In last year's finale, our heroes made the treacherous journey to the Tower and were able to turn on the power, but at what cost? The effects of this move prove to be catastrophic for everyone. Now, Miles, Aaron and Rachel have found themselves in a mysterious small town, in the great nation of Texas where Rachel unexpectedly encounters an important figure from her past. Charlie finds herself on a mission in the Plains Nation while Neville and Jason search a refugee camp for a lost loved one. Meanwhile, Monroe has discovered a gritty role in his new environment.
Miles's life is in grave danger as he finds himself in the clutches of Titus Andover. Charlie is determined to find Monroe, as Rachel and her father, Dr. Porter desperately attempt to revive Aaron. Meanwhile, Neville hatches a plan to infiltrate the Patriots.
Rachel makes a valiant attempt to rescue Miles and to escape with an ailing Tribesman's wife, while Neville and Jason are caught off-guard, assaulted by violent refugees. Charlie and Adam are at odds over what to do with Monroe. Legions of Tribesmen threaten all of Willoughby but with questionable leadership and Aaron faces death, yet again.
Monroe and Charlie's dynamic begin to evolve. Meanwhile, wounds of Miles and Rachel begin to heal, yet her curiosity and heightened awareness could be her undoing. Neville's manipulation of Patriot power brokers makes Machiavelli look like a cherub and Aaron's mind works overtime awake or asleep with mind-blowing effectiveness. Rachel and Miles begin planning a resistance to what they believe might be the Patriot occupation.
Aaron and Rachel speculate on the extreme effects of Nano technology, while he also confides in Cynthia. Meanwhile a figure from Miles's rugged past, Texas Ranger John Fry reemerges. Fry could be Miles' chance to bring down the Patriots in a big way, however Fry will need convincing. Charlie has a surprise for Miles and her mother, while Secretary Allenford holds a secret important to Neville.
As Charlie, Rachel and Gene question Monroe's true allegiance, Miles himself is weary of his former friend's intentions. Meanwhile, Aaron continues to have visions that lead to endless questions.
When Rachel discovers some unsettling truths, Miles does what he does best to overcome obstacles before him and those he cares about. Meanwhile, Charlie shares a moment with her mom as Neville and Jason continue with their struggles between father and son
As Miles and the gang try to escape the perils of their current situation, Rachel and Gene continue to struggle with their relationship, which affects Charlie. Meanwhile, Neville takes a gamble with the Patriots.
The relationship between Rachel and Gene remains strained as Charlie shows her mom how much she's grown. Meanwhile, Neville gives Jason a determined proclamation.
Neville and Julia mount a new plot while Aaron quests after the nanites. Kim Raver guest stars.