Alcomancer 02 - Joe Abercrombie’s The Blade Itself

November 14, 2016

Daniel and Mark are back to follow up their stunning debut, which brought pleasure to very nearly dozens, to tackle Joe Abercrombie's The Blade Itself

Despite this book being very popular for its modern take on the genre, we found it problematic, both in the story itself and what it represents moving forward for the fantasy genre. Nonetheless, we did our best to understand the appeal of Abercrombie's work. 

Also Daniel starts to say 'the something itself' quite early and doesn't let up.  

This episode contains spoilers. 

This episode's outro 'Northern Boy, Northern Girl' produced with a TR-505, Roland SH-32 and a Daniel.