Thursday, March 19, 2020

Daemons Discuss - Podcast: Take 66! | Chapter Discussion about the All Souls Trilogy; Chapter 40 of Shadow of Night

It's time for Ysabeau to check the papers. This is photoshopped, people. We looked for an article and could not find one!

Take 66 - The One With Lovesickness

Description: Well, it seems we made it to 2010 even before Diana and Matthew did! We see what Marcus, Ysabeau and Sarah are all up to, and get a few revelations that will shock people on their first read, and continue to pain the rest of us as we all witness the various forms of lovesickness infecting Sept-Tours. There's also the pressing matter of Diana sending a message to the world 400 + years in the future via an Elizabethan mathematician/astronomer + a Huguenot clockmaker.

SPOILER ALERT! We (The Daemons) approach this podcast with an assumption that the listener has read All Souls universe books, including the trilogy (A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, The Book of Life), and  Time's Convert + snippits from The World of All Souls. If you haven't, and you don't mind, we certainly don't mind!  Please be advised, we will approach the television series (A Discovery of Witches) the same way as episodes are released in the US/Canada. 😊  Let's do this. *Note - this podcast is labeled 'explicit'

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1. Show notes:

For newcomers to the series:
  • Our Daemon Guides to the All Souls Trilogy are available for download: ADOW, SON, TBOL 
  • If you'd like a ready-reference from the author herself, be sure to download the All Souls Real-Time Reading companion (free e-book at online booksellers via Penguin and Headline books). For a more in-depth view of the trilogy, The World of All Souls is available at all major book sellers, as well as the continuation volume into this world, Time's Convert.
  • Deborah Harkness usually conducts a real-time reading on her Facebook Page (starting in September), and shares her posts across social media. Check out her website for all of her social media links, and of course all that she has to offer her readers! Be sure to sign up for her newsletter while you are there!
  • To see what's available on the web as far as the All Souls universe fandom, check our links page.

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In this episode:
By the segment . . .
  • (00:15) Intro/Patreon sponsorship
  • (03:58) Discusser emails/Speakpipe - Thank you, Zoe, Caroline, and Chloe
  • (10:15) Main discussion - see topic below - Sponsored by Kathryn Quirk
  • (35:15) Housekeeping  - Thank you, Stephen and Persephone- sponsored by Susie Glenn
  • (44:30) Save It For the Show - Topic: Relationship reflections — and the weird and sloppy way we are going to tie it into the Trilogy - sponsored by Amy Austin Taggart
  • (53:46) Promo break - scroll down, or click here to get a hold of us and/or become a Discusser -- information on joining our Facebook group also located on that page.
  • (55:15) Last thoughts/Outro. 
Chapter 40, Shadow of Night
  • Look at us! The wagon made it to 2010 before Matthew and Diana!
  • The newspaper article ...
  • Of course credit is given to the men. πŸ˜’
  • Enter Marcus . . . getting laid didn’t calm him down any…😜
  • Phoebe; she’s given a lot of credit early on (to 1st-read reader, DEFINITELY!)
  • We decided that we spent too much in Prague; we missed a lot.
  • Phoebe and Marcus are shacking up!
  • Phoebe was rather casual about creatures — we wonder if she’s known about creatures or is she just too cool for school
  • We learn Sept-Tours has become headquarters for all of the rebel creatures
  • Marcus and his LUUUUUUUUURVE πŸ₯°πŸ’’πŸ’
  • Whoops! Ditch! πŸ’₯πŸš™
  • Ysabeau is a rather indulgent grandmother with Marcus. She would’ve smacked Matthew!
  • Ysabeau knows what’s happening here. Diana & Matthew are coming.
  • We see where Sarah is hanging out. Drinking and smoking in the round tower (full of PAPER πŸš’).
  • Jean compares Sarah and Ysabeau to the characters in Trading Places.
  • We appreciate the similarities and differences of Sarah and Ysabeau.
  • Ysabeau comforts Sarah the best way she knows how to . . . with the unvarnished truth.
  • Diana and Matthew are coming home.
  • FIN.
St. Margaret of Antioch by Peter Candid, 16th Century. ( Public Domain )
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