A married Icelandic couple hatch a scheme to launch their own fishing empire. But when secrets are hard to keep in their small town filled with nosy neighbors, will they end up with more than they bargained for?
Episode 1 – The Contract
Westfjords mayor Jón and his brother, Torfi dream of purchasing a fishing trawler and building their own empire. But as bankers arrive from Reyjavík, will the pair be able to secure the financing they need?
Episode 2 – Strike
One year later. Harpa and Grímur find themselves facing a fisherman's strike. With debts piling up, will they become strikebreakers? Jón rallies around the fishing industry before getting an unexpected visit. Harpa plots to get more time with Sæunn.
Episode 3 – Cold War
Plagued by new quotas, Harpa and Grímur resort to questionable methods to keep the company afloat. Meanwhile Jón launches a plot of his own to impress Harpa. Freydís grows suspicious of Harpa—and catches her in a compromising position.
Episode 4 – The Witch of the West
A reporter begins sniffing around Harpa’s business—and her relationships. The board discusses the future of their quickly growing company—leaving Harpa and Grímur to double down on their choices. Jón and Grímur find themselves in troubled waters.
Episode 5 – Man of the Year
A stolen glance between Jón and Harpa ahead of a TV appearance has a disastrous fallout. Smári continues his investigation—and begins to zero in on Jón. A new plot is hatched to get the company more quota space—but will it succeed?
Episode 6 – Inside Out Undies
The fallout from Grímur and Jón’s TV appearance puts all of Harpa’s schemes in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Smári gets unexpected news, leaving his story in limbo. Young fisherman Gunnar makes Harpa an offer that could change the fate of the company.
Episode 7 – Kings and Queens
Jón is set on making things right with his friends, leading to a night of drunken debauchery. As the evening winds down, Harpa and Grímur are left to have a difficult conversation. An uncomfortable exchange has disastrous results.
Episode 8 – Iceland
Finale. The reality of Grímur’s fate begins to settle in with Harpa, leading her to make a drastic decision. Tinna worries that her choice to help Smári will hurt her after all. The town is left to deal with the fallout of Harpa’s actions.