Buckkeep Radio

We’re reading Robin Hobb’s Realm of the Elderlings

Episode 42: It’s our One Year Anniversary Bonus Episode!

August 3rd, 2020

To celebrate our birthday the BKR crew got together to chat and answer a few listener questions. Hopefully this helps you pass the time while you wait for our first Tawny Man episode to drop on August 17th!

 

NEXT BOOK: Fool's Errand Chapters 1-6 will post on August 17th

 

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Buckkeep Radio - Episode 42: It's Our Birthday. Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Jenny, Eli, Elena, Joey and Ashley.

 

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

 

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

 

Episode 41: Ship of Destiny Chapters 35-Epilogue

July 20th, 2020

With this extra long episode we finish Ship of Destiny and The Liveship Traders. The wrap up on the adventures of Althea, Wintrow and Malta took us a while and there's still quite a bit we still want to know. Join us for one last sail, hearties!

CWs on this reading section: CW on everything for people speaking fondly of a rapist. Ch 35: for assault related trauma, Ch 36: assault related trauma and depictions of triggered PTSD;  Ch 37: More assault PTSD and two scenes involving sexual advances that trigger a POV character; Ch 39: trauma for a POV character; Ch 40: discussion of rape;  and discussion of traumatic memories. 

 

NEXT EPISODE: Tawny Man trilogy, Fool's Errand Chapters 1-6 will post on August 17, 2020.

Buckkeep Radio - Episode 41: Ship of Destiny - Chapters 35-Epilogue.  Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Jenny, Eli, Elena and Ashley (special guest Joey).

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

 

 

Episode 40: Ship of Destiny Chapters 30-34

July 13th, 2020

We're almost done with Ship of Destiny. Join us as we discuss a whole lot of action on the high seas! And for the first time, everyone stays for Spoiler Section!

CWs: Ch 30 more gaslighting; Ch 32: painful conversations about a POV character's rape and defense of a rapist; Ch 34: scenes of a slight romantical nature with a minor

 

NEXT EPISODE: Ship of Destiny Ch 35-Epilogue (CW on everything for people speaking fondly of a rapist. Ch 35: for assault related trauma, Ch 36: assault related trauma and depictions of triggered PTSD;  Ch 37: More assault PTSD and two scenes involving sexual advances that trigger a POV character; Ch 39: trauma for a POV character; discussion of rape;  and discussion of traumatic memories. 

Buckkeep Radio - Episode 40: Ship of Destiny - Chapters 30-34.  Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Jenny, Eli, Elena and Ashley.

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

Episode 39: Ship of Destiny Chapters 25-29

July 6th, 2020

In this episode we tackle a tough section for all of us. We discuss Hobb's critique of patriarchy via an architecture of tropes. We also revisit some old characters and one of our new readers has an epiphany.

Content Warnings:

Ch 26 for rape of a POV character by a POV character. Summary starts at 15min. Discussion begins at 22min 45sec and ends at 37min.

Ch 29 discussion of rape; confrontation between rapist and victim; denial of victim's claims. Summary begins at 57min; Discussion begins at 1hr 1min and ends at 1hr 14min.

 

NEXT EPISODE: Ship of Destiny Ch 30-34 (CWs: Ch 30 more gaslighting; Ch 32: painful conversations about rape and defense of the rapist; Ch 34: scenes of a romantical nature with a minor)

 

Buckkeep Radio - Episode 39: Ship of Destiny - Chapters 25-29.  Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Jenny, Eli, Elena and Ashley.

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

Episode 38: Ship of Destiny Chapters 20-24

June 29th, 2020

Topics get heavy in this episode but we do our best to keep some parts light. Mixed in with our discussion of our growing discomfort with Kennit, and our worries for Malta and Reyn is a plan for a theme park once we can all go outside again and dragons might be on the path towards redemption for some of our serpent haters.

 

CWs on Ch 22: Mention of rape of a child and threat of rape to a POV character; Ch 23: Assault trauma; Threat of rape to a POV character.

 

NEXT EPISODE: Ship of Destiny Ch 25-29  (CWs: Ch 26 for Rape of a POV character by a POV character; Ch 28: Threat of rape/sexual coercion; Ch 29: contemplation of rape by a POV character; confrontation of a rapist by his victim; denial of a rape victims claims by a group/doubt of the victims sanity; a lot of angry confrontations and discussions of the rape) 

 

Buckkeep Radio - Episode 38: Ship of Destiny - Chapters 20-24.  Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Jenny, Eli and Ashley.

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

Episode 37: Ship of Destiny Chapters 15-19

June 22nd, 2020

The BKR crew tries to figure out how, exactly, dragons spin their eyes and come up with a hit for Maulkin and the Tangles while discussing what's going on with Selden. Bolt is up to no good and Bingtown is under attack!

No CWs in this section.

 

NEXT EPISODE: Ship of Destiny Ch 20-24  (CWs: Chapter 22 for mention of rape of a child and threat of rape to a POV character; Chapter 23 for assault trauma, threat of rape to a POV character)

 

Buckkeep Radio - Episode 37: Ship of Destiny - Chapters 15-19.  Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Jenny, Elena, Eli and Ashley.

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

 

Episode 36: Ship of Destiny Chapters 10-14

June 15th, 2020

In this episode of Buckkeep Radio the crew forms a band called Maulkin and the Tangles! The Bingtown Traders are planning something, Tintaglia has a job for humanity, Brashen and Althea give us the romance novel we've been craving, Bolt orders people around and Paragon reveals all?

 

CWs on Ch 13 for harassment and groping and threats of rape; and Ch 14 for allusion to child abuse.  

 

NEXT EPISODE: Ship of Destiny Ch 15-19  (No CWs for this reading section)

 

Buckkeep Radio - Episode 36: Ship of Destiny - Chapters 10-14.  Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Jenny, Elena, Eli and Ashley.

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

Episode 35: Ship of Destiny Ch 5 - 9

June 8th, 2020

In this episode of Buckkeep Radio we cover Serilla's increasingly bizarre machinations, Grag tries again, Tintaglia goes on a memory tour, Kekki isn't doing so great, a serpent sings and avast! A Pirate Battle!

CW reminder:  Ch 5 for discussion of details surrounding Althea’s attempted rape; Ch 6 for rape trauma re Serilla; Ch 8: Malta is threatened with rape and Ch 9 there is discussion of the rape of slaves.

 

NEXT EPISODE: Ship of Destiny Ch 10-14  (CWs: Ch 13 harassment/groping/threats of rape)

 

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Buckkeep Radio - Episode 35: Ship of Destiny - Ch 5-9.  Featuring Rachel, Alyssa, Eli, Jenny, Elena and Ashley.

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine

Monday, June 1st Update

June 1st, 2020

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Episode 34: Ship of Destiny Prologue - Ch 4

May 25th, 2020

We've started the last book of the Liveship Traders Trilogy. Ship of Destiny ahoy! She Who Remembers is remembering, TINTAGLIA is flying, Vivacia isn't who she thinks she is. The stage is set!

No CWs for this reading section.

 

NEXT EPISODE: Ship of Destiny Ch 5-9  (CWs: Ch 5 for discussion of details surrounding Althea’s attempted rape; Ch 6 for rape trauma re Serilla; Ch 8: Malta is threatened with rape)

 

Buckkeep Radio - Episode 34: Ship of Destiny - Prologue - Ch 4.  Featuring Rachel, Eli, Jenny, Elena and Ashley.

The Realm of the Elderlings novels are written by Robin Hobb.

Our theme is The Streets of Sant-Ivo by Mid-Air Machine