After receiving the firearms by Governor Martin, Jamie hands over the weapons in exchange for the Cherokees during the 4th episode of the Starz historical drama “Outlander” season 6. In meeting Chief Kaheroton, Cherokee Chief, Ian is confronted by Kaheroton, and he begins to talk about his experiences with Kaheroton, who is a member of the Mohawks, as well as his family in front of his father. Kaheroton’s presence also aids Ian in confronting his past and gaining peace.
Brianna’s revelations about the Cherokees the future of the tribe make Jamie feel unsure about his loyalty toward the Crown. The episode concludes with Jamie’s important decision; we’ve looked into the exact decision. Let’s get into it following the quick recap! We’ll give you spoilers in the coming days.
Outlander Season 6, Episode 4, Recap
The fourth episode of ‘Hour of the Wolf’ begins with Ian recalling his journey to a Mohawk. When he became, a Mohawk was married to the name of a Mohawk woman known as Wahionhaweh and then began to plan their first baby. Their daughter was not yet born. Wahionhaweh began to conceive again, and the baby died before birth. The community’s elders believed that Ian’s infants couldn’t find roots in their mother’s wombs because his spirit wasn’t Mohawk. Ian, angry at the possibility of losing his family, went to visit his wife but was surprised to see her get together with his acquaintance Kaheroton.
Ian is greeted by Kaheroton in Kaheroton’s home on Cherokees on the land of the Cherokees when he joins uncle Jamie in delivering the weapons ordered to him by Governor Martin. He recounts his experience with Wahionhaweh and Kaheroton to Jamie, who comforts him by telling him that he’s not done anything that he regrets.
At Fraser’s Ridge, Claire plays around with the use of ether in Lizzie as well as Josiah with the aid of Malva and is amazed to discover that it’s producing amazing results. Jamie was stricken by the revelation of Brianna that she believes that the Cherokees will be forced to leave their land in 60 years and warns the Chief Bird of the similar.
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Disappointed, Ian fights with Kaheroton over the theft of Wahionhaweh. Jamie and Scotchee do their best to stop them from fighting and only for the former to get angry, Kaheroton. Scotch suggests a duel after Kaheroton reacts and accepts the offer. After realizing Kaheroton isn’t guilty of anything, Ian reconciles with his old friend and hands Jamie’s gun to him in exchange for the duel. He is humiliated by Scotchee but doesn’t attempt to kill the Scotsman. The confrontation with Kaheroton will simultaneously make Ian realize that he’s a Mohawk and a Scotsman.
Outlander Season 6 Episode 4: What’s the Reason for Jamie quitting his position as Indian Agent? Who will he fight in the Battle?
When Brianna tells Jamie his fears that Cherokees will be forced to quit their land following the Revolutionary War, he becomes unhappy. In his role as an Indian agent, Jamie gets forced to make sure there is no doubt that Cherokees will stand up in the name of and defend the Crown in the conflict to come, even knowing that it is an armed struggle that which the Indians are not able to be able to win.
His loyalty to Ian and the Indians through Ian forces him to inform chief Bird about their possible removal, even though it’s contrary to his loyalty to the Crown. So, Jamie decides to resign as an Indian agent to not betray his fellow Cherokees and the King.
If Jamie decides to remain the Indian Agent, he might be required to prioritize the needs of the Crown regardless of the imminent threats that could affect the Cherokees. To avoid this situation, Jamie steps away from his duties to provide the Cherokees the chance to get through ” the Trail of Tears.”
Jamie demands Chief Bird stop fighting with the King. He asks him to go into hiding and then getaway when the War occurs. Jamie does not want to see the Cherokees being killed in the name of the Crown in the face of Rebels that could include him too. Being Ian’s uncle Jamie is nervous about holding guns against relatives to his son.
Jamie has also decided to leave the position because he’s conscious that he cannot fight with the Loyalists in the coming War. For someone who would like to remain on the good side of history, fighting for the Crown is not possible for Jamie. He is also aware that being an Indian agent for the British King can only burden him since his thoughts are aligned with Rebels. He is in a similar position to Claire and decides to resign from the position will make him recognize himself as the King’s enemy.
Because America is home to Jamie’s daughter Brianna Brianna, the Scotsman is aware that he must be fighting the King. This conviction is what makes him decide to resign as a friend for the Crown. He sees it as the first step towards joining the Rebels or, at the very least, mentally. Jamie’s decision to leave Rebels is likely to trigger devastating consequences, possibly altering how he lives life and his family members and their lives.