Ian Rider, uncle of Alex Rider was killed in an accident. It was a key of secrets to Alex. He realizes that his uncle was a spy and worked in M16 also he was known that his uncle was murdered by a Russian killer.
After the funeral, he was informed of living away from his friends and only friend, by the M16 crew. To avoid that, he agreed to work for them, as an inheritance of his uncle.
At the age of 14, he had rigorous training and finally he was made ready for his investigation.
He was assigned to investigate the secret behind the powerful computer named STORMBREAKER, which will be distributed to many schools by Mr. Herod Sayle.
Soon, Alex was able to realize the secret, but it was hard for him to get rid from the dangers, created by Herod Sayleâ€™s helper Mr. Grin.
But he was able to recover from all of them. The computer will produce small pox viruses which could kill many people and students. Alex prevented the happening at the right moment and for him, the old life, but without uncle, was regained.