To protect from a neutronic wavefront, the Enterprise crew seeks shelter inside the nacelle maintenance shaft.
T'Pol is infected with a stigmatized disease, one only transmitted through contraversial mind melds.
Archer is captured by a bounty hunter intent on delivering him to the Klingons. Meanwhile, T'Pol experiences the symptoms of pon farr.
Archer and Reed must disable an attached Romulan mine before it destroys the Enterprise.