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.
Jeff and Skye try to meet with Dr. Kimble and speak with his assistant, Allegra. When they discover the lab has been ransacked, they try to discover the connection between Kimble's manuscript and Killian's. Later, the pair investigate Stuart's production office near the Cult set. On the show, Kelly checks on her sister and remembers that they both witnessed their parents' murder.moreless
Jeff and Skye visit the mother of Edie, the actress who plays Meadow, after she is startled by two on-set figurines that reminds her of ones she saw in her childhood. Meanwhile, Peter continues to spy on Skye, while on the TV series, Billy grows increasingly more deranged.moreless
On the eve of the mayoral election, Nolan and Amanda both come under fire when the Lawkeeper is involved in an accident.
While working with Jeff to find a way to blackmail Sakelik into helping them, Skye takes time out to meet with her mother. Meanwhile, Stuart tries to draw Roger closer to him by inviting him to a weekend getaway. On the show, Kelly must strike a devil's bargain with Billy to get Meadow back.moreless
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
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
E.J. finds out Detective Sakelik's history where she spent time in a house for abandoned children, and Jeff and Skye check the place out. Meanwhile, Stuart continues befriending Roger. On the show, Kelly finds a vital clue to her missing sister's location that connects Billy to the abduction.moreless
As Skye slowly dies from the hallucinogenic slipped to her at the Cult party, Jeff searches for a sample of the drug and suspects that Detective Sakelik has the answers he seeks. Meanwhile, Skye confronts hallucinations of the Cult characters and her missing father, who try to convince her to stop her investigation.moreless
Jeff and Skye attend a Cult fan party to track down a friend of Nate's. However, Skye is slipped a hallucinogenic in a drink, a drug similar to one on the TV series. Meanwhile, Roger meets a mysterious stranger, Stuart at the same party. On the TV show, a flashback explores how Billy and Kelly married.moreless