James Hunter and Marty Shaw work as undercover counterespionage agents on the international scene. Their leader is General Baker. As members of an elite, five-member unit known; only to their boss, General Baker (Ralph Bellamy), Jim and Marty engage in perilous counter-espionage
and anti-terrorist operations and still have time for a bit of romance. As a cover, Hunter runs a bookstore in Santa Barbara and Marty is a model. Jim has been persuaded to return to government service after quitting the CIA because of disillusionment over some of the operations of the CIA and FBI.
While doing an investigation, Bill Wells, a friend of Hunter's, is murdered. With the help of Marty Shaw, Jim decides to finish Wells' job. A car plate found in the victim's house leads to a prominent civil servant at the Department of State, Steven Brandt, about whom Hunter discovers that he is involved in a huge corruption scandal...