Jamie and Claire, having found themselves and their companions in the New World, immediately set about changing the gems taken from Geilie into more spendable capital. Jamie speaks with Governor Tryon about the sale of the stones, and learns that a man can take possession of hundreds of acres in the back forests of the state if he swears an oath to the Crown.

Jocasta and River Run.

Establishing Fraser's Ridge.

Random events.

Arrival of Brianna.

Trying to get Roger back.

The family as a whole.