- Indiana Jones and Marya Smirnova confront the fellowship of a resurrected Thuggee temple in Bhubaneshwar, in India.
- Marshall Kai Ti Chan, leader of the Black Dragon Triad, starts a collaboration with the Nazi treasure hunter Albrecht Von Beck, in order to find to Heart of the Dragon.
- Sallah Mohammed Faisel el-Kahir helps Indiana Jones to find the Tomb of Hermes during his quest for the Philosopher's Stone.
- Reporter Walter B. Harris dies.
- Indiana Jones loses the Crystal Skull of Cozan to the Nazis in France, then helps Walter Granger and Joan Starbuck search for her missing father in Mongolia. He also frees Wu Han from Lao Che's servitude.