James Bond is a fictional character created by British journalist and novelist. The Bond character is a Secret Service agent, code number 007, residing in London but active internationally. In this series a golden bullet with James Bond's etched into its surface is received by MI6. It is believed that it was sent by famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga, who uses a golden gun, to intimidate the agent. Because of the perceived threat to the agent's life, M relieves Bond of a mission revolving around the work of a scientist named Gibson, thought to be in possession of information crucial to solving the energy crisis with solar power. Bond sets out unofficially to find Scaramanga.