Warning of new danger to peace hits the Earth Defence Force when a Star Fleet Cruiser from Pluto Base is destroyed by an unidentified alien warship. Is it the start of an invasion by an unknown power? The threat comes in the year 2999, soon after Space War III has ended. The Solar System, led by Planet Earth, is rebuilding the damage suffered during that war. General Kyle, controller of the Earth Defence Force, takes action immediately. The X-Bomber, the Star Fleet's ultimate spaceship, is in the final stages of building and its Captain, Doctor Benn, is ordered to activate it immediately. Before space trials can begin, further attacks are launched. Although their identities are unknown at the time, those responsible are the Imperial Alliance, with the mystery alien warship captained by the unscrupulous Commander Makara. Imperial Alliance fighters are ordered to attack Pluto Base and capture Star Fleet's Captain Carter. They then turn their fleet's weapons directly on Earth itself. The X-Bomber is immediately launched to defend the planet. A monumental mid-space battle takes place, and the X-Bomber is hit.
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The Imperial Master - head of the invading Imperial Alliance - has sent his warship and battle fleet to capture the power called F-01. But what is the F-01? Commander Makara interrogates the captive Star Fleet Captain, but learns nothing. Lamia rushes to the crippled X-Bomber, crash-landed at Moon Base. To gain time for repairs, X-Bomber strikes at the hovering enemy fighters. Earth Defence Force send the Ocean Patrol Fleet to defend Pluto Base. Commander Makara orders a holographic fighter attack on the Fleet while the real enemy force converge on Earth HQ. Giving them a one-hour deadline, Makara demands the hand-over of the F-01 or else Star Fleet Headquarters will be destroyed!
"General Kyle tries to find out who or what is the F-01. The computer cannot give any answers. In the still-immobile X-Bomber, Lamia asks Doctor Benn if she is the F-01. He tells her of her mysterious arrival on Mars, as a baby guarded by Kirara; how she was secretly brought up by Professor Hagen until he disappeared. This story is overheard by Shiro who realises that Lamia is an alien from an unknown planet, but he is sworn to secrecy by Doctor Benn, who refuses to think that Lamia could be the F-01. Under threat from the Imperial Alliance battle cruiser, Star Fleet Headquarters is evacuated and the crew of X-Bomber prepare to use the X-Impulse weapon against the alien ship. But Lamia radios Makara saying that she is the F-01 and will give herself up to save her Earth friends. Makara speeds her war ship to Moon Base to take Lamia, but X-Bomber forces the Imperial Alliance to retreat..........."
On their way to Pluto with materials to rebuild the damaged Base, three Star Fleet transport cruisers have mysteriously disappeared. X-Bomber is called in to escort the next transporters. They encounter Imperial Alliance warships, and destroy the alien fleet. But Commander Makara sets a trap, and as X-Bomber attacks the Alliance Base on Jupiter, Orion sends his missiles against Dr. Benn's ship. Shiro, Lee and Hercules take off, using X-Bomber's new weapon Dai-X, to destroy the alien base.
Whilst continuing their protection of the Star Fleet transport cruisers on their mission to Pluto, Shiro tells his fellow crew of X-Bomber that he believes Captain Carter is still alive. Lamia receives a strange message from the space galleon Skull - an unknown voice calling her. She takes off in one of X-Bomber's shuttles to find the Skull. Shiro, Lee and Hercules are sent after her in Dai-X. As Lamia approaches the Skull ship, her shuttle loses power. The Skull is attacked by the Imperial Alliance warship and Lamia calls Shiro to attack the battlecruiser to save the Skull. Shiro first saves Lamia, and, rejoined by Doctor Benn in X-Bomber, they defeat the alien attack and the Skull escapes.
Star Fleet Command examine the data on the mysterious Skull - is it linked with Lamia's secret past and the F-01? General Kyle orders X-Bomber to find the Skull. Commander Makara threatens Kyle with the destruction of Earth's Star Fleet Base if Lamia is not handed over to the Imperial Alliance. General Kyle engages Makara in battle with his forces from Mars, but the Martian Fleet is destroyed. X-Bomber is recalled to defend Earth but Makara calls off the attack, leaving Dr. Benn and his crew free to seek out the Skull. But Makara's warship follows them, tricking X-Bomber into a Black Hole where the great ship is trapped and powerless.
"Tricked by the Imperial Alliance, X-Bomber is caught in the Black Hole of Sargasso, its power reserves fading fast; Commander Makara sends Imperial fighters to force X-Bomber to expend more power. But Dr. Benn summons all X-Bomber's resources for a gigantic laser blast on the alien battle cruiser. Makara's attack is repelled but the X-Bomber is trapped in the gravitational grip of Sargasso and virtually without power. Lamia calls to the mysterious Skull for help, and the strange ship proves its loyalty by pulling X-Bomber to the safety of free space. But before X-Bomer can discover the secret of the Skull, the space galleon disappears."
Star Fleet's X-Bomber is badly damaged and lands on Alleria to make repairs. But the planet is volcanic and also the home of strange furry mutants called Monmons. The evil Commander Makara fires laser torpedoes, which activate a volcanic eruption. X-Bomber cannot take off to avoid the lava flow as the Monmons have surrounded the ship. Dr. Benn orders his Star Fleet crew to shoot the cute creatures and so allow their escape. X-Bomber takes off and engages the alien battlecruiser in a laser fight and Makara is ordered to return to the Imperial Master in disgrace after her defeat.
Commander Makara and Captain Orion report to their Imperial Alliance Command on their failure to destroy Star Fleet and take control of the F-01. Under sentence of death, they review their past encounters with the Star Fleet ships. Captain Orion's inefficiency is blamed and Makara persuades her Imperial Master to let them live to try again. They only have six Earth months left to capture Lamia and the power of F-01.
"X-Bomber goes to a tree-covered planet called Zenith to meet with the mysterious Skull - but is it another trap? Commander Makara has brainwashed her prisoner from Star Fleet Command and Captain Carter leads the Imperial Alliance on a new attack on the F-01. X- Bomber tries to escape but the trees of planet Zenith are malevolent and aggressive and the Star Fleet ship is caught in their grip. Captain Carter demands that Lamia be handed over or he will order the deadly Delta Laser fired on X-Bomber. But the Skull appears and draws the alien fire, allowing X-Bomber to escape from Zenith. But Star Fleet's great ship has been damaged in the attack."
As X-Bomber is repaired, a distress call is received from an unknown planet. Dr. Benn sends Star Fleet's Dai-X crew of Shiro, Lee and Hercules to assist. They follow the call to a strange planet and find Keeli - a beautiful space princess - made prisoner as the result of a war against the might of the Imperial Alliance, the deadly machines of battle surrounding her palace dungeon. As they free Keeli, Captain Carter - now a trusted fighter for the evil Alliance - gives them his ultimatum: give up Lamia and the F-01 - or die! Carter reactivates the dormant fighting machines on the planet but Shiro and the Star Fleet crew successfully defeat them with Dai-X and bring peace once again to Keeli 's planet.
"As the Star Fleet crew discuss Lamia, the F-01 and the apparent defection of Captain Carter to the Imperial Alliance, Dr. Benn receives a distress call from a deserter of Commander Makara's warship. The Alliance traitor is taken aboard X-Bomber but, unbeknownst to Star Fleet, he is a walking bomb. He threatens to blow up X-Bomber if Lamia does not return with him to Commander Makara. After the ""traitor"" is dealt with, Shiro Hagen challenges his former instructor - Captain Carter - to fight to the death, just Shiro against Carter. Shiro attempts to get Carter back and away from the evil influence of the Imperial Alliance. But Carter chooses to die with honour at the hand of Shiro, who now has another reason to hate the dreaded Alliance."
"So much has been happening since the beginning of the year that Shiro takes the opportunity to recall the momentous events from the moment the enemy alien force attacked the peaceful solar system and destroyed Pluto Alpha Base. It seems a long time since X-Bomber's completion and first mission, since the mysterious Skull was first contacted. What strange power does Lamia possess? Sadly Shiro remembers the disappearance of Captain Carter and his eventual death. Can the Earth Defence Forces continue to withstand the attacks from the deadly Imperial Alliance? Can victory eventually be gained? Can Lamia be saved from the desperate attempts to capture or kill her before the dawn of a new century? Shiro has a lot on his mind, and the determination that good must triumph over evil."
Messages are exchanged with the mysterious Skull. Dr. Benn asks for help in solving the mystery of F-01. When the reply is a strong demand that Lamia must be handed over, Benn refuses; but Lamia pleads to be taken to the space galleon and persuades Shiro to accompany her in a small shuttle craft. It is a dangerous journey. The craft is spotted by the Imperial Alliance and Commander Makara gives orders for it to be attacked. Shiro and Lamia succeed in making contact with the Skull. Its Captain, a handsome, princely figure named Halley, says Lamia may come aboard. But by now, Makara's attack has been launched. X-Bomber is sent to the rescue and the attack is repelled after a fierce fight. The opportunity to board the Skull has been lost, though, and the question still remains. Who is Captain Halley? What does he have to do with Lamia's past? What is the secret of the mysterious F-01?
A mysterious and beautiful girl, assistant to Dr Benn Robinson and a member of Moonbase’s radar team. Lamia was discovered in a space capsule which crash landed on Mars when she was a baby and she was raised by Shiro’s father, Professor Hagen. In order to try and discover her true identity she joins the crew of X-Bomber assisting Shiro and the others. Pure of heart with a passionate dislike of war and conflict she hopes that by fighting with the X-Bomber team she can help bring an end to the fighting. Lamia is a child of the planet of mystics, Esper, and a member of the Pazarees royal family and she is destined to become the goddess who brings peace to the universe.
Although the X-Bomber crew regain consciousness, in the course of the on board firefight with the Alliance invaders Lamia is taken away. As a parting shot, the Alliance launches mines into space. As members of the crew work to repair the ship, a message comes from Captain Halley who meets them in person on the planet. He makes the startling statement that Lamia is indeed F-01. The Alliance wants her because she will one day be Queen of the planet Esper where the people have special, intuitive, supernatural powers. The planet has been ruled by the Pizarees. Lamia was born of that family, and a fortune teller foresaw that she would realise a tremendous power for good in the year 3000 which would be capable of dominating the universe. This was when the Imperial Alliance attacks began. Lamia and some of the elders escaped the holocaust. They knew of the Earth Research Institute on Mars and left Lamia there. Now she is in great danger because the Alliance fear her great power. The Earth Defence Force must help her. Then Halley lets it be known that he and Lamia are to be ""as one"". It is a shock for Shiro, who is in love with her. When it takes off to search for Lamia, the Alliance's space mines cripple X-Bomber and it is forced back down to the planet.
Fortunately, it is possible to repair the damage to X-Bomber, and a big search for Lamia begins as Commander Makara and Orion imprison Lamia underground on a frozen planet. Benn orders that nearby planets must be explored one by one. Meanwhile, the Alliance's Commander Makara is receiving instructions from the Imperial Master to proceed at once to the Colusion Star Cluster and decimate the planet Callinian. Lamia succeeds in getting a telepathic communication to Captain Halley, telling him that she has been taken to the Allurian Star Cluster and imprisoned in a glacial underground prison. Halley passes on the message to X-Bomber. Lamia's rescue is near, but how safe is she? She is F-01 - the only power standing between the Imperial Alliance and its conquest of the universe. They will do everything in their power to destroy her - and X-Bomber - in the two months till the year 3000.
"X-Bomber is still on a random course, trying to find the Allurian Star Cluster where Lamia is imprisoned. Further information from Captain Halley is awaited. The Alliance's Commander Makara sets out on a seek-and-destroy mission. The crew of X-Bomber destroy the enemy missile base using Dai-X and succeed in rescuing Lamia and making their way to the planet CallinianCallinian in the star cluster of that name. The Imperial Alliance is not far behind, but Makara's ship is caught in the destruction of the prison planet and limps away. Lamia's destruction is now more than a mission to commander Makara....... it has become an obsession."
Commander Makara's desperation leads her to ignore the Imperial Master's orders and try to kill Lamia rather than capturing her. Her secret weapon is a bionic cyborg mantis created by the Imperial scientist, Caliban. It is programmed to assassinate F-01 when necessary, using a ray gun and a sharp scythe treated with deadly poison. X-Bomber must be destroyed before it can reach the Callinian Cluster. To do this, she lures the Dai-X off the ship, giving the cyborg the opportunity to stow away in one of the fighters. X- Bomber is then attacked by the Death Planetoid, another of Caliban's creations, forcing the Dai-X out to combat it. Meanwhile, the deadly cyborg creature has entered Lamia's room and battles with Kirara. Dr. Benn rushes in - just in time to save Lamia from death. The poison that was intended for her enters his bloodstream instead. It causes his death. He has died in the quest for peace. PPA recalls the Dai-X which has managed to finish off the Death Planetoid. X-Bomber's course for the Callinian system is resumed. But even after they land on the planet Callinian, what can they do there? When will the Imperial Alliance activate their final assault?
X-Bomber reaches the Callinian planet and Lamia is reunited with Captain Halley, who agrees to Shiro's request for Dr. Benn to be buried there. Lamia is still upset, feeling that she is responsible for the doctor's death and all the terrible events that have been taking place; but Halley assures her that she has not been brought here in vain. She is the symbol of peace for that entire universe. The meaning will become clear when they greet the new century. A big surprise lies ahead. The mystery of Professor Hagen's disappearance is solved. He is still alive and on this planet. Once again, Lamia meets the man who designed X-Bomber and who had adopted her. He explains that after completing the X-Bomber project, he wanted to find out about Lamia and why she had been sent to Mars. While he was bringing her up, he had the strangest premonition that this child was very special and would have a lasting effect on the whole universe. Whilst hunting for clues in his ship, his controls failed and he was rescued by Captain Halley. Hagen has since constructed a laser cannon to defend Callinian. He hopes it will be the ultimate weapon in the defeat of the Imperial Alliance. While waiting for the expected attack, the X-Bomber crew are introduced to the King. When the expected attack begins shortly after their introduction, X-Bomber launches to counter-attack while Caliban's Death Ball lies in wait.
Makara's battlecruiser and X-Bomber are engaged in a grim struggle. Professor Hagen is now in X-Bomber, commanding operations. At the same time, the Royal Palace is under attack from Alliance fighters and Caliban's Death Ball. Dai-X engages the Death Ball but its initial attacks are repelled; Dai-X is finally able to break through its defences but has nothing in reserve to combat Makara's ship and help X-Bomber. Though the King is reluctant to use Hagen's laser cannon, he eventually agrees and the assault is repelled when Makara's ship takes a direct hit. X-Bomber returns to Callinian, but the King tells Hagen that the time has arrived for him to leave. If Captain Halley and Lamia greet the new year, peace will return. What is now important is that Hagen and his colleagues must protect themselves until then. But before Hagen can leave, a communication between the Alliance's home planet and Makara's battlecruiser is intercepted. The Imperial Master intends to attack Earth. Star Fleet will need X-Bomber, and Lamia insists on returning with the man she has always regarded as her father. Can X-Bomber return to Earth before the Imperial Master's attack? And what is Lamia's destiny, with only one month before the new year?
On board X-Bomber, the great question is: can Earth be reached before it has been destroyed by the Imperial Alliance? Professor Hagen decides on a desperate gamble. The computer safety factor must be over-ridden and the controls operated manually, enabling them to travel at twice hyper-speed. It will mean risking the entire ship blowing up, but it is a chance that must be taken. It is a danger-fraught journey, but in the fighting the Imperial Alliance's warship has been badly damaged and Captain Orion seriously injured. Before dying, he insists on being taken to his carrier ship, leaving the mother ship while it is being repaired. He is determined to make one final attack on X-Bomber before his death. In the suicide mission, he succeeds in damaging X-Bomber. It seems that Makara, now able to follow him, has X-Bomber at her mercy. A desperate situation needs desperate measures. Shiro and his colleagues Hercules and Lee take the Dai-X into the heart of Makara's ship. It proves to be a decisive attack. Commander Makara is finally destroyed, but the Imperial Master is closer than ever to Earth.
After repairs, X-Bomber is able to continue its journey to Earth. But can it reach there in time? The Imperial Fortress is heading to Earth. Strange things are happening to Lamia. She says her head feels as if it is being squeezed in a vice....the new century is getting closer. The passing of time is also concerning the Imperial Master. At the speed his Imperial Fortress is making, it will reach the Earth two days before the new year. X-Bomber is close behind. By now, Lamia's head is reeling. Her fantastic powers are being felt more and more. Professor Hagen says there is nothing to stop Lamia's new pain. She knows this is her destiny. It is a transformation she must endure alone. The Imperial Master is firing torpedoes and electrified nets at X-Bomber, but by now Captain Halley is coming to the rescue. Is it too late? Messages are being received from Earth that the situation is desperate. The Imperial Fortress is impregnable and is assaulting Earth in a final bid for total dominance of the universe before the year 3000 AD. Will the miracle of the new century, of F-01, happen in time to save Earth?
The situation in Star Fleet's Headquarters is becoming increasingly desperate. Defence centres have been destroyed, entire cities razed to the ground. X-Bomber is the last hope. From the Imperial Master comes a message: total annihilation can be avoided if Lamia is executed. Lamia hears this and offers her life to save Earth, but she is over-ruled. Halley, in the Skull, suggests new battle plans. The climax is near. The fighting is becoming fiercer. Allies die, and the Dai-X is disabled. But the sacrifices have bought time - it is the dawn of the new year - the new century! Lamia's powers are now complete. She is in control. The spirit of peace is in her as she merges with Halley, and the Imperial Master can no longer resist. The fight is over. The world, the universe, can live in peace. The ascended Lamia thanks the crew of the X-Bomber for all their help, as they return to Earth, champions of Star Fleet command.