Kim is living a peaceful life with his father as a farmer on theirplanet until one day when a runaway spaceship is detected moving at ahigh speed towards his father’s farm. To rescue his father Kim jumpsonboard the ship and manages to land it safely before it crashes. Onboard the ship he finds a severely Injured lone survivor whom with hisdying words begs Kim to take something of his to the Galactic Fleet. Hethen transfers something that was attached to his arm onto Kim’s arm.The thing was a Lens and its transferring should have been impossibleand having it has turned Kim into a Lensman. Other than giving Kimunknown powers it also contains vital information for the victory ofthe Galactic Fleet over the evil Boskone Empire. Kim must now using thespaceship Britannia bring the Lense to the Galactic Fleet. But this isnot an easy task when Lord Helmet of the Boskone Empire is willing touse everything in his power to stop him.