And, you might not have missed then, but some not-so-loved characters make their presence known too.
The plotting and scheming continues
Claire and Jamie might have abandoned their plan to prevent Bonnie Prince Charlie’s attempt to take back the British throne when they left Paris, but that doesn’t mean the story – or the political scheming – is over. It’s just completely and utterly different to the polite royal courts. More shouting, more belittling, more threats.
Claire continues to channel La Dame Blanche
It’s a handy story to tell, okay? Countless uses…
And she meets a seer
Never far from those who toe the line between reality and the supernatural, Claire meets a seer – a woman who has visions of the future – upon her return to Scotland. And the chance meeting proves surprisingly useful.
A secret about Jamie’s family history is revealed
As if we weren’t finding the complicated hierarchy of the clan system confusing enough, Claire uncovers a secret in Sunday’s episode that shines a light on Jamie’s complicated family history.
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