In the previous book Jane and her infant son Jack had been kidnapped by Tarzan’s enemy Nikolas Rokoff and his henchmen. Of course, Tarzan tracks down his wife and son and finally dispatches his enemies. The Son of Tarzan, first published in 1917, is the fourth book in Burroughs’ tales of the ape-man. Seeking revenge Nikolas Rokoff, sends his henchman Alexis Paulvitch after Tarzan’s son, by luring him away from London and into his clutches. Unfortunately for Paulvitch, Jack escapes with the help of the ape named Akut. They flee into the deep African jungle where two decades earlier Tarzan himself had been raised. The young Jack Clayton on his own becomes known as Korak the Killer and builds a reputation for himself in the Jungle. Korak, raised in civilization, finds his own place among the great apes like his father. Join Rice for another fantastic adventure story of action and romance.