Sammy Mitsumi escapes from an abusive boarding school to find and kill the man who raped his mother, and to retrieve her magic talisman which contains the Golden Child. He flees to Brazil, where he is enslaved in a gold mine. Taking refuge among the wild Shama Indians, he learns the secrets of their ghost world, mastered by the forest people in their fight for survival. Sammy doesn’t want to kill, but the enemy is closing in, and the spirits of the dead leave him no choice. The Golden Child guides and protects him, but can he be trusted?