Why are men such fools? You can lead them anywhere by the cock for a while. Give them a bairn, and you have them by the balls again. But it’s all you are to them, whether they’re coming in or going out. A c**t.
That day at Craigh na Dun we said a lot of things, but there was one thing I didn’t say. Couldn’t. I haven’t for 20 years. But I’m here, and now it’s time. Goodbye, Jamie Fraser. My love.
It’s fashionable in this modern age to dismiss the idea of good and evil, but there is evil, and it finds purchase in good men by giving sin the sweet taste of ecstasy.