Seeking refuge in the eye of a violent typhoon, the crew of a crippled salvage tug makes a potentially profitable discovery. A Russian military vessel, loaded with hi-tech computer hardware worth millions in salvage fees, appears to have been abandoned by its crew. After restoring power to the ship, greedy Captain Everton and his navigator Kit encounter a lone scientists who seems to be scared almost to death. She begs them to turn off the power – but it it too late?