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Join me, Chelsea, as I explore the history, locations, and characters of Outlander one blog entry at a time.

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On Holiday in Edinburgh

There’s enough in Edinburgh to keep the average history buff entertained for weeks on end, but for today, keep reading for the abridged version of my time in this fantastic city.

5 Defining Moments for Jamie: Season Three

Jamie Fraser is one of the most, dynamic characters in the Gabaldon universe, and the theme of “identity” throughout the first half of season three highlights the many phases of Jamie’s life. Keep reading for what I consider Jamie’s Top Five Defining Moments of Season Three.

5 Defining Moments for Jamie: Season Three

Jamie Fraser is one of the most, dynamic characters in the Gabaldon universe, and the theme of “identity” throughout the first half of season three highlights the many phases of Jamie’s life. Keep reading for what I consider Jamie’s Top Five Defining Moments of Season Three.

Podcast

Happy Thanksgiving Obsassenachs! This week on The Sassenach Files I chatted about the extended version of 109: The Reckoning. Join me as I discuss all of the scenes that were cut or pared down for time. A lot of groundwork was laid in this episode for the remaining storylines of the season, and I break down how the choices made in the editing room impact our understanding of the plot and character arcs moving forward. I also touch on some of the key moments in the episode for Jamie’s development and the growth of Jamie and Claire’s marriage that both myself and the showrunners consider “tent pole” moments.
  1. The Reckoning Redux
  2. Season One — What Did We Miss?
  3. Bring on Season Seven
  4. Droughtlander Book Club: The Sapphire Brooch — Part 2
  5. Droughtlander Book Club: The Sapphire Brooch–Part 1