A brand-new oil refinery is bringing more to the remote Canadian mountain town Little Big Bear than just new workers and new money. Along with them, this once-idyllic community begins to see an incursion of drugs, prostitution, and organized crime. In the midst of this, the new police chief, Jim Worth, has just arrived from London with his family looking for a more peaceful setting to help him stay on the wagon. Instead, a deliberate, violent act tears the family apart, setting Jim's sights on whiskey and revenge.
An alcoholic, small-town police chief has his hopes for a fresh start and a quiet life shattered by unspeakable tragedy.
Wracked by guilt, Jim attempts to bury his grief by picking the murder case back up, instinctively believing it is connected to his own loss.
Waking up after a blackout, Jim discovers that Anna has disappeared. Meanwhile, Whitey tidies up a loose end.
The Worth family reunite to say goodbye to a loved one. Mrs Bradshaw faces a difficult decision after she learns a damaging story has leaked to the press.
With Jim banished from their home, Angela takes her family's safety into her own hands. Whitey executes a ruthless plan to bring Jim into his sights.
Whitey visits the Worth home to exact revenge, but finds himself on the back foot. Elizabeth confronts Gagnon about his interest in bringing down Jim.
Horrified by her actions, Anna decides to flee, and Jack fights back for his family. Meanwhile, Elizabeth Bradshaw attempts to forget her traumatic ordeal, but relief is cut short by the delivery of her letter of termination.
Anna is taken into hospital by Ammonite teenager Rosa Nickel and her mother. Meanwhile, Jim tries to mend the damage Jack has caused, and Angela finds an unlikely ally.
Johan finds himself thrown into a crisis, and turns to the Worths for help. Is Jack able to set aside his hatred for him in order to earn forgiveness from his daughter? Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Angela have to deal with some tough questions surrounding the killing of Gagnon.
The events from the previous episode are revisited from another perspective, as Jack tries to forget his past whilst drinking whisky on the mountainside. Later, he tries to win Angela back, but as they find an unconventional solution to the Jaclyn problem, Elizabeth vanishes.
Anna enlists the help of her parents to save Pastor Johan and his family. Jack exposes the truth about Johan to the Nickel family, but struggles with his desire to win his daughter's forgiveness.
Jack hunts down the cartel bagman, Estuardo, who is circling the colony, but what he finds is worse than he could have ever imagined. Meanwhile, Denise has some questions for Elizabeth about Jaclyn, and Sarah wants to run, but Johan refuses to go.
As Jack and Angela prepare to face the consequences of their actions, a discovery prompts him to formulate a plan. Meanwhile, the Nickels send Rosa away to protect her.
As tensions run high, Jack and Angela are forced to reveal a devastating truth to Anna. Johan and the elders make a decision that will change the Ammonite colony forever.