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The Raveling: Alec Hutson Interview

In a surprise twist, Alec comes back on the pod to talk our thoughts on The Raveling, grape seeds, and what is next in the Hutson universe. Don't miss Alec revealing jaw dropping truths about his trilogy you won't hear anywhere else! Next week we are reading Red Rising by Pierce Brown, so polish off that robot in the corner its time for some science fiction.

Special thanks to VOLO for the intro and outro music.

The Shadow King Alec Hutson Interview

The Grey Bastards: Jonathan French Interview

Honestly, one of the most legitimately informative episodes we have ever recorded thanks to Jonathan French. Want to know how the Sludgeman travels around the Lots? Need an answer for your theory about Jackal's lineage? Do you want to stop being eaten alive by mosquitoes every summer? These questions and more finally answered! We talk goth hobbits, ax throwing, and orc chili. Also, fuck you Cloudy; you know what you did. Follow @JFrenchAuthor on Twitter for some prime cuts and The Lot Lands news!

Special thanks to VOLO for the intro and outro music.

The Grey Bastards Jonathan French The Lot Lands Interview

Touch of Iron: Timandra Whitecastle Interview

In the words of a wise author, "Garbage in, garbage out but I say if you put good stuff in, you get good stuff out." Well on this episode, Timandra Whitecastle somehow manages to take garbage in and send good stuff out! We talk about the fine art of whittling, cursing in fantasy, and a story you may have heard of about a certain special boy with a lightning shaped scar. Timandra also helps us name a few magical artifacts and lays down the law on some tough disputes. Follow her on twitter, @TimWhitecastle, and sign up for her email list at https://timandrawhitecastle.com/. Special thanks to VOLO for the intro and outro music.

Fantasy Timandra Whitecastle Touch of Iron Interview

Aching God: Mike Shel Interview

Mike Shel pretty much schools us on Aching God, RPGs, psychology, and proper methods of maniacal, sadistic punishment. We laughed. We cried. Dan was almost flayed alive. A good time had by all. Check out Mike on Twitter @MikeShelAuthor and see Aching God as a finalist in the SPFBO competition. Special thanks to VOLO for the intro and outro music.

Aching God Mike Shel Interview

The Crimson Queen Part Three + Author Interview

The boys are back at it again. In a very anti-Immortal episode Luke roasts Demian, and Dan comes down very hard on Jan (again). We wrap up our discussion of The Crimson Queen by revealing the consequences of climate engineering. Wondering why this episode is twice as long? Alec Hutson, author of The Crimson Queen, tells us the secret to coming up with cool titles and answers many of our well thought out questions. Special thanks to VOLO for the intro and outro music.

Fantasy Alec Hutson The Crimson Queen Interview