A friend of Delenn's, a highly acclaimed artist from Minbari, was brutally attacked, stabbed and branded. Soon a pattern of similar attacks emerges - all made on prominent alien representatives. A group called Pro-Earth spreads racism and destruction, and Sinclair is convinced that there is no room for racism on board the space station. The unrest is growing amongst the citizens of Babylon 5, and he gets help from Garibaldi and Ivanova to try and solve the problems. Meanwhile Londo must deal with a young Centauri couple who wishes to marry for love, and thus go against the tradition of arranged marriages.