old white man roam into their camp. Get ready for some high fighting adventure, a plot twist that puts the natives on Carney’s side, and that local hotshot who got them so riled gets what’s coming to him.