Derek Strangely, now living in Kampala with his dog Rafiki and still recovering from his time in the Congo jungle when he was rescued by the enigmatic Azziza Nshuti, is contacted by his old friend, Johnny Oceans. It seems that Johnny had been abducted by Somali pirates over 14 years ago. On his escape he had converted to Islam, married a Darod woman and lived a modest life. Now his life is in danger again and his fate lies in the hands of a Somali clan elder in a refugee camp. Derek and Johnny travel across the border, embroiled in the power struggles of this turbulent nation.