Crusoe sets out for the New World, hoping to get out of debt.
After an assassin on the ship nearly kills him, Crusoe awakes on a desert island, where he and his friend, Friday, struggle to survive.
Crusoe loses his wedding ring; Friday convinces Crusoe to help him unlock the meaning of a mysterious dream.
Crusoe and Friday try to scare off a group of mutineers in search of supplies; Crusoe attempts to make an alliance with the captured captain in hope of getting off the island and back to Susannah.
Crusoe and Friday find an old boat stuck in a tree and use a pulley system to retrieve it; Crusoe finds a working compass and believes he can use it to find his way back to England.
Cannibals arrive on the island with two captives; Crusoe and Friday are shocked when they discover the captives' identities.
Crusoe and Olivia search the island for a rare plant to cure Friday, who is gravely ill and has gone insane.
Crusoe learns that the mutineers' ship has been repaired and that they plan to set sail soon; a traitor among the mutineers forces Crusoe to improvise a new plan to get off the island.
Friday recalls trials of his childhood as he devises defenses for the tree house; Crusoe decides to test his own skills by re-enacting some of the challenges Friday faced as a child.
Crusoe is reunited with Susannah when she appears on the island; while searching for Friday, Crusoe and Susannah learn that someone else is alive on the island.
After a mysterious warrior steals a lock of his hair, Crusoe realizes that he is the target of a deadly manhunt.
A ship's rocket explodes above Friday and Crusoe as they search for food; Crusoe saves a man from a small capsized boat and finds that he has rescued Mr. Blackthorn; Friday has trouble trusting Mr. Blackthorn.
Crusoe and Friday have to defend themselves against a ship full of men; Blackthorn and some of his men try to find some of Crusoe's precious personal belongings.