Here’s a new interview with Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe from TV Show Patrol
From TV Show Patrol:
While they travel to Paris for the purpose of stopping the Jacobites, but really Claire another mission, Balfe said. Claire believes that keeping Jamie’s mind occupied with the spy mission will help him heal the emotional wounds of being tortured and assaulted by Black Jack Randall (Tobias Menzies).
“You don’t go through a traumatic event like [Jamie did] and just bounce back very easily,” Balfe said. “She’s dealing with her own pregnancy, but she’s really dealing with how to support someone going through a trauma like that? How do you help him get over it? How to help him get past it?”
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