Claire and Jamie host a dinner in an attempt to undermine Charles Stuart. While returning from l'Hopital des Anges Claire, Murtagh and Mary are attacked by masked men, resulting in Mary being raped. The aftermath of it complicates the gathering.
- Attempted Rape: Claire just escapes being raped when the group of masked men attacks her, Mary and Murtagh. Unfortunately Mary isn't so lucky.
- Defiled Forever: Jamie warns Claire not to let anyone know of Mary's rape, or she'll never be married.
- Rape as Drama: Mary is graphically-shown being raped by one of the masked attackers.