WARNING: If you don't want to know what happened in this episode, don't read this photo recap!
The coordinates Fred Johnson sent to Avasarala last week were to a derelict stealth ship floating in space. After looking into it, Avasarala and Cotyar discover that the ship is connected to Protogen and Jules Pierre Mao. She thinks this is connected to why Mars wanted Phoebe station destroyed. She tells Cotyar to have the ship pushed to where someone will find it.
Fred gathers Holden and Naomi together with Miller to explain Miller's plan to ram Eros with the Nauvoo ship in order to send it careening into the sun and thus making sure no one ever gets on Eros again. Fred says they need the Rocinante's help to destroy the docks on Eros. Holden thinks the plan is insane, but Fred insists it's the only way.
The derelict ship gets found and linked to Mao pretty quickly. Both Avasarala and Errinwright have Mao to the UN to grill him about it (even though Errinwright is secretly in league with Mao, and Avasarala is secretly plotting against him).
On the pretense of a radiation leak, the Nauvoo is evacuated, though the head Mormon can tell that Miller is up to something. "This is our temple," he practically pleads. "This is part of God's plan," Miller answers.
Miller preps for the space mission. Fred even gives him a gun. Naomi them confronts Miller and asks him if he's doing all this for dead Julie Mao. Miller reminds Naomi that the Roci crew his some of the protomolecule out in space and he hasn't said anything. So they both have their reasons.
That meeting earlier with Avasarala has really gotten under Mao's skin. He tells Errinwright that he thinks she's on to them. Errinwright disagrees, and the two men argue over whether their partnership is worth preserving.
The crew of the Guy Molinari — Miller and Diogo among them — have to space-walk onto Eros and then plant bombs on the docks to ensure that no one can get onto Eros ever again. Miller, as usual, hates space.
Back on the Rocinante, Alex spots a ship called the Marasmus that shouldn't be there. They send a drone to investigate and end up communicating with the crew, a humanitarian mission to care for the victims of Eros. Holden needs to chase them off of Eros before any of them can get on and infect themselves.
On Eros, Miller and Diogo are chatty (too chatty for Miller's liking) as they place the bombs. Miller warns Diogo against placing too much faith in the OPA … or in anyone. Diogo brushes it off, though.
On the Rocinante, a frantic Holden orders the Marasmus to turn themselves around and return with them. They could be infected with the protomolecule, which case the whole solar system is doomed. "Don't make me kill you," Holden pleads to himself.
The problem is, one of the bombs was damaged in the debris, and now Diogo must hold down the detonator or else it'll explode. If it does, it'll ruin the whole Eros mission. Miller decides to make the supreme sacrifice and takes the bomb from Diogo and sends him to finish the job. Miller's going to go down with Eros.
Miller is resigned to his fate as he watches the Nauvoo approach for impact with Eros. But at the last second, the Nauvoo goes soaring past its target. How did the Nauvoo change course? It didn't. Eros did.