John Carter's going north - to the Martian north pole, that is, in hopes of finding clues that will lead him to the murderer stalking his palace. From the moment he arrives, Carter finds himself embroiled in the conspiracies and intrigues of the Martian north, where the only thing more bitter than the cold is the politics. How many asses is our hero gonna have to kick to get to the truth? A whole lot, trust us - this is Mars! Warlord of Mars #27: White Lies and Alibis!