Ages 16 and up. "Johan is a cold and calculating killer with a mysterious past, and brilliant Dr. Kenzo Tenma is the only one who can stop him! Conspiracy and serial murder open the door to a compelling, intricately woven plot in this masterpiece manga thriller. Dangerous men of influence hoping to exploit Johan's frightening mind for their own shadowy purposes are also hot on the "monster's" trail, and they're willing to use Eva, Tenma's ex-fiancée, to identify him. But what will happen to Eva when her assistance is no longer required? Will her only chance for salvation rest on the shoulders of the very man who's been hired to kill her?!"--P.  of cover.