Francis Urquhart has a memorable battle of wills with the new king in this sequel to 'House of Cards.' After scheming his way to power, newly elected Prime Minister Francis Urquhart faces a crisis that could destroy his Government. But as he plots the drastic measures needed to save his political future he finds one determined man standing in his way - the idealistic new King. Urquhart will stop at nothing to cling to power. As he prepares to expose the scandalous activities of certain members of the Royal household, he threatens to bring down not only his Royal opponent, but also the Monarchy itself.