The fifth season of Outlander is set to release in early 2020, although an exact date has not been confirmed. The season will consist of 13 episodes and will adapt the fifth book in Diana Gabaldon's series, The Fiery Cross. The story will continue with Jamie and Claire Fraser settling into their new life in North Carolina, while war looms on the horizon. Jamie is called to form a militia to suppress rebellion, putting his life at risk. The season will also explore the aftermath of Brianna's assault and the birth of her child.