While exploring a new planet, Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) encounters an aggressive plant-like creature that attacks and infects him. Unable to risk bringing an alien contagion back to Destiny, Tamara (ALAINA HUFFMAN) searches for a way to stop the alien infection from spreading. Scott meanwhile, drifts in and out of consciousness, hallucinating an ideal life back home on earth. As the infection spreads dire reality begins to seep into his dream state. With the more alien organisms surrounding the gate and closing fast, time may well run out on Scott.