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Rhythm of War: Part Four

Good news, we finally get to have some dragon discourse in Stormlight, did we get the dragon checklist right? In a surprise move Dan is finally willing to give Shallan some slack on something. Hey, who is gonna be Odiums champion? It feels like there's an obvious choice...

Next week we're taking a break followed by a patreon only mailbag episode in two weeks. Join the patreon (https://www.patreon.com/dcitabc) and send us questions if you don't want to wait 3 weeks for the next episode!

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Rhythm of War: Part Three

Luke gets us warmed up with an essential bathroom innovation (9:30 to skip). Brandon had a very big week last week, and we are all hyped. Can we also appreciate how insane the last decade has been on Roshar? Luke announces it is finally time to start expressing ourselves through dance instead of sword. Dan announces he is completely done with the Stormfather. Also please ignore the highstorm going on outside at one point in the recording.

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Rhythm of War: Part Two

We're coming back to our favorite punching bag (cause he won't punch back), Lirin how are ya! Make sure to be concise in your letters folks or Dan is coming after you, every sentence counts. We're sewing out pockets shut from here on out and cheering on our new horse radiants.

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Rhythm of War: Part One

The Patreon is up (https://www.patreon.com/dcitabc) be sure to check out those subscriber benefits! Dan also gives his report on the Big Bang Theory (13:15 to skip). You have GOT to read the novellas, folks. Dan is back on his theory game and Luke can finally get on board. This episode also introduces Crass Dan which we are all excited about.

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Dawnshard

We announce some podcast news and then warmup with a hot debate about everyone's favorite show The Big Bang Theory (16:15 to skip). Luke wants the sailors to unionize and Dan wants the Sleepless in charge. It wouldn't be an episode of Don't call it a book club without us theorizing about new sports and the sleepless have a banger.

Reading the first quarter of Rhythm of War next week!

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Oathbringer: Part Four

No warmup on this one since in classic Sanderson fashion the ending of Oathbringer has a lot of ground to cover. After the big revelation, we of course discuss some human-Parshendi relations. Dan comes out swinging with some really well thought out theories, and Luke has some constructive criticism for Dalinar.

Next week we are starting Academ's Fury by Jim Butcher, book 2 of the Codex Alera series!

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Oathbringer: Part Three

Dan wants to learn a little "real life lore" while reading (10:55 to skip). Luke no longer stans Shallan and Dan wants to hear some details about damage and hit points. Some important discussion about who lives in Shadesmar and Dan introduces another powerful theory about Dalinar. Finishing up the book next week!

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Oathbringer: Part Two

Nothing personal but I don't want to share food with you and I have something to say about it (8:05 to skip). Now that Jasnah is back she takes a spot in the hot seat. She's a little too ready to attack our parshmen friends! Dan has some words for the heralds, and we come up with some good alternative strategies. Plus don't sleep on the new theories we bring out in this one!

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Oathbringer: Part One

Apologies, but we have to talk about Lebron (8:15 to skip). Luke decides to start us off by pissing off thousands of readers everywhere and Dan goes after a world religion so a contentious start. Luke also proposes a revision to our understanding of toughness that is so needed right now. Finally, everybody get ready for the giant spaceship portion of Stormlight because it is for sure coming.

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Words of Radiance: Part Four

Dan comes out swinging at these so called "geniuses". Luke is hesitant to give Dan props for called shots but we all know Dan is basically the book Nostradamus. We also should take a minute and just imagine the hype that has built up on this battlefield. Luke needs to know who has the coolest backstory, quick! Finally, what kinds of weapons are we requesting for our new magic weapons? We are continuing within the Stormlight Archive and reading Edgedancer next week!

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Words of Radiance: Part Three

We're getting warmed up with our first e-bike news segment, many more to come (7:30 to skip). Everybody share their experiences of the first time they read the arena fight scene, we've got some fun ones. Dan's got a big new theory about why the spren are bad and we try to remember why the desolations kept coming. Please remind us!

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Words of Radiance: Part Two

Dan gets warmed up with a crisis and Luke talks him down (10:57 to skip). The boys talk theories of justice and we get a good analysis of the parallels between Kaladin and Shallan. Hold up, is this actually an insightful book discussion? Nah, now they are talking about spit balls so don't worry about it.

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Words of Radiance: Part One

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We're getting warmed up with some holiday talk (8:40 to skip) and then talking the first quarter of Words of Radiance. Some good Bridge 4 tattoo discussion in this one, let us know if you agree with us or not! Plus who are you taking, Pattern or Syl? There's no wrong answer!

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The Way of Kings: Part Four

Looks like Dan's plan for sneaking spheres is out, but never give up folks. Research funding must be way down in Alethi society right now because we don't know anything about these Parshendi and it's wild! Also Dan finally convinces Luke not to wear frillies on the plains. Brandon never disappoints with finales so stick around for the highlight reel.

Next week we are starting The True Bastards by Jonathan French! This is book two of the series so go read the Grey Bastards if you haven't already.

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The Way of Kings: Part Three

Luke hits us with a blast from the past (6:20 to skip). Dan suggests a silver lining to chasm duty and Luke is *emotional*. We also find out why Luke isn't a regular blood donor or a member of the Heralds. Also, Dan actually provides some real life knowledge in this episode. Finally, the best laid plans of mice and men...really need some work apparently. You know what, maybe they weren't the best laid plans.

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The Way of Kings: Part Two

To get us warmed up Dan wants to reframe our generational nerd terminology (skip to 7:30 for book discussion). Bring Luke some frilly laces to throw on under his jacket, it honestly looks great and Dalinar needs to refine his arguments a little. Dan is sick and tired of us exploiting our limited natural resources. Sustainable living y'all. Also what's your SPM?

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The Way of Kings: Part One

Of course Luke and Dan are gonna talk about the limitations of having a safehand and the power of these eyebrows. Luke points out which spren would be the most embarrassing to see and Dan postulates about what to transform this rock into. Finally, this family doesn't need money they need therapy ASAP.

Happy Holidays!

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