It is 1861 and Hong Kong is the most exotic, remote place on earth for a westerner like Serena Rose Bellamy Bolton. She is as greedy for love as she is for treasure. For Jason Frobisher, Hong Kong is just another place where he can lose himself and forget the woman who will never be his. Steven Bellamy is there to convert the heathen masses only to find that a change of heart has left his soul up for grabs. Daniel Cheng is the one man who stands to protect his homeland from the meddling hands of these westerners. Little does he know he will not be able to live without the beautiful hand of one of them.