Eighteen new castaways, separated into two tribes of men vs. women, are stranded on the remote islands of Vanuatu in the South Pacific.
Tribes are quickly dividing as the stress of their situation takes an early toll.
The castaways are shocked to learn that both tribes will lose a member at the next tribal council.
A major earthquake rocks the island.
The tribes attempt to herd piglets at the Reward Challenge.
One castaway, in danger of being voted off, becomes invaluable at the immunity challenge.
Anxiety about a possible tribal merge leads one tribe member to make one-on-one pacts with numerous others.
The castaways get more than they anticipated when tree mail arrives.
One castaway struggles to decide whether to stay with their existing alliance or join another.
A castaway attempting to secure a final four position must face the fact that things may not always be as they seem.
One castaway's in hot water for breaking a pact.
One castaway alienates themself and jeopardizes a position in the Final Four after a disturbing outburst.