MI6 agents James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Eve (Naomi Harris) are on an important mission in Istanbul, Turkey. They have to retrieve a hard drive full of top secret information that has fallen into the wrong hands. Their mission ends in failure, after which Bond goes AWOL. When a cyber-attack culminates in the bombing of the MI6 offices, Bond immediately resurfaces to pursue the culprit. His search leads him to former MI6 operative Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem), an eccentric madman with a score to settle. Silva has limitless resources at his disposal. He means to make his sick dreams a reality. All that stands between him and ultimate revenge is Bond, but is 007 up to the challenge?