The famous historical fantasy-romance drama series Outlander adapted from the novel of the same name. And written by Diana Gabaldon is in its fifth season. The show first premiered on August 9, 2014, and adapted the first novel known as(Cross Stich).
The series follows the life of Claire Randall. A married former nurse of world war II who in 1946 finds her transported back in Scotland in 1743. Where she falls in love with a highlander named Jamie Fraser.
All the season of series is based on an adaption of different volumes of the Outlander novel. The second season was based on Dragonfly in Amber and the third and fourth season was adapted from Voyager and Drums of Autumn respectively.
Release Date of Outlander Season 5
The series was renewed for It’s fifth and sixth season accordingly. The fifth season premiered on February 16, 2020. And for those who want to watch the new season, 9 episodes out of 12 are streaming on Netflix. The other episodes will be further available on the given schedule.
Outlander Season 5 Cast
The main lead Caitriona Balfe (Claire) and Sam Heughan ( Jamie) will play their respective role. (Sophie Skelton) as the daughter Brianna Randall Fraser. Richard Rankin (Roger Wakefield) as her love interest and Duncan Lacroix (Murtagh).
Outlander Season 5 Plot
Like the previous seasons, the series will be based on the novel, but this time there are some additional and fictional changes. The season is adopted from the fifth novel named The Fiery Cross, connecting the lastest season to the last one.
The season starts from where it left us all in a cliffhanger. When governor Tryon presses Jamie to hunt down Murtagh and the troubling news is overheard by Brianna.
Outlander Season 5 Fan Theory
The fans are so impatient and excited that they are already anticipating various theories.
The historical romance drama just not only revolves around the love story of a couple. But also deals with the theory of time travel. Which gives us extraordinary twists and turns, intricately weaving the past and present situation.
The most sensible fan theory till now is the horror circulating Claire Fraser’s life. In the latest season, we witnessed the killing of Murtagh, and Roger almost lost his life. Further followed by Young Ian who tried to take his own life.
Speculation about Claire’s fate began in January when the actress gave us all a hint about her ‘challenging’ and storyline. She made a statement “I have a storyline towards the end of the season that’s very challenging”.
Fans know that the present season is the adaption of the fifth novel which gives us information about Jamie and his family. But Claire was given an additional storyline. Fans are busy solving the puzzle, putting the pieces together to know about Claire’s fate.