Cold fusion is accomplished aboard Scorpio One in the weightlessness of space. However, all the scientists aboard perish in a mysterious oxygen fire. CIA agent Jared Stone with his seasoned crew of astronauts and laser-armed soldiers must locate the crippled Scorpio One before anyone else. They find themselves in a struggle against a squad of Army Rangers gone bad. A shooting war begins on Scorpio One with the winners controlling the world's energy industry.