Logan's incapacitation sets off a heated succession debate among his children, as the board rushes to inform the media about leadership contingencies before the stock market opens. Greg is tasked with retrieving important items from the Roy apartment. Kendall makes an impassioned final plea to keep Waystar Royco in the family, and receives sobering news from longtime general counsel Gerri Kellman that dampens a moment of vindication.
The Roy family controls one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. The family patriarch, Logan Roy, has experienced a decline in health. His four children - removed oldest son Connor, power-hungry Kendall, irreverent Roman, and politically savvy Siobhan - all with varying degrees of connection to the company, begin to prepare for a future without their father, and each begins vying for prominence within the company.
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