Sterling and Richard rally to help President Martinez take control of the political fallout from the detainees' escape from Inostranka. Meanwhile, Michael joins the hunt for Thomas while leaving Leila in the keeping of an old friend, Diane Geller.
"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.