In Somalia, a Native American hero by the name of Mantoka tells one of the Somalians that the Earth is crying out and he is needed back in America. Meanwhile, President O'Brien is visited by his daughter and grandson at the White House. They all get into a family argument when suddenly the White House is attacked by the Black Fury and her Cat Pack, a feline-themed group of female criminals. Meanwhile, the Protector's mentor and government leader, Philip Reinhart, chews out the team over the lack of security in their headquarters when someone named the Widow Maker entered and stole an important prototype weapon as well as placing a virus in their computer system. Secretly, Mister Reinhart believes that there's a traitor on the team and he has expressed that doubt previously with Night Mask. The conversation shifts to the question of inducting the Arrow to the Protectors. Everyone's feelings are mixed over the issue so Mister Reinhart postpones the vote for a later date. Before their meeting is over, Mister Reinhart tells Mighty Man that he will serve as temporary field leader with Man of War away on another business. Meanwhile, Air Man wishes his friend, Thresher, a good bye as Thresher dedicates himself to find him mother who had vanished in a portal. Aura returns home and feels the rising tension between her and her husband. When they get into an argument, their daughter bursts into tears and pleads for them to stop, which it does. Meanwhile, at a government facility, a doctor shows Amazing Man the body of Mr. Monday, who is coming out of an induced anesthetic since his capture. The removal of Mr. Monday's mask reveals a hideous man underneath, disfigured by the mask. Soon, the Protectors are called into a meeting with the Vice-President, who reveals that President O'Brien and his family are being held ransom for $2 billion dollars. Soon the Protectors arrive at the White House and attack the Cat Pack. Black Fury leaves with the President's grandson and escapes in a helicopter. The Protectors and the President gather to figure out a way to save the grandson when Miss Fury, another cat-themed female, enters through a window.