While the Leverage team holes up in Portland, they take on the case of a mother whose husband was killed in a plane crash caused by CEO Scott Roemer's negligence. Now Nate decides to go after Roemer by playing on his obsession with Howard Hughes' 1947 wooden plane, Spruce Goose.
A minor-league hockey player's son asks the Leverage team to keep his father from getting killed on the rink. However, they quickly discover that the team's owner is planning to cut the team loose and declare bankruptcy... and that he's paying opposing teams bounties to take out his own players so he doesn't have to pay them bonuses.
Eliot asks the team to help his cooking mentor, who has run afoul of a restaurateur who is trafficking in black market goods.
Agent McSweeten asks the team to help him help his dying father, who wants to close one last case: the disappearance of D.B. Cooper in 1971.
The team has to complete a job in Japan without Parker, who has injured her leg. However, she soon finds something to do when she discovers that thieves are using the brew pub to set up a jewelry heist.
To bypass government restrictions, Eliot's friend Colonel Vance asks the hitter to thwart a terrorist attack. Eliot agrees and brings Parker and Alec along for the ride.
Sophie sneaks out on Nate to attend an art auction, but he soon figures out what she's up to and goes after her. However, they are both implicated when a rare painting turns up missing and Nate's old nemesis Sterling is on hand to arrest them both.
The Leverage team may have met their match when they try to shut down a big-box store that threatens to wipe out the local business in a small town.
When a vineyard worker dies in the field, the man's daughter asks the team to help. To take on the man responsible, the team plans to discredit the rare bottle of wine he is using as collateral on his loan to buy the vineyard.
To take on a crooked toymaker who plans to flood the market with a dangerous toy during the holidays, the Leverage team must trick him into buying a worthless toy from their fake company.
The Leverage team must hack the ultimate security system to get to a server and get the info necessary to force a biochemical company to release a drug that can cure a boy dying of the same disease that killed Nate's son Sam. However, when the job goes bad and Parker, Eliot, and Alec are killed, Interpol interrogates Nate and tries to figure out what went wrong... and what Nate was really after.