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Welcome to The Sassenach Files!!!

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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The One With Something Old and Something New The Sassenach Files: An Outlander Podcast

Welcome back to another episode of The Sassenach Files. This week I’m breaking down 501: “The Fiery Cross”. Join me as I discuss everything from the design of Brianna’s wedding dress, to the complexities of Jamie’s relationship with Governor Tryon and everything in between, including Brianna’s bond with each of her parents, Roger’s tenuous desire for Jamie’s approval, and how the oath taking in front of the Fiery Cross ushered in a new era on The Ridge that was forged in the fires of the motherland: Scotland.
  1. The One With Something Old and Something New
  2. Dressed to Impress: Season One
  3. Season Four Superlatives
  4. The One Where Ian Makes It Right
  5. The One Where Everyone Moves Forward