Warning: main spoilers forward for Episode eight of Outlander Season three, “First Spouse.” If you have not watched but, be at liberty to take a look at a few of our non-spoilery articles till you get the possibility to tune in.
Outlander spent the final a number of episodes constructing to Claire’s final return to Lallybroch and the remainder of the folks she liked within the 18th century, and “First Spouse” lastly delivered as Jamie introduced his first spouse and nephew dwelling following the hearth in his print shop in Edinburgh. At Lallybroch, Claire discovered the big secret that Jamie has been preserving from her: he’s at the moment married to none apart from Laoghaire, and he or she’s not comfortable to seek out out that Claire is back. So, when she discovered that Jamie introduced Claire again to Lallybroch, Laoghaire determined to choose up a pistol and swing by the threaten Claire. In a means, it was an oddly becoming reunion for these two nemeses, though the blood that was shed belonged to neither Claire nor Laoghaire. No, Laoghaire ended up taking pictures Jamie.
Fortunately, the shot appeared to be a misfire greater than the rest, and Laoghaire solely managed to shoot Jamie’s arm filled with birdshot, which is hardly the worst damage Jamie has ever taken. Nonetheless, the bloody reunion set the stage for the rest of Season 3 in some fairly thrilling methods. Jamie discovered that the one strategy to get out of his scenario with Laoghaire is to pay her a hefty sum of alimony, together with the cash to take care of her two daughters transferring ahead.
As a way to procure mentioned funds, Jamie despatched Younger Ian swimming out to the silkie island to get well a treasure chest. As a result of nothing regular ever occurs for Claire and Jamie, Younger Ian was captured by what appeared to be pirates earlier than he may make it again to land. The pirates have Younger Ian and the treasure, all as a result of Laoghaire shot Jamie and determined to make a multitude for him within the aftermath.
After all, Jamie does deserve a number of the blame for the mess together with his two wives, and he technically may have had Laoghaire locked up for proudly owning a firearm regardless of the legal guidelines in opposition to gun possession after the lack of the Scots at Culloden, however he determined to not take Laoghaire away from her two daughters. As a substitute, he agreed to paying an enormous alimony, and now he, Claire, and Younger Ian are in loads of hassle.
Clearly Jamie and Claire aren’t simply going to surrender on Younger Ian, and we will wager that the following leg of Season three will kick off the voyage that drove the plot of the Voyager novel. The pirates have all the benefits, as there have been loads of them, that they had a ship, and that ship did not appear to have any distinguishing markings for Jamie and Claire to trace them from port to port.
Whereas Laoghaire is not prone to be a part of Jamie and Claire on their journey, her impression will possible proceed to be felt. In spite of everything, Jamie is on the hook for a big sum for Laoghaire, and I believe the scene with the pistol makes it clear that she’s not one to neglect what she thinks she’s owed. The specter of Laoghaire will linger over the sequence transferring ahead, even when not at all times completely clearly. We are able to wager that her daughter could have an elevated function on the sequence transferring ahead, as an enormous deal was made out of her casting and e-book followers have an thought of what is in retailer. All issues thought-about, Laoghaire set a series of occasions in movement that could possibly be catastrophic for the nice guys, though in all probability fairly enjoyable for us to look at at dwelling.