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Outlander shares behind-the-scenes clip of season six - hinting at major storyline

Warning, potential spoilers ahead for season six 

Emmy Griffiths

Outlander teased fans with a behind-the-scenes video while filming season six, and many already think they have spotted confirmation of a major storyline for Fergus and Marsali Fraser. Warning, potential spoilers ahead for the show!

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In the books, Fergus and Marsali go through a difficult time when their fourth child, Henri-Christian is born with dwarfism. While both adore their newborn son, his arrival is met with a cruel reaction from some of the townspeople. 

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WATCH: Check out the new behind-the-scenes clip 

In the book, Fergus is in so much despair over his son's future, and at his own helplessness at protecting him, that he tries to kill himself, but is stopped at the last moment by Jamie. In the new clip, Jamie can be seen comforting a devastated Fergus in the forest, hinting that this moment from the book could well be portrayed in the popular series. 

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Speaking about the show in the clip, Sam Heughan, who plays Jamie, says: "[There are] lots of new characters, lots of new relationships, lots of potential drama. It's what Outlander does so well." 

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Did you spot the moment in the clip?

Catriona Balfe, who plays Claire, added: "Everyone's starting to find their feet and some are still struggling. The underlying theme of the season is that there's a lot more turmoil here." Even more turmoil than season five, where Jamie's leg is nearly amputated by a snake bite, Roger only just survives being hanged from a tree and Claire is kidnapped and assaulted? We don't know how much more we can take!

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