Following on from that devastating collection 5 finale, what is going to the long run maintain for Claire and Jamie Fraser?
Outlander season six is about to comply with the occasions in Diana Gabaldon’s sixth Outlander ebook, A Breath of Snow and Ashes – however that doesn’t imply the present will comply with the books to the letter (simply have a look at Murtagh…).
Learn on for every little thing you want to find out about Outlander season six, together with the place the final season left off, and when the collection is probably going to air.
When is Outlander season six on TV?
We all know for sure that Outlander season six is occurring (it was confirmed two years in the past) – however when the 12 episodes shall be filmed or air is one other matter, particularly due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Followers may have to buckle up for an additional Droughtlander… however within the meantime, US viewers can watch earlier seasons on Starz, and UK viewers on Amazon Prime.
What occurred on the finish of Outlander season 5?
*Warning: spoilers forward for Outlander season 5 episode 12*
Season 5 was as action-packed and nail-biting as ever, with near-death experiences for each Roger (by hanging) and Jamie (snake-bite); a desperately unhappy farewell to Murtagh; and Brianna dealing out justice to her rapist Stephen Bonnet, whom she shot out of mercy understanding that drowning (his dying sentence) was his best worry.
Roger, Brianna and Jemmy additionally failed to return to the long run by the stones, touchdown again the place they began in 18th century America – earlier than realising that ‘residence’ meant their household round them at Fraser’s Ridge.
Nonetheless, probably the most dramatic and additionally controversial storyline was reserved for the tip of the season, which noticed Claire brutally gang-raped by Brownsville resident Lionel Brown and his males.
Lionel – a earlier affected person of Claire’s – attacked Fraser’s Ridge and kidnapped Claire, earlier than confronting her about her medical pseudonym, Dr Rawlings, and blaming her for his spouse rejecting his sexual advances.
In the course of the horrific rape, Claire went right into a dissociative dream-scape, imagining her household as they might be in the event that they lived within the 1960s.
Talking to The New York Occasions, Balfe defined how the artistic group “had so many conversations about how to empower Claire”.
“I felt that if we had been going to do the dream-escapes, we had to bear in mind why,” she stated.
“They’re not a gimmick, not a purpose to put on cool costumes. Claire is experiencing one thing horrible. This has to present the development of her psychological state, to present that she’s reached a breaking level, that she’s snapped not directly, and is making an attempt to keep in a single piece.”
Jamie and his males found Claire tied to a tree, Lionel and his males asleep at their campsite – all had been killed besides Lionel, who was introduced again to Fraser’s Ridge for questioning.
John Quincy Myers supplied Claire revenge, however Jamie reminded her of her Hippocratic oath to “do no hurt”.
Nonetheless, Marsali by no means took such an oath, which she later used to her benefit when she poisoned Lionel utilizing Claire’s newly-made syringe.
Jamie returned Lionel’s physique to his brother, who swore revenge on the Frasers – that means that season six will probably take care of the fall-out from Lionel’s homicide.
Who will star in Outlander season six?
All being properly, we’ll probably see the return of all 4 central characters, together with Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall Fraser; Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser; Richard Rankin as Roger Wakefield; and Sophie Skelton as Brianna Randall.
Nonetheless, we received’t see Duncan Lacroix return as Jamie’s godfather Murtagh – the character died in season 5.
Is there a trailer for Outlander season six?
Not but, however we’ll preserve you posted with any updates.