As an American government helicopter arrives at the U.N. base Lowe gets a nasty shock. So do the 'Orpheus' crew as the 'Volos' is trailing them and is directly above them. Zubov and Raymond intend to fire a missile at the 'Orpheus' but Clem takes the capsule up into the Russian craft,thwarting their plans. There is an explosion and fatalities. On the 'Orpheus' a lack of oxygen causes the survivors to faint and hallucinate but Frances manages to overcome her situation. Can she get the 'Orpheus' to the surface and what will be the reception?