Fighting hordes of Spider Aliens, Aric learns that one of their tunnels leads underneath his home. Unfortunately, Aric arrives too late and finds it under siege by the Spider Aliens. With Shanhara unresponsive, Aric is captured and brought before Aristedes and the Queen. Revealing that they have slowly been poisoning the armor through Aric, they claim they would rather have it destroyed than have it used against them. As reinforcements arrive, the Spider Aliens unleash their weapon, destroying Shanhara!