Earth is planning an expedition to the point of Eros impact. Chrisjen conflicts with Sadavir about Jules-Pierre Mao. Col. Frederick Lucius Johnson improves his position in unexpected way. New battleground is opening.
Draper struggles with what happened on Ganymede while the coming Earth/Mars peace conference tighten the tension on Erringwright. Dawes confronts Fred Johnson about what the OPA's course of action should be regarding the protomolecule.