Watch the House of Cards season two trailer ahead of its premiere on streaming provider Netflix on Friday, February 14, 2014.

The second run consists of 13 episodes and will see Francis (Kevin Spacey) and Claire (Robin Wright) Underwood continue their ruthless rise to power as threats mount on all fronts.

Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara, American Horror Story), an up-and-coming journalist and Francis’s former paramour, is inching closer to the truth about his crimes.

President Walker’s (Michel Gill) billionaire confidante Raymond Tusk (Gerald McRaney) demands that Francis reciprocate political favours or face retribution.

And Claire must confront the increasing glare of the spotlight as it eats away at her and Francis’s once private existence. The Underwood’s must overcome these dangers to avoid losing everything.

Click here to view the trailer.