Outlander Book Club: Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone Chapter 86 breakdown

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Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter

I feel like this chapter is foreshadowing that big moments in history can’t change. Not everyone is going to take the Frasers’ and Murrays’ words seriously, and then it doesn’t really matter as some events are fixed in time.

However, I think it also foreshadows that there is someone out there trying to change the way the Revolutionary War played out. After all, we know by the end of the book that Captain Richardson is a time traveler with the aim of the British winning the war.

Adapting the Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone chapter

I don’t think we’ll see this chapter used in the TV series. The Gabriel parts will take up too much time, but could be used if the Silvia storyline is used. I doubt Silvia will come into the story, though.

The one part that I initially thought could be used is when Young Ian tells Brant about the Americans winning. However, I realized that that has sort of happened. That was given to Jamie when it came to meeting with the Cherokee in Outlander Season 6. Jamie got the tribe on his side with his words.

I’m trying to remember if that storyline was used in the Outlander books, though. Did Jamie give the Cherokee chief the warning in the books, or was it just in the show? This is the point where a lot of storylines start to blend together.

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