The main hero of this series is a man who has spent half his life at war. He is not so old, but he is another person. Ross Poldark dreamed he would come back home to his family. But, for some reason, everybody at home was sure he is dead. It seems that the war is the thing after which nobody goes back home. But Ross managed to come back. But everything has changed. While Ross was gone his father died and the servants went crazy, they are boozing and have forgotten their responsibilities.