Tony Stark is left the sole survivor when his father's plane crashes. Now an orphan, he is presented with a questionable 'last request' of his father: live with the Rhodes and go to school. Encouraged by Pepper Potts and assisted by Jim Rhodes, the 16 year old genius begins to investigate the suspicious activities carried out by Obadiah Stane, the new C.E.O. of Stark Industries. But an even deadlier foe is waiting... The Mandarin.