When Revolution season 2 premieres the same characters will be around, but the series will have a darker and more dangerous tone following the nuclear bombs that hit American cities. The old political and military institutions have been dismantled or crippled, which has left danger at every turn.

Spoiler alert: This article contains Revolution spoilers and clips. The video preview provides a thorough overview of the season 2 premiere, including a tragic event. 

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Official season 2 synopsis “Born in the U.S.A.”: In last year’s finale, our heroes made the treacherous journey to the Tower and were able to turn on the power, but at what cost? The effects of this move prove to be catastrophic for everyone. Now, Miles (Billy Burke), Aaron (Zak Orth) and Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) have found themselves in a mysterious small town, in the great nation of Texas where Rachel unexpectedly encounters an important figure from her past. Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) finds herself on a mission in the Plains Nation while Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) and Jason (JD Pardo) search a refugee camp for a lost loved one. Meanwhile, Monroe (David Lyons) has discovered a gritty role in his new environment.

Check out the Revolution season 2 Sneak Peek (fall preview begins at :48).

Highlights from the trailer:

  • Charlie is kissing someone and it’s not Jason. And, that guy saw Monroe and Charlie wants to know where.
  • Monroe is shirtless (Hot!) and fighting in a fight club type environment. (Check out our David Lyons interview for more on that)
  • Who is Monroe kissing?
  • Roulette’s still around in the post-bombing world.
  • Miles has his sword back and he’s using it to protect and kill.
  • “The last thing Rachel needs is the wrong guy.” – Dr.Porter a.k.a. Rachel’s father (Stephen Collins)
  • Miles says goodbye to a distraught Rachel.
  • Neville and Jason are together.
  • Rachel’s still suffering from the traumatic events at the Tower.
  • Was Randall a wack job? Or, following orders?
  • Secretary Justine Allenford (Nicole Ari Parker) from the United States government shows up to show pride for the country.
  • Someone attacks Monroe.
  • Miles watches bandits attack a woman and warns Porter and the Sheriff.
  • Aaron gets sliced in the chest protecting a woman. Does he die?

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Revolution season 2 premieres on Wednesday, September 25 at 8 pm ET on NBC.

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