On the eve of World War II, quick-witted and tough-as-nails pilot Belle Bernassi and her innocent but eagle-eyed niece Madeleine protect the skies of 1930s France by taking down fascists and air pirates alike, becoming the best seaplane duo for hire that the world has ever seen.
Episode 11 - Storms Colder and Cold Shoulders
Archilanly's back, and his return puts Madeleine in a tizzy! How does she feel about him? What will she say? It'd be easy if she and Belle weren't stuck in a blizzard in the Italian Alps! They'll have to rescue a bishop and escape from the snow if Madeleine hopes to finally confront Archilanly about her emotions, even if it may be too late...
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Episode 10 - Out of Our Debts
A score long overdue must now be repaid as a Jamal arrives to take what Madeleine has promised... but after she and Belle skip town, they set upon a whirlwind adventure across Europe on a serious of increasingly ill-chosen missions that threaten their freedom and their lives! With Jamal not faring any better in his own con involving dubious doubles of the Bernassis, it's a misadventures for everyone who is out of their minds... and their debts!
Episode 9 - That Witch Does Not Kill Us
Madeleine and Belle: together again! Sure, they're still angry at each other for the lies, heartbreak, and everything else, but Kingston is still kidnapped! That means the two have to face-off against the toughest and ugliest criminals of the inaptly named Venetian Underground to save their friend, themselves, and their familial ties from certain doom.
Episode 8 - The Doge Days of Summer
Belle and Madeleine are back in the Season 2 Opener! Madeleine is missing, Kingston is kidnapped, and Belle has been blackmailed into helping out the diminutive self-styled Doge of Venice! That's enough consonance for now: listen in for high-flying action and witty repartee as the Queens of the Sapphire Sea once more take to the sky!
Episode 7 - ...And I'll Suffer No Spies
The Bernassis are back for one final adventure of the season in this, the conclusion to our season finale two-parter! Madeleine has been taken captive in the underground lair of a zealous spy hunter. Belle has been kidnapped by a gangster with halitosis and a heart full of darkness. They'll need to work together to escape with their lives intact, but with dark secrets and old rivals sitting in the gloom, their pluck may for once not be enough to see them through!
Episode 6 - Ask Me No Questions...
Belle and Madeleine are at it again... and at each other's throats! Madeleine has discovered a secret from the past that has set her on a course to find the truth about her parents' death. Why was Belle hiding it? Why would she try to stop her now? The truth lies in an ancient dungeon, past a blackmailing Scotsman, and under the watchful eye of a zealous spy-hunter who wants nothing more than to collect on the Bernassis' warrants in this, the first part of our two-part season finale!
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