In episode 8, Michael has a friendly visit from Marlow asking why he hasn’t called out to him to start his training. He also has a visit from a gambling debt collector who he had the bad judgment to barrow money from.
When he finally arrives at his coffee date with Officer Sanchez he feels he’s getting his day back on track; however, things get very weird when he accidentally readers her mind and sees more than he had bargained for.
Episodes 1-6 described Michael’s awakening.
Episode 7 begins SEASON 1. Season 1 begins days after Michael’s introduction to Dr. Marlow Pegonious. Lost in a state of drunken morning, Michael meets a police officer by the name of Officer Sanchez. He also, coming out of his drunken bender, is confronted by a tough guy that he owes $500.
Michael has lost his sister, but Marlow has presented him with an amazing opportunity to study his supernatural astropath powers with him. His loss is making everything hard, but he knows his way forward is to learn about his powers and to develop a new life using them.
But first there’s a coffee date with officer Sanchez.
This episode concludes the 6-part awakening of Michael.
In this episode Michael must face his worst fears in order to assist his sister in her journey. With Marlow’s help, Michael returns to the backyard of his youth where his sister is trapped in limbo. Can he do what must be done? Can Casandra believe in him enough to let go?
Michael learns to return to his body from astral projection -- the hard way. Marlow then teaches him how to enter his sister's mind and challenges him to help her, even though saving her may be impossible.
Michael enters the backyard of his youth to once again visit his sister Cassandra, who is still trapped in a kind of limbo in her own mind. Things are changing, evaporating sporadically and then with her will returning. Before he can do much of anything Cassandra's lover, Dr. Terrance Smithson, interrupts their mental union. Here Michael learns of Terrane's true feelings for his sister.
This episode ends with Michael changing his life.
Michael returns to the tale of his astropath awakening, after explaining that a special phone call had interrupted his story. He goes on to explain his first astral projection with Dr. Marlow Pegonius to the nation of Bhutan. Michael is a bit put off by Marlow’s directness about the situation his sister is in, but recalls that he was honest without intended cruelty – it was out of necessity for the situation. Michael is faced with the reality that his supernatural powers are real, but those powers can do little to help the direness of his sister’s fate. Still there is something he can and must do for her.
Michael opens with more of a cheerful mood. He offers some idea of the life that he currently lives after the tragedy; one of gambling and exploring short term relationships with amazing women.
Returning to the tale of his sister, as he has promised to do, things take a much darker tone. Michael visits Casandra in her mind where she is preserving herself in the backyard of their childhood. Here he explains to her that she is in a comma form the car accident. He can't understand how he is able to join her and is desperate to find a way to return to her when he is pulled away.
Now Dr. Marlow Pegonious arrives in our story as he has been drawn to Michael’s hospital bed, because of the psychic energy he is emitting in his connection with his sister. When the student is ready the teacher appears and Marlow is Michael’s teacher in this new reality he is beginning to explore.
Michael and Casandra enjoy a special steak dinner at Morten's, where Casandra reveals she has a new love in her life. Michael feels he's become the third wheel. Too many drinks later, Michael has to be driven home and during this drive tragedy strikes. A mirracle saves Michael's life and reveals the inkeling of his astropath powers. But without the knowledge of how to use them, he can't stay with his sister in her fragile state of mind.