Category: SciFi

Ep: 17 Caliban’s War

The Orbital Sword crew headed into the reading room and had a good discussion on a book that all three of the crew enjoyed. Join David, Scott, and Jim for their review of Caliban’s War by James S.A. Corey, the second installment of the Expanse series. This story follows many of the characters we talked about in our Leviathan Wakes review, …

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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 11: Fahrenheit 451

The Orbital Sword takes off once again to read and discuss a classic Sci-Fi novel by celebrated author Ray Bradbury. Join David, Scott, and Jim as they enter the reading room to discuss Fahrenheit 451, a story about firemen who start rather than put out fires.  This story contains warnings that are as relevant today as they …

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Ep 09: Star Wars: Thrawn

Join the crew of the Orbital Sword in the ship’s library to discuss Thrawn by Timothy Zahn. How does one rise to power in the Empire? Well, with ambition and political savvy! Thrawn is loaded with political intrigue, epic battles, and plenty of twists and turns while it follows the rise of one of the …

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Ep 06: Navigators of Dune – Special Episode

After some mishaps with lost files and other difficulties, David, Scott and Jim have finally gotten their spice together and recorded their thoughts on the latest of the Dune series of books by Brian Herbert and Kevin J, Anderson, Navigators of Dune.  Join the Orbital Sword crew as we break it down.

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