Elsewhere, Cameron and Sarah's prisoner is shitting himself standing in the middle of a field, while Cameron gingerly walks away from him. "You can't leave me here!" he wails. "Would have been faster to kill him. Sometimes you seem inefficient," Cameron calls to Sarah, who's waiting in the truck. This is as Cameron walks past the red MINEFIELD sign. Ah. Right by the side of the road like that? Really? "I'm not for you to understand," says Sarah, who says she sometimes does stupid, illogical, inefficient things. "Get used to it," she says as Cameron gets in the Humvee. They drive off, leaving the guard to...die, I guess. Wow. Cold. I like it.
Back at the fallout shelter, John watches as the two guards have brought their boss back to the truck, saying their partner bailed, and had been bitching about money all week. "Then I wanna thank you for your service," says their employer, who calmly lifts up his gun and shoots both of them in the head. "I KNEW we should have gotten up a union!" yells one of them before he dies. John seems rather stunned that a Terminator could just kill people like that. The Terminator takes a key on a chain around his neck and sticks it in a panel near the door. The massive shelter doors slide closed, and the lights go off, leaving only the emergency power lights on. More dramatic! And then, the Terminator just stands in front of the door. Not moving. John watches him. He's gotta be wondering if he's going to have to wait for the next four years in here before the resistance starts.
Sarah and Cameron drive the hummer right into Depot 37. But there's no one there. "Did that guy lie to you?" Sarah asks Cameron, who says no, adding that this is where the factory will be where she'll be made, along with many others. Right over there, behind those giant blast doors. Cameron says in the future, coltan is rare, much of it getting destroyed in the bombing, so they must be stockpiling it in the bomb shelters where it'll be safe. Here's an idea: send back a Terminator to tell Skynet, "Hey, lay off blowing up the coltan."
Inside the bunker, John is still watching the silent Terminator. But the guard he conked out in the back of the truck is now awake, and pointing a gun at him. John almost immediately calms the guy down and says he's just in the wrong place at the wrong time, and tells "Mike" that the Terminator (whom Mike calls "Carter") shot Mike's two compadres. "He'll kill us if he finds us, so we need to get out." "Carter killed them?" says Mike, and John says that since Mike's worked with Carter, he must have noticed how Carter seems kind of off? Like how he seems like he'd just as soon kill you as look at you? And how he's always talking about what a bitch time travel is? And how Carter goes to the Minit-Lube every three months for a checkup, but he walks instead of taking a car? Mike is all, "Now that you mention it, he is always talking about how he and his fellow cyborgs are going to need this coltan to crush the human resistance twenty years from now," and he stomps off to confront Carter.