Category: Fantasy

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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Ep 10: Inheritance

Greetings! Join the crew of the Orbital Sword as David, Scott, and Jim take a close look at the fourth book in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycleseries, which also happens to be entitled Inheritance. Your crew will look at the important aspects of this very long book and discuss the major points of plot, characters, and themes. Thanks for …

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Ep 08: Brisingr

Greetings and welcome aboard the Orbital Sword.  In this episode, David, Scott, and Jim look at Brisingr by Christopher Paolini.  As they have worked through the books to this point, it becomes apparent that Paolini’s writing has matured as well as his characters.  This one is full of battles that hardly ever slow down as …

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