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"I don't... know... how to fight this one. And I should be able to stop her, but—but then she makes her way into my mind and... and forces me to relive the scariest moment of my life. It's... it's torture. How am I supposed to deal with that?"
"Well, by remembering that... your fears don't define you. You know who you are is Supergirl. Who you are is Kara.
That's what defines you and she's got nothing on that."
Alex Danvers and Kara Danvers about Psi

"Triggers" is the second episode of the third season of Supergirl, and the forty-fourth episode overall. It aired on October 16, 2017.




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The scene starts with different characters preparing for their day — Alex and Maggie, Kara, Samantha and Ruby.

Samantha is waiting to drop Ruby off at school and Ruby starts questioning her mother regarding her great feat of strength at the attack on the waterfront. Samantha claims it was simply a surge of adrenaline.

Lena walks into CatCo and starts speaking with James about the every day activities. Lena says she'll be at the office every day, a thought that seems to bother James.

At the DEO, Alex and Maggie are having an argument, for which J'onn needs to intervene — and they reveal that they can't settle on whether to have a live band or DJ at their wedding.

Kara flies in due to having received an alarm. Winn and J'onn reveal that a criminal has been breaking into banks without any weapons, and those in the bank just drop in terror at her mere presence. Winn shares that a silent alarm has been tripped and Kara takes off to stop the criminal.

At the DEO, the gathering attempts to settle on the most proficient method to stop Psi. Kara says she was taken by surprise the first run through and Psi's forces won't take a shot at her once more.

Samantha's grinding away and she gets a call — Ruby got into a fight at school.

Inside the vault, the crook, who we know from giving news a role as Psi, starts utilizing her powers — which are to make individuals see their most noticeably awful feelings of dread — on Kara and she's ready to escape.

Kara hustles into CatCo, where she tells James they have a newsroom meeting that Lena called without educating him. When drawn closer, Lena and James have a strained communication.

Kara finds Psi, who starts utilizing her powers on the Kryptonian. J'onn can defer the powers remotely, yet just for such a long time until Psi can fight him off. Psi proceeds with her assault on Kara, who's having a dream of being propelled off Krypton as a child.

J'onn educates the gathering that Psi is the most grounded mystic he's at any point experienced — he teaches Winn to begin building up some tech to stop the psch assaults.

Kara pulls Winn out of the way, and educates him that Psi's utilizing her forces to make her victims live their most noticeably terrible feelings of fear. Kara reveals to him that he should be the one to unravel it, and J'onn and Alex can discover. Kara gets a message from Lena and needs to surge off.

Samantha goes up against Ruby about the fight . Ruby discloses to her mother that she got into a fight in light of the fact that a harasser called her a liar after she said her mother had superpowers. Samantha gets annoyed and reminds her little girl that she doesn't have superpowers and she needs to not worry about it.

Lena converses with Kara at CatCo, she doesn't appear to be too excited about Kara's expanded absence. Lena educates her that she realizes when individuals are lying, and we should her realized that if it's about Mon-El, she can take anyway much time off she needs. Kara reveals to her she wouldn't like to discuss her own life at work, to which Lena gets furious and begins "putting on her supervisor cap."

Alex calls Kara and reveals to her that Psi has looted another bank. Kara's going to leave CatCo when she begins having a fit of anxiety in the lift. She busts through the roof and flies out the rooftop before somebody on their comm framework tells her that Psi has escaped.

Subsequent to running her through some symptomatic tests, Winn tells her that Kara just had a fit of anxiety and there's no enduring harm. Alex goes into the room and Kara leaves, a touchy Winn begins pushing his foot in his mouth as Alex approaches him about what's happening.

Samantha has pizza delivered and when she calls Ruby down for supper, she is mysteriously absent. We see Ruby at a pizza shop disregarding her mother's instant messages.

Kara is in her loft doing Kryptonian meditation when Alex strolls in. Alex tells her that Winn informed her regarding the dread prompting assaults. The sisters show at least a bit of kindness to-heart about Supergirl's place on the planet and Kara continues discussing her own vulnerabilities.

Two security monitors are strolling to a defensively covered truck when they immediately tumble to the ground, being assaulted by nonexistent honeybees. Psi strolls up and takes a few packs of cash.

Cops speed to the scene and Psi begins making them feel fear; the pizza joint that Ruby is at happens to be directly by the upheaval and she messages her mother to come save her.

Back at the scene, disorder has broken out, as Psi striking fear into the workers at a nearby construction site, permitting their cranes and wrecking balls to go out of control.

A wrecking ball detaches from a crane and almost hits Ruby, but Kara flies in the divert it. The Girl of Steel stands up to Psi with some new tech created at the DEO, yet Psi can in any case utilize her power, overwhelming Kara from the location of the burglary. This time, Kara sees Mon-El's pod breaking down in space.

Alex runs up and consoles Kara that Mon-El is as yet alive and after a motivational speech, Kara flies back to Psi. Kara can forget about Psi's following assaults and renders the criminal oblivious with a headbutt.

Alex approaches Samantha and Ruby in the rear of an emergency vehicle and remembers them from the scene at the waterfront a week ago. Samantha denies having superpowers to Ruby again but says that she would have saved her if she did.

At CatCo, Kara approaches Lena about her task, she's composing a story on Morgan Edge and his financier. Kara apologizes for her conduct prior in the day, conceding she has more stuff than she suspected and the two embrace. Lena acquaints Kara with Samantha.

Samantha's watching Ruby rest at their home, at that point she plunks down with a glass of wine. As she goes to turn a light on, the light gleams out. She goes out to the carport to locate a light when she sees a crowbar on the workbench. She gets it, attempting to twist it — implying that she figures she may have superpowers, despite denying this to Ruby.

Kara and Alex are watching Wizard of Oz. J'onn is having a brew alone at a bar when M'gann appears and cautions him that he should come back to Mars right away.