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Dragonfly in Amber - Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Diana Gabaldon
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Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary

It is the year 1968. Claire Randall Fraser has a twenty-year-old daughter fathered by Jamie Fraser of Clan Fraser of the Highlands of Scotland. He is from the year 1745. The explanation of the daughter's birth, through a strange mechanism of time travel, is what the story is fundamentally all about. At the beginning of the story, Claire and her daughter Brianna visit an old friend named Roger at his late uncle's home. Claire desires to look into an old battle fought in Scotland where the Fraser family had passed away.

Roger Wakefield is the nephew of Reverend Reginald Wakefield. The Reverend adopts Roger when he is five years old (after his parents are killed in World War II). Roger is attending to his uncle's belongings since his passing. Reverend Wakefield kept everything of Roger's parents in crates and boxes. It feels to...

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