The 25th century's most outrageous outlaw is back - and this time it means war! Slippery Jim diGriz is seeking revenge for the murder of his mentor-in-crime, The Bishop. His trail leads to the iron-fisted dictator General Zennor of Nevenkebla - the kind of man who'd sell his own mother into slavery just to see the look on her face. Now in the uniform of a Nevenkeblan soldier, Jim discovers Zennor's plan to enslave a defensless planet. Only the Stainless Steel Rat can save the world from the invading horde!