Buck becomes involved in interplanetary politics when, while a guest at the interplanetary Olympics of 2492, he and Wilma are approached by an athelete who wishes to defect. Little do they realize that the alien, Jorex from the planet Loziria, has been given an explosive implant in his head that can kill him should he try to escape while on the planet Mykos.
Buck is invited to be a special guest at the 2492 Olympics. Shortly after arriving on Mykos, Buck is drawn into a "game" of political intrigue as an athlete from the planet Lozeria attempts to defect. However, both Wilma and Buck are unaware that the implant in Jorex's (McFadden) head can be made to explode!