What timeframe does Outlander take place?

What timeframe does Outlander take place?

Plot. Outlander follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened.

Does Outlander go to different time periods?

From World War II to the swinging 1960s to to the Scottish Highlands of the 18th century, the show uses not just time travel but also flashbacks—which, confusingly, sometimes actually take us forward in time—to transport its characters and its viewers.

How far back in time does Claire go?

Claire’s story: Travels through time from 1945 to 1743, meets Geillis for the first time. Returns to 1948 and lives her 20th century life.

How long was Claire gone the first time in Outlander?

Given Claire travelled exactly 202 years into the past the first time, this seems likely to have had an impact.

How long was Claire in the past when she married Jamie?

two hundred years
While on a second honeymoon in Scotland with her husband, Frank Randall, Claire inadvertently travels two hundred years into the past, where she meets and eventually marries Jamie Fraser.

Why can’t Jamie travel through the stones?

Because Jamie doesn’t have the ability to time travel. In episode 213 you see him touch the stones and nothing happens. He doesn’t hear any buzzing like Claire does when she gets near them.

How many years were Claire and Frank apart?

Claire and Frank’s relationship grew increasingly strained over the years during their unhappy 20 years together. They had blowouts and arguments with Frank desperately hoping his wife would come back to him and forget about the mystery man with whom she’d had a child.

What did Geillis mean by 1968?

Geillis’s comment about 1968 was the year that Geillis traveled. Geillis went through the stones at this point. Her aim was to get there around 1743, giving her time to help ensure the Jacobite cause wouldn’t be lost. She went a little earlier than planned, which is how she was in the past before Claire time traveled.

Is Roger a descendant of Geillis?

Roger is a descendant of Geillis and Dougal’s son. Roger has Geillis’s green eyes and inherited her ability to pass through the stones. He meets her in 1739, having traveled through time in search of his son, Jem.

Who is the 200 year old baby?

Brianna is the 200-year-old baby Brianna was conceived in 1746 between Claire and Jamie. Claire then took a trip through the stones and gave birth to the baby in 1948. She is technically 200 years old at the time of her birth, even though she is definitely not a case of Benjamin Button.