Dadda delivers May's baby, but then rejects both; May is found by the river.
Billy unknowingly brings home an exotic snake; Dadda falls in love; May brings things to a head.
Ruby is drawn into conflict with her family and the law; May becomes ill.
Billy visits a badly-injured friend; May finds out she is pregnant and what Mr. Brazendale's intentions are.
Iris and Father Melia try to rescue orphans; Mr. Brazendale woos May back.
Mrs. Brazendale leaves after another miscarriage; Dadda and Billy prepare for a parade.
Dadda tries to sell the family rabbits; Dadda snubs Domingo after he proposes.
Ruby becomes a corsetiere when the men return from war; Billy receives an anonymous white feather.