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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Season 1, Episode 8 – Both Sides Now

We open with Frank Randall expressing his frustration at the lack of progress in he search for his missing wife, Claire. The police imply Claire has run off with another man, the Highlander seen by Frank. Annoyed and angry, he leaves. Back in 1743 Claire and Jamie are relaxing in the Scottish countryside.  Jamie, awkwardly…

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Season 1, Episode 7 – The Wedding

After a flashback to Frank Randall impatiently pressing Claire into a Registry office wedding, we  hear “You may kiss the bride” and the scene cuts to Jamie and Claire kissing. Their marriage has been hastily brokered to make Claire “Scottish” and legally avoid Claire being returned to the clutches of Captain Blank Jack Randall.  Jamie…

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