"Gently, he turned me away from him and fitted himself to my back so we lay nested together. His hand cupped my breast, not in invitation or demand, but because it seemed to belong there.- Diana Gabaldon Outlander Page 291
“Don’t be afraid,” he whispered into my hair. “There’s the two of us now.” I felt warm, soothed, and safe for the first time in many days."
"Jamie’s hands tightened on mine.- Diana Gabaldon Outlander Page 273-274
“You are safe,” he said firmly. “You have my name and my family, my clan, and if necessary, the protection of my body as well. The man willna lay hands on ye again, while I live.”
“Thank you,” I said. Looking at that strong, young, determined face, with its broad cheekbones and solid jaw, I felt for the first time that this preposterous scheme of Dougal’s might actually have been a reasonable suggestion.
The protection of my body. The phrase struck with particular impact, looking at him … He meant it; and young as he was, he knew what he meant, and bore the scars to prove it … It was no romantic pledge he had made me, but the blunt promise to guard my safety at the cost of his own."
"Outlander" cast members Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe, Graham McTavish, Gary Lewis, Lotte Verbeek and Tobias Menzies, as well as Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and author Diana Gabaldon, share with Access their first impressions of each other.
"- i can hear the tide in your whispers (via vaerity)
you are vast and beautiful like the sea,
and i was afraid to swim.
so you poured me into your veins,
and let me ride the waves.
now i finally understand
why sailors don’t come home.