An image of Anna, the leader of the V's, is projected worldwide as she talks about people joining together; the V's are Tyler's ticket to being a part of something big; egotistical newscaster Chad gets an exclusive interview with Anna.
Dozens of UFO's suddenly appear on Earth, hovering over major cities around the world and claim that their objective is to help the Human race, providing vastly superior intelligence and technology in exchange for water and minerals only found on Earth. The leader of the V's (Visitors) Anna uses the popular TV anchor Chad Decker to deliver her messages to the Humans but suspicion arises from FBI investigator Erica who believes that the V's have different intentions to what they claim.
Erica starts tracking a death threat; Ryan turns to old friends in an effort to build up opposition forces.
Erica joins forces with an ally to investigate a biological threat. Elsewhere Anna asks Lisa to bring Tyler in for an experiment. Chad has second thoughts about the V's after some disturbing proof from a report.
Erica's life is in danger when she is attacked at home. A dangerous villain is recruited by the Resistance as the Visitors shore up their defences. Anna wonders why Chad hasn't followed up on his diagnosed aneurysm, Ryan's concern grows over Val's pregnancy and Tyler makes an important decision.
Humans are invited to stay on board the Visitors ships, courtesy of Anna. Valerie's pregnancy accelerates which raises concerns. Tyler discovers something he shouldn't.
The Resistance searches for John May. The star reporter is asked to come back to the mothership. Erica's son confronts her.
The World Progress Forum in Geneva is a high-level meeting to explore solutions for international problems. Anna decides to crash the conference and she brings Chad Decker along for the ride. Both Anna and Chad meet with the Secretary-General before the forum. Anna wants to speak about an advanced technology known as Blue Energy. But the Secretary-General informs her that presentations are made only by invited guests.
After fleeing the Visitor Healing Center, Ryan tells Valerie that he’s a V. They need to run, as the Visitors want their baby. Two V security guards are dispatched to capture them, but Ryan is able to dispose of them. In doing so, Valerie sees the green scales hidden behind their human skin. She wonders what their baby will look like. That’s something to worry about later. Right now, they need to bolt.
Ryan, Erica, Father Jack and Hobbes try to avoid being caught by a deadly V tracker team, Chad confronts Father Jack.
A badly beaten Lisa is found unconscious in an alley. Both of her legs are broken and the letter V has been carved onto her face. A stunned and sympathetic Erica promises to find her attacker. We know it was Anna, but Lisa provides a detailed description of two men she says hurt her. One of them is a missing scientist named Lawrence Parker. The other is Kyle Hobbes.
A V soldier tracks Valerie to her secret location as she is in the final stages of labor. The soldier kidnaps her and takes her aboard the New York mothership. When Ryan discovers where Val is, he storms his way onto the ship where Anna promises to help deliver their baby safely. In reality, her plan is to turn Ryan back to her.