James Bond (Daniel Craig), receives a mysterious message from the past that sends him on a mission to Mexico City, and then Rome. There he meets Lucia Sciarra ("Monica Belluci"), the beautiful but forbidden widow of an infamy criminal. Bond discovers that the evil organization known as S.P.E.C.T.R.E. is hiding in a secret meeting. Bond is back in London when Max Denbigh, the new Head of the Centre of National Security questions Bond's actions, and questions the relevancy of MI6, which is led by M. (Ralph Fiennes). Bond secretly recruits Q (Ben Whishaw), Miss Eve Moneypenny, and Q (Ben Whishaw), to assist him in finding Dr. Madeleine Swann. (Lea Seydoux), his former nemesis Mr. White. He may have the key to unraveling the S.P.E.C.T.R.E. web. She is the assassin's daughter and understands Bond better than anyone else. Bond discovers that there is a chilling link between the enemy and him as he ventures to the heart of S.P.E.C.T.R.E.