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An Outlander podcast inspired by the Diana Gabaldon books series, the Starz television series, and bonnie Scotland. Produced and narrated by Desirre Andrews.

An Outlander podcast inspired by the Diana Gabaldon books series, the Starz television series, and bonnie Scotland. Produced and narrated by Desirre Andrews.

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United States

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An Outlander podcast inspired by the Diana Gabaldon books series, the Starz television series, and bonnie Scotland. Produced and narrated by Desirre Andrews.

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English

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Episodes

Better to Marry Than Burn

3/24/2020
Better to Marry Than Burn Season 5 Episode 506 Directed by Meera Menon Written for Television by Stephanie Shannon Jocasta shares her heart and difficult history. Murtagh tries to sway her away from marrying. Governor Tryon continues to cause trouble for Jamie. Jamie has a crisis of pride and hurts Claire. Claire hatches a plan that gets her 20th-century self in trouble. Roger finally gets R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Jemmy becomes the heir apparent. Forbes is a bad Hobbitses. War with the...

Duration:01:03:26

Perpetual Adoration S5 E5

3/22/2020
Perpetual Adoration Season 5 Episode 5 Written for Television by Alyson Evan and Steve Koracki Directed by Meera Menon It all feels very Greek tragedy with the webs and spinners. Claire is contemplative, hesitant, and pushed to discover how important a single patient was to her finding her way back to Jamie. Jamie, as ever, a man of honor, duty, and blood defends his family from incursion, exposure, and takes a life. Roger's insecurities get the upper hand yet again before he is...

Duration:00:52:21

From the Beardsley's to Brownsville S5 E3 E4

3/14/2020
In this podcast episode I discuss both 503 Free Will and 504 Company We Keep. Roger is having incredible growing pains in the 18th century both in his relationship with Jamie and in his feelings of adequacy and fitting in. Brianna is processing through her trauma and assault even more deeply now that she's learned Stephen Bonnet is alive. Her fear is causing her to panic and not think clearly. In this, Marsali proves to be a friend. The Beardsley home and property are ill-kept with...

Duration:01:13:13

Between Two Fires S5 E2

2/23/2020
Jamie Fraser is The King of men walking the razor's edge of loyalty, honor, and oaths between the Crown and his people. Murtagh Fitzgibbons has become a man of blood while stirring the Regulators to violence and rage. Claire Fraser is a frustrated 20th-century physician feeling stuck in the ways of the 18th. Roger Wakefield MacKenzie is feeling inadequate and cannot seem to find a useful place in the 18th-century. He wants to go home to the 20th-century. Brianna Randall Fraser MacKenzie...

Duration:01:14:46

On This Day S5 E1

2/19/2020
Season 5 Episode 1 "The Fiery Cross" Written for Television by Matthew B. Roberts Directed by Stephen Woolfenden The people of Fraser's Ridge, friends, and family gathered to celebrate the wedding of Roger MacKenzie and Brianna Ellen Randall Fraser. The big house was almost complete. Memories were shared and made, drinking games, feasting, dancing, romance, threat, treachery, bonding, politics, oaths, and a release of oath all happened in the two days lived onscreen. Season 5 Episode 1...

Duration:01:24:18

Domesticity, Building Bonds, and Duty Ep 177

7/27/2019
The Fiery Cross Installment 13 Chapters 23-25 Domesticity, Building Bonds, and Duty Chapters: 23 – The Bard 24 – Playing with Fire 25 – The Angeling of My Rest Summary: Roger returns with mission incomplete. The baby is cranky. Brianna is at her wit's end. Roger gets beautified. He’ll sing to help Jamie prepare the guests. Roger gives an uncomfortable history lesson to Brianna. Roger sings to an appreciative crowd. Jamie calls the men to duty. Roger reflects. Jamie and Claire find...

Duration:01:08:59

Of Chaos and Change

7/14/2019
The Fiery Cross Installment 12 Chapters 21-22 Chapters: 21 – Twenty-Twenty 22 – The Fiery Cross Summary: Claire administers an eye examination. Mrs. Bug takes ownership of the running of the big house. A family with a sordid past comes to visit. Claire worries. Claire struggles with the changes to come. Fight. Fight. Fight. Solace is found outdoors. Jamie ceremonially prepares for the changes ahead. The men Jamie calls to arms must come of their own volition. A family member is asked...

Duration:01:13:57

Date Night on The Ridge Ep 175

6/25/2019
The Fiery Cross Installment 11 Chapters 19-20 Chapters: Summary: The activities of the Ridge create a picture of the day today. A friend visits bearing news. Brianna and Roger go hunting. The dangers of the 18th century run through Brianna’s mind. Only one has experience with a gun. A willing student Roger makes, but a great shot he is not. Memories of a dear one surface. Roger makes a confession. They play a game only travelers can play. Lactating breasts need relief. A fowl encounter...

Duration:01:03:17

The Podcast Returns June 25th

6/23/2019
Hello, A Dram of Outlander listeners. The podcast is back after an unexpected and unavoidable hiatus. We're jumping right back in with The Fiery Cross chapters 19-23 on June 25th. Thank you for your patience! Join me for the next many months as we tackle the GIGANTIC book five in the Outlander series. Desirre Please share your thoughts and comments to 719-425-9444 or contact@adramofoutlander.com. Comments or messages may be included in the podcast or a written post. The entire Outlander...

Duration:00:04:15

No Place Like Home Ep 174

5/5/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 10 Chapters 17 & 18 Chapters: Summary: The Gathering and the longest day draws to a close. Jamie ponders the act of surrender. There is a call to duty. The caravan heads to Fraser’s Ridge. Jamie happens upon a spirit-filled place. A gift for Claire is picked up amongst the trees. There is fear for what might be found at the Ridge. Homecoming is sweet and noisy. A wee posy for Claire. For what is a sponge? Roger gives Brianna something practical and special. It’s not...

Duration:01:13:45

Of Formality and Belonging Ep 173

4/22/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 9 Chapters 15-16 Summary: A wedding feast is had by all. An evening calling of the clans occurs. Jamie makes a moving speech. The families of the Ridge are announced. Roger vows to always sing for her. Lactating breasts don’t care. Brianna takes matters into her own hands. Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 with cool, grey, and wet weather. Active Characters: Of Note: Images are CC or Wiki Commons unless produced by ADoO or otherwise specified....

Duration:00:55:13

Honorable Men Ep 172

4/7/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 8 Chapters 13-14 Summary: The age-old argument of what makes the best barbecue unfolds. Beans are indeed a musical fruit. Memories endure and bond. Aunt Jocasta is a savvy woman. What makes an honorable man? Jamie makes a confession. A religious event occurs. Marriage cannot wait. Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 with cool, grey, and wet weather. Active Characters: Of Note: Interesting Links: history of nightshadesnightshadesof barbecue about barbecue...

Duration:01:27:09

Pride and Virtue Ep 171

3/24/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 7 Chapters 11-12 Summary: Roger seeks a kindness from Jocasta. Jocasta shocks Roger and she gets a piece of his mind. The Gathering is drawing to a close. Claire’s guts are griping. Germaine sings a tune. The mobcap dies an ugly death. Jamie consoles Claire. Jamie has a plan for the Ridge. A deal is struck. Himself is in demand. Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 with cool, grey, and wet weather. Chapter 11 Pride Chapter 12 Virtue Active Characters: Of...

Duration:01:01:58

The Future is Coming Ep 170

3/17/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 6 Chapters 9 and 10 Summary: Claire uses a cautery iron. Claire receives gifts. Roger and Jamie recruit for the militia. Roger meets an interesting family. Where is Stephen Bonnet? Chapter 9: Germ of Dissent Chapter 10: Grannie Bacon’s Gifts Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 with cool, grey, and wet weather. Active Characters: Of Note: Interesting Links: How to make a Mob CapMob CapsMob Caps Wild Carrot ExplorationInformationWebMDReasons Images are CC...

Duration:00:59:53

Past Present Future Ep 169

3/10/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 5 Chapters 7 and 8 Summary: Claire greets an unexpected patient. Ghosts of Culloden emerge with 25-year-old shrapnel. Jamie is given orders. We meet an important pair. Roger questions his place in the family. A baby must eat after all. The MacKenzies of Leoch live on. Roger goes from zero to hero. Chapter 7: Shrapnel Chapter 8: The Factor Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 with cool, grey, and wet weather. Active Characters: Of Note: factor Interesting...

Duration:01:02:30

For Old Times Sake Ep 168

2/23/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 4 Chapters 5 and 6 Summary: Claire treats some interesting patients. There’s more to Goodwin than meets the eye. Brianna is grossed out. Roger and Brianna meetup. Celibacy or sex? Passion wins out. The implications of sex are made clear. Roger shares Frank's letter. Brianna is stunned. Roger comes to Frank's defense. What about the other man? Will there be another baby in the future? Chapter 3: Riotous Unrest Chapter 4: For Auld Lang Syne Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC,...

Duration:01:36:50

It is All About Balance Ep 167

2/17/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 3 Chapters 3 and 4 Chapter 3: Bilious Humours Chapter 4: Wedding Gifts Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 with cool, grey, and wet weather. Active Characters: Of Note: Interesting Links: Congenital Syphilis Sexually transmitted diseases Diseases of Colonial America.More on Disease of Colonial America Medicines of Colonial America Ancient ContraceptionThe Four Humors Bilious Cabochon Images are CC or Wiki Commons unless produced by ADoO or otherwise...

Duration:01:20:12

Loaves and Fishes Ep 166

2/10/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 2 Chapter 2 Summary: Breakfast is served, but not for Claire. Jamie desires an astrolabe. John Quincy Myers summons Jamie. A thief-taker threatens. Claire has a pop-up clinic. The unintended consequences of high taxes. A personal account of the riot is offered. Chapter 2: Loaves and Fishes Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 Characters: The thief-taker Of Note: SafetyForeshadowingStory building and foreshadowingShows protectiveness and Jamie’s abilities...

Duration:01:33:24

A Day in the Gathering Ep 165

2/4/2019
The Fiery Cross Week 1 Chapter 1 Before I begin the opening of TFC, I feel the need to address what we didn’t yet see in some form in S4 of the television show. Six chapters were not covered in the adapted material. And since Roger returned to River Run instead of the Ridge, they’ll be some changes to the order of things and surely some scenes will be omitted altogether. How do you think the writers will fit it in? How do you think it will be adapted? What will end up being...

Duration:01:03:21

Man of Worth Ep 164

1/28/2019
Season 4 Episode 413 Man of Worth Directed by: Stephen Woolfenden Written by: Toni Graphia My initial thoughts are below, but you’ll need to listen to the podcast to get the details! Summary: Roger remains imprisoned. Jamie and Claire arrive at the village but are turned away. River Run receives a guest. Brianna awaits the birth of her baby. Otter Tooth is revealed. Young Ian makes a decision. Jocasta gets some lovin’. Testosterone poisoning rears its head. Roger learns the truth....

Duration:01:26:38