Ross is unable to help miners who are facing starvation because of a strike. Rowella blackmails Osborne.
Demelza discovers that Ross had a secret meeting with Elizabeth while fighting her own attraction to Hugh Armitage.
Aunt Agatha's deathbed curse haunts George while Ross brings Dwight Enys and Hugh Armitage back to Cornwall.
Ross decides not to stand for Parliament but George Warleggan decides to throw his hat into the ring.