Powers (2015): Season 2
Powers, an edgy dramatic series, follows the lives of two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, who are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren’t actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals? Enter the men and women of the Powers Division, the brave people in charge of protecting humans like us and keeping the peace over commercialized, god-like men and women who glide through the sky imposing their power over the mortals who both worship and fear them.
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The world is turned upside down by the seemingly impossible and horrifying murder of Retro Girl. Pressure is on the Powers Division to bring the perpetrator to justice, but when Christian Walker is pulled off the case for being too close to the victim, and may be a suspect himself, he must go off-the-books to avenge the woman he loved.
On the day of Retro Girl’s funeral, Detectives Walker and Pilgrim prepare to combat violence between rival gangs The Quantums and The Hacks. Hoping to fill her place, Calista makes her public debut as New Retro Girl. Still reeling from Retro Girl’s death, and with her murder officially closed, Walker doggedly pursues a suspect he believes to be the real murderer.
Commander Cross unofficially reopens the Retro Girl case, ordering Pilgrim and Walker to lead a covert investigation that may put them in a life-threating situation. Meanwhile, Los Angeles goes in lockdown mode as gang warfare reaches a fever pitch, pulling the revered Power, SuperShock out of retirement.
New evidence suggests the main suspect in Retro Girl’s murder may be a rare Power gone rogue. With contempt between the Powers Division and the FBI escalating to a breaking point, Walker attempts to gain Agent Lange’s trust.
In the aftermath of a catastrophic political scandal, Walker and Pilgrim investigate a high-priority suspect and uncover shocking government connections. Meanwhile Triphammer is determined to create a new Powers team, recruiting Zora and a new protégé, Sgt. Tiberio Martinez.
As Calista is about to be crowned the newest shining star of the Powers universe by Conrad Moody III, CEO of the most powerful Powers merchandising company on the planet, a valuable member of the community is murdered. With Walker and Pilgrim suspended, they are powerless to stop the city from unraveling around them.
The origins of SuperShock’s complicated and mysterious relationship with Retro Girl are revealed, as Calista, Sgt. Martinez and Zora team up to fill the Powers void left in her absence. The disgraced Senator Brown’s body is discovered, catapulting newly reinstated detectives, Walker and Pilgrim into the investigation.
Walker learns that something isn’t quite right with SuperShock, while Pilgrim and Kutter investigate an elusive “Ghost.” Calista’s estranged father unexpectedly comes to town.
Powers start dropping from the sky and Walker suspects an old friend is behind it. Pilgrim, however, pursues “Ghost” believing he’s responsible. Calista confronts SuperShock but the encounter causes her to reconsider being a Power.
Powers Division tries to contain SuperShock by using “Ghost” as bait, but it goes horribly wrong. Walker discovers that Retro Girl withheld pivotal information from him, forcing him to decide whether or not he’s ready to be a hero even if he’s no longer a Power.
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