Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price - and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone.
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Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz's cunning and test the team's fragile loyalties.
To many in the age of Obama, America had succeeded in "going beyond race", putting the divisions of the past behind us. And then 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot by a wannabe cop in Florida; and then 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri; and then Baltimore blew up; and then gunfire shattered a prayer meeting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Suddenly the entire country awakened to a stark fact: Young black men are an endangered species.
Terrence aka Youngblood is a young and jiggy stick-up kid in ATL with strict street principles respect for the code of his game, loyalty to those who are loyal to him, and much baby mama drama. Shan, Youngblood's cocaine sniffin' baby mama, violates him when she hooks up with one of his partnaz while Youngblood is serving a bid. When Youngblood touches down, it's on and poppin. Rich kid, a flamboyant drug kingpin wants to put Youngblood on his team, but Youngblood prefers to get his the fast way the ski mask way.
The streets of ATL are about to get hotter than lava after Youngblood is snatched up and beaten down by unknown thugs. Vowing fatal revenge on his attackers, Youngblood is released from the hospital only to return home and discover that Cheryl has run off with his stash and his two daughters. Heartbroken over the loss of his daughters and money, he is ready to pick up that steel again, put on a ski mask and go back to jackin d-boys for their cake.
Trust No Man 3 begins after his father was executed and Lil T vowed to seek revenge against every individual who played a part in Youngblood's downfall. Anybody who's testimonies helped convict Youngblood and send him to death row was sure to catch hell on Earth. Following in his father's footsteps, Lil T dons the name Trouble, and his name holds the true weight of its meaning. The time has arrived when Lil T is all grown up and filled with bitterness.