Reed and Archer retrieve a communicator left behind on an alien planet, but are captured in the process.
After returning from an exploratory mission to a pre-atomic era society on the brink of war, Reed discovers that he's lost his communicator. Archer and Reed return to the planet to try and find it so as not to contaminate the culture with high tech, but instead manage to walk into a trap set by the local military who have already found the communicator. Now they also have scanners and a phase pistol as well.
When T'Pol's attempt to contact the away team actually divulges the captain's identity, Archer and Reed are interrogated. After a mild beating, it's discovered that not only are Archer’s and Reed's foreheads not the same as the locals, but they bleed red blood. A physical examination reveals that they have vastly different internal organs, so Archer and Reed improvise a story about being genetically-altered prototypes (with prototype equipment) from the Alliance. While delaying suspicion that they are aliens, the military commander decides to hang Archer and Reed so that autopsies can be performed to discover more about their "enhancements".
On Enterprise, a rescue mission is planned. They plan to use the captured Suliban cell ship under cloak to mount the rescue. While trying to get the cloak to work, Trip's arm is irradiated and... Read More