You are my husband, James Fraser. How dare you give up on me now! You swore to me, you, you promised me the... the protection of your body if need be. Well, Randall had your body, but I'll be damned if he has your soul as well! You're mine. And we are meant to be together.

To Ransom A Man's Soul is the sixteenth episode and season finale of Season One of the Outlander television series.


A desperate plan manages to free Jamie, but his wounds are more than just physical. At a nearby monastery, Claire attempts to save both Jamie's heart and soul, as his mind lingers on the torture.


The plan to save Jamie works. Murtagh, Claire, Angus, Rupert, and Willie find shelter at Abbey of Ste. Anne de Beaupré. Jamie was severely beaten by Randall and repeatedly raped. As Claire tries to treat his wounds, Jamie relives the brutality and rape he suffered at the hands of Black Jack Randall. Finally managing to break through to him, they realize they cannot stay in Scotland and set sail for France. Before they leave they bid farewell to Angus, Rupert, and Willie. During the voyage, before Jamie's seasickness takes hold, Claire tells Jamie that she is pregnant.


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  • "To Ransom a Man's Soul" is the title of Chapter 39 of Outlander.





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