The man found in the underground cave is taken to Babylon 5 to recieve medical attention. The Hyperion, an earth vessel, arrives to assume control over the station. The leaders of earth is very interested in the high-technology found on the planet below Babylon 5. President Santiago has been desperate to sample technology from other cultures, and now sees the opportunity. The civil war on Mars continues, and the situation at hand for Sinclair is to try to keep the autonomy of Babylon 5 intact. Delenn's friend, Draal, finds himself in a situation where he must make a choice, with the surprising aid of Londo's.