There are a wide array of things of course happening on Poldark season 4 episode 2 in one week’s time, but it begins with big news for Dwight and Caroline following the reveal from tonight’s premiere. (Warning: Spoilers ahead for American readers.)
Dwight and Carolineare with child! There’s something that is rather wonderful about seeing this as a culmination to a fantastic journey for these characters, as they’ve went through everything from dealing with societal expectations to tackling the trauma that came for Dwight in the aftermath of what he went through with his capture last season.
Granted, we don’t necessarily think that Dwight and Caroline are destined to reach their happily-ever-after with this announcement, either. This is a world in which there is always going to be more drama around almost every corner and this is something that these characters could continue to take on in some shape or form. As a matter of fact, it would be somewhat of a surprise if they didn’t take something else on by the end of this season.
Yet, most of the drama in Poldark season 4 episode 2 may take place elsewhere, largely because Hugh’s sickness could lead to enormous changes in Cornwall. Meanwhile, Sam Carne could be at the beginning of his own personal love story — we certainly hope that whatever happens for him ends up being easier than some of the terrible pain and torment that we’ve seen his brother Drake go through over the course of time.
Below, the Poldark season 4 episode 2 synopsis offers up a little bit of information insofar as what you can expect to see:
Hugh’s worsening health threatens his chance to stand in the election however, and the prospect of him remaining in Cornwall adds pressure to the Poldark’s fragile marriage. At the Sawle Feast, Tom Harry (Turlough Convery) challenges Sam (Tom York) to a wrestling match. When Emma (Ciara Charteris) offers herself as the prize, Sam accepts.
To everyone’s horror Hugh continues to worsen and remains unfit to stand in the election. Falmouth offers the candidacy to Ross (Aidan Turner) but will he accept?
Could Hugh actually die in this episode? That is one cause for concern, but beyond just that the main crux of this story could be Ross determining whether or not he wants to be involved in this election. At this point, it feels almost like his destiny. At this point in his life, he should realize that his heroism is not as much suited for the battlefield as it once was. Instead, he can be more of a greater use to Cornwall by helping to lead them and battle people such as the perpetually-awful George Warleggan.