Set just after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the seventh installment follows a community torn apart by a dangerous cult leader who uses fear as a weapon.
After Trump is elected President, Ally Mayfair-Richards is beset by all of her old phobias... and they appear to be coming to life.
Ally, Ivy and Oz meet the new neighbors. Kai runs for city council. Detective Samuels investigates a murder. A blackout terrorizes Ally.
The community turns on Ally after she shoots and kills a Hispanic man. At home tensions between Ally and Ivy grow worse, and Kai may be Ally's only hope.
Kai gathers familiar faces to join his cult as the events surrounding 11/8/17 are explored.
Kai asks for the cult members to prove their loyalty against one of their own. Meanwhile, Ally meets with Rudy to tell him about her problems dealing with Ivy's departure.
Ally takes Meadow to Rudy in the hopes that she will confirm her story about the cult. However, Meadow has a change of heart. Meanwhile, an unexpected opponent runs against Kai in the city council election.
Kai begins to solidify his grasp on power after winning the election. A mysterious woman warns Beverly, Ivy and Winter that Kai will soon cast them aside.
Ally confronts Kai meanwhile Winter must choose between Kai and Beverly when he makes a questionable decision.
Kai seeks to test the loyalty of his cult. Ally seeks revenge. Oz learns about his parentage.
Kai receives visits from Charles Manson as he begins to question everyone around him.