Marriage to a Scot seems to be the only legal way out to save Claire from falling into the paws of Black Jack Randall. And Jamie accepts to become her husband and protect her. Claire is overwhelmed by circumstances that are forcing her into becoming an adulteress and a bigamist. The hasty marriage takes place and, in order to be legal, it must be consummated that night.
Did You Know?
Jamie mentions his Aunt Jocasta while explaining his family tree. She is Colum and Dougal's other sister besides Jamie's mother. She is a supporting character in later novels and will appear in the show in a few years, possibly season/series 4. See more
Jamie and Claire have their wrists cut during the marriage ceremony. There is no sign of the cuts in any scene that is set after the ceremony. See more
So you married me to keep me safe?
Aye. Aye that's the gist of it. You have my name, my clan, my family, and if necessary, the protection of my body as well.
Skye Boat Theme
Written by Bear McCreary
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