This Action packed novel is full of fighting suspense and adventure. The main character is Alex Rider. In the novel Alex Riders uncle who took care of him after his parents died in a train wreck, was found out to be a spy after he was shot, by an assassin. Alex is very sad and surprised when this happens. The agency that Alex's uncle worked for (MI6), he then took his uncles place in the agency as an infamous teenage spy. MI6, (Great Britain's FBI), sends him on crazy missions with high tech gadgets that the agency gives him. MI6 then sends him to investigate a suspicious owner of a computer company. In the end Alex gets in a huge battle. The book is a great read for people that love action, gun fights, suspense, and adventure. This novel is a great read.