Vengeance is Mine
He crawls under your skin. He can knock Claire and Jamie completely off their balance with so much as a look.
The Duke is far less compelling, far less affecting. But oh does his death scene satisfy.
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There are real emotions, real character implications that imbue the beheading. Murtagh does it for the debt he feels he owes Claire and Mary for failing to protect them that night. Best of all, Mary takes vengeance into her own hands and stabs her rapist to death.
I worried Outlander had cast Mary aside. My ongoing concerns with rape in television have to do with agency and character, and so far, the attack on Claire and Mary felt so much like a plot development. She seemed to only exist on the show in order to fill the role of victim in this storyline. But Outlander does not so easily forget characters—even small ones—and I should have trusted the writers with this one.
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Even when characters die on this show, they live on in the hearts and minds of other characters. Death is not dismissed on this show. More characters are bound to die, and their deaths should matter in order for the stakes of it all to be palpable. Mary has been gone from Outlander for a little while, but she has not been forgotten—nor has the brutal assault been forgotten either. Outlander gives Mary power in this moment. Outlander gives Mary control over her own narrative. They both are valiant heroes in their own stories, and even though Jamie and Murtagh come through to rescue them, Mary and Claire are their own knights, too.
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Outlander continues to empower its female characters—characters who typically would be overlooked or boxed into rigid roles in a war story. But Outlander is not telling a typical or conventional war story right now. The A. Darby Bible Translation Vengeance is mine, and recompense, For the time when their foot shall slip.
For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that shall come upon them make haste. English Revised Version Vengeance is mine, and recompence, At the time when their foot shall slide: For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste. Webster's Bible Translation To me belongeth vengeance, and recompense; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
World English Bible Vengeance is mine, and recompense, at the time when their foot slides; for the day of their calamity is at hand.source link
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The things that are to come on them shall make haste. Romans Do not avenge yourselves, beloved, but leave room for God's wrath. For it is written: "Vengeance is Mine; I will repay, says the Lord. The longstanding verdict against them remains in force, and their destruction does not sleep. Genesis Then Lamech said to his wives: "Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; wives of Lamech, listen to my speech. For I have slain a man for wounding me, a young man for striking me.
Exodus Now go, lead the people to the place I told you. Behold, My angel shall go before you. But on the day I settle accounts, I will punish them for their sin. I am the LORD. Jeremiah Are they ashamed of their loathsome conduct? No, they have no shame at all, not even enough to blush. Therefore they will fall among the fallen. Therefore, my persecutors will stumble and not prevail.
Since they have not succeeded, they will be utterly put to shame, with an everlasting disgrace that will never be forgotten.
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Jeremiah "Therefore their path will become slick; they will be driven away into the gloom and fall into it. Jeremiah For a destroyer is coming against her--against Babylon. Her warriors will be captured, and their bows will be broken, for the LORD is a God of retribution; He will repay in full.
An unprecedented disaster--behold, it is coming! Hosea The iniquity of Ephraim is bound up; his sin is stored up. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Treasury of Scripture To me belongs vengeance and recompense; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come on them make haste. To me Deuteronomy Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.