They had trained together in the Marines, the two "boots," Flint and Turner--Flint, overbearing, with the strength of an elephant and the mind of a fighting bull, and Turner, dubbed "Yellow" or "Trick Soldier" Turner by his unit. Turner's knowledge of arms and military swagger made him a joy for drill sergeants. Yet his slender runner's body and handsome face made him an equally appealing target of ridicule for Flint.
Years later, these two pair up in the midst of a fierce rebel uprising in the Haitian jungle. Neither have forgotten their rivalry and now, more than ever, they are pitted against each other with a bitter score to settle--payback that may prove deadly.