Author: Joan Cummins

  • Episode 9: The Realms of the Gods

    Rebecca and Joan discuss the romance elephant in the room, whether the Divine Realms would be any fun, and their backlogged prayers to the small gods. More like DragonYEET amirite?? […]

  • Episode 8: Emperor Mage

    Episode 8: Emperor Mage. Rebecca and Joan discuss fresh Carthaki living, the freedom of anger, and how to properly honor the gods of the dead. BYO Undead Dinosaur Army!   […]

  • Episode 7: Wolf-Speaker

    Rebecca and Joan discuss Daine’s evolving relationship with “monsters,” whether sexism applies to wolves, and tips for reading up on conservation and sustainability. (Is this secretly a werewolf book??)   […]

  • Episode 6: Wild Magic

    Rebecca and Joan discuss traumatized teenagers, the pitfalls of pacifism, and what the heck sentience is. Also featured: the Pine Marten’s Guide to Guerrilla Warfare and the Marinara Trench. Check […]

  • Episode 5: Song of the Lioness Recap

    Episode 5: Song of the Lioness Recap. Rebecca and Joan discuss reading the Alanna books then and now, fantastic fanfic opportunities, and choosing an MVP for the Lioness quartet. Next […]

  • Episode 4 – Lioness Rampant

    Episode 4: Lioness Rampant. Rebecca and Joan discuss Alanna’s monster-fighting prowess, the failures of previous generations, and some bangin’ Lioness tunes. I feel the earth move under my feet? Music […]

  • Episode 3 – The Woman Who Rides Like A Man

    Episode 3: The Woman Who Rides Like A Man. Rebecca and Joan discuss fleeing to the desert to avoid your feelings, unpacking the Bazhir, and ordinary eyes on extraordinary events. […]

  • Episode 2: In the Hand of The Goddess

    Episode 2: In the Hand of the Goddess. Rebecca and Joan discuss surviving both war and being 15, questionable dating practices, and actual jewels. Stranger Danger: Roger of Conte edition. […]

  • Episode 1: Alanna the First Adventure

    Episode 1: Alanna the First Adventure. Rebecca and Joan discuss the impossibility of ever telling red-headed twins what to do, lies and truth, and advice to gifted girls who are […]