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Was that gut-wrenching Outlander finale too much for you?

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Outlander’s season finale aired on Saturday, and it was disturbing, to say the least. After leading up to a confrontation all season, Jamie is tortured and sexually assaulted at the hands of Black Jack Randall, and the show never once spares us from the excruciating details. It was difficult to watch, even for those of us who knew what was coming. And, trust me, fans of the book series have been dreading this scene since…well, since we discovered Outlander was going to be made into a television show. In the book, the moment isn’t necessarily glossed over, but it’s not fully realized either. Instead, the horror lies in what isn’t said, leaving us to fill in the blanks when Jamie…

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Can’t wait for your favorite Scot to return? A wee list to tide ye over

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As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a diehard fan of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander books. So I had very high hopes —and fears—for the television adaptation. But from the first episode of the new hit Starz series, I’ve basically been happy-dancing in my living room. Hot accents, a perfect Jamie, dreamy lighting, and a sex-scene that’s revolutionizing television—what’s not to love? The first season of Outlander has been split into two chunks, with the second half returning on April 4. Considering that the last episode aired in September, you can imagine my growing desperation. I need this show to come back on the air. Like, now. In the first half of season one, World War II nurse Claire Beauchamp Randall travels back…

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