The cast reunite to talk about their experiences during the season. The theme for the next season is revealed.
The remaining castaways compete to get to the end and argue before a jury why they should win one million dollars and the title of sole Survivor.
The number of remaining castaways dwindles as two tribal councils are held. One of the stronger individual immunity competitors faces pressure to win or potentially join the jury.
The two alliances have targets leading into the next tribal council with one castaway rethinking his standing with their alliance.
The three tribes merge into one. The remaining castaways compete in an individual immunity challenge that looks familiar but has a twist.
Two castaways start to think that they may have revealed too much to their fellow tribe mates. Paranoia sinks in for one tribe when a hidden immunity idol is supposedly found.
The members of one tribe go on frantic individual searches for the hidden immunity idol and the power it represents. A tribal switch may undo established alliances and relationships.
Tensions rise as the tribes undertake a fierce immunity battle. Leadership for one tribe becomes a contentious issue.
Several castaways are unhappy that the tribal council vote did not go the way they planned. A twist in the game may cause massive upheaval for plans and alliances.
One castaway is romantically attracted to another player. One castaway may find their game come to a premature end for health reasons.
Twenty castaways compete in this season and are divided into two tribes that are separated by generation. Before the tribes can settle, a powerful storm threatens to derail their early progress.