Against the Wind

Against the Wind

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Episode Guide

  • Against the Wind - The Windfall Summer (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    The Windfall Summer

    Jonathan is jailed after writing a letter to protest the military government; a new governor arrives.

  • Against the Wind - The Whip Hand (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    The Whip Hand

    The colony's governor is overthrown; Will and Jonathan's profitable still is discovered.

  • Against the Wind - The Spirit of Enterprise (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    The Spirit of Enterprise

    Greville offers to pay Jonathan in goods for his wheat crop; Will finds a way to fight the corrupt company.

  • Against the Wind - A Matter of Life and Death (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    A Matter of Life and Death

    Dinny moves in with an Aborigine girl, who predicts death; Jonathan violates curfew to get a doctor for Mary.

  • Against the Wind - The Farmer's Friend (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    The Farmer's Friend

    Greville wants Mary and Jonathan's land; the corporation forces farmers into debt by inflating the price of rum.

  • Against the Wind - When Kings Go Forth to Battle (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    When Kings Go Forth to Battle

    Betrayal threatens the Castle Hill rebels, who scatter and face a grim fate.

  • Against the Wind - The Tree of Liberty (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    The Tree of Liberty

    Dinny asks Jonathan's help in a rebellion by convicts and farmers against the corrupt military.

  • Against the Wind - A House on a Hill (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    A House on a Hill

    Wanting to keep Mary in the household, Mrs. Wiltshire opposes her plan to marry Jonathan.

  • Against the Wind - An Argument Between Officers and Others (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    An Argument Between Officers and Others

    Jonathan becomes literate and awaits freedom and a land grant; Dinny hopes the Irish rebellion will free them.

  • Against the Wind - The Flogging Parson (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The Flogging Parson

    Mary offers to teach Jonathan to read and write; Jonathan is flogged for fighting back against an overseer.

  • Against the Wind - A Question of Guilt (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    A Question of Guilt

    Mary receives medical treatment in Sydney, then is made a servant in the house of Capt. Wiltshire (Fred Parslow).

  • Against the Wind - The Wild Geese (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    The Wild Geese

    Mary befriends a fellow prisoner (Kerry McGuire) while on the tortuous 6-month journey to Australia.

  • Against the Wind - Seeds of Fire (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Seeds of Fire

    Mary Mulvane (Mary Larkin) is sentenced to New South Wales for 7 years for revolting against English rule in 1796 Ireland.