Tony is still at the Starkwood compound. Jack radios in to Tony to say
that the President aborted the airstrike. Renee is listening in and
instructs Almeida to leave the premises. Tony is watching as a tanker truck
shows up. Tony tells Jack that he knows why the President stopped the
airstrike. Tony explains that he is watching a tanker truck pumping fuel
through underground pipes to the surface-to-surface missiles below.
The Cabinet is questioning the Presidentís motive for aborting the
airstrike. Allison divulges to Tim that Hodges is on his way to the White
House for a private meeting with her.
Jack calls the President. Allison says that she needs more Intel before she
will order another airstrike. Jack implies that the President is being
evasive. Jack explains what he knows. The President realizes the situation
is getting worse. Allison admits that Hodges called her. Jack stresses the
point that Hodges canít be trusted. Jack says that Almeida is still at the
Starkwood compound and will destroy the missiles. Jack asks Allison to trust
him. The President inquires about Jackís condition. Jack says that he is
doing okay. The President implies that the FBI team should go into Starkwood
as a covert operation. Jack is relieved that the President is cooperating.
Jonas and Greg are escorted through the White House. Hodges thanks Greg for
Renee calls Moss. Moss says that Allison didnít authorize the mission. Renee
insists that the President is on board with the covert operation. Larry says
that he will have his FBI team ready.
Jack radios in to Tony. Jack updates Tony on the situation. Jack tells Tony
to stay undetected at all times.
A man tells Stokes that he is going to check the perimeter. Stokes calls the
lead technician working on the missiles. Once off the phone, Stokes is taken
by surprise. Almeida orders Stokes to drop his gun. Tony says that he wants
to check the fuel tanks underground. Stokes uses his key card. They walk
down some stairs.
The President speaks to Jonas in the Oval Office. Greg is also present.
Jonas comments that this is the first time he has been there since President
Taylor took office. The President is outraged that Hodges was working with
Juma and involved in her sonís murder. Hodges vehemently denies any
involvement. Hodges explains that it is too easy to get bioweapons onto U.S.
soil. Hodges proposes a partnership, where Starkwood would play a pivotal
role in the governmentís operations. Allison says that Hodges is a traitor.
Hodges insists that they work together.
Tony handcuffs Stokes to a pipe. Tony puts a device on one of the missiles.
Tony instructs Stokes to walk back up the stairs. Once outside, a man takes
Tony by surprise. Stokes manages to alert the technicians. The lead
technician tells the others that they received the signal to launch the
missiles. Stokes laughs and tells Tony that he is too late. The launching
process begins, but one of the techs wonít put in the codes. Tony is able to
trigger the bomb. The missiles blow up. Tony jumps out of the way as there
is a huge explosion. Moss and his men decide to go in. Jack and Renee radio
in to Tony, but there is no response.
Allison looks at Hodgesí proposed document. Hodges wants access to highly
classified material. Tim suddenly pages Allison. Allison leaves the room.
Tim tells her that Intel is showing an explosion at the compound. It appears
that the missiles have been destroyed. Allison returns to the Oval Office.
Allison tells Hodges that the document will be used as evidence against him.
Hodges thinks that the President is bluffing. Once he realizes that the
President is serious, Hodges warns that there is still more to come. Hodges
and Greg are escorted out of the Oval Office.
Renee tells Jack that there is still no word on Tonyís condition. The
President calls Jack. Jack goes into a room at Headquarters to speak to the
President in private. Allison tells him that Hodges is under arrest. Jack is
relieved. The President praises Jack on his loyalty to the country. Jack
reminds Allison that Tony also helped. Jack suddenly grows silent. Allison
senses that something is wrong. Allison inquires about Jackís health. Jack
appears confused. Jack finally answers the President. Jack says he canít
talk right now. Jack tells Renee that he needs to speak to the doctor.
The FBI team is at the Starkwood compound. Tony and Stokes are both alive.
Renee calls Moss. Renee asks about Tony. Larry says that Tony is alive. Tony
overhears and asks Larry about Jackís condition. Moss tells Tony that he
needs to bring him into Federal custody. Tony says that he is ready to pay
for what he did.
Jack talks to the CDC doctor. Jack says that his personality has been
affected. Jack wants to control his shaking, but the doctor informs him that
thereís nothing that she can do. Jack leaves the room. Renee approaches
Jack. Renee admits that Kim is waiting to speak to him. Jack feels betrayed.
Jack is angry with Renee. Jack says that he is dying and doesnít want to
involve Kim. Renee divulges that Kim was at Jackís hearing and has been
waiting to see him all day. Jack finally agrees to see his daughter. Jack
walks to the room where Kim is waiting. Kim asks Jack how he feels. Jack
says that he isnít feeling any pain. Kim admits that she has been trying to
contact him. Kim adds that she misses her father. Jack discloses that he
feels the same way. Kim feels regrets. Kim wants to go through with the
treatment. Jack says that it is too risky for Kim. Jack says that he is
dying. Jack refuses to let Kim watch him die. Kim starts to cry. They hug.
Jack asks Kim to leave. Reluctantly, Kim leaves the room. Jack covers his
face with his hands. Jack begins to cry.
A FBI agent finds one of Hodgesí men and radios in. The agent orders the man
to drop his bag. The agent checks the bag and finds a mysterious canister.
Moss is alerted to the situation. The man is able to get the gun from the
FBI agent. The man shoots the agent, grabs the bag, and speeds away in one
of the Fedsí vehicles. Moss tells Renee that one of the Starkwood Ops is on
the run. Moss instructs her to contact Homeland Security. Moss and Tony
leave on the chopper.
The Starkwood Operative is driving. Renee asks Janis for the GPS coordinates
on the vehicle. Janis finds the manís location. Renee radios in to Moss.
Renee asks for a roadblock to be set up. Moss tells Renee that he has a
visual on the manís vehicle. The chopper lowers to the ground. Moss
instructs Renee that the suspect is on foot. The man starts to shoot at the
chopper, which has landed on the ground. The pilot is killed. Moss and Tony
manage to get out of the chopper. Tony hides. Moss ends up getting shot by
the Starkwood Op. Moss is bleeding. Tony bends down to see how Moss is
doing. Suddenly, Tony nods at the Op. Moss looks confused. Moss finally
realizes that Tony is indeed rogue. Tony suffocates Moss. Tony orders the Op
to show him the canister. Tony asks the man to flee the area. Tony adds that
the man needs to protect the canister until he calls him.
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