The school of diplomacy established by Ghengis Khan was one of the most effective forms of negotiation the world has ever known. The protocol was quick and simple. The first step was to crush your opponent's skull, then the rest was easy. This creed formed the backbone of the Turkomen nation. "Simon Coe does it again with another heart-pounding, page-turning adventure thriller. Superb!" Dana Reed Author of Unholy Alliance and The Fifth Deadly Sin A rare, ancient and infamous carpet is believed to be the key to the vast treasures of the Great Khans-a carpet that men will do anything to obtain.anything.even kill with savage brutality.as has been the case for centuries for all whom have sought the famed Golden Tekke.