American pilot John Hampton is an in-between - he stands for nothing definite, cares about nothing, and knows nothing he wants. Owing allegiance to no nation, Hampton hires himself on as a pilot in the midst of China's civil war. On one side is Chiang Kai-shek and, on the other, the army of Mao Tse-tung - for whom he now works. But after his gunner is killed in a dogfight, Hampton's once devil-may-care attitude starts to change. When he rescues a captain with dispatches vital to the Chinese cause, Hampton is told the tale of the Red Pagoda, a lesson of life-and-death choices. Hampton's education proves pivotal - with an immense and deciding battle set to unfold/ its outcome strangely lies in his hands. Download and start listening now!