U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king, Bobby "Axe" Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.
In season two, Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod uses his considerable resources to exact revenge on U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades. Axe's move sends Chuck reeling as he finds himself under investigation, forced to scramble to hang on to his office and his family.
What happens when two voracious power players at the top of their fields go head to head? Brilliant hedge fund titan Bobby "Axe" Axelrod and brash U.S. District Attorney Chuck Rhoades play a dangerous, winner-take-all game of cat and mouse where the stakes run into ten figures. Both are ultimately forced to answer the question: what is power worth?
Season three finds Chuck Rhoades and Bobby Axelrod in a world that has shifted on its axis. Both men are still determined to destroy the other, but must also battle for their own survival amid new forces and powerful enemies. Wendy Rhoades—Chuck's wife and Axe's performance coach—is all in for both of them, an uneasy and dangerous position for her, and one that ultimately puts her to a decision that could alter the direction of her life irrevocably.
Former enemies Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades, and Wendy Rhoades, the chief counselor to each, have come together to form an uneasy but highly effective alliance aimed at the eradication of all their rivals, including Taylor Mason and Bryan Connerty.
In season five, Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new enemies rise and take aim. Social impact pioneer Mike Prince poses a true threat to Axe’s dominance, and Chuck feuds with a formidable district attorney. Taylor Mason is forced back to Axe Capital, where they must fight to protect their employees and their assets. Wendy Rhoades reevaluates her loyalties and forges surprising new alliances that put her at odds with both Chuck and Axe.
New money means no mercy as Mike Prince takes the Axe Capital throne. Meanwhile, Chuck Rhoades is convinced no one should have that much wealth – or power. As all the players seek out new alliances only one thing’s for certain… wealth means war.