Anna has a plan to save the mill and convinces Hal to help her gather natural dyes. A rainstorm on the moors reveals they have a mutual attraction for each other. Stan Beatie wants Peggy to convince Lynn to get Anna out of running the business. Anna struggles with her life at the convent while learning she must meet bankers about a past loan that could sink the mill.
Daniel Stern visits Anna with champagne to celebrate Lynn's new daughter. Stan Beatie continues to work behind Anna's back. Anna wishes to be released from her vows, leaves the convent, and fires Stan Beatie. With five days until the customer delegation comes, workers rally behind Anna and the mill.