Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter
This chapter certainly seems to set up the plot point that Faith never died. I’ll be so angry if that’s the case. Why would Master Raymond have saved Faith only to leave Claire believing that her daughter was dead? That wouldn’t make any sense.
I actually think the foreshadowing is the way that Claire and Master Raymond are connected. I wonder if there’s also foreshadowing that Claire is related to Dr. McEwan in some way, as he is brought up too. Or is it possible that Dr. McEwan was actually Master Raymond? I can’t fully remember the description of the man now.
I think this chapter also sets up just how much Fanny is becoming like an adopted daughter to the Frasers. They have taken her in and they treat her as one of their own. Her mother being called Faith is likely a coincidence—it was a popular name at the time—and it’s just a connection that can hold them together.
Adapting the Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone chapter
I would love to see some elements of this chapter used in the TV series. The first is Jamie’s protectiveness of Fanny. He will not let something happen to her, and we need to see that protective streak in him again.
Then there’s the part where Jamie and Claire talk of Faith and Master Raymond. Master Raymond isn’t mentioned that much in the show, but I would love to see something as Claire realizes that there is a chance that she and Master Raymond are related. After all, we know as Outlander fans that all time travelers are descendants of Master Raymond.
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