Ronson is an MI6 agent who is assigned to guard a safe drive containing information on undercover agents embedded into terrorist groups. However the assassin Patrice bursts into the safe house and kills two agents before shooting Ronson and stealing the safe drive. Bond later finds Ronson sitting in an armchair still alive but badly bleeding. Bond starts to tend Ronson's wound only to be told by M to leave the agent. Later M tells Bond that Ronson did not survive his wound.