Probably the most easiest adjustments the Outlander writers have constituted of the ebook is the nature of Mr. Willoughby. His portrayal in Voyager is problematic, with a large number of the nice facets of the nature being overshadowed by means of stereotypes and a loss of persona construction. He's indubitably an example of a supporting persona (one in every of colour, on this case) who appears to be there only to advance the primary persona's tale fairly than getting a lot tale of his personal.
However Outlander is also converting that. The display has already made him much less of a cool animated film and extra of an individual, however in the most recent episode, the display is most likely putting in place a long term for him that the ebook didn't.
On the governor's ball, Mr. Willoughby overhears Margaret Campbell telling a person servant that he's going to "reach distant shores without harm" and sooner or later "be free of the shackles" that bind him. Her brother stalks up and chastises her for telling fortunes with out getting any cash for them, as Mr. Willoughby gently smiles at her from around the room.
Later, he approaches her as she sits outdoor and tells her that her brother does now not deal with her as she merits. Margaret calls him "a rare soul" and he responds that she is "rarer still." He then calls her "Yi Tien Palova," which he says method "flower from heaven." If you'll be able to recall, his actual identify is Yi Tien Cho, which he says method "leans against heaven."
Methinks a romance is blossoming, and it will be the easiest finishing for those two characters, who aren't observed once more after the occasions of Voyager.
Within the ebook, Margaret additionally has rather a distinct background than she does at the display. Guide Margaret is gang-raped following Culloden and it leaves her in a mentally lowered state, vulnerable to manic suits and bouts of catatonia. Her brother, Reverend Campbell, exploits this by means of operating a fortune telling grift (although her visions will have now and again been actual). When her brother finally ends up being killed after Mr. Willoughby identifies him because the Edinburgh killer, Margaret is taken in a by means of a gaggle of escaped slaves who use her items in a voodoo rite. Claire and Jamie imagine "saving" her, however come to a decision she's with them and let her go away.
Mr. Willoughby, in the meantime, kills Reverend Campbell after which escapes into the night time. We by no means in point of fact know what occurs to him, best that Jamie tells Claire possibly he's going to finally end up with a gaggle of Chinese language buyers in Martinique. Neither persona is given an excessively thorough or enough send-off.
At the display, alternatively, Margaret turns out like a superbly commonplace lady, aside from for the truth that she's trapped beneath her brother's keep watch over. There is no rape backstory and the voodoo rite would possibly not also be incorporated (that continues to be observed). So most likely the display has made up our minds to present Margaret and Yi Tien Cho a luckily ever after in combination. They do not essentially have to stick with Claire and Jamie, however they may calm down in combination and are living out the remainder of their days in Jamaica. I in point of fact hope that is the manner that is going to finish.