Max develops an uncontrollable attraction to Tess that includes intense sexual daydreams, and Sheriff Valenti learns that Topolsky was killed in a suspicious fire. Meanwhile, someone has secretly placed a video camera inside Michael's apartment.
FBI agent Topolsky returns to warn Liz that a covert alien hunter inside the Bureau is pursuing Max and his friends -- and that he will stop at nothing to get what he wants. Meanwhile, Isabel befriends Tess, a new female student who immediately arouses Max and Michael's suspicions.
Max is led to another strange alien artifact, a glowing orb as a result of the visions Liz has when they kiss. Meanwhile, Liz's desire for Max reaches an all time high, and Maria decides to fake similar visions with Michael, but it does not end well.
A new UFO sighting sends suspicion and fear through the town and leads Max and Isabel to investigate the incident during a school camping trip.
When Max rescues his mother from a kitchen fire she faces her suspicions about his extraordinary abilities; Liz reaches out to Kyle in friendship.
A freak December heat wave hits the town and sparks romance as Michael's relationship with Maria heats up, and Liz's infatuation with Max intensifies. Meanwhile, Isabel enters one of Alex's dreams to learn if he'll reveal the truth.
Liz and Max journey to an American Indian reservation where they glean information from an elderly tribesman about the alien who vanished in 1959.