Emma is down on her luck, so she goes in search of a hero. That he is a fictional character from her favorite book is a bit weird. But maybe, in the end we save ourselves?
Why are we so crazy for Highlanders? And, why are the Scottish HIghlands and time travel so intertwined? It’s the Highland Mystique.
In the second to last episode this season, the TV Show presents the last part of the first book in Diana Gabaldon’s series. Jamie is in Wentworth prison and about to be hanged as Claire and Jamie’s kinsmen try desperately to save him.
Really the title could have easily been “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing.” The “Pricking of the Thumbs” bit is from MacBeth, AKA, The Scottish Play.
OUTLANDER Made a great return on Saturday with an episode told in Jamie’s voice. In the last episode, Claire was taken by the British and in the vile hands of Jamie’s nemesis, Jack Randall. In the last scene last year, Jamie bursts in and tells Randall that he’ll thank him for taking his hands off his wife.
The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon is about time travel. It’s a little freaky that the mom and daughter who end up in the past bring their medical and engineering skills back to the 18th century. So, why wouldn’t these brilliant inventions (ether, matches, antibiotics, handwashing) catch on?
by fangswandsfairy • 2015 Reading Challenges, historic elements, Historical Romance, Time Travel • Tags: American Revolution, clans, Colonial America, Continental Congress, family, fear, Fiction, Fidelity, Freedom, Historical Fiction, Jamie Fraser, Outlander, Time Travel
Continuing into the start of the American Revolution Jamie and Claire have to determine whether and when to declare themselves on the side of the revolution.
by fangswandsfairy • Feature, Outlander Trivia • Tags: A Breath of Snow and Ashes, Claire, Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber, Drums of Autumn, Fraser MacKenzie, Jamie, Jocasta, Outlander, Roger, The Fiery Cross, Trivia, Voyager
More Outlander Trivia from this “side of the pond.”
Revisit Claire and Jamie, and their family, in 19th-century North Carolina. Births, deaths, war, injustice and ghost bears provide a wide ranging story.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Time Travel • Tags: Brianna, Claire, Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander), Jamie, John Grey, North Carolina, Outlander, Roger, Time Travel, Voyager
Claire and Jamie settle in North Carolina as Brianna and Roger struggle with their relationship in two times. Book four in this time bending, genre crossing series!
Have some fun testing your knowledge of the OUTLANDER series by Diana Gabaldon while you wait for the television series season to start up again. It’s one way to slake your thirst during what’s being called, “Droughtlander!” Give the page a few seconds to load and close the accordions for the answers before you look!
Learning he did not die at Culloden, Claire travels back in time to the eighteenth century to find her husband Jamie. Sweeping and epic time-travel Fiction!