A new supernatural dynasty begins in Salem.
The final countdown to the consecration begins.
Mary has a public fall from grace, while Alden and Cotton work together to save the Boy's soul.
Alden faces his first test of fatherhood after he joins forces with Mary.
Mary and Wainwright grow closer; at the same time, the Starry Messenger comet approaches Earth; Anne continues to glean knowledge from her dead father's writings; and a long-brewing feud reaches a tipping point.moreless
Countess Marburg's Achilles' heel is revealed.
Mary and Countess Marburg keep up appearances while continuing their covert battle for Salem.
Countess Marburg arrives in Salem and threatens Mary's stronghold on the city.
John reveals himself to Cotton as Mary tries to stop the Countess from reaching Salem. Dollie decides to save Isaac as Anne continues to resist Hathorne's advances.
Anne explores her supernatural side, while Mary receives a chilling warning.
Mary hopes to appoint one of her own for the position of Magistrate but Hathorne and John Alden have plans of their own. Mercy forces Dollie to help in her revenge-quest against Mary Sibley as Cotton and Anne find their return to Salem blocked.moreless
Mary takes swift and drastic action against Mercy and the other rebellious witches. While Dr. Wainwright believes Isaac to be both the source of the plague and the key to its defeat, some of his other directives to combat the plague raise some concerns among the Selectmen. John Alden continues to put his plan to wipe out the witches in motion as Mary prepares for the comet's arrival. Anne Hale's unforeseen journey leads to an encounter with the Countess; a meeting which proves most informative for both of them.moreless
As a result of the witches' Grand Rite, a mysterious plague descends upon Salem. Dr. Wainwright, a man of science, arrives in Salem to study the plague and believes the best hope of ending it is by discovering its origins. Mary enjoys a limited reunion with her long lost son and comes to learn the fate of her former lover, John Alden, or so she thinks. Meanwhile in Boston, a witch from an ancient order becomes intrigued with Salem's plight.moreless
John Cooper's new boot, an Afghanistan war veteran, rubs him the wrong way. Lydia Adams grapples for the perfect balance of work and parent responsibilities. Elsewhere, Sammy Bryant files for custody against Tammi, and Ben Sherman hooks up with a new cop who has a dangerous attitude.moreless
Jax makes arrangements to take the club in a different direction.
Jax scrambles to put his affairs in order, while Nero handles business with his old crew.
After confronting Juice about his betrayal of the club, Jax offers him a path to redemption. Avenging Opie's death proves difficult when one of the perpetrators turns up under the protection of the Grim Bastards, leading to a disagreement between Jax and Bobby. As Gemma attempts to get closer to Clay, Tara performs one last favor for Ottoâ€”with bloody results.moreless
Jax and the club go on the hunt for Frankie Diamonds, while Clay and Juice follow up on their own leads in an attempt to get to him first. Gemma and Nero share a tender moment as he buries his sister. Tara gets more than she bargained for as she makes a second attempt to get Otto to recant his story. Roosevelt and Jax's deal comes to a head, but neither is too thrilled with the results.moreless
In the aftermath of Gemma's car accident, Clay and Nero have different approaches on how to help her out of trouble with Jax and Tara. The Sons try to find out who was behind the attack on Jax and Chibs. Meanwhile, Roosevelt promises to give Jax the member of the club that has been informing on them for the RICO case in exchange for Frankie Diamonds. Juice finally lets someone in on all of the secrets that he's been hiding from the club. And Jax devises a plan trap Clay, which involves manipulating his mother.moreless
As Jax and the club begin to connect the dots on the series of home invasions, the Nomads scramble to get out of Charming before they are found out. Meanwhile, Jax is forced to clean up one of his mother's messes. Clay uses Juice and Unser to tie up some loose ends. Jax's trust in Pope is even more strained when two black gang members attack him and Chibs. Tara gives Gemma one more chance to be in her children's lives, which ends in tragedy.moreless
Jax brings a new proposal to the club with serious consequences.
Jax attempts to pull Samcro into a new business venture.
Complications arise as the Sons band together to face a new adversary.
A desperate situation tests familial and club bonds.
Sins from the past resurface for Jax and SAMCRO.
Sovereign is the fifth season debut episode of FXs drama Sons of Anarchy. Tara must adjust to life now that Jax is the SAMCRO President. Gemma tries to move on without Clay in her life, and Opie walks away from the club to try and clear his head. Meanwhile, the entire club must be very cautious because they are being watched by Pope and the police.moreless
Officer Jessica Tang prepares for her last day on patrol before she transfers to another precinct as sergeant, but she needs to deal with unresolved issues on her beat first. Ben Sherman and Danny Ferguson are partnered together as Sammy Bryant recovers from his injuries, but Ben wants to spend his time helping the prostitute and her daughter get away from the abusive pimp who is controlling their lives. Meanwhile, Lydia Adams makes a decision about her police duties during the rest of her pregnancy.moreless
Ben Sherman continues to help a prostitute and her daughter, and he and Sammy are attacked by the woman's pimp. Lydia and Ruben investigate the murder of a gangbanger who may have been killed over a graffiti tag. Jessica Tang's promotion to sergeant could be compromised due to her shooting of an innocent bystander.moreless