Category: SciFi

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: 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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The Orbital Sword: Persepolis Rising

David, Scott, and Jim once again board the Orbital Sword and head into the cosmos to report on the activities of the crew of the Rocinante while they discuss the seventh book in James S.A. Corey’s Expanse series. Persepolis Rising joins the action thirty years after the events of the last book. Holden and Naomi look forward to retirement and …

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Babylon’s Ashes

David, Scott, and Jim are proud to bring you their impressions of the sixth novel in the Expanse series by James S.A. Corey, Babylon’s Ashes.  Our intrepid crew explore this segment of the story that envisions the aftermath of the Free Navy’s attacks against Earth and the Martian Navy, as well as Marco Inaros’ plans …

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