A stalker comes after Amanda, raising concerns for both Nolan and Niles.
Raiders steal E-Rep mining equipment and humiliate Niles, and the mayor orders Nolan to find them. The Lawkeeper soon determines that Rafe is involved, forcing the miner to make an impossible decision. Meanwhile, Datak returns to restore balance to his family.moreless
While Irzu's influence on Irisa grows, Niles makes an arrangement with Yewll and Datak realizes that Stahma doesn't want him to come home.
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
Nolan's search for Irisa leads him to New Chicago and AngelArc. Meanwhile, back in Defiance, the Earth Republic appoints a charming, calculating, and ambitious man named Niles Pottinger as mayor.
Charlie finds Miles and Truman gets his shot to get Miles and Bass.
Miles gets injured fighting off a bunch of Sheriffs and then gets inadvertently trapped in a dilapidated building making his way back to camp. Tom kidnaps Charlie and discovers the truth about Jason.moreless
After receiving inside information from Jason, Miles and Monroe head to Austin to try and sabotage the Patriots' plans. Aaron becomes concerned over Priscilla's odd behavior.
Monroe makes a jolting attack on the Patriots while Gene and Miles look for potential allies in Willoughby. Neville and Jason find themselves in deep water when Doyle finds out about the poison. Aaron and Priscilla press onward.moreless
The town of Willoughby has been turned into a reeducation facility, and Doyle makes things difficult for Tom.
Aaron awakes from slumber to find himself back in his previous life, in a world with power. Something however, is not quite right.
Connor and Monroe are forced to fight to the death.
With his wife held captive, Tom is ordered be President Davis to hunt down and kill Monroe. Meanwhile, Monroe, Charlie and Miles head off on a risky mission to new Vegas, to hire some mercenaries from one of Monroe's previous, but dodgy acquaintances.moreless
Miles, Rachel and Bass kidnap Truman and infect him with typhus that the Patriots have engineering to persuade him to give up the location of the antidote.
Monroe has to make a choice about his son, while Neville and Julia continue to take things carefully, which annoys Jason. Meanwhile, Gene shows Charlie an unexpected sight.
Miles, Monroe and Rachel head to Mexico to look for Miles' son.
Miles, Rachel and Charlie continue their search for Aaron.
Aaron's experience with death attracts interest. Miles and his compatriots attempt to escape. Rachel and Gene's personal problems impact Charlie. Meanwhile, Neville takes his chances with the Patriots.
Rachel uncovers some worrying facts, and shares a moment of rapport with Charlie. Meanwhile, Neville and Jason continue to struggle with their relationship.
Monroe continues to be useful but is captured by The Patriots and sentenced to death.
Texas Ranger John Fry comes to town who may be the only man capable of taking down The Patriots.
Monroe saves Charlie from a potentially nasty encounter, but Charlie refuses to give him an inch of trust. Miles and Rachel start planning a resistance movement against the Patriots. Neville deals with a problem regarding his boss.moreless
Rachel breaks Miles out taking Titas Andover's ill wife with them, leading to all the tribesmen bearing down on Wiloughby.
Neville devises a plan to infiltrate the ranks of the of the Patriots, Miles is captured by Titus Andover and Dr. Porter tries to revive Aaron.
After the power is turned on, Rachel Aaron and Miles end up in a small town. Neville searches for his wife with Jason.
Stuart forces Nate to decipher Kellian's message, and Nate asks Allegra to contact Jeff if she can escape. Meanwhile, Jeff and Skye remain in hiding to avoid the True Believers. On the show, Billy captures the killer of Kelly's parents, hoping to weaken her resolve.moreless
While the Cult cast and crew prepare for a special life filming of the season finale, Jeff makes a deal with Stuart for answers. Meanwhile, in the show itself, Billy engineers Kelly's confrontation with the man who killed her parents.moreless
While Defiance citizens cast their votes for mayor, Irisa must decide whether to accept her destiny and Nolan faces his past.