On Sessesspressny, hostile aliens have discovered the wormhole technology and will stop at nothing to get it.
Anjal and Jens and the Gleeze arrive at the wormhole to find it non-functional.
We meet Beatrix Marten, an incompetent servant and religious zealot who has become suspicious of Jules.
An alien in the Andromeda galaxy is spying on the humans and Gleeze to learn the location of the Iris
Jules finds out that the wormhole is still open, just barely.
Back in the Oregon lab, the physics team finds Jules missing and the wormhole gone.
Jules investigates the surprising sketches made by Reg that may be a clue to what happened to the wormhole.
Reg, an impoverished 19th Century earl, meets Jules after she arrives via wormhole accident.