Oren, Chris, and Mike rant and rave about romance stories in speculative fiction. They discuss the problems with one-offs, love at first sight, and characters written only as love interests. They gush about couples that are unconventional, and cringe over romances that are creepy or inappropriate.
Correction: Gentlemen Bastards is by Scott Lynch, not John Scalzi.Download Episode 26 Subscription Feed
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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.
Lessons from Star Trek: The Next Generation
Lady of the Lake from Merlin
Mara Jade from the Stars Expanded Universe
The Truce at Bakura in the Stars Expanded Universe
Gentlemen Bastards Series by Scott Lynch
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
Tara MaClay from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Kennedy from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
I Only Have Eyes for You, from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Wash and Zoe from Firefly