After finishing off an airline hijacker, the heroic but insubordinate soldier Yim Dong is sent to Lavernia as an attache to the Chinese Embassy, where he joins an army buddy.
Lavernia has more troubles than your average fictional former-USSR country in Eastern Europe. There are Chinese boat people who are being denied aid and throwing themselves into the harbour (how the hell did they get to Europe ?!), protestors wanting the return of the communists, a sleazy and corrupt Defence Minister who is (among other things) selling weapons to the Red Sun cult whose leader Keizo Mishima, was recently captured there by Yim Dong. And Dong has enough problems of his own. The sight of a little girl dancing reminds him of childhood sweetheart Pun Chan. Then, soon after, she appears. Dong hasn't seen her since she ran away from Tianenmin Square in 1989 (whereas he stayed to fight) to live in Croatia, from where she traced him. Dong takes her to meet friendly Chinese bar owner Lone, who offers her board. But Lone is not quite the kindly soul he appears to be......