Drug lord Franz Sanchez exacts his brutal vengeance on Felix Leiter, the recently married friend James Bond (Agent 007). In defiant response, Bond resigns from the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta against the master criminal. Bond won't be satisfied until Sanchez is defeated, and to accomplish this aim he allies himself with abeautiful pilot and Sanchez's sexy girlfriend. But Bond, relegated to outlaw status, must battle agents on both sides of the law as he discovers the horrifying extent of his prey's resources. In order to bring Sanchez down, Bond must survive a ferocious boat chase, a mid-air brawl over the landing gear of an out-of-control airplane, and a dramatic confrontation in the Mexican desert.