After discovering some unnerving news, the House bets on whether Alex Kane can stop a serial hugger from striking before Halloween. Meanwhile, Det. Brown is hot on Cassandra's tail and Mr. Johnson intervenes.
The Player is a high-octane thriller about a former intelligence officer who, while working as a security expert for the wealthy, is wrongly accused of the brutal murder of his wife.
A syndicate of powerful people offers him freedom in exchange for stopping high-stakes crimes, as he continues to avenge his wife's death and uncover the game-like conspiracy among his mysterious employers. He eventually realizes he's a player in a hundred-year-old tradition where the rich and powerful bet on the ultimate "game": crime in our world.