The Black Dragon by Dov Silverman
Approx. 171,050 words.
Published on October 24, 2012.
Mung courts the wonderfully erotic Saiyo. The French, Germans and British annihilate the Japanese navy to force opium into Tokyo. Mung founds Japan's whaling industry, builds it's merchant marine fleet and modern navy. He becomes the eyes and ears of the Emperor, code-named THE BLACK DRAGON. He solidifies Japan's political and military factions This is a powerful saga of honor and intrigue,