Newly minted MBA Derek Vortimer wanted a management job in a big company. But following his job interview he is kidnapped and wakes up in Sultania. but before he can settle into his new job of modernising the country, one crisis after another intervenes. He is kidnapped again by semi-intelligent apes created by mad scientist Dr Grozny, escapes despite the well-meaning intervention of two friends whom he rescues, only to be plunged into further crises including two battles. He needs all his wits, his newly acquired skill as an MBA, and the advice of his mysterious patron Mr Codd, to overcome these problems, which include the often alarming attentions of three strong willed women.