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: 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: 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: 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: 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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