Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter
The chapter certainly foreshadows the idea that we can’t trust Amaranthus. There are a few cases of this from this point, but it was this chapter that really made me start to get suspicious.
It could be that she is just trying to keep her options open. Should Ben turn out to be dead, she’ll want to remain in a family with money and power. Why not flirt with William? If Ben turns out to be alive, she can claim that she was just being nice.
Of course, I’m sure now that Amaranthus is working with Captain Richardson. This could foreshadow some of that.
Adapting the Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone chapter
Will the chapter be used in the TV series? This is getting a little tricky. You see, I don’t think everything with Lord John Grey will be used, but I do think that there’s a way to condense this and link it into other storylines. After all, I suspect that Captain Richardson will end up being the big bad of Outlander Season 8—that final one to take care of.
It’s the Amaranthus storyline that I’m not too sure about. This could be a little too much to fit into the story, so we could see her and the Ben Grey storyline avoided with the focus being on Richardson getting up to something. There just isn’t the time in 10 episodes for everything.
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