Outlander ‘The Devil’s Mark’ Recap: Never Mix Patriarchy and Superstition

Around the World in 80 Books

This recap doesn’t really want to be a recap, so I’m just going with whatever comes out…


Picking up where we left off, Geillis and Claire are rudely tossed into the thieve’s hole, and though I know that they don’t know that Geillis is pregnant, I couldn’t help but be pissed on behalf of that baby. Really?! Was all that necessary? Notice that Geillis immediately rubs her stomach. Just a small example of the little things Lotte Verbeek does that adds layers to the character and her performance. For all of Geillis’ faults, she does care about some things. We’ll come back to that later.

It’s looking rather dim for these ladies. Geillis thinks Dougal will come for them, not knowing that Colum sent him and Jamie away. On purpose. And again, we see a little crack in the armor when Claire drops this info. I also loved the…

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