Season 4 of Outlander has seen Jamie and Claire finally able to be together after a long separation across centuries. That doesn’t mean it’s been smooth sailing; there was that shocking attack by the pirate Stephen Bonnet—whom Jamie helped escape hanging—which left the Frasers with nothing.
Then the two landed at Jamie’s Aunt Jocasta’s sprawling home, River Run. While Jocasta was welcoming, and reminded Jamie of his long-gone mother, Jamie and Claire were horrified by her enslavement of over 100 people. They were able to observe that the American colonies might be the land of opportunity for some, but not for everyone. But before the Frasers could make any decision about what to do, Aunt Jocasta’s startling offer put Jamie at the head of the household. Last episode, an overseer’s brutal treatment of an enslaved man showed them just how dangerous it is to make unpopular (if moral) decisions in the colonies.
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Now the couple have some more decisions to make. In this exclusive season 4 clip, Outlander’s beloved couple discuss their next steps. When Jamie makes a suggestion, Claire has to wonder—could she revisit her old home of Boston? Little does he know it, but even the place his wife called home for so many years holds an uncertain future. So what will they do? Accept Jocasta’s morally unacceptable offer, or do what they’ve always wanted to do, and build their own home together?
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Outlander airs on STARZ at 8 P.M. every Sunday.