Reeva Payge purges the Inner Circle of those who disagree with her, and she emerges as their sole leader. Six months later, the remaining members of the Mutant Underground have relocated to Washington, D.C., where Sentinel Services is being even more ruthless about tracking down mutants. Desperate for answers, Eclipse and Caitlin secretly meet with criminal hacker Wire to get info on the Inner Circle. Meanwhile, Polaris prepares for the birth of her baby. Worried that all might not go as planned, she makes a secret pact with Andy.