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304. Scott Lynch and Elizabeth Bear (a.k.a. The Rakish Rogue and the Sky Marshall) — An Interview

21 Dec

Saturday morning cartoons, hornswoggling teachers, and guys named Trevor, oh my!  Scott Lynch and Elizabeth Bear joined us live at CONvergence to discuss what started them on the road to becoming fans of science fiction and fantasy and the fact that they’re both serious nerds for role-playing.

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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Here’s the episode (show notes are below):

Episode 304 — Download (MP3)

Show Notes: 

Our new intro music comes “Nocturnia” by Psychadelik Pedestrian (CC BY 3.0), which has been slightly modified to include sound effects and for length purposes.

That’s all, folks!  Thanks for listening.  See you next week.

 

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Book Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

26 Apr

It’s a pleasure to re-read (or re-listen) to an old favorite. In an age where readers (including myself) look for new books, new authors, new perspectives, and new good stuff, I appreciate having the chance to revisit something, even from 7 years ago, that, if anything, holds up better for me now than it did when I read it.

Camorr. A Venetian-style fantasy city, complete with canals, a strong mercantile sector that drives the rest of the city and the region around it. A city where the Duke rules, the Dons reign, the Bankers cash in and the ordinary person is caught between them and the nest of thieves who infest the city. By the command of Capa Barsavi, the lord of thieves, who has made a bargain with the duke’s spymaster, the thieves do not touch the Duke, or the Dons, but all others are fair game. And what game they are. Continue reading

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