Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter
The chapter sets up the plot for the next few chapters. It’s clear that whoever did this was in a rush, which is why there are some things that draw Claire’s attention to a problem in the first place.
When I do think of bears, though, I now think of Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone. Claire immediately questions if a bear got in and that bears don’t need to be silent. We’ll see just how bears do act when they are caught by people.
Adapting A Breath of Snow and Ashes chapter
The chapter was adapted, but it wasn’t done exactly. We don’t have the open garden gate or the knocked-over beehive. I’m not sure why the writers chose to keep that out. Instead, Claire just senses that something is off and finds Malva’s body.
I guess the way Claire finds the body doesn’t really matter. We get the important parts, including finding Malva, realizing she can’t save Malva, and then going on to try to save the baby. We need this moment, and we need to see Claire’s distress as she tries to save the baby. I often find Claire cold and ingenuine when it comes to the book. I’ve always preferred the show’s version of the character.
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