Chapter 1 – Michael J. Roscoe, a multimillionaire from New York, is assassinated by a guy who goes by the name Sam Green. Chapter 2- Alex Rider follows two suspected drug dealers to a barge on the River Thames. Chapter 3- Alex hops into a crane near the barge and lifts the barge out of the water with the crane; the barge collides into a nearby conference center when it’s in the air. Chapter 4- Alex is taken to jail, but MI6 bails him out; therefore, he has to accept the proposal they give him to go on an undercover mission to a boarding school, Point Blanc, in the Alps.
Chapter 5- As part of the mission, Alex has to pretend to be the son of a multimillionaire Sir David Friend, whose house he stays at for a week. Chapter 6- While at his house, Alex goes horseback riding with Friend’s daughter and almost gets killed by a train when they take a shortcut in a tunnel. Chapter 7- Mr. Smithers, who works for MI6, gives Alex a few devices in case of an emergency while on his mission. Chapter 8- Alex is picked up by Mrs. Stellenbosch from Point Blanc and has dinner with her at a hotel in France.
Chapter 9- Alex meets Dr. Grief, the director of Point Blanc, and makes his only friend, James Sprintz. Chapter 10- Alex notices that the school isn’t normal; he sees James being taken away during the night into a room. Chapter 11- Something is wrong with James, so Alex sneaks up to the forbidden third floor and sees Dr. Grief shoot a surgeon; Alex sends out a signal for help to MI6. Chapter 12- Alex sneaks down to the basement, and finds James and the other four students; he finds out Dr. Grief has duplicated the kids.
A Clockwork Orange To leave out the final chapter of A Clockwork Orange is to change the entire meaning of the novel; as Burgess says in the introduction, his story is transformed into a fable. Without the last chapter the reader is left with a dark and pessimistic theme, that absolute good and evil exist in this world and it is possible for a man to be pure evil. Alex is conditioned and ...
Chapter 13- Mrs. Stellenbosch captures Alex when she sees him in the basement, and Dr. Grief tells him he is going to have to kill him; Grief also informs Alex about the Gemini Project, which is his evil plan to rule the world by duplicating people that act like himself. Chapter 14- Alex escapes after he is locked up and snowboards down the mountain on an ironing board while being chased by numerous snowmobiles equipped with machine guns; he is hospitalized after slipping off a train he jumped on at the bottom of the mountain.
Chapter 15- He confronts MI6 for not getting him out of there when he sent out a signal for help, and is assigned to lead a SAS unit back into Point Blanc to kill Grief, Stellenbosch, and to rescue the kids. Chapter 16- Alex is successful as the SAS unit accomplishes all of their tasks of killing Dr. Grief, Mrs. Stellenbosch, and rescuing the five kids. Chapter 17- Alex returns back to school in London, and when he goes to meet with the principal, his clone is waiting for him and tries to kill Alex; as a result, Alex is unscathed and the clone dies in a fire while they are fighting.