Additional cast: Hans Jason Engel as Randall; William B. Davis as Arvin; Jan Filips as Clegg; Kelly Bricker as Overunit Wilson; David Gardner as Gaelan; Rich Parker as Martin; Herry Rossall as Jack
Power and Pilot are fleeing from Soaron on a Skybike after stealing an important data tape concerning Project New Order. Power and Pilot are able to disable Soaron, but not before Soaron cripples their Skybike, causing it to crash land. Power and Pilot both survive the crash, but Power's right leg is injured, and he cannot walk. Pilot splints Power's leg. Power sends Pilot on alone to seek help in a nearby town. The data tape must be safely delivered to Mentor. Reluctantly, Pilot obeys. She kisses Power on the cheek before she goes. Pilot walks into a settlement called "Oasis" and asks for help. A boy (Randall) recognizes her, accuses Pilot of killing his family, and attacks her with an ax. Pilot is able to overpower the boy. The town's people restrain Randall. Arvin, the leader in Oasis demands an explaination of Randall's attack. Randall says Pilot works for Dread and that she is responsible for the massacre at Sand Town, where Randall's parents died. In a flashback, Pilot recalls her days as "Youth Leader Chase" of the Dread Youth. Her Dread Youth unit destroyed Sand Town during the Metal Wars. Randall screams for blood. Pilot explains that she is part of the resistance and is one of Captain Power's team. Arvin and the people of Oasis are still somewhat civilized. They decide to hold a tribunal to judge Pilot's "war crimes." Pilot agrees to be judged on the condition that Arvin send men to help Captain Power, who lies injured miles away in the desert. Arvin sends two men to look for Power. Power is still in pain, now showing signs of exposure in the desert. He cuts open a cactus for its moisture. The still disabled Soaron is also nearby, incapacitated. Soaron is regenerating his damaged body parts. Blastarr finds Soaron in the desert. Apparently, there is a rivalry between Soaron and Blastarr. Blastarr "tortures" Soaron into revealing Power's last known position. Blastarr heads toward Oasis. The trial begins with Randall telling the story of how Sand Town was destroyed. He says Pilot pointed out his home for destruction. The Dread forces destroyed Sand Town because of a hidden radio transmitter located there. The rescue party of two sent to find Power, encounters Blastarr instead and they are killed. Power observes the conflict, but is not detected by Blastarr. Back at the trial, Randall's uncle, Gaelan, testifies that Pilot was there in Sand Town. However, he characterizes Pilot as merely a child spouting slogans. Gaelan says she couldn't have known what was going to happen and that there was no point in judging her now over the events of so long ago. Pilot speaks in her own defense. She admits to being in Sand Town. Pilot tries to explain her involvement in the Dread Youth. She was born into it, knowing no other way of life. She had no parents, no feelings, and knew nothing about what it meant to be a human being. She knew only pride at being part of the new order of machines. Pilot says that the massacre at Sand Town was the turning point in her life, revealing as a lie the teachings of the Dread Youth. Pilot says she later fled the Dread Youth and eventually found Captain Power, who taught her what it is to be human. Randall still wants blood, but his uncle Gaelan emplores him to be merciful. Gaelan's words trigger another flashback. Pilot remembers seeing Gaelan being tortured and revealing to Dread forces that the rebel radio transmitter was in Sand Town. This information is what led to the attack on Sand Town. As the trial ends, Blastarr shows up before judgement can be passed. The Oasis citizens move out to battle Blastarr. Arvin gives Gaelan a blaster, and states that Gaelan must decide Pilot's fate. Gaelan lets Pilot go, stating that he is the guilty one. Pilot tries to battle Blastarr, but her Powersuit gives out. As Blastarr is about to kill her, Gaelan intercedes to save her and is killed by Blastarr. Power shows up in the tracked vehicle left behind by the men who were sent to rescue him in the desert. Together, Power and Pilot overcome Blastarr. At Gaelan's burial, Randall tells Pilot that Gaelan admitted to betraying Sand Town to Dread under torture. The people of Oasis, and Pilot agree that all debts have been paid. Randall apologizes to Pilot. Pilot hopes the matter can be buried here, forever.
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