Over the course of Season 1 alone, we see Jamie apprehended for “obstruction” and flogged within an inch of his life. Claire is arrested for witchcraft and sentenced to burn alive before Jamie comes to the rescue, and Jamie is arrested AGAIN after a run in with a group of redcoats and sentenced to hang for a murder he didn’t commit! All this got me thinking, what was life REALLY like for those on the wrong side of the law in that time?
That’s My Story and I’m Sticking to It
Much like the age old question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”, Outlander fans can go in endless circles on which book in the series is “the best”. I’m here to tell you, the task of giving a definitive answer on that front doesn’t grow easier with time.
Once Upon A Time… A Podcast Was Born
A little over three months ago, The Sassenach Files podcast started off as the punch line of a joke in an IM conversation I was having with a young woman I met through an Outlander Fan Page on Facebook. I had newly come to the Outlander fandom, after a visit to Scotland the previous year, …