In the science fiction drama edge of tomorrow dies Tom in the fight against the aliens, only to wake up again and again on the day before and to pull back into the battle.
Actually major Bill Cage fights off the so-called mimics desktop against the alien invaders. But also the remaining reserves are mobilized for the decisive battle in France, and so cage comes to an involuntary usage at the forefront. Completely untrained in battle against aliens, he is merely cannon fodder and accordingly did not survive the first day. But before he finds the death cage manages to do an alpha alien mimics in close combat…
How miraculously awakens cage on the same day of he took his first and only assignment – only to die again, and to wake up… Cage is advised due to contact with the mimic in a time loop and makes the best of it: with each repeated ‘first use’ cage learns and acquires additional useful skills in the war against the aliens. Along with the battle-hardened Rita Vrataski cage makes it up to find the key to the final destruction of the aliens.
Edge of tomorrow (previous working title: we mortals are and all you need is kill) is based on the Japanese science fiction light novel (the ‘light’ refers to the target audience of older students) all you need is kill by Hiroshi.