After the burning of her plantation, Jocelyn regains her thirst for advancement, while the banished Silas is devoted to his new life with the Pamunkey, forcing Alice to make a devastating decision. Yeardley brutally proves that disloyalty will not be tolerated.
Jocelyn spies a way to get her own back on Yeardley, and Meredith takes a shine to the colony's rebellious new arrival.
Maria devises a plan that could secure a new life for her and Pedro, while Silas jeopardises his place with the Pamunkey when he goes after Yeardley, and Jocelyn realises that Willmus thinks she is corrupt.
An extraordinary creature transfixes the town and a race to capture the beast ensues, while Silas must face the consequences of his attack on Yeardley. Elsewhere, Opechancanough makes a bold political move and Jocelyn finally weakens the unfathomable Willmus.
Chacrow's relationship with Silas is tested to the extreme when he moves to Jamestown; Yeardley plans for the future; Jocelyn resorts to drastic measures to get the truth out of Willmus.
Jocelyn realises that if she wants something done, she’ll have to do it herself and some devastating news sets Pedro on a path for revenge.
Jocelyn's journey upriver throws life into jeopardy. Maria and Temperance team up against Yeardley, while disaster looms for the Sharrows.