Spike's past comes back to haunt him as he goes after a member of the Red Dragon Syndicate. But, as Jet soon learns, it's a setup. And in order for Spike to survive - and rescue the impetuous Faye as well - he will have to face his old friend and comrade, Vicious, alone.
While chasing another bounty, Spike and Jet meet Wen, a musical child prodigy. But there is something strange about him. Is there a connection between this kid and the stone a man handed to Spike with his dying breath?
While chasing his latest prey, Spike meets up with a space trucker named VT. A strong, independent woman, she and Spike become fast friends until VT learns that Spike's a bounty hunter and decides to blow him off. However, Spike and VT's paths cross again, and they'll have to work together if they want to get out alive.
Now that it's been terraformed, Venus is a beautiful planet. Unfortunately, the floating plants used to maintain the environment make some people sick. The Bebop's crew is pursuing another bounty here, and Spike has reluctantly accepted a young man named Roco as a pupil.