Category: Fantasy

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, …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Ep. 16: Running with the Demon

Greetings! Welcome to the Orbital Sword! David, Scott and Jim are pleased to bring you their thoughts on the very first book in the Shannara saga, Running with the Demon by Terry Brooks.  Set in the modern era, this fantasy is set in a small town where everything seems to be coming together. The book focuses on …

Continue reading

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. …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading