In the not-too-distant future, massive climate change has wracked the globe. China s rice-growing regions have been devastated by typhoons, while its western breadbasket is suffering from three years of drought. Riots threaten to tear the country apart. With the old-guard Chinese government paralyzed by the crisis, a young, charismatic party leader steps to the fore. His solution to the unrest is a time-tested one conquest of China s neighbors. And after that, the world. Josh MacArthur, a mild-mannered American scientist ...