Following a tip from their anonymous source "Rebel", Matt and Peter hurry to rescue Daphne from the holding facilities in 'Building 26' in Washington, and to find evidence that may expose the government's plans to capture those with powers. Meanwhile, Sylar uncovers the truth about his mother after he experiences past memories of his father at a disused diner located deep in the New Mexico desert which makes him dump Luke and head off to look for his biological father. In California, Claire must find a way to sneak Alex out of her house which is under observation by FBI Agents, and Mrs. Bennet reluctantly agrees to help. Elsewhere, Danko hatches another nefarious and explosive plan of his own to trap and kill Matt. Also, Claire has a run-in with an old villain, Eric Doyle, whom she captured a while back who asks for her help to hide from government assassins after him too.