Dr. Martin Ellingham struggles to come to terms with fatherhood as his life changes dramatically.
In 1784 frontier settlers formed the State of Franklin out of the western portion of North Carolina.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. spent his life recasting the image of his father's monopoly, Standard Oil.
Tempers are frayed as Martin and Louisa try to find ways to comfort their constantly wailing baby.
Determined to get to grips with fatherhood, Martin asks Louisa to move into his house.
Louisa's mother arrives in Portwenn unexpectedly and Louisa is far from happy about her arrival.