'Outlander': First look of season 4 episode 6 shows Jamie Fraser meeting his bloodline, but it's not Brianna
Fraser's Ridge has seen many visitors, but could this episode be the most upsetting yet? Jamie's secret son is here, and where is Brianna?
Ever since Jamie Fraser and Claire Fraser set up their dream home in the woods calling it Fraser's Ridge, the couple has been no stranger to visitors - both welcomed and unwelcomed. In the upcoming episode titled 'Blood of My Blood,' there are two visitors for Jamie and it looks like it's not going to be a pleasant one, as per the 'Outlander' style. Starz released first look pictures with eight episodic shots, most of which feature Jamie's reunion with Lord John Grey as he surprises the happy Fraser couple at Fraser's Ridge.
A trailer released revealed further that Lord John Grey is accompanied by an unexpected traveling companion. Because of where episode 5 ended, you'd hope it is Brianna Fraser, but she's nowhere in sight in the promos of episode 6, but there's someone similar to Brianna, who comes out of the blue, unexpected - Jamie's secret son William, who was previously in England at Helwater with Lord John Grey.
Jamie's godfather, Murtagh, who we met last episode discovers the secret and says under his breath: "He’s yours!" Jamie, who is almost in panic, responds: "You must keep this to yourself." The purpose of visit is not known but turns out, both Murtagh and Claire have a problem with this visit.
The brimming tension between Lord John Grey and Claire is apparent but as Grey contracts measles, a major epidemic that's broken out in Cross Creek, Claire tends to Grey to make him well. The first vaccine for this contagious disease was introduced in the United States in 1963 so Claire, who has lived through the 1960's would have some idea about the vaccination. Let's hope Grey recovers.
In the meantime, Jamie takes his young son, who is unaware of the fact that Jamie is his father, to get him away from the virus. "I'll take the lad for a tour," Jamie announces. They go hunting and fishing around Fraser's Ridge, which we already know borders the Cherokee tribe's land, and that only means trouble for the trespassers.
William ventures into Cherokee land and takes a fish out of the water. Even before Jamie can finish his warning on why William shouldn't be here, the Cherokees, referred to as "savages" by the colonizers, come in rage.
"The boy took fish from the place. The Cherokee must pay," warns the Cherokee spokesperson and soon enough Jamie is held by the rest of the Cherokee men as he screams "No!" while the spokesperson raises his weapon to strike.
The trailer ends there, but to fear the worst - William may be in danger this coming episode, and who knows, even Brianna.
The official synopsis of the episode reads:
"Jamie and Claire are surprised when Lord John Grey drops in on Fraser's Ridge with an unexpected traveling companion; when Grey takes ill, Claire must reconcile her personal feelings with her duties as a doctor."
'Outlander' continues Sundays at 8/7c on Starz.