These books are wonderful in their own right, and not to be compared to Game of Thrones. I certainly don't think that a TV show that is being true its books means it is "trying" to be like anyone. If the pace is too slow for you, and you didn't like either episode, maybe its just not for you. Like the books, this story is for thinkers.
The make-up artist should get a raise. The legs on Colum Mackenzie was perfect. What a character he is. Claire played the part well when questions were asked about where she was from. Suspicion runs high in 1743 and still does. Mrs. FitzGibbon's played by Annette Badlands was bad to the bone. Great acting in this episode. Could watch her all day. Loving the history being played out. Comparing the parts of 1945 and now ,1743, in the castle can't be beat. Gives a clear picture of what and where of the castle. Just can't wait till next week. Read the books twice
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