George Pike, a lawyer, dies. His soul is delivered to the third dimension, and the representative of the Board of Trade interviews him. After hearing all details, he accepts that Hades Inc. will represent the interests of his soul in the future. He is pleasantly stimulated, until the managing director of Hades invites George to work for him. He is given a new body and an assignment to come back to the first dimension. His job is to promote the interests of Hades, and prevent Armageddon. After hair raising adventures in space and on Earth he succeeds and returns to the third dimension.