When Buddy Coltrane returns to attack the family he abandoned three years before, Quarry Hall gets involved. Jennifer is assigned to investigate the situation surrounding Daria Coltrane and her children. She must trick Buddy into acting, so they can deal with him. A technological trap springs shut, indicating that Genghis, the criminal mastermind out to destroy Vincent and the Arc Foundation, is directing Buddy's actions. Jennifer convinces Daria to flee and start a new life.
Time and again, they can't seem to evade their pursuers. A chance encounter with friends from her Air Force childhood, who rally to help, reminds Jennifer of all she has lost. Daria and her children are in danger from Quarry Hall's enemies. Jennifer willingly puts herself in the line of fire because as she says, "It's what we do." But will it be enough?