T'evgin demands the safe return of his daughter or threatens to tear Defiance apart trying to find her. Meanwhile, Alak and Pilar come to an uneasy agreement, and Rham tests Datak and Stahma's loyalty to the Collective.
-- You're My Best Friend
Stahma and a badly beaten Datak arrive in Defiance and warn the townspeople about the coming VC assault. However, they have a secret objective of their own to complete. Meanwhile, Nolan and Irisa go to check on the VC encampment and meet Pilar and Luke.
Nolan locates an E-Rep weapons cache, and he and Amanda go there to replace the Defiance weapons destroyed by the shrill bug infestation. Meanwhile, Stahma approaches T'evgin on Rahm's orders.
Bebe leads Nolan and Irisa into the trap, while Datak hangs on the rack. Meanwhile, Kindzi shows Stahma her father's plans in the hopes that he will kill the Castithan.
While Nolan and Irisa try to track down a savage beast preying on Defiance's downtrodden, Nolan attempts to deal with the loss of the militia under his command. meanwhile, Stama returns home while Kindzi questions T'evgin's authority.
Songs: The Band
-- It Makes No Difference