Buckkeep Radio

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

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

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