Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter
This certainly seems to set the plot forward for something else William will end up getting involved in that he probably shouldn’t. There is some foreshadowing of things to come, though. One of those is how William is sure to forgive everyone for keeping the secret. As much as he is angry, he will also come to understand the reasons behind it.
I think it also foreshadows trouble for Lord John Grey. Manoke has to know that Cinnamon isn’t the biological son of John Grey, but he tells William that the story is true. What is Manoke getting out of this? Or does he have a different idea of father, which is going to further William’s story? With only one read of this book so far, I’m a little stuck on the details of William’s story as I didn’t pay all that much attention to it on the first read.
Adapting the Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone chapter
I don’t expect this chapter to be used in the TV series. Lord John Grey hasn’t been used in the show as much as he has in the books. Outlander Season 7A was an adaptation of the ending to A Breath of Snow and Ashes and some of An Echo in the Bone. While William’s parts were used, John’s were mostly skipped over.
There just isn’t the time to get into everyone. William’s storylines were important, but John’s not so much. I don’t think this will really further the story too much, so I think the writers will skip over it.
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