A billionaire and expert archer turned vigilante, is out to right the wrongs created by his family and restore his city back to its former glory after returning from a five-year exile on a remote island. When their luxury yacht sinks, Oliver Queen and his father are declared dead. However, they are stranded on a remote island and as Oliver's father dies, Oliver survives for five years. He eventually returns home; a changed man. He's mastered archery during his stay on the island. He returns to civilization determined to put things right. He, assuming the role of a vigilante, tries to revive his city from the corruption his father's unscrupulous business dealings had brought upon it.
A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" focuses on the original vampire family who return to New Orleans to reclaim the city they helped build that is now under the control of a diabolical vampire named Marcel.