As Cara approached the exit of Harpley Historical Village, she came upon a bright object in the grass by the side of the cobbled street. It looks like a radio, but instead of producing music, the object transports Cara Gillespie and her mother back over a century to the time of bushrangers, gold-miners, convicts and rough justice.
Andrew Kinnear has dreamt of becoming a ship's engineer and traveling the world. But as his apprenticeship at Dalrossan Dockyard begins, he quickly realizes there is much more to his dream that he's bargained for. There are unwritten rules in his new workplace that he will break at his peril, a fearsome pecking order, and strange rites of initiation.