The Temple Troop has dominated Monkey City for years, but times are changing. Their ancient foes the Black Claws dream of overthrowing them and their home.
War between the monkeys of Temple Troop and the Black Claws is brewing and aging King Lear has to fend off a potential rebellion for his crown.
The aging Lear's leadership has ended and Hector is the new monkey king. Meanwhile, the Black Claws make their initial plot to take over Fig Tree Vale.
When the Black Claws launch a full-scale attack, Fig Tree Vale becomes a savage battleground - only one tribe of monkeys can rule.
The exiled Temple Troop wanders the desolate Badlands facing starvation while the triumphant Black Claws, and their Queen Pandora, plunder Fig Tree Vale.
Drought has come to the Badlands and the Temple Troop begins a search for water. Meanwhile, in Fig Tree Vale, the Black Claws are being watched.
The Black Claw's Queen Pandora is dead and her crown must pass to her daughter, Scarlett. In the Badlands, the Temple Troop is stalked by a mysterious outsider.
Queen Scarlett fans the flames of rebellion when she crushes the proletariat leader Jezebel. Meanwhile in the Badlands, Queen Gemini learns more about humans.
In Fig Tree Vale, Jezebel challenges Scarlett to become Queen of the Black Claws while the Temple Troop venture deeper into the land where humans dwell.
In the land of the humans, Temple Troop discover the market is ruled by an urban army. In Fig Tree Vale, Jezebel continues to challenge Queen Scarlett.
In Monkey City, rebel leader Jezebel embarks on a dangerous plan. Meanwhile, the Temple Troop face new terrors in the Badlands.
A mighty empire is torn apart by civil war as Scarlett and her Black Claw aristocracy battle Jezebel's army. Meanwhile, the Temple Troop is on the move.
In Monkey City, the Temple Troop seek vengeance upon their ancient foe - the Black Claws. The two armies clash in the battle for Fig Tree Vale.
The real stars of Monkey City, the toque macaques of Polonnuruwa, take center stage as we see how the graphic novel-inspired series was made.