Nolan fights to save the planet from the arkbrain's terraspheres under Irisa's control. However, E-Rep--and Amanda--are willing to kill Irisa to stop her rather than risk all on Nolan's plan. Meanwhile, Pilar abducts Christie and Alak, forcing Datak and Stahma to rescue Rafe and go after them.moreless
A deadly mine collapse leaves Amanda and Niles trapped, and it's a race against the clock for Nolan and Rafe to save them. Meanwhile, Irisa convinces Tommy to help her steal a terrasphere, while Rafe learns that Quentin has made a deal to free Pilar.moreless
When Nolan and E-Rep arrest a VC terrorist in Defiance and try to determine the location of a bomb, the terrorist's compatriot calls Amanda and tells her to free the man... and claims to have her missing sister Kenya.moreless
Irisa is arrested upon her return to Defiance, but Nolan can arrange her release by capturing those responsible for an explosion that nearly killed Mayor Pottinger. Meanwhile, Stahma decides the only way to stay in control of her family's criminal enterprises is by ensuring that Datak stays behind bars.moreless
Nathan gets a new partner as he tries to track down a Troubled person who can change its victims' personalities.
Detective Corcoran is stunned when Eva is sent to the tombs for attempted murder. Doing his best to get help from those in power he finds that Donovan is of no help, as he's involved in an upcoming political and business deal. Doctor Freeman seeks out Morehouse with an idea to aid the city.moreless
In a world 30 years after the Votans have invaded and terraformed large portions of Earth, scavengers Joshua Nolan and his adopted alien daughter Irisa make their way through the wastelands. A quirk of fate brings them to the town of Defiance, where St. Louis once stood and where Humans and Votans now live in peace. Father and daughter soon become embroiled in a feud between two families and a murder, all of which is a prelude to an invasion.moreless
Steve, Artie, and Claudia take try to find where Brother Adrian has been hiding. Meanwhile, a powerful company executive may have created a new artifact-related drug with the ability to increase people's height, and Myka and Pete must try and stop it.moreless
Mitch defends a recently graduated lawyer who is unable to find work in the profession and opens an illegal casino. He is accused of killing a gangster who was trying to extort money from him and, when unable to do so, fractured his best friend's spine leaving him wheelchair bound, possibly for life. He is pleading self-defense in the shooting.
Meanwhile, the Althea Sanderson moves towards a settlement and significant facts are uncovered in the Sarah Holt case.
After Katie gets a book deal with River Rock Publishing with a story inspired by Erica's life, Erica is sent back to understand the source of her and Katie's "friendship".