- ? [as Frank Riddell]
- Ruben Moreira; Maxwell Elkan ?
- Ruben Moreira
- Kaänga; AnKaängan Mason; T'gani; cliff people; Kokan; valley people; Dorna
- Kaänga's arbitration of a dispute over an idol is not received well by the cliff people who steal the idol and Ann, with the intent of sacrificing her to the idol. Kaänga and Dorna, a cliff people girl that he once saved, prepare fireworks that frighten the cliff people allowing Kaänga to rescue Ann and retrieve the idol for the valley people.
- blowguns; bondage; crocodiles; human sacrifice; idols; Khafi worship; leopards; medicinal herbs; poisoning; sunaki tree
The story title is taken from the cover blurb.
first line: "Voodoo drums and a boiling cauldron throbbed death for the jungle lord..."