Rip, Sam and Cyril travel to China, to photograph "The Lama's Skull", an artifact said to protect all those "within it's vision". But when the skull goes missing, the Hu-Nan temple is immediately reduced to rubble and everyone in town is suddenly getting sick! When Cyril discovers a button from a military uniform in the ruins, it leads the team to sneak into the nearby army camp. There they discover General Ling has stolen the Skull in hopes of restoring his own failing health! Stealing back the skull, the BION team make their escape in a military truck, only to discover it filled with drums of toxic waste - the real cause of everyone's sickness! In a showdown with the General, the BION team are amazed when the full drums are crushed by an army tank and yet emit no toxic gas! Was it the protection of the Lama's Skull? Believe it or Not!