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Returning to London, Bond is suspended from field duty by the new M, who is in the midst of a power struggle with Max Denbigh (whom Bond dubs "C"), the head of a privately backed agency, the Joint Intelligence Service.
C campaigns for Britain to form "Nine Eyes", a global surveillance and intelligence initiative, and uses his influence to close down the '00' field agent section, which he believes is outdated.
He encounters a disfigured Blofeld, who tells him that Bond must escape before explosives are detonated or die trying to save Swann.
Bond finds Swann and they escape by boat as the building collapses.
Bond uses Sciarra's ring to infiltrate a meeting to select Sciarra's replacement, where he identifies the leader, Franz Oberhauser. White, a former member of the organisation's subsidiary Quantum who had fallen afoul of Oberhauser.
After hearing Oberhauser give the order for the "Pale King" to be assassinated, Bond is pursued across the city by the organisation's assassin, Mr. Bond asks her to investigate Oberhauser, who was presumed dead years earlier.
Several James Bond characters, including M, Q and Eve Moneypenny return, with new additions Léa Seydoux as Dr. Hinx, Andrew Scott as Max Denbigh and Monica Bellucci as Lucia Sciarra.
He tells Bond to find and protect his daughter, Dr.
Bond disobeys M's order and travels to Rome to attend Sciarra's funeral.
He seduces Sciarra's widow, Lucia, who tells him Marco belonged to an organisation of businessmen with criminal and terrorist connections.
Swann takes Bond to L'Américain, a hotel in Tangier, and they discover that White left evidence directing them to Oberhauser's base at a crater in the Sahara.
Taking a train to a remote station, Bond and Swann encounter Hinx, who gets ejected from the train in the ensuing struggle, and are escorted to Oberhauser's base.