A man-hunt by elite, British-American Special Forces to kill a jungle-wise peasant; aided by his very capable and beautiful wife Maria, a Kier Verde Indian. The operation begins in rivalry, treachery, greed and murder. Adding to the soldiers' problems, they are infiltrated by a grotesque, cunning Shaman of the Cat-people: Manus Xingue. His primitive agendas; a collection of blond and red-headed shrunken skulls, and to capture Maria, for even more sinister reasons. The operation takes place in the domain of a man-eater and the Cat-people. After many twists and jungle perils, the story concludes with a totally unexpected end!