Peter packs his things to head to Montreal where he believes the clues are leading. Caitlin insists on coming, too. In California, Claire tries out for cheerleading squad, but Debbie rejects her, adding, "You are not extraordinary."
Suresh works with Monica on her muscle-memory ability. Bob interrupts and orders Suresh to give Monica a form of the Shanti virus manipulated to end her ability without harming her. Suresh warns that such tinkering could mutate the virus and make it jump into the general population.
When Claire worries about not getting on the cheerleading squad, West advises Claire to bring Debbie down a notch. Meanwhile, near the U.S. border, Sylar questions Maya about her ability and says he also once had power. Alejandro doesn't trust their mysterious and seductive new traveling companion.
In the Ukraine, Noah and the Haitian arrive at the home of his former mentor Ivan where they tie him up and grill him about the missing Isaac paintings. Ivan, who trained Noah and Claude, denies knowing where they are located. Noah threatens to have the Haitian erase all of his most-treasured memories. After erasing many of Ivan's memories, Ivan offers a deal: rejoin the Company and he'll be safe.
Suresh is about to give Monica a shot of the manipulated virus when he realizes he can't do it. He tells Bob he's leaving and smashes a cabinet filled with the serum. Meanwhile, Maya and her fellow travelers sneak across the border where they are threatened by the "Citizens Border Patrol." Maya intentionally loses control and kills the patrol members. Alejandro warns Maya against Sylar and tells her the next time her eyes blacken, he's leaving. Sylar flat-out says he plans on killing them both.
Claire pulls Debbie out of the cheerleaders' drinking session to ask for another chance at making the squad. As they talk, a masked West flies in, grabs Claire, and drops her onto the stairs with a sickening thud. As Debbie looks on in horror, West swoops in for the final thrill. Later, the police don't believe Debbie's story, especially when Claire walks in like nothing happened. And because Debbie was caught drinking on school grounds, she's kicked out of cheerleading and Claire gets to replace her.
Bob apologizes to Suresh for asking him to inject Monica with an untried drug, claiming that he over-stepped his bounds because his mind has been on someone who is a true danger to them. To prevent "further misunderstandings," Bob offers Suresh someone to be at his disposal.
Hiro, Kensei, and Yaeko creep into White Beard's camp under the cover of darkness. Kensei battles his way through until the three of them find Yaeko's father chained in a tent. Her father refuses to leave until he destroys the 1000s of illegal guns that White Beard has built based on his own instructions, for White Beard plots on taking over all of Japan.
Kensei and his small army attack the camp. When a bullet is fired at Yaeko, Hiro stops time and brings her from the camp, and she realize that he was the one under the cherry blossoms and not Kensei. When she asks if he loves her, he says, "yes." She leans in to kiss him, and regardless of the temporal fallout, he kisses her back as Kensei watches from the distance.
When Noah threatens to erase Ivan's memories of his dead daughter, Ivan caves and gives up the location of Isaac's paintings. Noah then ransacks the apartment to make it look like a robbery before killing his former mentor.
Kensei confronts Hiro about kissing Yaeko. Hiro says they are in love and that he didn't mean for it to happen. Hiro swears he won't give into his love and that the kiss will be his last. But with Hiro's back turned, Kensei punches him as henchman bring Yaeko out in chains.
Bob escorts Monica home where he gives her a new cell phone, a packet of information, and the news that she's enrolled in the Burger Bonanza management program. In New York, Suresh meets his new partner... Niki. Across the world, the Haitian and Noah uncover Issac's paintings, none of which bode well for the future.
Peter and Caitlin arrive in Montreal. In some kind of storage facility, Peter finds a note with his name on it: "You were right about the company. The world is in danger. It's up to us. Adam." Peter closes his eyes and hugs Caitlin. When he opens them, they are standing in a completely deserted Times Square...one year from now!