WARNING: If you don't want to know what happened in this episode, don't read this photo recap!
General Zod's plan is backfiring, and he's fuming just as Val makes contact via Facetime. Val's message for Zod is: give it your best shot, a-hole. The rebels are coming for him.
Adam is still paralyzed from the waste down, and Nyssa is trying to buoy up his spirits but it's not working. He says he would have used the Zeta Beam (the one he stole from a scientist on planet Rann and tweaked for time-travel) to travel back in time, but it's not working.
Meanwhile, in the Outlands, Jayna and Dev, their despair growing, are getting a little closer for comfort.
And on the ship, Nyssa filches the Zeta Beam from Adam when he's sleeping, and uses it to find Brainiac, and her son, Jor-El. It was a dirty trick, but a mama's got to do what a mama's got to do.
Back in the Outlands, Seg and the whole rebel crew descend to swell the ranks of the forthcoming attack on Zod. Support in Kandor for the tyrant is waning, so it's a perfect time to stage a coup.
In Kandor, General Zod is torturing a turncoat Sagitari for the whereabouts of the rebels. He tells Zod their location, and in turn, Zod kills him. Doesn't seem like a fair trade off...
Lyta's plan to activate a faction of insurgents within Zod's ranks backfires when she hears about the tortured Sagitari spilling their whereabouts.
So, while the rebels plan to defend themselves against the imminent attack, Seg skims off to Kandor to deal with Zod mano a mano.
Seg confronts a rabble of Kryptonians and tells them what a bad dude Zod is, and how he manipulated them with somatic reconditioning. That's when Zod and the Sagitari come to break up the party.
Then, Lyta shows up, and addresses the crowd directly. They're a little shook, considering they all saw her get her throat slit open on Wegthor. But stranger things have happened (i.e. Brainiac, Doomsday, a big dome...).
After hearing Lyta and Seg, and then Zod, the Sagitari put down their weapons. They ain't gonna work on General Zod's farm no more.
Which means the only way to settle this little disagreement is fisticuffs. Seg and General Zod throw down!
But when Zod gets in a lucky blow and knocks Seg out, ready to kill him, Lyta steps in to take his place. It's mother against son!
Meanwhile, in the Outlands, Jayna and the rest of the rebels are waging all out war against the Sagitari. Lyta's mom in particular is kicking major bootay.
Seg and Lyta finally get the better of Zod, but that's when Seg wants to finish the job. Lyta won't let him, and instead orders the Sagitari to call off the assault on the rebels in the Outlands.
And rather than killing Zod, they hook him up to the Black Mercy serum, so he can feed off his fantasies.
Nyssa was transported here, where she finds this insignia painted in blood(?) on a rock. Then she sees this...
Hawkmen in the sky. She's not in Krypton anymore.
And Jayna and Dev may have found a frozen Doomsday that just arrived by airmail in the Outlands.
Val was able to fashion Adam some leg braces that came equipped with a jet pack. Adam is still learning how to use them...
The party gets an unexpected guest in the form of Lobo, who has returned to Krypton to enlist Seg's help in locating Brainiac. Seg will oblige, if Lobo helps him retrieve Jor-El.
That will likely be difficult, as Brainiac has developed a fatherly affection for Jor-El.