In an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party, The Purge is a 12-hour period every year when all crime—including murder—is legal. As the clock winds down to the start of this year's Purge, several seemingly unrelated characters in a small city are forced to reckon with their past as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.
Once a year, any and all crime -- including murder -- is legal in America for a period of 12 hours.
Jane considers the morality of Purge while Miguel searches for Pete the Cop.
Penelope prepares for her sacrifice. Rick and Jenna weigh the cost of closing their business deal.
Jane must leave the office while Lila consoles Jenna. Penelope is thrust into the Carnival of Flesh.
Catalina warns Jenna. Henry torments Penelope. Jane goes on a ride along with the Matron Saints.
Joe remembers the past while Miguel confronts Henry. Jane learns a dark truth about David Ryker.