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.