Mandy and Xavier recap Ch 71-73 of “The Wise Man’s Fear”- the second novel in the best selling fantasy series “The Kingkiller Chronicle” by Patrick Rothfuss.
In this episode, we get a short fan-fictiony interlude chapter where Bast tries to Plunder the Booty out of Kvothe the Bloodless’ Thrice-Locked-Chest. Is Kote really WHO he says he is? Back in the story, Kvothe decides to be creepy and follow Denna around after dark, unfortunately for him, he finds out more about Denna than maybe he’d like to know.
When Denna finishes her secret song project, and plays it for Kvothe- and while the song is destined to be a hit, it’s got some highly problematic lyrics.
**Sympathetic Spoilers Post-Show**
1. What’s in the Thrice Locked Chest?
2. Who is Denna’s Patron?
“The Wind Comes” short story by Mary Robinette Kowals: https://blog.patrickrothfuss.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/The-Wind-Comes-Mary-Robinette-Kowal-Worldbuilders-2013.pdf
“The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L41DBzFGPw
In KKC Related news we talk about Patrick Rothfuss writing a Dungeons and Dragons themed “Rick and Morty” Comic book. https://www.slashfilm.com/rick-and-morty-dungeons-and-dragons-comic/
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As always, we are incredibly thankful to the talented musicians who have granted us the use of their music.
Opening track: “The University” from “The Name of the Wind: The Unofficial Soundtrack” by composer Mark Haas. Available on itunes or at markhaasmusic.com
Closing track: “Maple, Maypole” by Anna Bosnick (aka Anna Phyllis Smith) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M8g7JFYabg