Fleming and Scales plot to bring Razer, a dangerous thug, into town. The Cape uses this opportunity to assume Razer's identity and infiltrate Scales' gang. Meanwhile, Orwell remains unfocused. Lil' Romeo, Elliott Gould and Slaine guest star.
Part 1 of 2. An orphaned heir of a Palm City founder seeks revenge against the city, and the ensuing search for the disturbed man puts Orwell in great danger. Elsewhere, Dana has difficulty adjusting to her new social life.
A savant (Mena Suvari) seeking revenge for her father's death targets Chess, who is preparing to reveal a device that may determine Palm City's fate. Vince sets out to defend Chess, realizing he must keep his nemesis alive to completely destroy him.
A tip about stolen money from the Cape prompts Scales to confront his business partner Peter Fleming at a costume party on a train. Meanwhile, the Cape and Orwell learn Max's gang is planning a heist aboard the train, and Dana and Trip are taunted.
Vince fights to protect his new friends from an old pal of Max's who comes in search of the cape. Meanwhile, Dana returns to work at the public defender's office, and Peter and Marty try to determine Orwell's real identity.
When Chess and his co-conspirator, Cain, try to take down Palm City's Secretary for the Bureau of Prisons in an attempt to gain control of the jails, it is up to the Cape, investigative blogger Orwell, and the circus gang to stop them before things turn deadly.
Ex-cop Vince Faraday takes on a superhero persona in this fantasy-based drama about a man fighting crime after being falsely accused of murder. In the pilot episode, the new superhero learns the ropes of being the Cape.