It's the year 2258, and five hostile federations dominate the outermost regions of space. In this time of uneasy peace and the constant threat of war, heroes, thieves, and rare and exotic beings find refuge on a lone space station, Babylon 5, the last and best hope for peace between a hundred worlds, alien and human alike.
The fight with Byron's followers gains intensity. Garibaldi and Dr. Franklin are inside the medlab when it is seized. The telepath crisis eventually comes to a horrific end, and Garibaldi swears a personal vendetta on Bester.