When Bond rescues a beautiful, reckless girl from self destruction, he finds himself with a lead on one of the most dangerous men in world – Enrst Stavro Blofeld, the head of SPECTRE. In the snow-bound fastness of his Alpine base, Blofeld is conducting research that could threaten the safety of the world. To thwart the evil genius, Bond must get himself and the vital information he has gathered out of the base and keep away from SPECTRE's agents. Which may require the help of someone who is both beautiful and a little reckless . . .