They get sidetracked when a Russian aircraft seems to have gone off like and is doomed to hit Seattle. Aaron has to come up with a solution to resolve everything without starting a war with Russia.
They have military intelligence to hack into the aircraft and redirect it. So they do so. Lorraine is annoyed when she cannot use this to win over voters because of it being a security issue.
Aaron gives an incredible speech that gets him back into Kirkman's good graces where he embraces his identity.
Isabel is proud of him and he tells her about sleeping with Emily. She leaves him.
Hannah investigates further when she realizes a south African white supremacist is connected to everything. When she looks into another lab, Momberg uses nerve gas on her and kills her. Then he blows up the building with Hannah in it.
Seth and Dontae take Sasha to a trans support group to encourage her to use her voice and combat the media attacks.
Emily's mom wants Emily to assist her in suicide.
Dontae and Troy make up.