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

Here you can also access the latest and greatest episodes of The Sassenach Files Podcast.

Because of COVID-19 we are experiencing an unprecedented shortage in new entertainment. I’ll be doing my best to recommend all sorts of new and old movies and shows for you to check out in my monthly Droughtlander Survival Guide posts.

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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.

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This week on The Sassenach Files, I’m here to discuss 506: “Better to Marry than Burn”. Join me as I chat about the three main couples in this episode. Roger and Brianna take a giant leap toward finding their place in the 18th century. Jamie and Claire are walking a dangerous line between their government allegiances, fondness for Murtagh, and desire for revenge on Stephen Bonnet. Murtagh and Jocasta are struggling with the reality of being star-crossed lovers. This episode had it’s high and lows, and I’m here to talk about ALL of it.
  1. I Ken What This Life Is
  2. You Never Really Know What’s Coming
  3. Love Makes Fools of Us All
  4. By All Accounts A Wicked Man
  5. Time, Space, History Be Damned