Reeling from Sam’s news as well as increased seismic activity on the surface of Mars, the crew of MECTI-1 finds itself with limited options.
As evacuation procedures are underway, new problems arise that complicate both the mission and the lives of the MECTI-1 crew.
Walter, Paul and Hiroku embark on a long-distance EVA to detonate the North Pole Thermo-Nuke Array, while tensions flare between Commander Sam Flynn and his second-in-command, Andrew Wood.
MECTI-1 tries to regroup and plan their next step following the EVA incident.
As members of MECTI-1 prepare to make a secret EVA to their Emergency Return Vehicle, crew member Walter Langston marches blindly across the Martian void in search of shelter.
Crew members will be tested as events are set in motion that will produce dire consequences.
Revelations surface and emotions run high as Mars lies on the brink of eruption.
The crew of MECTI-1 fights for survival as Olympus Mons unleashes its wrath.
The crew finds themselves scattered, confused and lost in the aftermath of the eruption.
Morale reaches its lowest point as the remaining crew weigh whatever options for survival they have left.
Sam and Neda race for the Emergency Return Vehicle to stop Fedor and Rachel, as the rest of the crew question the purpose of survival.