Major Lori and Captain Gladriel are explorer spacers, whose personas are being used as the pattern for a sexy series vid show "The Space Darlings." This is an embarrassment to the Space Academy and the Council. Therefore the women are assigned to the outer regions of the galaxy to keep them out of the public eye and give the series time to die out of public favor. They are admonished not to reveal their real identities.
Their assignment is to search for the cause of late mining reports. As a cover, they become professional entertainers. This action leads them to mayhem, danger, adventure and romance.