ColonelIké Dubaku is wondering why President Allison Taylor hasn't withdrawn her naval forces from Sanagala but Nichols claims that she just briefly received his demands. Then Dubaku says that maybe it's time for a more "forceful" demonstration.
Henry Taylor meets with Samantha Roth and she offers him proof that his son was murdered after he found a corrupt account that belonged to an unnamed member of his wife's administration. Samantha gives Henry a memory stick with the incriminating information that Roger found.
At the hospital, Walker tries to get information out of Tony's accomplice, Alan Tanner. When Tanner refuses to speak, Walker tortures him to get the information. She then calls Moss and tells him that Tony has plans to kidnap Ule Matobo.
David Emerson receives a call from Tony telling him Jack Bauer will work for him. He then informs Tony that their next job is to kidnap Matobo, and deliver him to Dubaku.
Emerson raids Matobo's residence, while Matobo and his wife escape to a safe room. Jack realizes that the safe room will be hard to penetrate; and Tony emphasizes the importance of capturing Matobo in order to reach Dubaku.
Dubaku's girlfriend, Marika Donoso agrees to meet with him so Jack and Renee can track him.
During the pursuit, Marika causes a crash and Dubaku ends up critically injured. Before being taken to the hospital, Jack retrieves a memory stick from under his ribcage and informs Larry Moss about it.
Jack Bauer is taken to question Burnett. While he is doing so, Quinn infiltrates the hospital room paralyzing Jack with a nerve gas, kills Burnett, and gets back out.
When Jack recovers movement, he realizes he is being framed and escapes just as Larry enters the room. Jack calls him from outside and assures him he didn't do anything and that the threat is not over yet.
Tony Almeida engages with the men whilst Jack goes after the truck with the biological device. Tony is captured and recognised. Jack gets the weapon and calls Moss. He sees there is a leak and stops it, but exposes himself to the WMD.
The weapon is stolen by the Starkwood employees via a helicopter.
After searching the Starkwood warehouse where Greg Seaton alleged the weapons were, Larry and his men are ambushed by Stokes and several platoon of Starkwood mercenaries requesting them to leave their property.
Jonas Hodges argues with Doug Knowles. He claims that he treated Doug like a son for 20 years, but when he feels he is going to betray him anyway, takes a glass bottle and bashes him on the head with it. Hodges then throws him over a railing onto the floor below, killing him.
PresidentAllison Taylor answers Jonas Hodges' call who threatens her with using some Python-5 missiles they seized during a Starkwood operation in Pakistan. He tells her he has three of the missiles already armed with the bioweapon, and aimed at cities on the Eastern seaboard. Then, he tells her to keep this conservation secret and to turn her F-18s around and that if she doesn't comply, he will have no choice but to launch those missiles.
After this, President Taylor urges Admiral John Smith to call off the air strike immediately.
Jack Bauer collapses due to the prion variant pathogen symptoms. Dr. Sunny Macer gives her a pack of syringes to mask the symptoms, but suggests an experimental treatment using stem cells from a close relative like his daughter. Jack rejects it not wanting to involve her.
Tony Almeida holds Stokes at gunpoint so he can lead him to the fuel depot. After wiring the tanks with C-4, he has to fight with Stokes but right when the missiles are about to be launched, Tony overpowers him and detonates the explosives.
President Taylor tells Hodges that his missiles are destroyed as he is arrested. Hodges assures her that the crisis is not over yet and that she is up against something bigger than she imagines.
Galvez tries to smuggle a canister of the pathogen outside Starkwood and kills an FBI agent to do it, but not before he warns Larry Moss.
Jonas Hodges is locked up in a cell under the White House when he is visited by Cara Bowden, who is posing as his attorney Patricia Eames. She tells him that the prion variant was not for personal use, and that he may have jeopardized the rest of the conspirators.
She hands him a pill and threatens his family if he doesn't digest it.
During transport, Hodges takes the pill and goes into cardiac arrest. His escort yells at the driver to re-route them to West Arlington Hospital.
Renee Walker tells Jack that Galvez had to know their search patterns because he had ample time to set up the building with explosives. Jack has a sudden realization that Tony may have been Galvez's partner.
Jack confronts Tony, but starts having a seizure. Tony tells Jack that he never wanted to hurt him, but he wanted him to stay out of it.
Paramedics arrive. Tony tells them Jack is having a seizure and walks off as Jack watches, shaking uncontrollably.
Olivia Taylor is informed of the witness protection immunity agreement that will be given to Hodges in exchange for his cooperation. She argues with her mother saying that Hodges killed Roger Taylor and thousands of American citizens.
Aaron Pierce picks up the agreement that Olivia drafted for Hodges. When he is about to leave, she infers for Aaron to kill Hodges. When Aaron is shocked, Olivia immediately apologizes for what she just said.
Olivia calls Martin Collier and asks him to remember a time when he said that any "problem can be eliminated". They then agree to meet face to face.
Jonas Hodges is in FBI medical being interrogated by Jack Bauer. Hodges says all the attacks would be done by framing Muslims. Then when the government can no longer be helpful and citizens would demand drastic measures. Jack yells for Hodges to give names for the co-conspirators but Jonas tells him he doesn't know.
Kim Bauer meets with her father for the first time in three years. She expresses her desire to try an experimental treatment for his illness using her stem cells, but Jack turns her down, not wanting to put her at risk. When his symptoms act up, he begs her to leave before he gets worse.
Olivia Taylor, terrified, meets with Martin Collier and asks him why his assassin went ahead with the hit even after she withheld payment. He replies that he authorized the action, since "it's what [she] wanted."
Impressed by Tony's resourcefulness, Alan Wilson agrees to meet him face-to-face to vet him for a larger role in his organization, but warns Cara that if he becomes suspicious, he'll have no choice but to kill Tony.