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We read and discuss the Realm of the Elderlings by Robin Hobb, one chapter at a time. This is a reread and so we talk about the whole story and spoilers!

Is Fitz Happy‪?‬ Luke Button and Emma Ferron

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We read and discuss the Realm of the Elderlings by Robin Hobb, one chapter at a time. This is a reread and so we talk about the whole story and spoilers!

    Ep. 001 - Ch. 1 Assassin's Apprentice - The Earliest History

    Ep. 001 - Ch. 1 Assassin's Apprentice - The Earliest History

    We dive into Chapter 1, The Earliest History and discuss the introduction of our main character, FitzChivalry. Along with the introduction of some of the most influential characters to him, we talk about the defining early moments of Fitz's life.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep. 002 - Ch. 2 Assassin's Apprentice - Newboy

    Ep. 002 - Ch. 2 Assassin's Apprentice - Newboy

    We're taking a look at Burrich's pain and actions in this week's episode along with Fitz's introduction to Buckkeep. Wit, bloodlines, and loss are brought into our young protagonist's life while he makes new friends and loses another in chapter 2 of Robin Hobb's Assassin's Apprentice.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ep. 003 - Ch. 3 Assassin's Apprentice - Covenant

    Ep. 003 - Ch. 3 Assassin's Apprentice - Covenant

    Finally, the introduction to the Fool and King Shrewd. Fitz unknowingly breaks his routine with Burrich and is put into prince training 101: How to be a soldier. New rooms, a new teacher, a new promise, and no new friends. Join us for Chapter 3 of Robin Hobb's Assassin's Apprentice!
    "Don't do what you can't undo, until you've considered what you can't do once you've done it."

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep. 004 - Ch. 4 Assassin's Apprentice - Apprenticeship

    Ep. 004 - Ch. 4 Assassin's Apprentice - Apprenticeship

    We're beginning to get a glimpse of who Fitz becomes and where his path starts in this week's episode of Is Fitz Happy. Fitz gets sucked into the world between the walls of Buckkeep's Master Assassin, Chade. Join us in discussing chapter 4 of Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb!

    • 59 min
    Ep. 005 - Ch. 5 Assassin's Apprentice - Loyalties

    Ep. 005 - Ch. 5 Assassin's Apprentice - Loyalties

    Fitz trains, pulls pranks, learns how to make a weasel dance, and has an ultimate test put before him. Chade and Shrewd conspire to see where Fitz's loyalties truly lie and it pushes him close to the edge. Chapter 5 of Assassin's Apprentice brings us the harsh reality being a king's tool and how wonderful (and misguided) Burrich's parenting can be.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Ep. 006 - Ch. 6 Assassin's Apprentice - Chivalry's Shadow

    Ep. 006 - Ch. 6 Assassin's Apprentice - Chivalry's Shadow

    Fitz has an up and down, emotional day. Good news, two reunions, and a huge, emotional blow. Chapter 6 of Assassin's Apprentice introduces more heartbreak and also more love into Fitz's life.
     
    In regards to the elaborations and corrections from episode 5, answer's straight from the source herself.
    The whole thread is very interesting and Robin Hobb has a few more responses besides the one I linked. Explore and tell us what you think!
     
     

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

*Bec* ,

Hobb nerd heaven

Love listening to you two, being reminded of the little bits and pieces Hobb weaves through the stories and hearing your theories. A great mix of light entertainment and extreme nerdiness. Not sure why people are surprised by spoilers when it says it right there in the description haha. Keep up the great work!

Turkey Skin ,

Spoilers abound

Why on earth would you spoil the later books in the series during a wrap up discussion on the first? Thanks for that

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