Succession summary: a coup attempt is thwarted by an unexpected member

During the Season 3 finale of Succession, the Roy brothers teamed up to try to take down Daddy Logan. Find out what happened here. Do you want a deal with the devil? This is what Tom Wambsgans Matthew Macfadyen asked Cousin Greg Nicholas Braun as the end of the third season of Succession drew to a close. And, at the time, we thought that Shiv’s social climber husband was referring to the plan by the Roy brothers Played by Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, and Kieran Culkin to oust Patriarch Logan Brian Cox which he was preparing in secret to selling Waystar RoyCo. tech billionaire Lukas Matsson Alexander Skarsgard.

However, in the final moments of the episode, it was revealed that Tom had betrayed his wife and informed Logan about the Roy brothers plan. This is what happened. When Kendall, Roman, and Shiv found out that their father was trying to sell the family business, they got together and came up with a plan that worked for all of them. “We kicked him out,” Shiv told his brothers as they ran to stop the deal. “Say Ken’s chair. You or me, Rome, CEO. And the other one takes whatever he wants.

Confident that they could stop the deal and remove their father from power, they began making moves to secure the upper hand, which included calling Tom, who was told to be on hold for ATN to announce Logan’s departure from the company. After this call, Tom confided in Cousin Greg and asked him to be his number two on this next business venture. Greg’s response to the proposition? “Well what am I going to do with a soul anyway?

It’s no wonder Greg’s grandfather gave his entire inheritance to Greenpeace. Shortly after this, the Roy brothers confronted Logan in the Tuscan villa where he was overseeing the deal. Although Logan tried to assure his sons that this was the best option for the company, Kendall, Shiv, and Roman refused to back down and reminded their father that he needed a supermajority.

Not so fast, kids. Then Logan had his assistant call Kendall, Shiv and Roman’s mother, who announced that she and Logan had reworked their divorce agreement. Translation: The Roy brothers lost all the power they previously had. This led to a heated conversation, in which Logan said “Fuck you” on several occasions. When Logan stormed out of the room, Shiv in surprise uttered, “Who the hell told him? Who told him we were coming.