"Set in the early colonial period, the story leads likeable adventurer Jack Keane to a wide variety of places such as London, Capetown or the jungles of India. In London he accepts a risky assignment for the Queen: it's up to Jack to travel to a remote island and stop a mad scientist out to rule the world with his army of trained apes. In the course of the story Jack meets the girl of his dreams, Amanda. With her help he uncovers Doctor T's devilish plans - and his carnivorous plants. Will the two be able to foil Doctor T's nefarious plan and save the world?"