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VoK 717 – Rings of Power s1e5 review – The Mithril MacGuffin


Join Alix (Aiwendil), Bina007, Brett (Whiteraven), Marie (Nymeria) and Matt (Varley) as they discuss the lovely singing of the proto-hobbits (4m); the likely identity of Adar (7m); the Mithril MacGuffin (21m); and Numenor spending a whole episode deciding to go to war (30m). Spoilers for the Silmarillion.

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VoK 707 – Rings of Power s1e1/2 – Can you hear the drums, Palando?


Join Amber(rocks), Bina007, Brett (White raven), Casey (Blue Eyed Queen), Eddie (Teddard), Greg (Claudius The Fool), Matt (Varley), Michal (Inkasrain) and Michael (Khal Wadege) as they discuss the first two episodes of Amazon’s new Rings of Power. Spoilers for all of Tolkien’s published works and adaptations thereof.

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VOK 678: The Wisdom of Crowds (by Joe Abercrombie)



The Vassals of Kingsgrave dive back into the world of the First Law, created by Joe Abercrombie. Join Brett (White Raven), Greg (claudiusthefool), Alex (LuckyCharms), and Zach (Alias) as they review and discuss the final book in the Age of Madness trilogy, The Wisdom of Crowds.

Credits:
Edited by Zach/Alias

Music: Kellan the Undying by Drumurboy

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VoK 640: The Hunger Games – The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes


Recorded 9 months ago, fresh reaction to the latest installment in The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins. Tributes Abby (DaceyMormont), Adam (drownedsnow), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Katie (Lady Griffin), Brett (White Raven), Kevin (Nuncle Kevin), and Zach (Alias) provide a review and discuss each of the three parts of the Book.

Credits:
Edited by Glen and Abby.

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VoK 631: The Mandalorian Season 2 (Chapter 13-16)



We discuss the Finale of The Mandalorian season 2 as well as the second half of the season. Is Star Wars better than ever now?

Hosts: Adam (Drownedsnow), Brett (White Raven), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Kevin (Nuncle Kevin), and Amber (amberrocks)

Aftershow at 1:47:00

Credits:
Edited by Adam


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VOK 612: LOTR ReRead Reunion – Counterfactual History


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Many of us are comfort-reading LOTR right now, so Bina007 decided to gather up the Vassals who hosted the LOTR re-read back in 2013 to discuss what would have happened if Faramir had attended the Council of Elrond rather than Boromir; if Sauron had never found the Ring; if Theoden hadn’t helped Gondor; what if Sauron won; and what if Saruman never went bad.

Thanks to Matt’s Air Con and Paul playing LOTR online this isn’t the cleanest of audio files but we thought The Listener would still like to hear OG Vassals Shellfish, Nadia and EastTexasDirewolf back on the airwaves.  Quotidian hosts include Matt/Varley, Bina, Brett/Whiteraven, Adam/Drownedsnow and Paul/SerDinnerRoll.

Spoilers for all things Tolkien duh.

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VoK 590: And Seven Times the Man-Baby! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 101)


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Join Sara/Dr Blood as she corrals her seven nerds – including Reread curator Adam/Drownedsnow; regular contributors Jock/MunroJock2; Matt/Varley; Dan/WitlessChum – and returning OGs – Brett/Whiteraven and Ser Patrick The Tall.  They cover The Kingbreaker/Barristan 3, The Dragontamer/Quentyn 4, and the Queen’s Hand/Barristan 4 from Dance.  These events take place between July 15th and 18th 300 AL.

Music credit – Alpine Universe and Horrible Histories

Picture credit – Dejan Delic on Deviantart

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all of George’s published works, but not for Game of Thrones.

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[Essay] The article Dan mentions on Dany as a tragic Shakespearean hero

VoK 578: A Little Hatred (by Joe Abercrombie)



The Vassals of Kingsgrave get their book reading game back on as they dive into the world of the First Law, created by Joe Abercrombie. Join Brett (White Raven), Greg (claudiusthefool), Alex (LuckyCharms), and Zach (Alias) as they talk about how they got into this series of fantasy novels, share why they enjoy them so much, and do an in-depth review of the most recently published book, A Little Hatred.

This podcast contains spoilers for all books in the First Law series. Spoilers for A Little Hatred begin at 27:50. 

Aftershow starts at 1:40:45

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

Kellan the Undying by Drumurboy

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You can purchase A Little Hatred, the earlier books in the First Law series, or any other book you want at Southhampton Sag Harbor Books

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VoK 563: A Star-Studded Cast aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 89)


dany-and-hizdahr-daenerys-targaryen-38580211-4928-3280It’s all Dance all the time as we enter the final furlong of this reread. Join us as we read Dany 6, Jaime 1 and Areo 1/The Watcher, covering May 22nd to May 28th 300 AL.

Your hosts are Michael/Khal Wadege, QueenJames, Bina007, Matt/blu3arm0r, Noah/Pops88, Brett/Whiteraven, Marie/Nymeria and Jock/MunroJock2 with special guest appearances from Zander/The Lord Baron, Sarah/Lady Weaver, Adam/DrownedSnow and Ser Patrick The Tall!

Random chit-chat from the start. Dany 6 begins at 7m; Jaime 1 at 39m; Areo 1 at 1hr8m.  The after show begins at 1hr38m.

The next episode will be a Feast recap episode hosted by Matt/Blu3arm0r.

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VoK 543: DragonCast – “The Iron Throne” (S08E06 Review) [Game of Thrones Series Finale]



Dragoncast gets together to talk Thrones one last time for the series finale. The end of this journey through televised fan fiction.

Aftershow at 1:17:00

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Bina (Bina007), Matt (Varley), Katie (Lady Griffin), Brett (White Raven), and Greg (claudiusthefool).

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones

Editor: Adam

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VoK 535: Ship-Dicks and Bananas aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 85)


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As we enter the final three episodes covering A Feast For Crows we focus on the Lannister Boys – with Jaime at the siege of Riverrun in Jaime 5 and 6 from Feast, and Tyrion hearing Moqorro’s vision of Euron in Tyrion 8 from Dance. These events take place between May 8th and 10th 300 AL.

For those reading along at home, the next episode will cover Cersei 8 and 9 from Feast and the last (ever?!) Sansa chapter published by George – Alayne 2/Sansa 3 from Feast.

The night is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in A Song Of Ice And Fire.

Jaime 5 (3m); Jaime 6 (17m); Tyrion 8 (32m); Aftershow (50m).

Music credit – Alpine Universe

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VoK 531: DragonCast – “The Long Night” (S08E03 Review)


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Join Bina, Katie, Michal, Varley, Adam and Brett for a rapid-response take on this week’s epic episode. At 57m we’re pod crashed by Greg, Casey, and a very shell-shocked Zack and Duncan from Ice and Fire Con.

The night is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones.

Music credits: Alpine Universe.

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VoK 472: Chinchilla-Dick and the Scuttlebutts aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 71)


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Join OG Vassals – Bina007, Brett/Whiteraven, Hashtag Greg/ClaudiusTheFool, Matt/Varley and Podcast Lurker Amberrocks – as well as the delightful new Podcast host QueenJames  – as they continue VOK’s epic linear re-read. In this episode we cover Dany 3 from A Dance With Dragons, wherein Ducksauce Declares War; Davos 2 from Dance, in which he reaches White Harbor; and Jaime 2 from Feast in which all the Tyrells have left. These events take place on the 25th and 27th of February 300 AL.  Also please be warned that this episode is smuttier than usual.

The podcast contains spoilers for all published works in ASOIAF but not for Game of Thrones.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read is will be hosted by Sarah/LADY WEAVER and will cover Arya 1 (AFFC), Tyrion 3 (ADWD), and Sam 2 (AFFC).

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VoK 438: Hashtag FlipFloppety aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 57)


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In this episode we cover Tyrion 10, Jon 8 and Jaime 9 from A Storm of Swords, which take place between January 14th and 20th 300 AL, and include the epic duel between the Mountain and the Viper, Mance attacking the Wall and Jaime sending Brienne to find Sansa.

Your podcast hosts are Amber/Amberrocks, Bina007, Brett/Whiteraven, Matt/Varley, Patrick/SerPatrickTheTall and Steven/SJLee. The Aftershow begins at 1hr 17m.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read is Dany 2 ADWD, The Captain Of The Guards, AFFC, and Jon 9 from ASOS – an episode with chapters from THREE BOOKS!! It will be hosted by Marie/Nymeria.

Spoiler warning – the night is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series but not for HBO’s Game Of Thrones.

Music credit – Alpine Universe and Monty Python.

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VoK 427: Halloween Spooktacular


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*Some temporary sound issues at the start of the podcast*
Halloween, 3-hour, edition of VoK, crammed pack of many hosts, discussions and stories.

Part 1:

Hannah (Shadow_ baby) is joined by Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Adam (DrownedSnow) and Jock (MunroJock2) to discuss Halloween memories, favourite movies, and favourite costumes.  Also included is a Scottish poem, read by Jock.

Part 2:
Krakencast contribute with their memories and opinions of the Halloween cultutre. Duncan (Valkyrist) , Sarah (Lady Weaver), Dana (taindana) and David (davidhhh)

Part 3:

Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Matt (Varley) and Brett (White Raven) join in for the roundtable of scary stories.

Credits:
Edited by Shadow_ baby

Duration:
03:20:57

References:
Theme from Psycho (1960)
Theme from Halloween (1978)
Theme from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Thriller – Michael Jackson
The Monster Mash – Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett
Grim Grinning Ghosts – Disneyland Park Soundtrack
A Nightmare on my Street – The Fresh Prince & DJ Jazzy Jeff

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VoK 417: Dragoncast – “The Dragon and the Wolf” (S07E07 Review)



Dragoncast closes the season out with a long discussion of this very long episode. We also have some bonus trivia in the aftershow and we discuss Greg’s use of chains in his bookstore.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Katie (Lady Griffin), Brett (White Raven), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Matt (Varley), Alexi (Czar Alexi), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Amber (amberrocks), and Greg (claudiusthefool).

After show and trivia start at 2:17:00. Honestly, you probably just want to skip to that.

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones

Editor: Adam *edited while watching Ballers*

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VoK 406: Dragoncast – “Beyond the Wall” (S07E06 Review)



Dragoncast tries to figure out what the heck they just watched and if it’s okay to enjoy the production value while admitting that almost none of it makes sense. Come with us confused dragons if you dare.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Casey (blue-eyed-queen) Michal (inkasrain), Matt (Varley), Dana (Taindana), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Hannah (Shadowbaby).

After show at 1:44:50

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones

Editor: Adam

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VoK 396: Dragoncast – “The Spoils of War” (S07E04 Review)



Dragoncast is back to discuss the 4th episode of Season 7 of Game of Thrones “The Spoils of War”. This may end up being the best episode of the season and certainly it’s one of the best episodes the show has given us up to this point.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Matt (Varley), Katie (LadyGriffin), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Brett (White Raven).

Aftershow starts at 1:24:12

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones.

Editor: Adam

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VoK 394: Varley Silvertongue aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 45)


chapter_33___a_storm_of_swords_drawing_project_by_apoiaf-d6f8fg3Join the Vassals as the linear reread takes us to Tyrion 4 and Arya 7 from A Storm of Swords, and our first ever chapter from A Feast For Crows – The Prophet.

Your hosts are Adam/DrownedSnow, Bina007, Brett/Whiteraven, Matt/Varley and Nadia.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire but not for HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Music credit: Alpine Universe, EthanIsANerd23 and Army Navy’s Silvery Sleds.
Picture credit: The Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project. Tyrion 4 by Dickon Manwoody.

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VoK 381 Withers, Wiggins and Witches aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 41)


Join hosts Bina007, Brett/Whiteraven, Marie/Nymeria, Matt/Varley, Nadia, Sara/Dr Blood and Wilson/The Wandering Prophet, as they continue the Vassals epic re-read of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song Of Ice and Fire.

In this episode we cover the events of the 8th and 9th November 299 AL which comprise Cat 3, Sansa 3 and Davos 4 from A Storm of Swords. This includes the Karstarks leaving Robb, Sansa marrying Tyrion and Davos being made Stannis’ hand and the infamous blood leeches.

The next reread will be hosted by Adam/Drowned Snow and will cover the events from the 9th to the 13th November, and the chapters Sam 1, Jon 2 and Arya 4.

This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

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Music credit: Game of Thrones theme by Alpine Universe.

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