An old-line Stalinist opposed to warming US-Soviet relations, KGB man Pleasence begins activating Americans brainwashed 20 years earlier to blow up US defense emplacements when someone reads the Robert Frost passage "The woods are lovely dark and deep/But I have promises to keep/And miles
to go before I sleep to them over the phone." When the Kremlin, previously unaware of the whole scheme, realizes what a series of bombings at abandoned US installations means, they send crack KGB man Bronson to stop Pleasence. With him is fellow KGB agent Remick, secretly a double agent and
predictably the woman Bronson wants to run away with at the end. The ludicrous relationship...