Angered by Redwick and Farlow's exploitation of the mutiny Verity steals from them but continues to rob other settlers, to the horror of Meredith, who hides her spoils. Temperance realizes that Verity has stolen a box whose contents may incriminate her husband and Jocelyn persuades her to keep her secret if the box is returned. Silas sets out to find his brother and is rescued by Chacow and his tribe when his canoe capsizes. Alice is grateful to James for helping when her tobacco crop is plagued by horn worms and asks him to make a dagger for protection should Henry return. Indeed Henry reappears dramatically during the colony's St John's Eve celebration, having discovered silver.