Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter
I don’t see too much in the way of foreshadowing in this chapter. I guess the MacKenzies going to Amy Higgins’s cabin is sort of a bit of foreshadowing of what is to come for Amy.
However, this is more about catching Claire and Jamie up while sowing the seeds of a plot within the story. Bree and Roger chose the past for more reasons than just Mandy not having someone to connect to—okay, foreshadowing there that Mandy is the one that kept the family together through the stones, but did they all really know that went going through?
Bree and Roger ran away from trouble in their own time. Don’t they think that trouble could find them?
Adapting the Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone chapter
I expect a lot of this chapter to be used in the Outlander TV series. After all, we know that Book 9 is going to be the cornerstone for the final season. We need to see Bree and Roger end up back in the 18th century with Claire and Jamie.
There are a couple of things that may be switched out or changed. There is a chance that some of the discussions could happen in different ways to suit the format of storytelling for TV shows. I think Amy may be mentioned, but we won’t see her with Bobby Higgins in the TV series. Bobby hasn’t been part of the story yet, and I’m not sure the Amy storyline will end up being used for the 10-episode final season. There just isn’t the time.
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