SPOILER ALERT: Don’t learn in case you have not but watched “Journeycake,” the 11th episode of “Outlander” Season 5.
Within the 10th episode of “Outlander,” the present jumped the Stephen Bonnet (Ed Speleers) storyline forward in time, skipping fairly a little bit of cat-and-mouse chasing from Diana Gabaldon’s e-book sequence. As a substitute, it neatly wrapped up Bonnet’s half by getting forward to when he kidnapped Brianna (Sophie Skelton). He was subsequently tried and ordered to die by drowning, although Bree confirmed him a little bit of mercy and shot him earlier than the ocean took In Episode 11, the present’s penultimate episode of Season 5, the motion stayed within the sixth e-book, “A Breath of Snow and Ashes.”
On the best way again from a visit to Willem’s Creek for provides and meals, Claire (Caitriona Balfe), Jamie (Sam Heughan), Roger (Richard Rankin), and Brianna got here throughout a burned-out cabin with just one survivor. (Although, the folks have been lifeless earlier than the hearth began). The survive was a woman Roger discovered outdoors who was burned over most of her physique however nonetheless clinging to life. He smothered her to finish her struggling, crying as Jamie mentioned a prayer for her. Because it turned out, this was simply the newest in a string of comparable incidents.
Whereas there, Claire noticed a festering wound on Lionel’s (Ned Dennehy) leg and handled him for it. So when his spouse wanted to have her wrist checked out, Lionel introduced his spouse to Claire for remedy, too. In Claire’s surgical procedure, Lionel noticed her medical provides with the identify “Dr. Rawlings” on it and put two and two collectively that the individual writing medical recommendation within the paper was Claire, not a male medical physician.
In the meantime, younger Jemmy was taking part in with an opal, which received so scorching when he touched it, it cracked. He harm his hand, positive, however the greater implication was that he may journey by the stones. The Frasers knew they needed to inform Ian (John Bell) what was happening as a result of he was standing there to witness all of it.
As soon as Ian wrapped his head across the concept of time journey, he requested if he may journey again in time to avoid wasting his spouse, however Ian, like Jamie, didn’t really feel any warmth when he touched the opal, which meant he can be unable to journey by the stones.
As a substitute, Bree and Roger determined that they had to return. They gave their land to Ian and he accompanied them to the stones after they advised everybody on the ridge that they have been headed to Boston for Roger’s new instructing job. Earlier than they left, Lord John (David Berry) paid the ridge a go to, and Jamie took that chance to inform Bree about her half brother, whom she was dismayed she would by no means meet.
When Lord John left the ridge, he took with him Ulysses (Colin McFarlane), Jocasta’s (Maria Doyle Kennedy) right-hand man. He had been in hiding after killing Mr. Forbes (Billy Boyd)) to avoid wasting Jocasta. It turned out that Jocasta had way back given Ulysses his freedom however he stayed as a result of he cherished her. Nevertheless, even his freedom wouldn’t save him from being lynched for killing a white man, so he was now in hiding and not using a method to escape. Enter Lord John. He agreed to take Ulysses with him beneath the guise that Ulysses was his new manservant. Then as soon as they arrived in England, Ulysses may very well be a free man.
So Lord John took off for England, and Bree and Roger bid him farewell, then shared emotional goodbyes with Marsali (Lauren Lyle) and Fergus (Cesar Domboy) and Claire and Jamie, whom Bree and Roger knew they’d by no means see once more. They then left with Jemmy and Ian for the standing stones. Ian was not going to journey, however he was there to assist them attain the stones and return the horses afterward. As soon as there, the three of them held tight to their gems, approached the stones, and traveled… someplace. The present didn’t reveal the place Bree, Roger, and Jemmy ended up.
However again on the ridge, all hell broke free whereas they have been touring to the stones. Lionel and his males returned searching for vengeance as a result of Lionel blamed Claire for her recommendation about not getting pregnant, which triggered his spouse to not lie with him. The lads trigger an explosion at Jamie’s nonetheless to behave as a diversion, then they got here into the massive home and stabbed Claire’s affected person, Geordie (Gilly Gilchrist), knocked Marsali unconscious and kidnapped Claire.
When Jamie returned and discovered what occurred, he ran to the hillside and lit the fiery cross as soon as once more, declaring battle on the Browns. The subsequent episode is the season finale, which implies the motion is headed towards the showdown between the Frasers and the Browns that has been constructing all season lengthy.
“Outlander” airs Sundays at eight p.m. on Starz.