The Masons are ambushed on their journey and their horses and supplies are stolen. When they go to get their belongings back, Matt shoots one of the men to protect Hal. The cabin residents and the Masons go back and forth. In the end, the uncle dies and the Masons leave the others behind. When the Masons spot the Espheni heading towards the cabin, Tom goes back to help them. He is captured by the aliens.
In Charleston, Cochise returns with the President. Mariana and Weaver are upset about the lack of information about the Volm device. Cochise reveals the true purpose and the possible ramifications of using and not using it. Then, the mole is revealed to be Lourdes when she kills the President.