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27 March 2018
Franklin's world plunges a few depths when he finds out turning a brick of cocaine to hard cash is steeped in hidden layers of darkness

What happens when one kid discovers that crime does pay?

This question becomes the substrate upon which 19-year-old Franklin Saint's introduction to the underground trade that would later have a dramatic impact on the culture of the Los Angeles city and it's people. And while drugs are an intriguing throughline tying the show's different and complex subplots, viewers are likely to explore other storylines to attach themselves in this crime drama; most notably - Gustavo 'El Oso' Zapata, CIA operative Teddy McDonald and Mexican crime boss's niece, Lucia Villanueva. 

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Having graduated from a good suburban school through a scholarship, Franklin starts off putting on his enterprising spirit and strong drive while juggling two jobs; one clerical position at a convenient store and another selling marijuana for his uncle. As would determine the trajectory of his latter gig, Franklin soon discovers that more money to be made selling cocaine. And not one to let a lucrative opportunity laced with seductions of fast money for anyone who can turn grains of illicit crack into hard cash. 

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Shocked and shaken by the dark reality of his new trade, the teenagers' plunge to drug dealing soon sobers him up to a world he soon battles to navigate. 

Snowfall airs Tuesdays at 21:30 on 1Magic. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #1Magic!