Damnation is an epic saga of the secret history of the 1930s American heartland, chronicling the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans and prophets. The pilot centers on Seth Davenport, who is masquerading as a small-town Iowa preacher in the hope of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo. Focused on his mission, he is unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a professional strikebreaker named Creeley Turner to stop the uprising by any means necessary. But unbeknownst to those around them, these two men already share a secret bloody past.
Damnation season 1 is a historical epic saga on USA Network about the struggle of ordinary workers and rich men, deceivers and believers. The events of TV series take place in the 30s of the last century.
The main character Seth Davenport comes to a provincial city in Iowa, which is the heart of America in episode 1 of the series Damnation. He is disguised as a preacher, but in reality he is not such. Seth intends to organize a local revolution and change the existing order in the city. But his true purpose is to undermine the power of the local industrial tycoon. Focusing on his mission, he overlooks the fact that an industrialist employs a strike-breaker called Creeley Turner, who must destroy the strike by any means. The main characters are connected by a dark, bloody secret from the past. It is the cause of all the unfolding events in season 1 of Damnation.