"Lustbader has honed the brooding, goose-bumply sensation of sudden, violent death likely to burst out of the darkness at any moment into a unique art form."LOS ANGELES TIMESNicholas Linnear is helpless as he watches his love and his life careen out of control. He has discovered that he is shiro nive, a life of honor and truth amidst greed and corruption. And through it all, stalks a perverse madman through the seamy streets and bureaucratic mazes of Tokyo, destroying anyone who stands in his way, with deadly precision and otherworldly cunning. And the one man who can stop him, Nichaolas Linnear, is shiro ninja. "From the Paperback edition."Eric V. Lustbader is the author of 'White Ninja', published 1990 under ISBN 9780449904947 and ISBN 0449904946.