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On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes the series has an approval rating of 54% based on 24 reviews, with an average rating of 5.8/10.
The site's critical consensus reads, "The Son In 1849, young Eli Mc Cullough and his brother, Martin, are taken captive by Comanches; the remaining family members are killed.
Blaming Eli for his family's deaths, Martin becomes defiant with his captors and is killed in front of Eli.
In 1915, Eli and Pete debate over their captive, Cesar, whom they caught fleeing a sabotaged oil rig.
Eli tortures Cesar, believed to also be linked to the thefts.