Will chooses to sacrifice all he has built to save his friend Max.
Max collaborates with the military and Rift to kidnap Martin, stealing Will's source code.
Evelyn shows Dr. Joseph Tagger and Agent Buchanan what she and Will are creating.
Martin is healed by Will's nanotechnology developments.
Max speculates on Will's plans and ambitions.
Max is informed by his Rift captors that Will's new digital consciousness manipulated the stock market. Meanwhile, the FBI gets an anonymous tip on the whereabouts of Rift.
Evelyn lets Will access the internet, expanding his power immensely.
Will Caster's consciousness is uploaded onto a computer but Max Waters suspects that it may be the AI impersonating him.
Will Caster is shot and other AI researchers murdered in a terrorist attack by anti-AI activists.
Max Waters reminisces about his friends Will and Evelyn Caster in a post-internet world.