It had also been previously revealed by another book six reader, Jamie and Tom had first met at Ardsmuir prison during their time in Scotland and were far from friends.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, executive producer Matthew. B Roberts stated: “We just wanted to come into the first episode and really give you background on that relationship.”
“There’s this assumption that all of Jamie’s Ardsmuir men are people he had a good relationships with and who look up to him, and that might not be the case,” Matthew concluded.
A release date for season six is yet to be revealed, however, express.co.uk will be updated with new information.
Outlander seasons 1-5 are available to stream on Starz.