James Bond, 007, is sent on a mission to Istanbul to try and acquire a Russian cypher machine known as Lektor from a defecting Russian agent. The evil SPECTRE organization has a plan to steal the decoder. This will grant access to Russian state secrets and irrevocably unbalance the world order. It is up to James to find and take possession of the device first. He must confront enemies that include Red Grant and the ruthless Rosa Klebb. Even as James romances a stunning Soviet defector, he realizes he is being lured into a deadly trap. He will need all of his courage, ability and cutting-edge technology to triumph over the forces that seek to destroy him.