The residents of Defiance hold a wake for Nicky at Kenya's bar. Datak takes the opportunity to make political hay. Stahma confides in Kenya that losing the election would be a great shame for Datak and as such is he planning to kill Amanda. With the election only a few days away, the candidates hold a debate in the public square. A prank leads to a death and calls for Nolan to be dismissed and arrested. Datak gets his hands on Nolan's military record and publicizes it widely smearing the mayor in the process. Yewll meanwhile activates the golden relic which has a strange effect on Irisa.