During the weapond raid on one of headquarters of al-Qaeda the American military took out the prisoner of the american military from under wreckage of the building. It was the former marine Nicholas Brody gone missing in 2003 and gave up for lost since that time. From his words they learn that Brody spent nearly eight years in captivity to terrorists. Nevertheless, the CIA officer Carrie Mathison find this history suspicious. Carrie consideres that Brodie had deal with Iraqi militants and now works for al-Qaeda. Moreover, it is possible that he was involved in the preparation of a series of attacks against America. Unfortunately, no one share Carrie`s qualms: her colleagues from CIA would rather believe that the lady loses marbles than Brody, who recognized as national hero, is a dual agent. Determined to get to the truth at any price, Carrie come into a dangerous game with Brody that hides more secrets than she could have imagined.