Starz has released the Official Synopsis of Outlander episode “The Fiery Cross” (5.01) that will be available on Sunday, February 16.
Following celebrations in honor of Brianna and Roger’s wedding, Governor Tryon reminds Jamie of his obligation to hunt down and kill Murtagh Fitzgibbons.
Outlander stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire Fraser, Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser , Sophie Skelton as Brianna Randall Fraser, Richard Rankin as Roger Wakefield and John Bell as Young Ian.
Outlander follows Claire Randall, a married WWII combat nurse who mistakenly falls back in time to 1743. Claire’s relationship is tested and must reconcile her modern mindset with this 18th century world. Ruthless redcoats, volatile clan politics, and a brutal witch trial force Jamie and Claire to escape to a new home. Just when their life as a married couple begins to take shape, Jamie is once again drawn into Captain Randall’s darkness. Ultimately, Claire discovers there is a fate worse than death as she struggles to save Jamie’s heart, as well as his soul.
Outlander is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Story Mining & Supply Company and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television. Outlander is adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books with executive produced by Ronald D. Moore.