Bringing a warning about the future and a request, journalist Lucy Davenport confronts Gilmore and the cyborgs about their past.
The cyborgs regroup. Donning their combat armor, they fight seriously once again to defeat the power of the storm and its cause, the Cowboy.
Though they believe Lucy's story about the existence of the Blessed, the cyborgs aren't sure that they are enemies. The Teacher has no such doubts.
The United Nations Guardians appear at the cyborgs' ranch with orders to detain everyone there on charges of suspected terrorist activities.
Now fugitives, the cyborgs flee a battle with the Guardians. Joe and Fran?oise still want peace, and the group splits up to investigate the Blessed.
Joe and Fran?oise obtain an answer to their question from the Monk, but their reactions are different. Meanwhile, the Guardians attack the Dolphin 3.
Igarashi releases Jet Link and they attempt to rescue Ivan before he's kidnapped by one of the Blessed; Joe is forced to take drastic measures.
Igarashi and Davenport return to New York, while the cyborgs and Guardians break into the factory where they believe Ivan is being held.
Ivan and the Emperor discuss human history; Canetti explains the Emperor's plan for forced human evolution to Gilmore and the remaining cyborgs.
Jet Link faces one of the Blessed outside the space station; inside, Joe and Heinrich attempt to stop the micro drones' release as time counts down.
Cyborg 007 frees Davenport and Igarashi. Ivan reveals his true intent in joining the Emperor as the cyborgs and the Guardians converge on New York.
The final battle rages in New York: Joe confronts the Emperor, who has wiped Catalina's memory and sidelined Ivan, and their friends race to help.