Nolan races to save Tommy's life and stop Irisa; tensions between Amanda and Stahma lead to a showdown.
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
While Nolan sets out to find his missing daughter, Amanda becomes a volunteer deputy to find the murderer of one of her prostitutes.
A dead Castithan hand maiden shows up on Datak's doorstep, her eyes removed, and he turns to Rafe for help. Meanwhile, Irisa meets the man from her visions, and Alak discovers that Christie is going to the Janus club behind his back.moreless
An Arkfall crash salvage mission led by Nolan leads to danger in the form of an alien race he has never encountered before; at the same time, Stahma makes a shocking power play after she's admonished by church elders for her growing sense of female empowerment; and Irisa begins confessing her deep, dark secrets to Tommy.moreless
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.