It is All About Balance Ep 167

The Fiery Cross

Week 3

Chapters 3 and 4

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Chapter 3: Bilious Humours

Chapter 4: Wedding Gifts

Setting: Mt. Helicon, NC, Late October 1770 with cool, grey, and wet weather.

Active Characters:

  • Claire
  • Brianna
  • Murray MacLeod and his patient.
  • Roger
  • Duncan Innes


Of Note:

  • The morning clinic set-up, syphilis, contraception, patient needs, and the care Claire gives.
  • Cultural views on pregnancy.
  • Claire’s clinic supplies.
  • The implication for Brianna if she had more children in the 18th century.
  • Brianna’s medicinal charm.
  • Roger running into Duncan Innes while about to go wedding gift shopping for Brianna.

Interesting Links:

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3 thoughts on “It is All About Balance Ep 167

  1. Denise says:

    Question re: Season 1 from a non-reader.:
    Does Dougal impregnate Latisha? This seems like a Biblical Old Testament custom. Does the book explain more regarding this?


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