On Compuserv, earlier this afternoon, Diana Gabaldon (author of Outlander book series) revealed that most of the voiceovers in the second half of season one will be Jamie’s. Rather than just Claire’s inner monologue, as we have been privy to so far, we will also get to hear things from Jamie’s perspective. The first book is entirely from Claire’s point of view, so it’ll be interesting how they stretch the second half of the show to incorporate Jamie’s voice, as well. Rather than being concerned about the liberties the writers are starting to take from the source material, Diana seems pleased with how everything is going so far, or at least leaves her comments vague enough that any sign of displeasure is vacant. She has seen the footage through the end of the first season already, so she has a good idea of the creative choices being made and where they will be leaving off the story to carry into the next season.
“Don’t worry about it. I won’t tell you details or content of the second half, but I will tell you that most of the voiceovers are Jamie’s.
As in — there will be _two_ viewpoints going. Now that Jamie has a wife (and what a wife…) to take care of, he has reason to step out of the shadows.
(I’ve seen the completed episodes through 10, but I’ve seen the footage for all the episodes, and know what happens in them and how.)
Edited 2:54 pm by Barbara Schnell