In the early 1980s, Chapo Guzmán is still in his mid-20s. But he’s already grabbed the attention of the Guadalajara Kingpin. Promoted to the Cartel's inner circle, he uses tunnels, ships and even submarines to transport contraband. Chapo assumes personal control of Sinaloa State and the Pacific Coast, turning his own operation into a supersized cartel. As a brutal drug war breaks out, DEA agents go undercover in an attempt to unpick Chapo’s distribution network. In doing this, they’re taking their lives in their hands...

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