This week, the normal voting process for deciding a topic was suspended, and it was decided by tyrannical dictate that we would discuss democracy in speculative fiction. Why is there so little of it? Can it be used to tell good stories? Why are we so obsessed with kings anyway? Join us as we examine those few spec fic stories that actually portray democracy in an interesting light and discuss what new and weird types of democracy our stories could explore.
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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.
The Rules for Rulers by CGP Grey
The (Secret) City of London by CGP Grey
Betrayal: Star Wars Legends (Legacy of the, Force Book 1) by Aaron Allston
Jacen Solo / Darth Caedus from Star Wars Legends
Creating Factions in Three Steps by Mike Hernandez
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Homefront (episode)
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