In the year 1999, astronomer Professor Amamori has discovered a tenth planet within the solar system. Unfortunately, he also discovers that it is set to collide with the Earth on 9 September 1999, at 9:09:09 AM. Professor Amamori makes preparations to save the planet, aided in his campaign by his nephew Hajime and his secretary Yukino Yayoi. Unknown to anyone, Yayoi harbours deep secrets: LaMetal crosses paths with Earth (and wreaks chaos) every millennium, it is home to an advanced civilization who enslave any human survivors of the cataclysm, and she herself is the Millennial Queen, a special citizen of La Metal who comes to Earth every 1000 years to prepare for the this passing. However, she also hopes to save Earth, for though she is from LaMetal, she cannot stand aside and let her home world destroy the planet and its natives that she has come to love. And so she begins a desperate struggle of her own.
The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar.
In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.