|First aired:||May 14, 2007|
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As Linderman arrives, Nathan considers the cost to win the election -- Poised to become a member of Congress and maybe more, Nathan considers the cost to those he loves, along with his mother's advice and Linderman's prophecy. As he prepares to face Sylar to the death, Hiro learns of his lineage from his father. While various "heroes" fatefully arrive in New York City, Peter and Ted attempt to leave the city before the foretold explosion. H.R.G. and Matt learn the surprising truth behind the tracking system used on people with special abilities.
- 3/20 -- Adrian Pasdar: "And [the question of] how [my father] died is something that gets answered in 22." Kristin Veitch
- 03/19 - The climax to season one will be built in a small arc consisting of the last three episodes of the year. These episodes will bring together all of the characters in New York City. (Sci Fi Wire)
- 3/13 -- Episode 122 promises some Sylar spoilers about another victim. This might involve actually how Sylar absorbs powers as Kristin actually mentions "brain eating". It's yet to be seen if that's just creative license or an actual description of what Sylar does. Either way, Tim Kring loves Sylar and is looking to make Zachary Quinto a series regular for season two. (Kristin Veitch)
- The episode's title refers to Nathan's victory in the election.