Crying Freeman, the deadliest assassin of the 108 Dragons clan of the Chinese mafia has taken a bride, and she has passed the harsh tests of the Dragons and been given a new name, Hu Qing Lan, "Tiger Orchid." And despite Freeman's Japanese heritage, he has been chosen to become the eventual leader of the Dragons. But someone inside the Dragons wants Freeman dead, and Tiger Orchid should make a fine hostage to draw Freeman into the open . . . where a monstrous killer awaits! Written by manga legend Kazuo Koike, creator of Lone Wolf and Cub and Samurai Executioner, and illustrated by the acclaimed Ryoichi Ikegami, Crying Freeman is manga at its most adult: intensely violent, morally ambiguous, and boldly erotic. Featuring an all-new translation, Dark Horse's Crying Freeman is the first English-language edition of the title in the original non-westernized format. From the writer of Lone Wolf and Cub, Lady Snowblood, and Samurai Executioner.Each volume of Crying Freeman comes shrink-wrapped and carries an 18+ content advisory. FOR MATURE READERS.