When President Martinez reveals a tough new strategy to force Sophia to reveal the detainees' plans, a new detainee, Maya, is thrown into the chaos. Meanwhile, Vicky and Carter are in possession of a very important hostage, and FBI Agent Collier's suspicions become more severe.
"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.