Season 1 Episode 5
"The Lion's Den"
HRG, Taylor and Quentin confront Erica over her plan to exploit EVOs; Luke looks inward, while Malina faces a deadly new threat.
In this week's Heroes Reborn episode, titled "The Lion's Den," we learn that:
Tommy (Robbie Kay) learns he is adopted and that Caspar (Pruitt Taylor Vince) and his mother have been working to protect him all along. Tommy flees.
In Canada, Malina (Danika Yarosh) and Farah are attacked by Harris and a menacing EVO named The Shadow who saps their powers. Farah is shot as Malina escapes in the back of a logging truck.
Crooked police captain Dearing is detected as an EVO and is then rescued from police custody by Carlos (Ryan Guzman) as El Vengador. Carlos offers Dearing freedom in exchange for the location of Jose and Father Mauricio.
Miko (Kiki Sukezane) and Ren (Toru Uchikado) pursue Hiro's sword at Renautas headquarters, then track it after Harris places it in an SUV.
Alone and distraught, Luke (Zachary Levi) decides to atone. He sells his dental practice, burns down his home and sets out to start a new life.
HRG (Jack Coleman), Quentin (Henry Zebrowski) and Taylor (Eve Harlow) trap Erica (Rya Kihlstedt) at her home. Interrogating her at gunpoint, HRG realizes Erica's scheme is global. Harris and his clones arrive and rescue their boss but are attacked by Miko, who defeats them all and recovers the sword. Erica escapes.
Back at Renautas, Erica learns Earth's destruction is less than a week away; she accelerates her plans for humanity's "starting over."