Tibet, 1932: Capt. Gideon Argo and his crew, The Flying Zombies, brave the early winter snows of Mount Meru in the Tibetan Himalayas in search of the fabled City of Light. Their mission: Find a missing WWI pilot and head off a strike team from England's secret Black 23 agency. But a darkness has taken root in the Valley of the Eternal Sun, where Shadows grow strong and the sacred river of Vril is dying.
This 14,599-word novella chronicles the first mission of Doc Riley as a member of the team.