40 lch; clúdach bog; ISBN 978-1-909907-77-5
A graphic novel in the series 'Corto Maltese'. 1918, The 'Horn of Africa' is under British rule. When Captain Bradt, from the King's African Rifles, shares a terrible secret with Corto, the fort he is garrisoning comes under attack by the 'Mad Mullah', the Somalian leader Mahmad Abdullah Hassan. Corto must choose between escape and helping the Captain - a man sentenced to death by Corto's friend, the Danakil warior Cuis!