He volunteered to join the war to liberate Namibia of its colonial masters. His intentions were never honourable, driven as they were by boredom and a desire for self-gratification, and he found what he wanted in the lust of killing and in sexual domination.
They called him Kaptein.
Adam Geard returns to Namibia after a two year absence, his desire a peaceful rest in the red dune country of the Kalahari. At the first overnight stop, in the town of Gochas, he hears rumours of young Nama girls being lured into prostitution and perhaps even trafficked as sex slaves.
His investigations and subsequent actions bring him into conflict with Kaptein and his powerful friends in government and the police. And it results in great personal tragedy.