And she knows exactly how it will end
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This weekend at EW PopFest, Outlander author Diana Gabaldon sat down with EW’s Lynette Rice to dive into the world of Claire and Jamie. Over the course of the Q&A, Gabaldon talked about the future of the series — and revealed that she will probably finish the saga after an even 10 novels.

There’s a moment in the very beginning of the series when Frank, standing outside the inn where he and Claire are staying, sees Jamie watching Claire through the window. The mysterious occurrence has never been explained, and one of the fans at the PopFest panel asked the author directly whether the next book in the series, Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone, would finally solve the mystery.

“It’ll be the very last thing in the last book, which I think is probably book 10,” Gabaldon replied. Check out the video above to hear it from the author herself.

So the good news, Outlander fans, is that you will eventually learn how that happened! The bad news — it might be awhile.

Watch panel clips from EW PopFest:

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