Martinez recovers and goes to confront the person responsible for putting him in the hospital. Meanwhile, Simon, Sterling, Vicky, and Sean finally team up to stop Sophia, unaware that she has already used Leila to develop a viable viral strain and is distributing it throughout the U.S.
"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.