Roger MacKenzie isn't dead as #Outlander fans spot huge he's alive

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers from Outlander season five, episode seven.

The latest instalment of Outlander left Jamie (played by Sam Heughan) devastated as he watched Murtagh (Duncan Lacroix) shot in the chest, with him bleeding out on the battlefield. There was more heartache in store for the Fraser family though when Roger (Richard Rankin) could not be found but a hooded figure wearing his coat was seen hanging from a tree.


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Brianna (Sophie Skelton), Roger’s wife and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie’s daughter, was understandably heartbroken as she realised he’d been mistaken for a traitor and killed.

In the preview clip for next week’s instalment, Brianna can be seen telling her parents all she wants is his husband back which seemingly confirms Roger is dead.

However, many viewers aren’t convinced and believe it’s simply a red herring.

Fans will know Roger bumped into Morag MacKenzie (Elysia Welch) before the battle as her husband Buck was on the side of the Regulators.

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Roger gave a warning to Morag before they hugged but as he was about to leave, Buck spotted him.

After a brief tussle, Roger was knocked out and fans are convinced Buck took Roger’s jacket and wore it to fight in.

Taking to Reddit to share their theories, many fans were certain the episode The Ballad of Roger Mac does not mark the end of Roger.

“Not a book reader, but I can't imagine Roger is

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