13 Outlander Book Plots To Remember Ahead Of 'Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone'

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13 Outlander Book Plots To Remember Ahead Of 'Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone'

Readers have had months, no years, to prepare for the release of the ninth Outlander book on Nov. 23. But could anything completely prepare readers for Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone? As author Diana Gabaldon has teased, there will be trouble (as always) for Jamie and Claire in the latest installment. And if you didn't get your reread in ahead of time of the book's release — or even if you did and just need a refresher — here's your ultimate guide of Outlander plots to remember before Bees.

Major book spoilers ahead.

Written in My Own Heart's Blood, known as MOBY, ended with Jamie and Claire back at Fraser's Ridge in spring 1779. Following Claire being shot during the Battle of Monmouth, Jamie resigned from being a general in the Continental Army, allowing them to head back home. The book ended with Claire and Jamie seeing Brianna, Roger, Jemmy, and Mandy returning to the Ridge from the 20th century.

But there's plenty more where that came from and the American Revolution will still be raging on in Bees. Using hints from Gabaldon and the Daily Lines (so spoilers from pre-released excerpts ahead), here are some of the major events from the previous books to remember ahead of Bees.

1. Young Ian's A New Husband & Dad

In a double Quaker wedding in MOBY, Ian married Rachel Hunter while Dottie Grey married Rachel's physician brother Denzell Hunter. Dottie was pregnant by the end of the book while Rachel already gave birth with the help of Claire and Jenny at Fraser's Ridge. Ian's son's name wasn't revealed yet, but they had been referring to him as Oggy while in utero — in honor of James Oglethorpe, the founder of Savannah, Ga. Since Rollo died in MOBY once Young Ian was married, Jamie and Claire mused if the couple would name their son after his loyal canine companion. But no matter the child's name, life for Rachel and her wolf will be different with a baby wolf to look after now.

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