"Dead Reckoning, Part Three: The Deadly Breed"
Slayton, now working for I.O. defuses a hostage situation in Germany. When he returns, Craven offers to put him in command of a StormWatch unit. Suddenly, Gabriel Newman is taken down by the residents of Level Nine, and all of the members of Team 7 begin to glow. Even X'ing X'iang, who Team 7 secretly brought back to the U.S. is affected.
Team 7 returns to I.O. headquarters just as the residents of Level Nine escape, using Dane as their nexus. With X'ing's help, they are able to bring Dane down, but he has left them with a disturbing message: "Craven wants your children".