Season 1, Episode 13 – The Watch

The Watch are a group who supposedly protect the locals from the British, but extract a price for doing so. A bit like a Highland protection racket. The inhabitants of Lallybroch are surprised by a visit by The Watch. Jamie believes them to be thieves and scoundrels, but, Ian and Jenny, feeling helpless otherwise, accept…

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Season 1, Episode 12 – Lallybroch

Having narrowly escaped being burned as witch, Claire and Jamie set out for his family home, Lallybroch. After travelling through the stunning Scottish countryside Jamie and Claire arrive at Lallybroch, where Jamie is officially the Laird, even if he has been absent for four years.  He misunderstands when he finds Jenny has a child named…

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Season 1, Episode 11 – The Devil’s Mark

Both Geillis and Claire have been imprisoned awaiting their trial for witchcraft. They are in a hole in the ground. Geillis confesses to Claire that she poisoned her husband Arthur, which isn’t much of a surprise. But, she also admits that she is, along with Dougal, raising funds for the Jacobite rebellion. The trial itself…

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Season 1, Episode 10 – By The Pricking Of My Thumbs

Claire confronts Laoghaire, the young girl who in love with Jamie, and bitter about Jamie’s marriage to Claire. Laoghaire, finally admits to procuring the ill-wish which Claire found under her bed. Claire happens upon Geillis performing a ritual in the dark countryside and discovers Geillis’ is pregnant with Dougal Mackenzies child. Claire finds a changeling…

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Season 1, Episode 9 – The Reckoning

After following Claire’s story for so long we now get an insight from Jamie’s point of view, reflecting on how a life is made up of choices, and that the sum of those choices makes the man. We are gifted with a brief look at Jamie donning his kilt and dressing. Jamie and the other…

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