Lady of the Legion – She came in over the wall of a lonely French fort in the Sahara one night. And the commander decided to sacrifice himself and his men, rather than give her up to an Arab chieftain who wanted to kill her.
Kraal Of The Walking Dead – Two novelettes about adventurers in Africa, stolen secrets, voodoo, and the walking dead.
The Opium Ship – Two Irishmen, one a drunk, the other consumptive, are shanghaied into becoming crew on a schooner that has been hijacked to smuggle opium in the South China Sea. Between a typhoon, a shipwreck, a mid ocean rendezvous with a smuggler’s junk, and attending to two kidnapped women, this is not a leisure cruise.
Murder Madness! Seven Secret Service men had completely disappeared. Another had been found a screaming, homicidal maniac, whose fingers writhed like snakes. So Bell, of the secret “Trade,” plunges into South America after The Master—the mighty, unknown octopus of power whose diabolical poison threatens a continent!
New Guinea Gambit – One man out for revenge. One man out for gold. One woman out for both revenge and gold. All three lost in the middle of New Guinea, surrounded by headhunters and cannibals.
Sunfire – Five explorers travel by canoe to the headwaters of the Rio Silencioso, to a hidden lake with an ancient pyramid. There they are seduced and trapped, and are fated to become human sacrifices to an ancient god.
The Blue-Eyed Manchu – a Secret Agent, haunted by a prior encounter with an Afghan warlord, is charged with going to China, finding the One Man who is stirring up troubles across Asia, and killing him.
Night Brings Wisdom – three stories of murder, revenge, blackmail, actors, impersonation and the medals that courage earns by Georges Surdez, the master of Foreign Legion fiction.
A manuscript is found that details the adventures of an American passenger whose ship is sunk by a U-boat in 1916, and ultimately finds himself on an island roamed by dinosaurs and cavemen. Burroughs’ working title for this novel was “The Lost U-Boat.”