A red rain begins to fall on Arus, which as Haggar hoped, causes an outbreak of wild fires. The Voltron Force is dispatched to control the fires and shepherd the Arusians to safety. A young girl named Tammy gets separated from her mother, and Pidge does his best to comfort her.
When Yurak shows up, Pidge takes Tammy into the Green Lion as he didn't want to leave the girl alone and frightened. Yurak beams up a group of Arusians as hostages, including Tammy's mom. When it looks like the Lions are going to win the fight, Yurak has the hostages paraded out and threatens to excute them all unless The Voltron Force surrenders. To show he means business, one Arusian is 'stunned', so Allura orders the surrender.
The Lions land and the Voltron Force files out. They demand that a group of hostages is released for each of them. Allura, however, is shocked to see it's really Tammy beside her in Pidge's uniform. 'Pidge' is the last member to make the exchange. But Tammy's mother happened to be among the last group of hostages, and when they recognize each other and rush toward one another, a doomite blasts the mom. The cover blown, Pidge jumps into action with the Green Lion killing the guards around the other members. Happily, Tammy's mother is only wounded. It ends in the typical way