Astronaut Niko Breckenridge and her young crew face unimaginable danger as they go on a high-risk mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact.
After saying goodbye to her family on Earth, Niko wakes in space to find the Salvare off course and divided loyalties among her young crew.
As tempers fray aboard the ship, the crew suits up for an expedition to an uncharted planet. On Earth, Erik tries to decode a clue from the artifact.
Niko flies blind as she contends with a damaged ship and an onboard contagion. Renowned reporter Harper Glass hounds Erik for information.
A ship malfunction leaves Niko trapped in a state of deep sleep, where she dreams again and again about the worst day of her life.
On an expedition to a mysterious moon, Sasha attempts to make first contact with a second artifact as Niko and Cas get brutally honest with each other.
While Niko races against the clock to save her ship and crew, she remembers the first time she met Cas. Sasha fears his mental state is deteriorating.
Erik's new approach with the artifact leads to a shocking development -- and grave consequences. Sasha digs for information on the Salvare's defenses.
Emotions run high during the Salvare's strange trip through a dark matter field. Sasha zeroes in on William's weakness. Erik receives devastating news.
The battle for control of the ship reaches critical mass as Sasha's endgame becomes clear. Erik interrogates Harper after her close encounter.