In the episode, Sandra brings Claire to the hospital. Claire's whole system is infected, and either she's never been sick in her life, or Sandra's lying about what happened. Meanwhile, Sylar and Elle make love. Sylar realizes that being free of both powers and parents offers a chance to reinvent himself, when suddenly H.R.G. opens fire on the couple. Elle is shot in the thigh as Sylar drags her out of the house, leaving a trail of blood behind.