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.
Chris is a teenager growing up as the eldest of three children in Brooklyn, New York during the early 1980s. Uprooted to a new neighborhood and bused to a predominantly white middle school two-hours away by his strict, hard-working parents, Chris struggles to find his place while keeping his siblings in line at home and surmounting the challenges of junior high.