Their bronzes and other artworks are hugely important to the PLA. Possession of great bronze statues is the traditional Chinese symbol of ultimate power. This is why the PLA wants to acquire great art from all over the world. It enhances their power at home and abroad.

It's real, but not near the $500,000 asking price. I don't see the PLA paying any more than $200,000.

I vowed to discover China's most major items and do it better than anyone else.

I've spent eight years waiting to see this?

I left the bodyguard behind to watch the hotel room. Important things are happening here, so I must show my face.