While Defiance citizens cast their votes for mayor, Irisa must decide whether to accept her destiny and Nolan faces his past.
On the eve of the mayoral election, Nolan and Amanda both come under fire when the Lawkeeper is involved in an accident.
The wedding of Alak and Christie is threatened when Rafe realizes what Datak is up to. Meanwhile, a businessman's corpse is discovered in the walls of Need Want and Tommy sets out to find the killer.moreless
A plague strikes down the residents of Defiance. The people blame the Irathients and place them under quarantine, while Nolan and Connor must confront the E-Rep soldiers to get the cure.
Defiance receives a visitor: an astronaut from the year 2013 who has the potential to destroy the town.
Irisa has a vision that a Razor Rain storm is coming toward Defiance. While Nolan warns the townspeople, Sukar is seemingly killed... and then comes back to life and asks Irisa to help him on a holy mission. Meanwhile, Nicky tries to find out what happened to Birch, and Stahma asks Kenya for assistance teaching Alak how to pleasure his bride-to-be.moreless
A former soldier turned bounty hunter pays Nolan a visit while on the trail of a Castithan war criminal, Pol Madis. Amanda wants to use the prisoner as a bargaining chip to get concessions from the Earth Republic, but Madis escapes under mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile, Kenya's feelings toward Nolan cool, and Quentin discovers more about the artifact... and what some people are willing to do to get it.moreless
While Irisa meets a face out of her past, Nolan and Amanda take a trip to deliver scrip for the new maglev branch, only to have their land coach stopped by jackers.
Kenya is among several people that are mysteriously abducted. Meanwhile, Rafe tries to determine who gave his dead son the golden device that may have led to the boy's death.
Two Defiance residents are killed under mysterious circumstances, and Nolan soon confirms that that they were torn apart by mutant Hellbugs. Meanwhile, Irisa is plagued by visions from the past, and Datak and Stahma try to reconcile the situation between Christina and Rafe so that her marriage to their son can proceed as planned.moreless
While investigating the firing of a lesbian couple from a news station, Kate discovers a scandal that may involve D.A. Davidson. Kate has to choose between Justin and Ben.
Justin's election may be in jeopardy when he introduces Kate to a Brazilian singer and activist. Lauren is attracted to a wealthy businessman who may not be all he seems.
While Lauren helps out Justin, Kate and Ben head to Lake Tahoe to help solve a jurisdictional dispute.
It's Kate and Ben versus Justin and District Attorney Davidson when a surprise witness surfaces in a mediation case.
Judge Nicastro needs Kate's help when a contract dispute with transit workers' union goes awry.
Kate and Ben take a personal interest in a prison mediation and find they have feelings for each other. Leo persuades Lauren to take a case on his behalf.
There's a clash over strategy at the firm when Kate's former private school asks for her to mediate with an expelled student.
Ben's client alleges police brutality and points the finger at Justin and the SF Police Department.
Kate gets involved with her client's mortgage problems while mediating bankruptcy negotiations.
Kate's latest mediation case deals with an aeronautics company and a severance package for a terminated employee.
Kate is ordered by Judge Nicastro to mediate an insurance dispute.
Kate is asked by Justin to negotiate a case for the FBI but things aren't as simple as they appear.
Kate doesn't stay fired for long when she returns to work and immediately mediates a case between a former employee and corporation whose working conditions might be the reason for the man's cancer. Reed & Reed's finances are on shaky ground and Kate and Justin's relationship is up in the air.moreless