Set in the near future, Los Angeles has been walled-off and isolated by a mysterious occupying force. “Colony” centers on a family torn by opposing forces, struggling to balance difficult decisions to stay together while trying to survive in the new world order.While some people choose to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the occupation, others rebel and suffer the consequences. Former FBI agent Will Bowman has a more complicated role: he's being forced to collaborate with the proxy government in order to protect his family and recover his son, who was separated during the initial invasion.
The city of Los Angeles has been occupied by an unknown force. Former FBI agent Will Bowman and his wife Katie are separated from their son during the invasion, and are willing to do anything to be reunited with him. When they are offered a chance to get their son back by collaborating with the occupational government, Will and Katie find themselves faced with the toughest decision of their lives.
Will faces unforeseen challenges on his first day at his new job. Katie receives her first assignment. Maddie reconnects with an old acquaintance. Carlos pays the price for Will's collaboration.
Katie's first mission forces her to question her commitment to the cause; Will's search for Geronimo doesn't sit well with the resistance; and Bram's girlfriend shares a secret with him.
Will continues to earn the respect of his new colleagues, but when his home comes under an attack, everyone is a suspect- even those closest to him. Meanwhile, Maddie finds a way in to the upper echelon.
When the identity of the leader of the Resistance, Geronimo, is revealed, Proxy Snyder sees an opportunity to improve his standing in the Colony, and he comes down with a vengeance. Meanwhile, Katie struggles with the weight of her choices, and her husband questions her loyalty.
A high speed chase traps Will, Katie, and Proxy Snyder. When all is said and done, their allegiances are tested and Will and Katie find out shocking news about their long lost son.
Broussard questions his mentor, while separately Katie feels cut off from her family and her cell. During his hunt for the Resistance, Will comes even closer to the truth. Up in the Green Zone, Maddie finds herself entangled in a seductive relationship. Finally, Snyder keeps his word, giving Will and Katie a glimmer of hope.
A high-ranking Resistance member is ready to cut a deal.
Will wants to remove the family from the occupation; Katie and Broussard prepare for an operation; Snyder tries to protect his office; Maddie makes a bold move.
The second season opener has Will and Katie trying to keep their family together in the changing city. Broussard returns home while Snyder receives a job offer from a mysterious organization.
Will decides to trust an old friend. Jennifer visits Katie while Bram meets the camp commandant.
Will, Devon, and Charlie try to journey home. Katie, who fears the worst, says goodbye to her daughter. Bram makes friends at camp; and Maddie finds a new project.
Jennifer watches the Bowman house; when Charlie returns home, the family faces unexpected challenges.
Will returns to an unfamiliar workplace; Katie is on her best behavior; Broussard and his cell make a discovery about the Wall.
The Resistance reaches out to Katie; Will wants to help his wife bury her past; Maddie and Nolan visit the labor camp.
Bram embarks on a risky sabotage mission with his friends; Will faces the new Resistance; Kate learns a dark truth about the bloc.
Will and Katie must save a fugitive from the occupation; at the camp, Snyder hides evidence; Broussard's cell is threatened by one of their own.
Will and Katie attempt to make contact with a new arrival in the bloc; Bob has some questions for the Bowman family.
Will, Katie and Broussard search for a way out of the colony. Maddie gets some visitors in the Green Zone. Bram looks for closure.
Five different points of view show the attack on the Green Zone.
Will, Katie and Broussard grapple to gain control of the RAP gauntlet from the Red Hand. Helena gets help from Snyder in her attempt to regain control of the L.A. bloc.