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Now that Henry has intervened and spared Annie from the FBI’s investigation into Seth’s death, Annie has a new set of problems. During her confrontation with Henry, he dropped a bombshell: Auggie’s former CIA wife and partner Helen might not be dead after all. Though a stunned Auggie can’t believe it, the shocking revelation turns out to be true. And not only is Helen alive, but she’s the same mysterious dark-haired woman who’s been working with Arthur.

When Annie and Auggie question Arthur, he admits that he’s been supervising Helen’s off-book missions for the past seven years. And thanks to Helen’s work investigating arms traffickers, she has supplied him with some valuable intel: Henry Wilcox was behind the disappearance of the five missiles during Annie’s recent mission in Vienna, and he’s about to take possession of them. Knowing that Henry will try to use the weapons against him in some way, Arthur sends Helen and Annie to Lyon to get to the missiles before Henry does.

Meanwhile, back in D.C., Auggie solicits top-secret help from his tech buddies to decode the image found on Seth’s flash drive, and Calder develops suspicions about Annie after looking into the records from her recent mission in Vienna. And as Annie and Helen work together in Lyon, it becomes clear that her return and Henry’s constant machinations are creating their own complications. Can Annie and Auggie’s relationship withstand these new challenges, or could this be the end for them?

About Covert Affairs

USA’s critically acclaimed original series COVERT AFFAIRS stars Golden Globe nominee Piper Perabo as CIA operative Annie Walker, a skilled linguist and spy whose work takes her on top-secret missions around the globe. 

Several years ago, Annie was recruited fresh off The Farm to work in the Domestic Protection Division under Joan Campbell (Kari Matchett). But today, Annie is no longer a fresh-faced rookie. Season Four saw her going head-to-head with her toughest adversary yet: the nefarious former Department of Clandestine Services, Henry Wilcox. Grieving the death of his son Jai and convinced Arthur Campbell (Peter Gallagher) was to blame, Henry was determined to take down the Campbells—and anyone else who got in his way. Annie ultimately managed to put a stop to Henry once and for all by faking her death, going dark, and pursuing him by any means necessary. But the battle cost her dearly, and meant sacrificing not just her relationship with Auggie (Christopher Gorham), but a part of herself. 

Season Five picks up several months after the team took down Henry in Hong Kong. Auggie is back at the DPD, Arthur is offered a job in the private sector working for McQuaid Security, and Joan is returning from maternity leave to find that she’s been passed over for the job of DCS in favor of Calder (Hill Harper). And after mysteriously going off the grid for months, Annie has resurfaced, anxious to get back to work at the CIA and harboring a secret that could jeopardize everything. Sent to Chicago to investigate a purported terror plot, she soon discovers that the threat is very real, and much greater than anyone has anticipated, and finds herself swept into an international mission that will take her from Venezuela to Latvia to France and many points in between. Along the way, she’ll continue to cross paths with Arthur’s new boss Ryan McQuaid (Nic Bishop), a charismatic Navy SEAL-turned-CEO with his own ties to the terrorist—and his own secrets.

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