In the aftermath of Taylor's order to call off the air strike, everyone thinks it's because she doesn't trust the intel. Except Kiefer, who with Tony's help figures out that Hodges is holding prepped-and-ready missiles over her head. But Tony's still inside, and he offers to blow the fuel tanks, which Taylor obliquely authorizes. She receives Hodges in the Oval Office, and listens to his sales pitch to make Starkwood a de facto part of the government. Of course she's only playing for time while Tony sets the charges, and the minute she gets word of the explosion at Starkwood, she orders Hodges and Seaton arrested on the spot. But no sooner is Hodges in custody than he claims to be only a small part of something bigger than all of them. What, exactly? "You'll find out," he threatens.
But in the meantime, there's mopping up to do. Tony survived the explosion and is taken into Moss's custody for the time being, while Kiefer's beginning to literally lose his mind. And it doesn't help when Walker tells him that she went ahead and brought his daughter into the FBI to try the experimental treatment. Kiefer's pissed, until he learns that Kim's been trying to reach him all day. They have an emotional reunion and bury every possible hatchet, but Kiefer's still refusing her help.
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