In Manhattan, Peter Petrelli is the younger brother Nathan Petrelli an overly ambitious and unscrupulous candidate for the next New York congressman, and he dreams and believes that he can fly. He decides to prove his theory and jumps from the roof of a building in an alley and his brother flies and saves him. In Texas, cheerleader Claire Bennet learns that she is literally indestructible and can not harm herself or die. She saves a fireman in a fire in a train, but does not take the credit. In Tokyo, Hiro Nakamura believes he can control time and space continuum. In India, Mohinder Suresh moves to the Brooklyn, New York, where his father, that was researching a secret project called Genesis about genome and DNA, is killed in a taxi cab. In Lower Manhattan, the painter Isaac Mendez paints pictures of the future. In Las Vegas, stripper Niki Sanders borrows $30,000 from a powerful local mobster to get her young son into school, and does not have the money to pay her loan. She sees a ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
In the original version of the pilot, when Simone and Peter arrive at Isaac's loft, they find that he has cut off his own hand. These scenes were used in some of the promotional videos for the series, but the script was later changed to say that Isaac had only overdosed. See more
Several characters are shown looking directly at the sun during a partial eclipse. In reality they would all suffer serious eye damage from doing so. Only Niki, who views the eclipse through a pinhole camera, uses a safe method. See more
[has just flown up and caught his brother in mid-air
You're flying Nathan! You're flying! How did you...
I don't know.
[Peter slips from his grasp and falls
References Star Trek
I Want It That Way
Written by Max Martin
and Andreas Carlsson
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