On the 26th of March 1995, sarin gas was released in a Tokyo subway station
crammed with morning rush hour commuters and all hell broke loose.
In the aftermath of anguish, death, painful injuries and broken lives, the
deadly action was traced back to a cult called Aum Shinrikyo.
What lay behind this ferocious lashing the cult had given to the orderly,
uncluttered society Japan was so proud of? What dark sinister secrets lay
behind the walls of the Aum Shinrikyo compound in Kamikuishiki?
Tsutsumi Sakamoto, a Yokohama lawyer took up the challenge of finding
answers to these questions and one cold , gray November morning in 1995, the
young attorney, his wife and ten month old son disappeared without a
This is the chilling story of how a young lawyer sacrificed his life and
that of his poignantly young family to stem the reign of terror of the
cult's guru, Shoko Asahara.