A Novel by

Mick O’Donnell

Screenplay Adaption by

Leon Davis

After losing a leg in the Second World War, the peaceful rural existence of John O’Neill and his new wife, is interrupted by his appointment as an Army Intelligence Officer.

Posted to the Dutch East Indies, he becomes entangled in a web of Japanese expansionism into Indonesia. Haunted by guilt about his involvement in a military action, he is entrapped by a beautiful Dutch  agent.

Following his capture by political rebels, he conducts negotiations on behalf of the Australian Government with the President of an emerging Republic. As the political situation is defused, he searches unsuccessfully for the Dutch agent.

Back home, and still distant from his wife and child, he c0erces a senior officer to reveal the true story of the military events that plague him.

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