Season 1, Episode 1
13th century Venetian trader Marco Polo (Ian Somerhalder, Lost) is enlisted to accompany a pair of priests to the court of Kublai Khan (Golden Globe winner Brian Dennehy, Death of a Salesman), Mongol conqueror of the East. The mission is to convert the most populous and wealthiest nation in the world to Christianity.
Season 1, Episode 2
What greets them is an astonishing world like no other place on earth--one that the West could never even conceive of. Here they discover something called time pieces, learn the advantages of paper currency and an imperial postal system for exchanging messages.
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