Book Description: Witness an account of intrigue and death at the court of the Emperor. Watch the past come to life in this gripping comic-book story. Travel back in time to Ancient China. Meet Shen, a talented zither player taken from his home to play for the great Emperor at court. It's a great honour and a dangerous mission. On his travels, Shen is attacked by pirates and becomes a hero, rescuing friends of the Emperor from certain death - as a reward he's asked to play at a great banquet. But how safe is this new assignment and will Shen or the Emperor live to tell the tale?