Dennis Foreman is a young black man living in the projects, trying make a go of it, but surrounded by gangs of thugs and drug dealers. His luck is all bad until he finds a box hidden in his attic that contains the memoirs of Russell Carlyle, who would go on to become Sgt. Strike, super soldier of World War II. Better yet, the box contains Sgt. Strike's uniform, including his power booster. Dennis' life will never be the same.