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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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. 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 …

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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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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. …

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