Ep. 16: Running with the Demon

Greetings! Welcome to the Orbital Sword! David, Scott and Jim are pleased to bring you their thoughts on the very first book in the Shannara saga, Running with the Demon by Terry Brooks.  Set in the modern era, this fantasy is set in a small town where everything seems to be coming together. The book focuses on …

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Ep 15: Leviathan Wakes

Welcome, once again, aboard the Orbital Sword! In the episode, David, Scott, and Jim read and discuss the Leviathan Wakes, The 2012 Hugo Award and Locus Award nominated novel. This is the first in a series by James S.A. Corey. Set in a future where the solar system has been colonized, the story follows the characters James …

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Ep 14: The Genesis of Shannara: Armageddon’s Children

Once again, David, Scott, and Jim gather in the reading room aboard the Orbital Sword to bring you their latest episode as they look closely at Terry Brooks’ Armageddon’s Children, the first of the Genesis of Shannara trilogy. Is it fantasy or is it Sci-Fi? This one seems to have elements of both and is an entertaining story. …

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Ep 13: The Wise Man’s Fear

David, Scott, and Jim once again board the Orbital Sword and occupy the reading room to discuss their latest reading adventure. This time, they look closely at the second book of Patrick Rothfuss’ very popular Kingkiller Chronicles: The Wise Man’s Fear. Listen in as they pick this one apart and discuss what they liked and disliked and …

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Ep: 12 The Name of the Wind

Greetings! Welcome aboard the Orbital Sword. On this episode, we delve into the world of Fantasy as we review Patrick Rothfuss’ Name of the Wind.  David, Scott, and Jim take you through the text and explore what appeals to them and what does not.  This episode features not one, but two rants from David which are fun …

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