Thomas and his people secure Inostranka and prepare to free the prisoners. However, Sterling and a corporal manage to remain free and thwart their efforts. Meanwhile, Michael give an ultimatum to Leila, Sophia thanks Sean, and Senator Lewis confronts Martinez over his decision to illegally hold prisoners in her home state.
"The Event" is an emotional high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an Everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his fiancee, Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history. Sean's quest will send ripples through the lives of an eclectic band of strangers, including: newly elected U.S. President Martinez; Sophia, who is the leader of a mysterious group of detainees; and Sean's shadowy father-in-law. Their futures are on a collision course in a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind.