He felt tears sting his eyelids. The weightless touch moved across his face, wiping the moisture from his eyes, smoothing the roughness of his hair. He lifted his arms, slowly, and reached out. She stepped inside his embrace, as neatly and simply as she had laid the table and the bed. “I…havena done this in a long time,” he said, suddenly shy. “Neither have I,” she said, with a tiny smile. “But we’ll remember how ‘tis.”
- Voyager, Chapter 6 “Being Now Justified by His Blood”.
This scene was handled very well. Claire isn’t the only one closing his/her eyes during intimate times. Even though Jamie claims it’s just something he “always” does, we know otherwise. Jamie and Claire are closing their eyes in order to fantasize about and imagine they are with each other.