The Scottish Prisoner Podcast Series
“It’s All About the Honor,” in this 20th installment of The Scottish Prisoner podcast series. Jamie honor’s the boy with a request. Jamie acts with honor in saving the maiden. John treats Jamie with honor with his continued friendship. John honors the young woman with his assistance. Lady Dunsany honors her daughter by not falling for what’s being sold to her. Lord Dunsany honors his family by discreetly altering his will with another lawyer. Betty Mitchell honors the young lady Isobel by sending Jamie to fetch her and keep her from harm. John honors the culture by finding a suitable means to speak to Jamie. Jamie honors his own heart by loving the boy.
It’s a theme indeed.
Within all this honoring, poor William is teething hard and gets lost in a fast encroaching fog. A new groom is broken in, along with a young colt. Jamie thinks Betty might want to marry him and responds to his own classist bias. He and John continue their verbal chess game, and perhaps their friendship. Lady Isobel is restored to her home unharmed.
As within each chapter, nature plays a large role in creating the emotional and palpable landscape to draw from. The sky can be seen, the grass felt, the oppression of the fog coming?Diana Gabaldon has a way of description that leaps from the page.
What’s Coming up? The Scottish Prisoner week 21 covers chapters 42-43.
How can you participate? To have your questions, comments for the regular read along, email or call in to the listener line 3 days prior to airing for inclusion. Join the weekly Twitter chat Wednesday nights at 6pm PT/9pm ET to discuss the previous latest podcast chapters using the hashtag #ADoO. Comments or messages may be included in the podcast or a written post.
The entire Outlander book series is written by Diana Gabaldon. You can find her on Twitter and Facebook.
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