Luitenant Quinlan and his superiors hire the Riptide Agency to pick up a female witness, ready to testify against her crooked husband. All goes well until Nick and the woman are ambushed, while Buzz and Cody are running a decoy. With the Mimi full of bullet holes, the two are forced to land in the middle of a deserted mountain spot, waiting for their either their rescue or their demise.
When somebody is using computers to destroy the reputation of a congressman with controversial ideas, our private investigators decide to help out by putting Buzz in a computer war with this unknown adversary.
A major security Corporation buys out the Riptide Agency and adds the trio to their staff list. Soon however, Buzz, Nick and Cody discover that the reason for the takeover isn't what they thought it was.
Nick reaquaints with an old buddy who he hasn't seen or heard from in five years. It becomes all more importent for the team once they find out he is both suicidal and deeply involved in a smuggling operation.