Going back in time sonically for
By Jennifer Walden
While on the surface, it might seem surprising that writer Ron Moore, with his extensive
Star Trek credits, created the popular Starz Originals period drama
Outlander, but as you dig a bit deeper it all starts to make sense.
Outlander is more than just a period piece; it’s about time travel. Who doesn’t love themselves a little time travel?
Outlander, based on the book series by Diana Gabaldon, follows Claire Randall, a British combat nurse on vacation in Scotland with her husband. After touching one large stone in an ancient stone circle she gets transported back in time, from 1945 to 1743. While time travel is sci-fi, that element of the story is but a minuscule moment, with the majority of the storyline happening in 1743. But her being from a different time and place is always front and center to the story, and that is the world that Moore knows well.
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