This issue opens with the big reveal that Cheryl Kimble is this stories obligatory idiot, who wants to use the Alien as a weapon. She stops Lois from taking a kill shot at the Alien, leaving it alive for Lois and the crew to take it down again. Back on Argo city, Superman wakes up to find a dead facehugger next to him. After he regroups with Kara they surmize that both of them have been impregnated. Soon after that they learn Superman has been impregnated with a queen. The crew back on the space station go after the adult Alien, but find they are also fighting against Cheryl Kimble who sabotages them along the way. Soon Superman and Kara find a way to get themselves off of Argo City, but that is not good enough for Superman as he allso searches for a way to save Karas life.