Earth spokesperson : The Arboghast was above the Eros impact crater when the astonishing event occurred.
3 : Experts throughout the system are now training their instruments on Venus to observe the activity
of what multiple sources are calling "the protomolecule."
7 : - In what many believe is a prelude to war.
8 : Planetary defenses have been placed on high alert as UNN ships were dispatched from Earth and Luna to reinforce fleets in the Belt and Outer Planets.
11 : After accusing the UN of assassinating Defense Minister Korshunov…
Martian spokesperson : …and imperialism of Earth for far too long.
Martian : …and now their actions have brought us to the brink.
Martian : If they wish to test us in battle, we are ready.
Martian : We will not back down.
Martian : Our people are united in purpose.
Martian : Mars shall prevail.
20 : ♪
21 : ♪
Belter spokeswoman : - A sense of despair is pregnant.
Belter spokeswoman : Most Belters believe that this time, war is inevitable.
Sorrento-Gillis : - We need to get Mars back to the table before this madness spreads past Ganymede.
Errinwright : Sir, any overtures towards peace, it would be
a grave mistake.
Errinwright : It was a Martian smokescreen to take advantage of the chaos after Eros.
Errinwright : All the while, they were redeploying their fleets.
Errinwright : Followed by a wave of lies, accusing us of assassinating Defense Minister Korshunov or firing the first shots over Ganymede.
Errinwright : Mars has bloviated for a century about creating a paradise for its people.
Errinwright : Sir, every conflict assessment
concludes the same thing.
Errinwright : They have better ships, but we have significantly more.
Errinwright : If Mars gets a hold of whatever's on Venus, this alien technology, I believe Earth is over.
Sorrento-Gillis : This is happening on my watch. I get to wear this, not you.
Errinwright : Sir, in five years, Mars will have the strength to impose their will on the system, to shut Earth off from the resources of the Belt.
Errinwright : I mean, at that point, we may as well be their colony.
Errinwright : Future generations will look back on this day as the moment that you forged your legacy.
Errinwright : I need five scenarios, including exit strategies.
74 : ♪
The Roci's crew make repairs
75 : -
Naomi : Reactor shielding's intact.
Naomi : Nothing critical damaged.
Holden : There any more residual protomolecule back there?
80 : - No, I think we're square.
82 : ♪
83 : ♪
85 : ♪
Holden : Prax, you got the cargo bay shield up yet?
Prax : Yeah, I was… just finishing up.
Alex : Look, I know Holden,
Alex : and there's no way he's okay
Alex : after everything that went down.
Amos : We leave him the fuck alone.
Alex : Amos, listen to me--
Amos : Hey, you like Ceres, right?
Amos : There's probably a lot of great dock work on there,
Amos : …and we know they got good brothels.
Alex : What the hell you going on about?
Alex : Our family is falling apart. Do you understand that?
Amos : We were never a family, Alex.
Amos : All we did was draw lucky straws on the Cant.
Amos : We were stronger together; now we're not.
104 : -
Alex : So that's your answer
Alex : After everything we've been through,
Alex : our ship, our home, you want to lose the Roci?
Amos : You mean the ship that we stole from Mars?
Alex : We're the only ones who can fix this.
Amos : You keep telling yourself that.
Alex : No, we're not done here.
Alex : Look, just look in my eyes and tell me the God's honest truth.
Alex : What were you thinking when Naomi told you what she did?
Alex : I'm not gonna lie, I didn't know what she was saying, 'cause my blood was so hot in my ears.
Amos : She's not the person I thought she was.
• : ♪
Naomi : - Guys, check your alerts.
Holden : We're about to be in the middle of a war zone.
Holden : We'll need a new transponder name and drive signature.
Holden : This ship would be a prize for either side.
• : ♪
• : ♪
• : ♪
Bobbie makes a battle plan
Bobbie : We still have hostiles on board.
Bobbie : They've killed the elevator, which is our only way out.
Bobbie : So first things first.
Bobbie : I'm gonna leave the room for five minutes.
Bobbie : You can hold the fort that long.
Avasarala : I brought you so you could hold the fucking fort, not me.
Cotyar : Go, Bobbie, get out of here.
Bobbie : If anyone else but me comes through that door,
Bobbie : you put them on the ground.
• : -
• : ♪
• : ♪
Theo : I thought we had a deal.
Theo : I was rooting for you.
Bobbie : Oh, it's what kept me going.
Bobbie : I need you to help me take control of the ship.
Theo : I'm just a junior electrician.
Bobbie : Well, today you get to be a hero.
Prax : Cargo bay is sealed and pressurized.
Prax : Inners finally got their war.
Naomi : I need a new name for our transponder.
Prax : Okay, how about, um...
Prax : How about "Contorta"?
Prax : It's short for Pinus Contorta or P. Contorta.
Prax : It's this type of pine tree from Earth,
Prax : does surprisingly well in low-g.
Prax : Spent a lot of time with them for my dissertation.
Prax : They're good company.
Prax : Actually quite fascinating.
Prax : In order for them to survive, they have to die with fire.
Prax : The seeds come out of the fire.
Prax : That's the wisdom of the pines.
• : ♪
Fred reports back to the OPA
Johnson : I could say you owe me or that we have a debt to settle but, that would be playing yesterday's game.
Johnson : …and there's no longer time for that…
Johnson : …because, now the Belt is in a position to become an equal player,…
Johnson : …because, I have the Inners' weapon and you have the key to harnessing that weapon.
Johnson : The more you share, the more your bowl will be plentiful.
• : ♪
189 : -
Avasarala : Why are you looking at me like that?
Cotyar : I have a new dent in my skull.
Cotyar : Where's our Martian tank?
Cotyar : So you're in charge of defense?
Cotyar : Errinwright gave the order to kill you.
Cotyar : He'll want confirmation, which he won't get from that guy.
Cotyar : So what's Errinwright's next move?
Avasarala : He's got people on that escort ship.
Avasarala : We have to assume they'll be back.
Cotyar : - So we'll take control of this boat, haul ass to that safe port, where we can broadcast out
Avasarala : - Unless you have a better bad idea.
Cotyar : All right, I'm ready.
214 : - Shit.
215 : - Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa!
Bobbie : He's gonna help us out.
219 : - Give me that.
220 : - Huh?
Errinwright starts turning against Avasarala
231 : Mm.
Errinwright : I haven't been forthright about Avasarala's absence or her recent actions, not while there was still any doubt.
Errinwright : I believe she's involved in a conspiracy against this government.
Sorrento-Gillis : You'd better be goddamn sure before bringing charges like that to me.
Errinwright : For several years, Chrisjen has been running a shadow government.
247 : -
Errinwright : From a disaster that she unleashed herself.
Errinwright : Look, it was Chrisjen who convinced us to give control of the missiles to Fred Johnson during the Eros crisis.--
Errinwright : According to my sources, she's left for a covert meeting on board a ship owned by Jules-Pierre Mao, accompanied by the Martian defector.
Errinwright : And that ship is currently running dark in the Belt.
Errinwright : If our relationship has blinded my judgment,
Sorrento-Gillis : Do you think that she would offer the protomolecule to Mars?
Errinwright : Anything's possible when she realizes she's no longer safe.
Naomi tries to talk sense into Amos and Alex
276 : -
Johnson : - They had a sample all along.
278 : Holden lied to us.
Drummer : - Who told you
where to find it?
281 : - Hmm.
282 : Bitch.
283 : - Now we have a deterrent.
284 : And that means power.
287 : Oh, no, he's not gonna steal it, because I already told him.
289 : Look, he has the scientist who's the key to opening this lock.
291 : - You told him?
292 : - New day, new bedfellows.
293 : We can't afford to be shortsighted right now.
294 : - You're crawling into bed with Anderson Dawes…
295 : who incited my Belters
296 : into nearly firing missiles at Earth...
297 : who nearly destroyed Tycho and got both of us killed.
298 : - Transponder's done.
299 : Masking our transponder
300 : isn't gonna keep us alive for very long.
301 : We should go to Tycho!
302 : - No.
303 : - Fred Johnson will help us.
304 : - Of course he will.
305 : You brought him the blue goo.
306 : Now you want to bring him a nice little warship.
307 : - What the hell were you thinking, Naomi?
308 : Do you have any idea how many more people are gonna die
309 : because of what you did?
310 : - Fewer Belters...
311 : - Are you kidding me?
312 : You know, I wanted to give that shit to Mars, remember?
313 : But we all decided as a group to fly that crap into the sun.
315 : So what gives you the right to make that decision for all of us?
317 : - We were talking about survival.
318 : Tycho is how we survive.
319 : - We're not going to Tycho.
320 : We'll take our chances on Pallas or Ceres.
321 : There's plenty of places to hole up and ride this out.
322 : - Everyone knows who we are… and a lot of them consider us criminals
323 : .
324 : Five minutes after we dock, they'll rat us out to Mars for a nice little finder's fee.
326 : And if it's a Martian patrol, they will take back this ship by force.
328 : And if it's an Earth patrol, they'll just blow us up.
329 : We've got no friends, no safe harbor.
330 : We are living on borrowed time if we don't get this ship parked.
332 : Get us to Tycho and you'll never have to see my face again.
334 : - Come on, let's finish this up.
335 : - All right, bring it in.
336 : ♪
The crew distances themselves from Naomi
337 : -
338 : - Get behind me.
339 : This is gonna get ugly.
340 : - Don't shoot.
341 : We're unarmed.
342 : We're just a flight crew.
343 : ♪
344 : -
345 : -
346 : - I tweaked the engines to burn hot and dirty.
347 : As long as no one gets too close,
348 : we'll just look like another shitty freighter.
349 : - When you're done, have Alex power down the comms array for silent running.
351 : - Roger that.
352 : We should go to Tycho.
353 : Alex thinks so too.
354 : I hate it, but she's right.
355 : - Tycho?
356 : - It's the only way to keep the crew breathing and out of a Martian gulag.
358 : Fred Johnson's the devil we know.
359 : - And he owes us, because of Naomi.
360 : - Yep.
361 : - Let me know when everything's finished.
362 : - How's your leg?
363 : - It's fine.
364 : - Is it?
365 : Because you seem like you're in a lot of pain, and I just--
366 : - I'm good.
367 : I'm good.
368 : - Okay.
369 : -
Prax : - You should try tea.
Avasarala's team faces a new threat
371 : ♪
Bobbie : - Feels like a hangover.
Cotyar : - Yeah, you'll be okay.
Theo : - I always wanted to fly this thing.
Theo : They tell you, get your training, get certified, and then they never let you near the control room.
Theo : It's a total who-you-know type deal, this whole company.
381 : - What was that?
Cotyar : - What the hell are you doing?
384 : It's the automatic defense
Bobbie : - Defense against what?
386 : - Errinwright is going with missiles from that escort ship.
Cotyar : That would have been my move too.
389 : - Missiles?
390 : - 17 minutes till impact
Bobbie : if this perfume bottle maintains current thrust.
392 : - Shit, wait.
Cotyar : When I was not selling out to the captain,
Cotyar : he told us Mao kept his kid's ship up in the hangar bay--
397 : - Let's go, move.
Avasarala : - All communications come through here, yes?
Avasarala : A record of every message in and out of the ship?
Theo : - There's a comms buffer somewhere in the memory panels.
402 : - Is this our priority?
Avasarala : - Errinwright's message should be on there,
Avasarala : the one that proves he's a treasonous piece of shit
405 : whose balls should be ground into--
406 : - It proves nothing if we're space junk.
Theo : - There are dozens of modules in that system. It would take me hours.
Cotyar : - It's my job to keep you alive and you're making it damn difficult.
Avasarala : - If I don't have any evidence then, my life isn't worth much either.
Bobbie : - Should I just pick her up?
Theo : - There's no time.
Avasarala : You have a family you want to get back to,
Avasarala : Now focus and get me what I need.
Tilting at Windmills
Prax : The ship is pretty tense.
Prax : You could have mentioned that on Tycho.
Amos : Some things are in flux right now.
Prax : Nature's only constant-- change.
431 : -
Amos : You really like botany metaphors.
433 : How about one for a guy
434 : who has a problem tilting at windmills?
435 : Tilting at windmills?
436 : I tend to take on fights that can't be won.
437 : It's nice to let go of all of that.
438 : It's too bad.
439 : It's the way a child looks at things,
440 : with a sense of the possible.
441 : - A child who won't grow up turns into a fool.
442 : - But fools keep going,
443 : even when they know there's no chance of winning.
444 : - I knew a guy like that once.
445 : - What happened to him?
446 : - That wasn't Mei on our ship.
Amos : There was nothing human in those eyes.
Prax : - I'll probably never know.
Prax : I got to learn to live with that...
Avasarala's team prepares to leave
451 : ♪
452 : -
Theo : I got it.
I got it.
Avasarala : - You've done your planet a great service.
Cotyar : - She says that to everyone.
456 : Let's go.
457 : - Clear.
458 : - That's a Series-6.
459 : A two-seater.
460 : - There's got to be a way
we can all fit in there.
461 : - Pilot and navigator.
462 : Anyone not strapped in is hamburger at the speeds that ship will be moving.
Theo : - I'm certified. I can fly it.
Cotyar : - You're coming with me to the drop ship.
Cotyar : Bobbie, you'll fly Avasarala out of here, somewhere you can broadcast out for help.
Cotyar : You can pilot, right?
Bobbie : That means I'll handle it.
Bobbie : Hey, I checked the flight deck when I got my armor.
Bobbie : They've shot the pilot and trashed the controls.
Cotyar : We'll manage.
Avasarala : - I'm not getting
into that fucking coffin!
475 : - Yeah, but you are.
476 : - The hangar bay won't open.
477 : - It's the countermeasures.
Theo : When the ship's under threat, everything goes into lockdown.
Cotyar : - Find us another way.
Theo : - I'm sorry.
Theo : At full burn, the bay will never open.
Bobbie : - Stay here.
Alex calls home
Alex : - All right.
Alex : Let's...put you to sleep.
486 : Record message.
488 : Residential Dome 2-6,
Breach Candy District.
489 : Hey, y'all.
490 : This is Alex, your daddy.
491 : Well, I mean, your husband and your daddy.
492 : This feels kind of awkward,
493 : talking like we all don't know each other.
494 : But I guess it's-- it has been a while.
495 : You know, you might not even recognize me, little guy.
496 : So I should have called you after the Donnager, I know.
497 : Well, I guess I'm doing it now,
498 : Better late than never.
499 : Sorry.
500 : I know you hate when I say that.
501 : Look.
502 : I just want to make sure y'all are safe,
503 : with everything that's been going on right now.
504 : I don't think Earth would ever bomb Mars…
505 : …but, people have acting real crazy lately.
506 : So you pay extra special attention to those drills at school, all right, cowboy?
508 : You listen to what the government and your mama tells you.
510 : It'll keep you safe.
511 : I've been an awful husband…
512 : and a worse father.
513 : I know.
514 : I'm just trying to…
515 : I'm just trying to do some good out here.
516 : And we have.
517 : I have.
518 : I think, uh…
519 : I think this is what I've always really wanted to do…
520 : More than I wanted to be there with you.
521 : ♪
522 : I just could never really tell you that…
523 : 'Cause I don't think I knew myself.
524 : …but, that doesn't mean that for one second I did not love you,
526 : …both of you,
527 : …very, very much.
528 : We are rigged for silent running.
529 : ♪
Bobbie solves another problem
530 : ♪
531 : -
532 : ♪
533 : -
534 : - This plan sucks.
535 : - I'm not gonna totally disagree.
536 : - She isn't even a pilot.
537 : - Well, I'd happily chauffeur but, you wouldn't want
to see the mess from this wound
539 : when we hit high six gs.
540 : - Even if you escape the missiles,
541 : the UN will fire on your drop ship
542 : when they come to mop up.
543 : - The UN fire on an unarmed ship bearing their own flag?
544 : They'll need to find out if you're on board.
545 : So we'll be all right.
546 : ♪
Holden comes clean to Prax
547 : ♪
Naomi : - I've laid in a course that avoids the high-traffic zones.
549 : It'll take us a bit longer, but...
550 : we'll get to Tycho quietly.
Holden : - I didn't give a fuck about your daughter.
552 : - Jim!
Holden : - I used you to get us through Ganymede,
554 : and none of us would be breathing
555 : if you hadn't come.
Prax : - Look, you don't have to say that.
Holden : - We owe you some answers, so at least you know
we did everything we could to find her.
Holden : The lab on Ganymede.
Holden : That was a field lab.
Holden : That's not where they created those Hybrids--
Naomi : - Can I just speak
for a moment?
Holden : - When the Hybrid burned up in our drive,
565 : it timed exactly with that ship
566 : that got pulled apart over Venus.
567 : Now, we know the protomolecule is connected,
568 : that it communicates with itself.
569 : And something else happened at that same moment.
570 : A spike on Io,
571 : another "shout" from the protomolecule.
572 : And Io is still within range.
Naomi : - Look, we've already decided--
Holden : There's a decommissioned Helium-3 refinery there… built by Jules-Pierre Mao.
Naomi : - We've plotted a safe, clean course for Tycho.
577 : Everything is there.
578 : - We can go to Tycho... after Io.
579 : - Jim, we're all devastated about Prax's child but, sacrificing this crew doesn't bring her back.
Naomi : Look past your anger towards me, please.
Holden : - This isn't about you.
Holden : And I don't give a damn about
the protomolecule anymore.
Holden : It's out there now.
Holden : So be it.
Holden : …but, we promised Prax we'd help him find his daughter and we did every damn thing
Naomi : - We're all in agreement.
590 : Tycho is the only way
591 : I assure you, Fred Johnson will help us--
Amos : [interrupting Naomi]Io.
Amos : Fuck it, I'm in.
Naomi : Amos…
Alex : - Me too.
Alex : I'll go set a course.
596 : -
Fred tries to apologize
597 : …which threatens to throw the Inner Planets into a state of all-out war…
Drummer : More ships, more war, more death.
600 : You and Dawes want to join that party?
Johnson : - The idea is to prevent exactly that.
Drummer : Ah, yes, a "deterrent."
603 : But everything becomes a weapon, Freddy.
604 : Didn't you teach me that?
Johnson : Sometimes you make your move.
606 : It's the Belt's moment and we didn't get to choose it.
Drummer : - You have your big ideas.
609 : And I get shot.
610 : You know why I stayed with you after Dawes dragged you out of the gutter,
Johnson : - To keep an eye on me.
Johnson : Dawes wasn't convinced of my loyalty.
Drummer : - Dawes wanted me back on Ceres and I wanted to get away.
Drummer : No future down his road.
Drummer : I saw something different in you.
Drummer : I chose you.
Johnson : - Well. Then,… I'm glad you did.
Drummer : - And we built Tycho together.
622 : A way forward for the Belt.
623 : Now that blue siren has got you dreaming about bigger things, huh?
625 : When I'm pissed off, you normally have the good sense to stay the hell away for a couple of days, and it's been two hours.
629 : So, what is it you want?
630 : ♪
Johnson : - I need you to lead a salvage mission.
Johnson : Bring back the Nauvoo.
Drummer : - You gonna make nice with the Mormons?
Drummer : No, why would you?
Johnson : - We're gonna retrofit the ship for the Belt because, soon we're not gonna be a bunch of tribes.
637 : We're gonna be a nation.
Drummer : - Sounds a little like you want me out of the way.
Johnson : - No, it's exactly what I'm saying it is.
Drummer : - Yeah, the doctor's been telling me I need to take a vacation to heal up.
Johnson : I can't do this without you.
643 : Once Earth and Mars get done beating each other back to the Stone Age, they're gonna need the Belt more than ever.
Johnson : We need to be ready.
Drummer : - A cathedral converted into a warship… sounds like the heart of a great and lasting nation.
Johnson : - I need you.
Johnson : Will you go?
Drummer : - Can I finish my drink first?
You can't take the Razorback
652 : ♪
653 : - Less than five minutes.
Cotyar : - Easy, cowboy, plenty of time.
655 : Ice water in my veins under pressure.
656 : That's why you hired me,
657 : It's gonna be okay.
658 : Okay?
Avasarala : Don't forget your antibiotics.
Cotyar : I won't.
663 : ♪
Bobbie : I need to stow my suit.
Bobbie : Take off all that tinsel.
Avasarala : Is this really the time for fashion advice?
Bobbie : At six gs, that junk will tear your head off.
670 : ♪
671 : -
Cotyar : Go, go, go, go!
673 : ♪
Cotyar : Just gonna tea-kettle nice and easy out into the big empty.
Theo : - And then what happens?
Cotyar : - I'm interested to find that out myself.
Bobbie : - Powering up.
679 : ♪
680 : ♪
Avasarala : - I'm no expert but, shouldn't we get the hell away from that yacht?
Bobbie : - Not too soon, or one of those
missiles might see us and lock on our drive.
Avasarala : - Did Cotyar get out?
Bobbie : - I'm sure he did. Now quiet.
687 : - Prepare for clamp release.
688 : ♪
689 : - Shall we shove off now,
690 : - Sit still,
you're gonna need it.
691 : - Oh, oh!
692 : Get me off this ship!
693 : - Hitch your tits and pucker up.
694 : It's time to peel the paint.
695 : - Shit!
696 : - Brace for impact.
697 : ♪