ames Bond, CMG, RNVR, is Commander of the Ministry of Defense in Britain. He is an agent for the British secret service under the code, 007. In this work however, he is temporarily moved to another department and his designation is renamed 7777. He is as well-known for his expertise in sleuthing as he is with his experience with the ladies. His reputation superceeds him as one the greatest spies of all time. He is devastated by the death of his wife, Tracy, and is trying to put the pieces of his life back together. His grief causes him to nearly fall apart, affecting his work to his detriment.