Years ago, the city of Bulikov wielded the powers of the Gods to conquer the world. But after its divine protectors were mysteriously killed, the conqueror has become the conquered; the city's proud history has been erased and censored, progress has left it behind, and it is just another colonial outpost of the world's new geopolitical power.
Greg and Dani discuss the speculation surrounding a Winds of Winter release date, the first book in the The Divine Cities series (City of Stairs), and share a fun announcement!
Just some thoughts I've had lately about blogging and reviewing.
This week, Dani and Greg discuss the The Collapsing Empire by author John Scalzi who is hailed as being the author that writes accessible science fiction!
Our universe is ruled by physics and faster than light travel is not possible -- until the discovery of The Flow, an extra-dimensional field we can access at certain points in space-time that transport us to other worlds, around other stars.
Events are coming to a climax in the Banished Lands, as the war reaches new heights. King Nathair has taken control of the fortress at Drassil and three of the Seven Treasures are in his possession. And together with Calidus and his ally Queen Rhin, Nathair will do anything to obtain the remaining Treasures. With all seven under his command, he can open a portal to the Otherworld.
Dani and Greg are re-joined by Jordan for a week to discuss Eragon and to explore a new segment at the end of the episode!
When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood - where even greater pain awaits.
Dani and Greg discuss whether books can stop bullets, library fines, and the first book in the YA series, Illuminae!