"Imagine a person, tall, lean, and feline, high-shouldered, with a brow like Shakespeare and a face like Satan…". London, 1933—the era of World War II and global chaos. A time of shadows, secret societies, and dens filled with opium addicts. Into this world comes the most fantastic emissary of evil society has ever known… Fu-Manchu. A mysterious epidemic appears on the French Riviera. When the French authorities call upon Dr. Petrie, his discoveries cause him to summon Sir Denis Nayland-Smith. For their eternal foe, Dr. Fu-Manchu, is now trafficking in the deadliest form of biological warfare.summoned to help stop his arch-foe before he can succeed in spreading his plague across Europe.