Rex takes the Torchwood team back to the USA. But when Esther reveals to her Section Chief, Brian Friedkin, that she's part of Rex's rendition, she finds the CIA turning against her, and has to go on the run. Oswald tries to enjoy his newfound freedom, and meets the mysterious Jilly Kitzinger. Rex's surgeon, Dr Vera Juarez, joins the Washington D.C. medical panels, to investigate the Miracle, where the scientists discover that mankind is immortal but still ageing. And on the plane, Captain Jack is poisoned - it's a life or death struggle to save him, but who can be trusted?