Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter
There is a lot of plot development starting with this chapter. This leads to the Frasers having to leave Philadelphia completely. Fergus is no longer welcome as a printer. That part is clear.
There is also a lot of plot development for Germain. The poor boy tried everything to save his brother, and he does end up blaming himself for Henri-Christian’s death. He even fears that his parents blame him for his brother’s death. Maybe had he listened to everyone else, Henri-Christian would be safe. Honestly, with how bad the crowd was at catching Henri-Christian closer to the ground, it would have been worse both of them jumping.
Adapting the Written in My Own Heart’s Blood chapter
I do expect to see this chapter adapted. I know we have a lot of questions about whether Fergus and Marsali will be in Outlander Season 7, but I suspect that we will see them. I also suspect that we’ll end up seeing this whole story play out. It’s such a big moment in Written in My Own Heart’s Blood.
This moment shows the realities of war for the people of Philadelphia. Whoever lit that fire is now responsible for the death of a child. And while Henri-Christian was a disabled child and would have been looked at differently back then, they were still responsible for the death of an innocent person who just happened to be the child of a printer.
The landscape of the colonies is changing, and this is something that needs to be noted in the story on screen. So, I suspect that we’ll see this moment play out. It’s not like the show has shied away from some of the heartbreaking stuff in the past.
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