Ep 05: Stranger in a Strange Land

Join the crew of the Orbital Sword as we work our way through Robert Heinlein’s 1961 science fiction novel Stranger in a Strange Land, the story of a young man born on Mars, raised by Martians, and brought to Earth.  In 1962, this story won the Hugo Award for best novel and it has been touted by …

Continue reading

Ep 04: New York 2140

Whether you think Climate Change and Global Warming is a real thing or not, Kim Stanley Robinson takes a look at what future life might be like in The Big Apple in his book, New York 2140.  Join the crew of The Orbital Sword as we give our impressions, both positive and negative.  The best part …

Continue reading

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!  

Ep 02: Ringworld

Greetings everyone!  David, Scott, and Jim are proud to bring you this installment of the Orbital Sword in which we look at Ringworld by Larry Niven.  Imagine yourself in the distant future where space travel is as common as getting in your car and driving to the grocery store. Now imagine that there is a …

Continue reading

Ep 01: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Welcome aboard the Orbital Sword!  David, Scott, and Jim discuss the classic first book in the Hitchhiker’s series, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.  Join us as the guys guide you through the universe and hit every point in space/time. Whatever you do, please be sure to have your towel along and …

Continue reading