Three women set sail for the colony of Jamestown in 1619. But drama awaits, along with the men they are duty bound to marry.
Farlow and Redwick look to send the women a powerful message as their disdain for their new female neighbours intensifies.
A tribe invades the town, giving Jocelyn a chance to advance Samuel's career. Alice and Silas's future is thrown into jeopardy.
Rumor of a goldmine sends a stir os suspicion through the settlement. Meanwhile, Farlow and Redwick resort to espionage to get the better of Jocelyn.
Redwick sees a chance to stir up civil unrest when Yeardley is struck by illness. Meanwhile, Jocelyn realises she may have underestimated Temperance.
Alice turns to James for help as news about Henry spreads around the town. Verity falls back into dangerous old habits and Jocelyn sees a way to ingratiate her with her new adversary.
Henry Sharrow returns to flaunt his newly acquired riches as Alice lives in fear of what he might do to her. Jocelyn asserts her newly acquired power over Temperance, and James Read strikes a deal with Henry.