Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Marsali Who?

SPOILER ALERT: Dinna read unless you have read chapter 23 in DRUMS OF AUTUMN.

I am going to start cutting and pasting email because I'm trying to read read read... and I dinna have time to type twice. I email my Outlander Mentor, Tracey quite a bit - and I need to just BLOG rather than email - so she can comment in answer. OK here is the email I sent about Marsali:

Months and years of her story are just mentioned in passing by Claire.. over the course of a few paragraphs while she's thinking back. It's hilarious. She'll go on and on about a stupid argument between Jamie and Duncan - paragraphs and paragraphs.... but then Marsali's return and CHILD are thrown in as an afterthought.

Honestly, I don't really care, as I've never formed any kind of attachment to Marsali. As much as I accepted her in Voyager, she's still the Wee Ho's daughter. Enough said.


  1. Who's Duncan?? *facepalm*

    I need to reread.

  2. Duh.

    I blame it on my kids. They've stolen my brain cells. The wee buggers.

  3. What I can't understand is how on earth did Fergus get the money to go back to the islands (Jamaica?) and get Marsali & Germaine and then pay passage to come back to North Carolina (or is it South Carolina?) can see I'm getting confused!!

  4. Tracey - your comment about Duncan Innes being Murtagh 2 point oh - I believe you must be clairvoyant seeing as how that is a REAL possibility now. You are truly amazing.