Henry Preston and the special military team formed by the Vassals of the Morning Star attempt to escape the Imperial Japanese Army prison on Taipan. Led by the Skinner Sweet, the shrinking squad must find a way off the island infested with a savage and feral breed of vampire.
Gary Phillips discusses his graphic novel Cowboys.
The title is the first sentence of a quote from Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis: "Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy."