Category: Fantasy

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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Ep 07: Eldest

Breeze through an atmosphere of fantasy as we take a closer look at the second book of Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance cycle, Eldest. While this book moves rather slowly, there is a lot in it that sets the stage for the future conflict with the despotic ruler, Galbatorix. Eragon undergoes a change, Saphira learns, Roran comes into his …

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Ep 03: Eragon

Heroes and villains and dragons, oh my!  Welcome to the Orbital Sword where David, Scott, and Jim will guide you through the world of Eragon by Christopher Paolini.  This is a very popular book among younger readers and has everything that should be included in a great fantasy story.  Thanks for listening!