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This is a podcast for all you fans of fantasy series. Dan and Tim are gonna be doing deep dive rereads into the most famous series around, but with a twist. We don’t read the last book in advance so we can speculate on where things are going and you can laugh at how wrong we are. We are starting with The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss. Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson coming soon.
 
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All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 64-65 in this episode. This is going to be a theory heavy episode for you. Kvothe meets back up with Denna, the plot against the Maer is revealed, and Bredon teaches Kvothe to play a beautiful game. We also discuss theories on kings killed, who is killed in Imre, the bone ring, Kvothe’s name change, …
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters Interlude 3-12 of The Way of Kings in this episode. We go through a Szeth chapter and find out the great fun he’s been up to over the years since the assassination. Then we meet Dalinar, Adolin, Renarin, Elhokar, Sadeas, and Wit as they hunt a chasmfiend. You’ll also hear about Tim’s amazing sales re…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 60-63 in this episode. The tension starts to ratchet up as Kvothe tells the Maer that Caudicus is poisoning him. We get another meeting with Bredon, and see Stapes looking shady as he meets with Caudicus late at night. We also talk about Tim weirdly going topless, more bathroom break theory, Kvothe p…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re cover chapters 56-59 in this episode. We discuss the difference between granted vs inherent power, meet the extremely interesting Bredon, see just how sick the Maer is, and find out he’s being poisoned by Caudicus. We also discuss why it’s not outlandish to be good at sex on your first try, what exactly makes Bast thi…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 11-Interlude 2 of The Way of Kings in this episode. We cover a heavy Kaladin chapter as he contemplates ending it all, and then a couple lighter chapters as we discover the Purelake and creepy Nan Balat. We also talk about why you should always model your life after Tupac characters, why Amaram was r…
 
All right, King Killer, we’re covering chapters 52-55 in this episode. Kvothe passes over a daring adventure of pirates and near death in order to move us into Severen, a favorite section of mine. He tricks a douche, meets Stapes, the three time grocery bagging champ, and impresses Maer Alveron. In addition I cover my theory on who is the Penitent …
 
All right, King Killers, we cover chapters 45-51 in this episode. This is a really good theory episode as I lay out a case for what might have driven Kvothe to become Kote and what’s up with the thrice locked box. We also push through to the end of Kvothe’s current run at the University before he heads off to Severen. He gets arrested, annoys Chron…
 
Patrick Rothfuss dropped an amazing Christmas present on us this week. He dropped the prologue to the long awaited third and final book to The Kingkiller Chronicle series. We discuss the prologue as well as go through a bunch of his Q&A sessions that he has held for book 3. Lots of great speculation in this one. Check my Twitter link below for the …
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 9-10 from The Way of Kings in this episode. We have another great Kaladin heavy episode as we see him distraught after living in the hell that is bridge four. Then we get a flashback chapter where we see him as a ten year old with his father Lirin, helping him to perform a surgery. We also are going …
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 41-44 in this episode. Some great chapters here. We are going to learn more about the Duke of Gibea and the Amyr, what’s up with Master Lorren, Fela makes herself a ring, and Kvothe shows Kilvin his arrow catch. We also talk about some pranks from the Great Almighty Powerful Grey Dalcenti, I tell you…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 37-40 in this episode. This is a good theory episode as we discuss Faeriniel and the eccentric Puppet. Lots on the Amyr, Tehlins, Chandrians, and Angels and how the more recent sides might have formed. We also have some amazing insight in the background singing skills of the Tahl, what Fae strip club…
 
All right, King Killers, we're covering chapters 7-8 from The Way of Kings in this one. We discuss Shallan attempting to become Jasnah's ward only to fail again, but undaunted she comes back for a third bite at the apple and convinces Jasnah to give her a chance. I also come up with a killer nickname for Kabsal, we talk about a super steamy scene w…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 33-36 in this episode. We finally arrive at the heist scene, as The Boys and girls destroy the mommet in Ambrose’s room. Then Nina returns to give Kvothe a picture of the Chandrian she drew from the pot she saw at the Mauthen Farm. We also discuss what would’ve been a perfect way to bring Abenthy bac…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 27-32 in this episode. We discuss The Boys and Fela searching the archives for the schema for the gram, and the first spark in Sim and Fela’s budding relationship. We see Kvothe panic when he thinks his lute was stolen only to find out Denna had taken it so she could get him an extravagant new case. …
 
All right, King Killers, we're covering chapter 6 in this episode. We discuss Bridge Four, one of my favorite chapters in this book. Lots of great things talk about from Kaladin's fun time adventure. We also talk about dominating latrine duty, Sadeas throwing pizza parties, and the darker side to Kaladin's leather-faced friend. So sit back and enjo…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 24-26 on this episode. We talk about Auri helping Kvothe hide blood in the underthing, his run-in with Sleat, and the fantastic sympathy battle against badass Devi. You’ll also get to hear about the savagery of our middle school, fun times with strippers and drug dealers, and our take on all the Star…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 20-23 in this episode. We cover Kvothe’s break in attempt of Ambrose’s room, the aftermath, including getting carried like a baby to the medica for heat exhaustion, and the realization that someone has started to preform malfeasance against him. We also talk a lot about the oft overlooked roofing ind…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 4-5 from The Way of Kings in the episode. We start off back with Kaladin who is continuing his super fun trip all the way to the Shattered Plains, and then we are with Shallan as she fails to convince Jasnah to take her on as her ward. You’ll also get to hear from a very special guest at the beginnin…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 15-19 in this episode. We start off with Elodin’s milkweed seed class, then Kvothe broods in the archives after seeing Denna getting hot and heavy with Ambrose. We also get Old Cob and his crew toasting Shep, and the boys teach Denna some magic. Plus you’ll hear about which master is running a hot yo…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re cover chapters 12-14 in this episode. We start off by doing a deep dive into the Auri plum bob theory. Then we discuss Elodin’s class, a book hunt, and all about the archives. We also let you know what to do if technology is wiped out, what career path Elodin sent young Henri down, why Iax was put in timeout, and a su…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 2-3 from The Way of Kings in the episode. We’ll see Kaladin having a good ole time as he adjusts to his new life as a slave, and we’ll meet Shallan, another prominent ginger in a fantasy series. We also talk about the dope eyebrows of the Thaylens, flip cups, cocaine, and why women are locking up tha…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 10-11 in this episode. A couple fantastic chapters. We speculate on what might be happening with Denna behind the scenes, a great back and forth with Devi, and the great meeting between Auri, Kvothe, and Elodin. We also dive into more Auri theories and her book, The Slow Regard of Silent Things. You’…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 7-9 in this episode. We are going to discuss one of my favorite chapters here where Kvothe gets the plum bob. Lots of funny parts in this one as well as a very sad ending to it. We’ll also get to talk about Elodin setting Hemme’s room ablaze and Kvothe’s latest trek through admissions. You’ll also ge…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering the Prelude-chapter 1 for The Way of Kings, first book in the Stormlight Archive, in this episode. We start off by digging into desolations, heralds, and the bleak opening to the prelude, discuss how bad a dude Szeth is as he lays waste to the king and his soldiers, and begin our analysis of Kaladin, one of m…
 
Alright, King Killers, we cover chapters 4-6 in this episode. We discuss Kvothe returning back to his routine at the university, he meets back up with Auri, and has one of his legendary trips to the Eolian. We also talk about the majestic nature of hair in this world, dive into how cool Kellen McBigJawMoneyPants is, and come up with an iron-calf th…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we cover the prologue-chapter 3. We kick off our reread of The Wise Man’s Fear with a bang. We find the ominous tone is back at the Waystone Inn, Bast plays a good prank on Chronicler, and as Kvothe returns to the story we see Fela and Wil, and learn more about Elodin. We also tell you about more of the late…
 
In this episode we discuss our gameplan for how we will cover the Stormlight Archive, starting with The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson. Episodes will drop every other Thursday, and this will be a chapter by chapter reread eventually covering the whole scope of Sanderson's Cosmere universe. So sit back and enjoy. https://www.instagram.com/kingkil…
 
All right, King Killers, we cover chapters 88-epilogue. We discuss the attack by the skin dancer, Kvothe goes into the Underthing and discovers a way into the archives, he also sees a nearly naked Fela, and Bast gets gangster with Chronicler. We also talk about Old Cob’s continued mastery of the art of storytelling, how three-fingered Hobb got his …
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we cover chapters 82-87. We discuss the aftermath of the draccus attack on Trebon, Kvothe returns to the University and calls the name of the wind against Ambrose. He then gets called against the horns, gets a promotion and a whipping, and goes into the underthing with Auri. We also talk about Kvothe’s hot p…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we cover chapters 77-81 We have a very good discussion on sympathy here. I have some big questions on what the limitations are and how I’d use it, and it’s an issue we’d really like to find out more about in book 3, Hangin Tough. We’re also going to dive into my best guess as far as the historical significan…
 
Alright, King Killers, in this episode we cover chapters 72-76. We’re going to cover the aftermath of the Mauthen Farm, hear about some pegs and blue fire, discuss what’s up with Barrow hill and the grey stones, and meet a meth addicted dragon. Also, we’ll let you know what convention caused Fitz to miss this episode and where his obsession with br…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we cover chapter 72 This is a theory heavy episode as we largely focus on Master Ash theories. Who are the top candidates, what group does he belong to, and what are his motivations. We also discuss what kind of party is the best party. The answer may surprise you. Why playing monopoly with us can get danger…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we cover chapters 69-71 We go more in-depth into what is up with Denna beyond just her relationship with Kvothe. Why she does what she does, what’s her backstory, and what happened when she was in Anilin. We see Kvothe get stabbed, get another visit with Devi, a funny and intense negotiation, and a long, yet…
 
All right, King Killers, we cover chapters 66-68 in this episode. Fitz leads us off with some foreshadowing, which leads to the very subtle Tijuana/R Kelly connection. We discuss Kvothe's heroic feat in the fishery, and come up with some theories on who started the fire. Then we try to determine whether Albinos exist, how well do thongs measure hea…
 
All right, King Killers, we cover chapters 61-65 in this episode. We post some really important questions in this episode. Is Lorren really one of the Amyr? Is Ambrose's pizzle sure to fizzle? And we go into a really solid theory on what Denna is up to in her free time. We also learn some strange things. Fitz watches cat videos, Dan walks into wind…
 
All right, King Killers, we cover chapters 56-60 in this episode. This episode is light on theories, but heavy on drinking and nonsense. Dan's measure of his own humility hits a new height, and he has much more on relationship and drinking advice for us all to learn from. So look forward to that. Regarding Kvothe, we discuss him getting his pipes a…
 
All right, King Killers, we got a bonus episode for you. If this caught you by surprise then start following me on Twitter and Instagram where I’ve been telling everyone this is coming for weeks. Our social media links are in the show notes. Rate, subscribe, and follow and all that good stuff. So on this episode we have some theories to cover. We’r…
 
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 51-55 on this episode. We welcome Fitz back after serving his one episode ban for his previous deplorable behavior. Then we gotta good one for you. We dive into the fantastic scene where Kvothe and Fenton duel in Master Dal’s class, get our introduction to Auri and I offer a theory about her, and we …
 
All right, King Killers, we're covering chapters 44-50 on this episode. No Fitz on this episode as he serves a one episode ban for his questionable behavior in the previous discussion. This is a tantalizing one where we go further into the seductive nature of Kvothe's hands and Denna's ears. Also we discuss Elodin, one of the most interesting chara…
 
All right, King Killers, we're covering chapters 41-43 on this episode. We see Hemme try to embarrass Kvothe, yet again, and get owned hard for the third straight chapter. Kvothe shows how tough he really is, blowing the nips off the audience during his whipping, and he impresses Arwyl with his sewing skills. Then we head into the library where Kvo…
 
All right, King Killers, we're covering chapters 37-40 on this episode. Tim puts on his tweed jacket for this one, and it's a good thing because Dan mispronounces The Eolian many times. Also Fitz must've been hungry for this episode because we are blessed with his repeated Freudian slips, showing a confusion between cured, salted meats and Master H…
 
All right, King Killers, we cover chapters 30-36 on this episode. We watch Kvothe finally snap back to his senses and proceed to make Tarbean his bitch. He tries to sell us on cloaks but sounds more like a dork wearing fingerless gloves. Then he wisely passes on a devils three way but foolishly settles in the friend zone. We’re also going to discus…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we cover chapters 24-29 We learn about the benefits of hardcore drugs for helping to maintain flawless dental hygiene. Dan's theory about Skarpi leads to an Angel argument, which leads to our newest epiphany about the books regarding a connection in the story to The Lone Ranger and Tonto. That's right, Rothf…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we cover chapters 18-23. You're going to learn about the absolute shithole that is Tarbean, what makes Tim cry, the hidden slave trade in this world and the darker side of butternut squash. We also dive deep into Perial's poontang, and Fitz tells the same lame joke three times. It bombs every time. He loves …
 
All right, king killers, in this episode we cover chapters 15-17. We start by explaining what we think deer hunters must do everyday, talk about Ben suspiciously dipping out before the hammer drops, and guess at what the masters really must think of ole Benny boy. Then we discuss why I’m pounding Pepto Bismol while reading this book, the similariti…
 
All right, King Killers, this is a good one. We're going to cover chapters 12-14. We discuss the Chandrian's signs, learn about the Great, Almighty, Powerful Grey Dalcenti, the man of few words. We're also going to speculate on how yoked Haliax is, as he's also the ultimate emo character. We then talk a lot of about Bast and Chronicler, explain why…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode Fitz sinks to new lows of perversion with his opening. We flesh out sympathy and some of the hilarious pranks students really should be using it for. Then we dive deep into theories on Natalia Lackless, the Lackless poems, the doors of stone, and what it all means. Finally, we finish strong by using Fitz's l…
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we discuss the obvious similarities between the novels and the arc of the Mario Bros franchise, as well as the similarities between the story’s present day Kote and the version of Kvothe we read about as he was “asleep” in Tarbean. We delve further into just who Chronicler really is, the basic bitch that is …
 
All right, King Killers, in this episode we discuss the complexities within the characters, Bast and Chronicler, and also the depravity and increasingly dangerous state of the world. We learn all about Tim’s career as a mechanic focused exclusively on rim jobs, and Fitz repeatedly asks if “we’ll allow it” before everything he says. Pretty strange. …
 
All right King Killers on this episode we’re covering the prologue and Chapter 1. We’re gonna discuss a silence of three parts, a horrifying trait running rampant through Tim’s family, and my assumed mastery of the craft of writing. Then we move into the origin story of the Tinkers, get introduced to the Chandrian, Taborlin, and the bar regulars, a…
 
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