Don’t proceed any further if the sight of Season 3, Episode 5 of Outlander is still foreign to you!
This week’s Season three, Episode five of time traveling series ‘Outlander’ gifted fans with a long-desired reunion. However, this was only the cherry on top of a flavorful Christmas cake. Up to this point, we learn a great deal about Claire and her daughter, Brianna. After they get from a summer spent in Scotland, both women are trying to cope with the things they learned in their own way. However, it was to no avail. The Christmas spirit worked like a balm for the souls once more, and the two of them get to choose their paths.
Claire’s New Hope to Reunite with Jamie Opens Old Wounds
The latest installment of Outlander reveals how well Claire clicks with her profession in surgery. Her work is like a well-oiled machine that seems a few years ahead of her colleagues. However, her concentration is disrupted after her daughter announces she wants to quit Harvard and find her own destiny.
Brianna justifies this sudden shift in her personal goals as the result of finding out about her true parentage. Things cannot return to normal after one finds out their father is from the past.
The plot thickens with the advent of Roger, the Scottish historian. He arrived just in time to hear the two women quarrel about Brianna’s new plans. However, his presence was about to disrupt Claire’s regained inner balance as well.
After comforting herself with the idea that she would never see Jamie again, Roger tells her that he found proof of his survival. Jamie became a publisher under his other names of Alexander Malcolm.
The Christmas Spirit Guides the Two Powerful Women towards New Futures that Were Tailored Specially for Them
On top of that, he cannot refrain himself from injecting his texts with the memoirs he shared with Claire. Therefore, the document contains Jamie’s quote to Claire about freedom and whiskey. There are also famous lyrics of a poet that was only an infant at the time.
“For as has been known for ages past freedom and whisky gang together.”
In the end, both Brianna and Claire had no other choice than to abandon their old lives. The Christmas spirit that engulfs homes, institutions, streets worked its charms one more time to guide the characters towards their true selves. In the end, Brianna explores the idea of a fresh start while Claire returns to her old love story that was postponed for 20 years.
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