Category: SciFi

The Orbital Sword: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Your Orbital Sword crew, David, Scott, and Jim once again enter the reading room to discuss Red Rising by Pierce Brown, a young adult science fiction novel set on a terraformed Mars. Everyone seemed to like the book pretty well, but for different reasons. Tune in and give a listen to what they said about …

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The Orbital Sword: Duke of Caladan by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Greetings! David, Scott, and Jim once again sit down in the Orbital Sword’s reading room to discuss Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson newest contribution to the Dune extended universe Dune: The Duke of Caladan. This book is the first in a series of three stories that lead directly to the novel Dune  by Frank Herbert. …

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The Orbital Sword: Tales of Dune: Expanded Edition by Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert

David, Scott, and Jim are getting excited and impatient for the release of the new Dune film, so they decided to read Tales of Dune, a collection of short stories by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. Join the crew as they discuss eight stories set in different timeframes in the Dune universe.

The Orbital Sword: Expeditionary Force: Columbus Day by Craig Alanson

Welcome to the reading room aboard the Orbital Sword. On this episode, David, Scott, and Jim discuss Craig Alanson’s Columbus Day, the first book in his Expeditionary Force series. When an alien force lands on Earth on Columbus Day, it turns out that first contact is anything but pleasant. Humans join a space-going army promising …

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The Orbital Sword: Tiamat’s Wrath by James S.A. Corey

On this episode of the Orbital Sword, David, Scott, and Jim discuss Tiamat’s Wrath, the eighth book in James S.A. Corey’s Expanse series. In this story, Holden remains a captive of Winston Duarte, leader of the Laconian Empire. Amos is on a secret mission to end the empire , but is sidetracked when he meets Teresa. They intern …

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