Ronald Moore
Executive producer Ronald Moore participates in the Starz "Outlander" panel at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, January 9, 2015. Reuters/David McNew

There will be some pain to experience in “Outlander” season 3, as both Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) will be spending time apart. Executive producer Ronald Moore has teased their plans for the two main characters in the first few episodes, also talking about Brianna (Sophie Skelton) and Roger (Richard Rankin).

"The way we've structured the season allows you to experience both [Jamie and Claire's lives] at the same time," Moore told TV Guide. Fans can expect the episode to keep shifting timelines, showing what the two main characters experience in their time of separation.

Fans already know that Claire will go back to her first husband Frank (Tobias Menzies), but she is no longer the same woman she was before travelling through the magical stones at Craigh na Dun. In order to get over her grief, she will focus her energy at work, putting her medical knowledge to good use while making new friends and raising a daughter.

Meanwhile, Jamie has an adventure of his own. He will try to move on, thinking he has lost the love of his life forever, but the memories of Claire still haunt him.

While there is a lot of pain and longing in the first few episodes, there is also a budding romance. Moore said that the main aspect of Brianna and Roger is their relationship to each other. They also work together for Claire to help find out if Jamie survived the Battle of Culloden.

Finding out that Jamie survived will not be enough. It is also essential to find out what happened to him after the war. Where did he go? What did he do? Where did he live? These details will prove crucial when Claire travels back in time once again in “Outlander” season 3.

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This is perhaps the most hectic time for the producers of the “Outlander” TV series. The cast members have done their job by filming the relevant scenes for season 3, barring automated dialogue replacement for some actors. Now, the post-production process begins. There is also the added task of getting the script for season 4 ready. [Read more: Matthew B Roberts splits his time between 'Outlander' season 3 post production and season 4 script writing].