Category: Fantasy

The Green Knight (Space Lore Book 1)

The Orbital Sword once again takes flight with an unusual episode. The crew discusses The Green Knight by Chris Dietzel which is touted to be a sci-fi/fantasy mashup in the vein of Star Wars and Arthurian Legend. What makes this an unusual episode is while Jim read the whole book, Scott read about 75% of it, and …

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Nemesis Games

On this episode of The Orbital Sword, David, Scott, and Jim discuss the fifth book in the Expanse series by James S.A. Corey, Nemesis Games. The story focuses on the member’s of the Rocinante crew as they temporarily go their separate ways to deal with situations from their past as well as new situations of the present. We get a lot …

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Ep: 22 Sea of Thieves: Athena’s Fortune

Ahoy Matey! Welcome aboard the Orbital Sword where we look closely at Chris Allcock’s pirate fantasy novel Sea of Thieves: Athena’s Fortune. David, Scott, and Jim discuss aspects of this novel based on a video game. The guys are somewhat split on whether they liked it or not. No one hated it, but it seems that there …

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EP: 20 Angel Fire East

On this very exciting episode of the Orbital Sword, we enter the reading room once again to discuss Terry Brooks’ Angel Fire East. Findo Gask returns looking for the Gypsy Morph and poses what is Nest and John’s biggest challenge of the three-book Word and the Void series. There is no shortage of action in this one. Join David, …

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Ep: 18 A Knight of the Word

Greetings and welcome aboard. On this episode of the Orbital Sword, the crew take timeout from their duties to discuss Terry Brooks’ A Knight of the Word, the second in The Word and the Void trilogy of pre-Shannara series. In this story, following a tragedy, John Ross decides that it is time to set aside his mission as …

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