By W. E. Johns
Biggles is requested to assist a chinese language resident of Malaysia, referred to as Lin Seng, circulation his special pearl assortment to London. among this invaluable assortment is an excellent pearl referred to as "the Blue Moon of Asia". Flying out to Malaysia and over Taihan, Seng's amazing domestic, Biggles reveals no appropriate touchdown position. Going to Kuala Lumpur, Biggles makes touch with one in every of Seng's company managers referred to as Tong. He tells Biggles that cellphone touch has been misplaced with Taihan. Biggles and Algy rent a motor vehicle and force out to enquire. discovering a holiday within the telegraph traces, Biggles discovers the physique of a put up place of work employee despatched out to fix the fault. The traces were lower and whilst Biggles fetches the neighborhood police, the physique has disappeared. urgent directly to Lin Seng's domestic at Taihan, Biggles unearths he's below siege from thieves who are looking to scouse borrow his pearl assortment. Twenty unswerving employees guard Seng. Algy makes use of those employees to begin to transparent an overgrown golfing path to show it right into a makeshift touchdown strip. the location takes a flip for the more serious while information is got that 50 Indonesian guerrillas have landed and are suspected to be making for Taihan. Biggles makes a decision to aim to wreck out, to get to Kuala Lumpur while Algy finishes the airstrip. the following he can alert the Malaysian executive to the Indonesian incursion and produce the aircraft to Taihan to land and gather Lin Seng and his pearls. Leaving through vehicle with Ayart, one in all Seng's servants, Biggles is delivered to a halt and captured by way of the thieves within the jungle. Algy comes to a decision to dam the doorway to the golfing path by means of destroying a fallen tree over a crocodile infested ditch. utilizing gelignite, he blows the tree to items and this is helping facilitate Biggles' get away as the thieves have been taking Biggles to the golfing path and they're stuck within the explosion. completing the airstrip, Algy and Lin Seng are getting ready for evacuation whilst the Indonesian troops assault. Biggles arrives by way of aircraft and with him come Malaysian govt infantrymen. Algy saves Lin Seng from a murderous assault so that it will thieve his pearls and he's ultimately flown to defense. the image at the airborne dirt and dust conceal indicates Algy approximately to blow-up the tree bridge below a looking at moon.