The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in the late 18th century. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights, and where delicate relations between native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts.
Season 1, Episode 1 – “A Kingdom unto Itself” Michael Smyth lands in the New World on an HBC ship and is ordered by Lord Benton to the frontier in search of fur trader Declan Harp.
Season 1, Episode 2 - “Little Brother War” While Douglas and Malcolm Brown negotiate a loan with wealthy Samuel Grant, their brother Cedric Brown kidnaps a Lake Walker boy as trade leverage; Emberly takes a big risk that puts her in Benton’s crosshairs.
Season 1, Episode 3 - “Mushkegowuk Esquewu” After an unprovoked attack on their camp, Machk leads the Lake Walkers to retaliate against the Brown Brothers; Harp sets out to find the truth while tensions increase.
Season 1, Episode 4 - “Wolves” An unexpected arrival to Fort James puts Lord Benton and Chesterfield on edge; Emberly conspires to rid herself of a problem; Michael is shocked when he sees someone from his past.
Set against the stunning, raw backdrop of 1700s Canada, Frontier is a thrilling action-adventure series revolving around warring factions vying for control of the fur trade in a ruthless game of wealth and power. Irish stowaway Michael Smyth has barely stepped foot into the New World when he becomes embroiled in a dangerous battle between the fearless and violent Declan Harp and the formidable Lord Benton of the Hudson’s Bay Company. A dramatic story of revenge and riches, betrayal and brutality, and survival of the fittest in the James Bay fur trade, everyone is gunning to be the last man standing – from the combustible Scottish Brown Brothers, to crafty ale house owner Grace Emberly, to treacherous Captain Chesterfield, to millionaire Samuel Grant. All are willing to do whatever it takes to hold the keys to the New World