Largo's best friend, Simon Ovronnaz, is being targeted by the secret services of Myanmar (formerly Burma). Simon and his girlfriend are wrongfully convicted of murder and imprisoned. After a very flawed trial, Simon is condemned to death and transferred to the infamous Fort Makiling. Blissfully ignorant of his friend's fate, Largo is enjoying a romantic adventure at the top of the world, while the plot against him deepens dangerously.
Jean Van Hamme is one of the best-known European comic scriptwriters. His most popular series include ThorgalA" (Cinebook) and XIIIA" (Dargaud). In 2005, he was appointed Officier des Arts et des LettresA" by the French Minister of Culture. Philippe Francq worked at the Herge Studios with Bob de Moor. He then collaborated with Bob de Groot and Francis Delvaux before meeting Van Hamme and working on Largo Winch.A"