The violent universe of Power had six seasons to develop.
Three spin-offs from the series took place in the same universe. Here’s how they’re all connected to one another. Once a television series achieves success, it has become common practise to construct unique worlds on the small screen out of several episodes.
The first season of Power aired in 2014. A drama story with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson serving as executive producer, a cast member, and the plot’s creator that centres on the drug and criminal underworld of The Big Apple. Due to her involvement as a writer on The Good Wife, Courtney is familiar with the criminal underworld.
It was revealed that the adored crime drama would terminate after six seasons. There was, however, a lot of positive news: it will have a number of spin-offs. Power Books II: Ghost, III: Raising Kanan, and IV: Force, published since then, brought back cherished characters.
Because there are so many spin-offs, it can be difficult for new fans to understand how they relate to one another and how the events unfold chronologically. Here are the connections between each series.
The first season of the show aired from 2014 until 2020. Power Book III: Raising Kanan is chronologically the book before Power in this universe. The drama Power centres on James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), a savvy businessman and proprietor of the opulent nightclub Truth.
He also works a second job, distributing coke to New York’s elite, where he is as successful, but it threatens to overwhelm him. However, Ghost wants to live a normal life and discovers that his club might be able to assist him in doing so.
However, as fans of the show are well aware, there are only two ways out: going to jail or dying.
The series’ Season 5 premiere attracted 1.47 million viewers, surpassing Big Little Lies to become the most on-air debut for a premium cable show that summer. The first episode of Season 6 finished in second place among cable dramas for the year, trailing only Game of Thrones for the top spot.
However, the sitcom received no positive reviews when the first season debuted. However, as Jackson noted, “That’s the thrill of Power. We demonstrated to people that there are consequences for their behaviour, activities, and life decisions.
And those decisions will send you elsewhere. And that’s one of the reasons the programme is well-liked and substantial enough to need its own world.
Power Book II Ghost.
The main character in Tariq St. Patrick (Michael Rainey Jr. ), is Ghost’s son. It is a direct sequel to the first book. Following the conclusion of Power, the series begins. In order to support his family’s necessities while attending college, Tariq turns to drug peddling, something he began doing in the latter few seasons of Power.
Power Book II: Raising Kanan.
It serves as a standalone precursor to Power Book II: Raising Kanan. The coming-of-age tale of Ghost and Tommy’s tutor Kanan Stark is the primary subject of the series. Power features a significant role for Kanan, who was portrayed on the original series by none other than 50 Cent.
The story takes place in 1991, when Kanan (Mekai Curtis) is fifteen years old and his mother Raquel (Patina Miller) is a cocaine distributor in a budding New York distributors network.
It is not necessary to view the films in chronological order because this one is a precursor. However, many advocate watching it after completing at least the first season of Power so that the spectator is familiar with the characters mentioned and portrayed because it depicts the backstories of the characters.
Power Book IV: Force.
Tommy Egan (Joseph Sikora), Ghost’s right-hand man, is the main subject of Power Book IV: Force. Tommy was a significant character in Power but only a supporting one in Ghost. Since Tommy plays a significant role in the first season of Power, Force should be watched before Power because it is a sequel.