What might happen in the second half of 'Outlander' season 7, based on the books

There are major spoilers for both the "Outlander" books and television series ahead.

Season seven's second half — the show's penultimate season — will premiere in 2024.Based on the events of Diana Gabaldon's books, here's what we think will happen.

The year 2024 has arrived, which is great news for "Outlander" fans. The first half of the seventh season of the sweeping time travel drama aired last year,

That could mean that fans of the show will only have to wait a few weeks or months to see Scottish warrior Jamie (Sam Heughan

and his time-traveling wife Claire (Caitrona Balfe), who were seen returning to Scotland in the midseason finale.

As for the rest of season seven, it has been confirmed that the episodes will follow the events of Diana Gabaldon's seventh and eighth "Outlander" novels.

Although previous seasons of the Starz drama adapted a single book, due to the show's shortened, COVID-affected sixth season, season seven will end up straddling three book

The first eight episodes covered events from the sixth "Outlander" book, "A Breath of Snow and Ashes," as well as some from the seventh, "An Echo in the Bone."

Never expect Outlander Season 8 in 2024.