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

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