Claire awakes at Craigh Na Dun back in 1948. Grieving over Jamie’s assumed death in battle, she is reunited with Frank, who cannot understand her reappearance but is desperate to reconcile. Claire explains where she has been, including her relationship with Jamie and that she is carrying his child. They agree that they will raise the child together and resume married life. She later recalls her arrival with Jamie to France, where they make contact with Jamie’s Jacobite cousin Jared Fraser, and make an enemy of the Comte St. Germain.