James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) abandons his life as a drug lord in order to lead an uncomplicated life with AUSA agent Angela Valdez in the Power season 3 premiere episode. But the road is much thornier than he expected and his past returns to haunt him.
To make sure that he and his love Angie stays safe, he beefs up security and tells his employees that "The club is the new hustle". "It's been a very different armour for me to wear. I'm really cognizant of the cracks in the armour now. I wasn't as much, before, playing Ghost. Now, there's a lot of cracks there," Hardwick told TV Line about his character's future.
Meanwhile, Tommy takes over Ghost's position as the new boss and Holly couldn't be happier. But his dream to reign over the world of drugs comes under threat after Lobos warns him to kill James or face consequences. He threatens him with cutting drug supply and killing his girlfriend.
The 25-year-old friendship between Tommy and James ended abruptly in the season 3 finale after the former learned that Ghost was responsible for his breakup with Holly. Now that he is reunited with his true love, he is all set to destroy the former drug lord and wouldn't mind killing him for Lobos.
Read the synopsis for episode two titled It's Never Over below:
"Ghost deals with loose ends before tangling with some new nightlife competition; Tommy confronts Tasha, who must learn to coexist with Angela. Later, Tommy finds an advisor in a former lover."
But Tommy is not the only one out seeking revenge. Kanan is still missing and it appears he is alive and will return to avenge his injuries caused by Ghost during their near-fatal scuffle in the season 2 finale.
Meanwhile, Julio tries to meet James to find out the truth about his exiting the dark road of the drug business, however, Angela sees them and confronts him. "He came to the club because he didn't believe I was out," Ghost tells his lady love.
Angela also informs him that Lobos is alive and believes that Ghost is really dead. But soon after she leaves, James dials Tommy's phone number and says: "We need to talk, man. It's Ghost". It remains to be seen whether Tommy will kill him after agreeing to meet him.
Power season 3, episode 2 will air on Sunday, 25 July at 9pm ET on Starz.