Category: SciFi

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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Ep: 21 Cibola Burn

On this episode of the Orbital Sword, David, Scott, and Jim discuss Cibola Burn, the 4th book in the Expanse series by James S.A. Corey.  The giant gate is open end humanity is chomping at the bit to explore, colonize, and exploit what they find at the other end of the wormholes that the gate has to offer. One …

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Ep: 19 Abaddon’s Gate

Welcome to the Orbital Sword, your guide to reading in the Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. On this episode, join the crew as they delve into Abaddon’s Gate by  James S.A. Corey, the third book in the expanse series. The protomolecule has finished it’s work on Venus and has built a gate of wormholes near the …

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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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