Lex has been secretly trying to turn Wes Keenan, a military man who supposedly died fighting in Afghanistan, into a "super soldier" by injecting him with DNA pulled from the various meteor freaks he has captured. After a crooked senator, Ed Burke, who has been financing the 'Project 33.1', threatens to expose Lex's secret labs, he dispatches Wes to kill the senator. But Lois witnesses the attack and inadvertently becomes the super soldier's next target. Meanwhile, Clark tries to convince Lana to leave Lex, but she refuses and Clark becomes more suspicious about Lionel's involvement with Lana's motivation. Following Senator Burke's murder, Martha is asked to be his replacement in Washington D.C. which means leaving Smallville (and Clark) behind. Written by
Did You Know?
As Clark pointed out, Ares is indeed the Greek god of war (or more specifically, bloodlust). Ares is also a supervillan in DC comics and the archenemy of Wonder Woman. See more
Clark claims he's going to lease the 'back 40 (as in back 40 acres of the farm) to help maintain the farm without Martha, but Jonathan already sold the back 40 in order to begin paying Lionel back for his campaign contribution. See more
We have to talk.
Clark! You should try picking up the phone occasionally, it might be quicker... Or maybe not...
What do you know about Lana?
Letting go... never was one of your strong point, was it?
Telling the truth was never one of yours.