The Planeteers are tasked by Gaia to stop a war between two tribes initiated by two-timing arms dealers. Appalled at the sight, Ma-Ti comments on how it is too difficult for him to see such suffering. Gaia profoundly comments that only when people understand the consequences of war would they possess the wisdom to stop it.
The Planeteers give food to the hungry villagers. Kwame states that they must also give food to the people of the other village, resulting in suspicion from the village chief. As the Planeteers depart to avoid trouble, the village chief's son, who is best friends with the son of the other village chief rushes to the Planeteers with half of his food, telling them to give it to his friend, Khalil, from the other village.
Several soldiers have sacrificed their lives to save the life of Private James Ryan. Captain John Miller gives his soldiers and order to keep moving forward, but Private Richard Reiben gets angry and begins to defy him. Seeing this, Captain John Miller begins tells them about how the war changed him.