Col. Young and Dr. Rush are back in control of the Destiny and the remaining members of the Lucian Alliance are in custody. They're not proving to be very cooperative however and trouble looms. Of greater concern is the lack of food and water on board. Rush brings the Destiny out of hyperspace - he now has complete control of all of the ship's data banks, a fact he has not shared with anyone - near planet that may provide the supplies they need. The expedition to the planet's surface is an a shuttle - it doesn't have a working gate - leads to tragedy and the death of a crewman. Rush is also having a strange experience on the command bridge he has found.