Droughtlander officially ends as the third season of Outlander begins its third season on Sunday. Before we watch the new season tonight, lets catch up with the video below:
Where We Left Off: Claire and Jamie failed to stop the Battle of Culloden, but Jamie wasn’t willing to see Claire or their unborn child harmed. He sent Claire back through the stones to her own time where she could raise their child with Frank. Jamie returned to his countrymen prepared to fight to the death for Scottish freedom.
Claire made it safely through the stones and restarted her life with Frank (Tobias Menzies). Together they raised Brianna (Sophie Skelton), who is currently 20 years old. Brianna, with the help of historian Roger Wakefield (Richard Rankin), discovered that Jamie may have actually survived Culloden after all.
Where Season 3 Picks Up: For Claire, she’ll pick up very shortly after the Season 2 premiere left off – the beginning of her life in Boston with Frank as they await the birth of Brianna. Jamie returns to his men, prepared for the most fateful battle of his entire life. The premiere episode will reveal exactly how the battle unfolds and how Jamie manages to escape.
The season will focus on how to reunite Claire and Jamie after all of their time apart — and what happened to them in that time span. The second half of the season will
take the couple on a trip across the seas to the West Indies.
We’ve got some new glimpses at Outlander Season 3 (courtesy of EW & Dan of Geek), which check in with what Claire, Frank, Jamie, and Fergus will be up to in the early parts of the season…
New Characters: There are quite a few new faces in season 3 of Outlander.
David Berry (A Place to Call Home) will play John William Gray, a British officer that becomes very important in Jamie’s life.
Hannah James (Mercy Street) is Geneva Dunsany, a rich young woman that takes a dangerous liking to Jamie.
Joe Abernathy, Claire’s closest friend as she trains to become a surgeon.
Later in the season we’ll meet a grown-up Fergus and Marsali — Laoghaire’s grown-up daughter.