Triads

by Poppy Z. Brite, Christa Faust, Miran Kim

In 1937, two young boys escape their cruel Peking Opera training and hit the streets of HongKong.

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 200 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.87 out of 5
  • Published May 24th 2004 by Subterranean Press
  • Original Title: Triads
  • ISBN: 1931081409 (ISBN13: 9781931081405)
  • Edition Language: English

In 1937, two young boys escape their cruel Peking Opera training and hit the streets of Hong Kong. Rescued by a foppish half-breed aesthete, they travel to prewar Shanghai to run a mysterious errand for a shadow criminal organization…but then the Japanese bomb China, and everything goes terribly wrong.In 1945, Nan Blake is a hardboiled Hollywood writer with a secret…she isn’t the man her beautiful starlet girlfriend believes her to be. Who is the mysterious Chinese stuntman hiding in the background, and why does he want to help her?In modern-day Los Angeles, Jake Ryan is poised at the brink of a promising action-movie career…but what if his studio finds out he’s gay, and why does he keep seeing that strange, ghostly Chinese man?