In a galaxy where civilization covers every world with steel and ferroconcrete, only a very special man can break all the rules and still stay free. A man who moves through the rafters of society like a rat. A Stainless Steel Rat & And when the galaxy goes to war, it needs special men. That s when The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted. The 25th century s most dangerous outlaw is back and this time it means war! Slippery Jim diGriz, better known as the Stainless Steel Rat, is seeking revenge for the murder of his mentor-in-crime, the fabled archcriminal known as The Bishop. His trail leads to Nevenkebla and the iron-fisted dictator General Zennor the kind of man who d sell his own mother into slavery just to see the expression on her face. Now in the uniform of a Nevenkeblan soldier, Jim discovers Zennor s vile plan to enslave a defenseless planet. Only a man with a Special code of honor only a Stainless Steel Rat can save the world from the invading horde.