Episode 1 - "Pilot"
Katherine has initial reservations when the British Museum commissions her and her husband, William “Scoresby” Routledge, to visit and survey distant Easter Island. An intimate friend cannot remedy a sexless marriage.
Episode 2 - "Building Mana"
Katherine and Scoresby must build their own ship to reach Easter Island. Scoresby grapples with anxiety about safety in the wake of the Titanic’s demise, and the couple struggle to hire qualified crew.
Episode 3 - "The Other Half of the Sky"
At sea, the Routledges and their crew must contend with wild storms, damage to their ship, and rising interpersonal tensions. Katherine fights for respect from her all-male crew.
Episode 4 - "Easterly"
After months at sea, the crew arrives on Easter Island, where they receive a chilly reception from the British businessman who runs the island as a sheep ranch. Katherine meets her interpreter, Juan Tepano.
Episode 5 - "Faded from Memory"
Katherine finds the memories of the island’s elders in tatters, leaving her feeling hopeless about finding the truth of the island’s past. A ray of hope appears in the form of a long-ago-scribbled note in the island’s native language.
Episode 6 - "Among the Lepers"
Katherine visits the island’s shunned leper colony, risking infection to interview an islander who may be the last living person who can help her decipher the island’s script.
Episode 7 - "Uprising"
Growing unrest among the islanders erupts into violence, jeopardizing the Routledges’ work. An island prophetess makes an uneasy bond with Katherine.
Episode 8 - "Visit from the World"
German warships arrive on Easter Island, bringing news of World War I. Scoresby sails to Chile to oversee repairs to Mana, leaving Katherine alone with Juan Tepano.
Episode 9 - "Triumph and Loss"
Katherine and Scoresby return to England, where Katherine’s account of their travels is published to great acclaim. But a comparative sense of purposelessness consumes her, and she faces her toughest struggle yet against mental illness.
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