Should life always come before death? Should we favor the journey over the destination? And can there be an episode of Superhero Ethics without Matthew? In this episode, Jacob is joined by special guest Rob McKenzie for a discussion of The Way of Kings, book 1 in the Stormlight Archive, by Brandon Sanderson.
In particular, they focus on the oaths of the Knights Radiant, discussing the ethical implications of this moral code within the book, and as it applies to other stories, and the real world.
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Rob McKenzie is a science fiction and fantasy reader and Magic the Gathering judge from Minnesota. He is passionate about interesting books, running great gaming events, and helping other people have fun with their passions.
As Jacob mentioned at the end of the episode, friend of the podcast, former guest, and co-host of the awesome MCUcast, Matt Carroll, recently released his new album, and it is great! It’s called Left to Burn, and you can find it on Spotify, Itunes, or most other music sites. Check it out, today!
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