Marcus proves to be a knight in shining armor, but can Sophia be rescued? Nadia's capacity for love continues to evolve, and Chris has a startling epiphany. Then, believe it or not, some actual answers concerning the mysteries of the Relativity Compensator!
Anger is gently deflected through the time-honored method of lying. And thus a feared enemy becomes an ally who can facilitate the long-awaited first contact with the much-sought-after You-Know-Who.
A return visit from the now-familiar ghostly voices, during which pollution literally makes Sophia sick. Nadia has plans for Marcus, and Chris receives a most unwelcome call.
Chris has a message waiting for him, but he'll have to figure out how to retrieve it. Marta talks to someone who can't hear her, a voice speaks from beyond the grave, and Sophia impulsively does something her mother suggested -- even though Sophia thinks it's absurd.
Thanks once again to Sean Michael McCord for his time and talent!
An inspection of Peter's personal quarters reveals some interesting clues ... but not as interesting as what Prithvi and Marcus have figured out about Nadia's personal filing system. All of which leads to Nadia expressing some opinions of her own.
The mystery of the missing book becomes more complicated, and this hurts Nadia deeply. Sophia urges Chris to have a conversation with a man who thinks plants talk to each other, and Nadia makes an astonishing confession...
Some snooping into Captain Sidana's private diary leads to the discovery that the Konyechny central computer is now missing a file: a volume of poetry. And Dr. Mason is advised that he should get advice from someone whose sanity is very much in question...
Chris can't breathe in the Habitat despite being surrounded by trees and flowers. Marta thinks she is in Heaven. And Nadia urges a trespass onto sacred ground...
More bad news for Konyechny: one of the ship's vital systems is doomed to failure. Sophia's mother says she's found a new reason to live. And Chris and Sophia compare notes on their brief visit into one another's minds. Then something weird happens in the Habitat ... something very weird indeed.
Fans of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" will appreciate that since it's episode 42, there are a few remarks acknowledging Douglas Adams as a "modern founder" of our genre.