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  • Episode 2.1: Sandry’s Book

    Rebecca and Joan discuss more traumatized kiddos, the beauty of making things, and whether or not you can apologize to a fictional character. (Spoiler: You can.) Check out this episode!

  • Episode 2.0: Welcome to Emelan Dayz!

    Rebecca and Joan, fresh off their Tortallan Knights series, embark on a new expedition through Tamora Pierce’s other fantasy series. Onwards to Emelan! Check out this episode!

  • Announcement! Coming soon in 2020…

    Check out what’s coming next from us in 2020 – Emelan Day(z)! Music by Jacob EichhornInstagram: @eichjj8 Show art by Britt A. Willis Website: www.brittanyalysewillis.com Twitter: @feelingfickle www.tortallpodcast.com Check out […]

  • Episode 25: Tortallan Roundtable Redux

    Rebecca and Joan welcome you back to the Tortallan Roundtable, featuring a conversation with a literal expert writing her PhD on Tamora Pierce and a whole panoply of listener submissions! […]

  • Episode 24: Tortall Recap

    Rebecca and Joan discuss what makes a Tamora Pierce heroine, write letters to their younger selves, and choose a Cabbage Man. Warning: tears ahead!   Music by Jacob Eichhorn Instagram: […]

  • Episode 23: Tempests and Slaughter

    Rebecca and Joan discuss traumatized glam princelings, toxic friendships, and trying to explain what trust feels like. Get these adjunct mage professors into a union! Check out this episode!

  • Episode 22 – Beka Cooper Recap

    Rebecca and Joan discuss the Cooper family, pick the best vigilante squads this side of the Eastern Lands, and check out a whole slate of MVPs. Up next: Yer a […]

  • Episode 21: Mastiff

    Rebecca and Joan discuss rescuing the prince, a heartbreaking betrayal, and the realities of human trafficking. Also butt magic???   Jewel Box Resources on Human Trafficking United Nations Page on […]

  • Episode 20 – Bloodhound

    Rebecca and Joan discuss tracking down counterfeiters, the terror of people who want to watch the world burn, and what money even is anyway. Come for the fantasy naming conventions, […]

  • Episode 19: Terrier

    Rebecca and Joan discuss Corus’ rough and tumble past, clock Beka’s code-switching, and pitch a Provost’s Dogs miniseries. #BorkBork Check out this episode!