It's 1957 and James Bond has only just survived his showdown with Auric Goldfinger at Fort Knox. Unknown to him, the USSR and the West are in a deadly struggle for technological superiority. And SMERSH is back. The Soviet counter-intelligence agency plans to sabotage a Grand Prix race in Europe. But it's Bond who finds himself in the driving seat and events take an unexpected turn when he observes a suspicious meeting between SMERSH's driver and a sinister Korean millionaire, Jai Seong Sin. Thrown together with American adventurer, Jeopardy Lane, Bond uncovers a plan that will bring the West to its knees in a heart-stopping climax.