Playing Rough

Someone dumped a suitcase outside the Pu Shen Temple. For two days no one paid it much notice until Lin, the temple caretaker, saw something odd: a ghostly, stiffened, protruding hand.

When local police arrived at the temple, they unzipped the bulky, black bag to find the corpse of a young Taiwanese man, naked except for a pair of tartan boxer shorts wrapped around his head. The man had been dead for two days, although the cause of death was hard to determine. Murder was a given. Why else would the body have been disposed of so brutally and anonymously?

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