It is six years in the making as the changing relationship between step father and son (Clay Morrow and Jackson Tellar) finally reaches breaking point. The episode centres on the Sons’ effort to free Clay from custody and the accompanying fallout. It also continues to explore Tara’s plight and her growing need to get her own sons away from the motorcycle club regardless of her enduring love for the club’s president.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
Jax tries to finalize a deal with the Irish and the cartel, but it isn't as easy as he thought.
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 4 finale, Jax faces a new challenge that threatens his family and SAMCRO.
SAMCRO negotiates with the Irish Kings to secure the club's future.
SAMCRO faces a powerful adversary that jeopardizes their business with the cartel.
Jax and Tara travel to Oregon and get a glimpse of life without SAMCRO, but discover that their reality is hard to escape.