The Artemis finally reaches Jamaica bringing Jamie and Claire much closer to their goal. During a ball on the island, the Frasers encounter old allies, as well as former adversaries who threaten to derail their mission.
Archibald: So, then... A new king will rise in Scotland upon the death of a child that is two hundred years old on the day of its birth. Geillis: A 200-year-old baby? Do ye think I'm an idiot? I brought ye here to tell me when it will happen, and instead, ye give me the bloody Case of Benjamin Button.