Two men, living very different lives, are forced to become unlikely partners: one, a corporate consultant mourning the murder of his new bride; the other, a former CIA agent known only as Pilgrim. When they are thrown together in a violent, unexpected event, they realize that they’ve been framed in an elaborate setup. Unsure who to trust, they have no choice but to work together.
The British empire was on the verge of revolution and at the centre of events are the Stuart sisters: Mary the Queen, and Anne the Queen-to-be, continually haunted by the memory of their father, James II, whom they have wronged.
Two strangers arrive at Hundred Acre Field and the rumour is that a large housing estate is to be built there. While the protests and public enquiry take place, the villagers have other cause for shaking their heads when Miss Jackson falls in love and Joseph Coggs takes flight from Tyler's Row.